Encore Stage & Studio's
The 12 Dancing Princesses
May 30 - June 8, 2014
Freely adapted for the stage by Matthew Heap.
There’s a mystery afoot in King Alfred’s kingdom. Every night the King sends his twelve princesses, each more beautiful than the last, off to bed with brand new shoes in a secure chamber in the castle. However, every morning the King awakes to find the shoes worn as if the girls had been dancing all night. Since no one will confess to what has happened, the King promises his kingdom to any soldier who can discover his daughters’ secret within three days. Join one soldier who is determined to uncover the mystery of the shoes and win his shot at a kingdom and a princess. Recommended for ages 4 and up.
Once Upon a Mattress
July 18-27, 2014
Recommended for ages 6 and up.
Music by Mary Rodgers. Lyrics by Marshall Barer. Book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller and Marshall Barer.
If you thought you knew the story of "The Princess and The Pea," you may be in for a walloping surprise! Did you know, for instance, that Princess Winnifred actually swam the moat to reach Prince Dauntless the Drab? Or that Lady Larken's love for Sir Harry provided a rather compelling reason that she reach the bridal altar post haste? Or that, in fact it wasn't the pea at all that caused the princess a sleepless night? Carried on a wave of wonderful songs by turns hilarious and raucous, romantic and melodic, this rollicking spin on the familiar classic of royal courtship and comeuppance provides for some side-splitting shenanigans. Chances are you'll never look at fairy tales quite the same way again.
Adult: $12 ($15 for Once Upon a Mattress)
Groups of 10 or more receive a group discount of $8/ticket.
Encore Presents: $8/ ticket. General Admission.
Ticket prices include all box office fees.
No refunds or exchanges.
Show dates, artists, days / times, and all other production details are subject to change without notice. All patrons must have a ticket.
Performances are held at
Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre
125 South Old Glebe Road
Arlington, Virginia 22204
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