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Welcome to Encore Theater Company. We are dedicated to providing up to date reviews and previews of the hottest theater productions around the world today. We offer a fantastic alternative to the numerous reviews that are available in newspapers or online. Here, you can find all the reviews you want in one place for your reading convenience and pleasure. With … Continue reading

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Not since the days of “Sweeney Todd” has there been such a celebration over murder in New York City. After opening in November 2013, the hit musical “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder” has become one of the hottest tickets on Broadway in 2014. Despite the fact the this production is set against the backdrop of murder and death, … Continue reading

When most people think of opulent stage productions and theatrical entertainment, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s name is invariably at the forefront. However, rarely has anyone heard of Ivor Novello. Often heralded as the twentieth century’s greatest musical composer, Novello was also a playwright, actor, and a star. It is rare to find an individual that encompasses enormous talent as an actor … Continue reading

Who doesn’t love a musical? Seeing a story come to life through music and dance is an enriching experience and lifts everyone’s spirits. The same holds true for a child watching these magical performances. Disney Theatrical Productions Of course, some musicals are more suited for kids than others. Those shows whose performers include familiar characters are always a source of … Continue reading

They say “good things come to those who wait.” That pearl of wisdom might be intended for the production of the rock musical “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.” After 15 years of off-Broadway revivals that spanned the globe, this highly anticipated event finally hit New York City in March 2014. With all the fan-ware and numerous awards in tow, the … Continue reading

Musical plays take their audiences on a journey of storytelling through song and dance. The unique subject matter and history involved in the 2014 original production, “Atomic” posed a challenge to everyone from the director to the set designer. The finished musical, now playing just off Broadway, earns a mixed review. Overview The play focuses around the character Leo Szilard, … Continue reading