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Tuesdays with Morrie by Jeffrey Hatcher & Mitch Albom

February 8 - February 17
Encore Theatre Company, 6978 Lebanon Road
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE is the autobiographical story of Mitch Albom, an accomplished journalist driven solely by his career, and Morrie Schwartz, his former college professor. Sixteen years after graduation, Mitch happens to catch Morrie's appearance on a television news program and learns that his old professor is battling Lou Gehrig's Disease. Mitch is reunited with Morrie, and what starts as a simple visit turns into a weekly pilgrimage and a last class in the meaning of life.

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The Birds by Conor McPherson, from a story by Daphne du Maurier

March 8 - March 17
Encore Theatre Company, 6978 Lebanon Road
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

Daphne du Maurier’s short story, also the basis for Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film, is boldly adapted by Conor McPherson—a gripping, unsettling, and moving look at human relationships in the face of societal collapse. In an isolated house, strangers Nat and Diane take shelter from relentless masses of attacking birds. They find relative sanctuary but not comfort or peace; there’s no electricity, little food, and a nearby neighbor may still be alive and watching them. Another refugee, the young and attractive…

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Bedtime Stories (As Told By Our Dad) (Who Messed Them Up) by Ed Monk

April 5 - April 14
Encore Theatre Company, 6978 Lebanon Road
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

It's Dad's turn to tell his three rambunctious kids their bedtime stories, but when he gets fuzzy on the details, the classics get creative: a prince with a snoring problem spices up The Princess and The Pea, The Boy Who Cried Wolf cries dinosaur instead, and Rumpelstiltskin helps turn all that pesky gold into straw. You may think you know your fairy tales, but not the way Dad tells them.

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Crossing Delancey by Susan Sandler

May 3 - May 12
Encore Theatre Company, 6978 Lebanon Road
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

Isabel is a modern young woman who lives alone and works in a book shop. When she is not pining after a handsome author, she is visiting her grandmother (Bubbe) in Manhattan's Lower East Side. This irascible granny and her friend the matchmaker have found a "catch" for Isabel, whose initial reluctance gives way to a blossoming romance when she finally meets Sam, the pickle vendor as the end of the play offers a new beginning.

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Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare

June 7 - June 16
Encore Theatre Company, 6978 Lebanon Road
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

William Shakespeare's tragic tale of star crossed lovers and feuding families.

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Alibis by Peter Kennedy

July 12 - July 21
Encore Theatre Company, 6978 Lebanon Road
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

Whodunit, howdunit. When famous actress Primavera Donna throws a party and winds up dead, it’s up to the guests to figure out who and how, and why the hired help is so annoying. Shades of Sherlock Holmes, Agatha Christie, and Ten Little Indians. As the storm outside rages and the body count mounts, the guests must contend with interruptions, shocking revelations, tacky special effects, and the arrival of a mysterious visitor. Both the action and dialogue are fast-paced and the…

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Daddy’s Girl by Garry Ray Stapp

August 9 - August 18
Encore Theatre Company, 6978 Lebanon Road
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

Meet Benard Muloovy, proprietor of Maudie’s Diner, the most no-nonsense cook you’ve ever met. Bernard gets served a full plate of comic chaos when his deceased wife decides to take up residence as a talking portrait on the diner wall. Enlisting the services of an angel, Michael, Maudie hopes to reunite Benard with their long lost daughter, Elizabeth. True to his mischievous nature, Michael delivers two Elizabeths, and Benard’s task is to decide which young woman is his real daughter.…

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Sleeping Beauty

September 13 - September 22
Encore Theatre Company, 6978 Lebanon Road
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

This version of Sleeping Beauty has been adapted by Erica Jo Lloyd and is directed by James Bealor. Sleeping Beauty is a story about a girl who was stabbed with the spindle and befell the old curse from the evil fairy. She fell asleep for one hundred years, and it could be saved only by the brave prince. Although the story of the evil witch sounds cruel, fairy tales will always be popular in the daily lives of our children.…

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Every Little Crook and Nanny by Pat Cook

October 11 - October 20
Encore Theatre Company, 6978 Lebanon Road
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

Lillie Scones is a sweet retired nanny who runs a boarding house with one resident and "a cat the size of the Louisiana Purchase".  Her two friends, Jocelyn and Carmella, help to pass the time by listening to music and gossiping. Then Stuart, an old charge of hers, rents a room. Lillie is tickled to have him around again, not knowing he is planning on robbing the bank on the corner. Stuart's mind may not be totally on the bank…

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A Christmas Carol – Campbell’s Theater Playhouse

November 15 - November 24
Encore Theatre Company, 6978 Lebanon Road
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

Transcribed from the original December 23, 1938 Radio broadcast of Orson Welles and Campbell's Theatre Playhouse.

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