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Dr. Frank-N-Furter, played by Daniel Lineberger, enjoys the attention of his minions in a scene from Encore’s “The Rocky Horror Show” which returns this month in time for Halloween.

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With Halloween fast approaching, Encore Theatrical Company is doing the Time Warp and going back in time to bring back one of Encore’s most popular fall productions.

Encore’s “The Rocky Horror Show” returns to Rose Center’s Prater Hall, Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19

In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite mad scientist.

As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler. Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named “Rocky.”

Enjoy this special Encore Theatrical Company fundraising event; back by popular demand! Directed by Donna Belisle, The Rocky Horror Show is intended for mature audiences - 7:30 p.m. shows open to 18 and older, 10 p.m. shows open to 21 and older. Presented through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. Tickets are $30 per person, VIP packages available, cash bar with themed cocktails – tickets and packages available now at or at the door, prior to performances.

On Thursday, Nov. 7, join ETC at the Elks Lodge ballroom, 517 E Main St, for the inaugural “Game Night” fundraiser. Get ready to laugh and enjoy improv games, open bar and door prizes; doors open at 7:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m.

Tickets only $25 each, ages 21 and up for this event.

Tickets to go onsale for ‘Oliver!’

Tickets for Encore’s 2019 holiday show, “Oliver!” will go on sale beginning Monday, Oct. 21 as ETC, in conjunction with Walters State, returns to the Inman Humanities Theater Nov. 29 through Dec. 8 to present Lionel Bart’s beloved Dickens musical adaptation, directed by special guest director, Dennis Elkins.

Oliver! is proudly presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International.

Encore announces 14th season lineup

Finally, Encore has announced their exciting 14th Season which includes Alan Ball’s “5 Women Wearing the Same Dress,” the Bob Fosse/Stephen Schwartz hit “Pippin,” the Disney blockbuster, “Frozen, Jr” and the modern Christmas musical classic, “Elf.” Kicking off, literally the 2020 season, the longest running American musical in Broadway history, “A Chorus Line,” directed by Mike Howard, with auditions scheduled for October 27-29, information can be found at A Chorus Line is presented by arrangement with Tams-Witmark, A Concord Theatricals Company.

The 2020 season ticket packages with go on sale Nov. 1 online at For more information call 423-318-8331.