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“A Thousand Faces”: The Encore Musical Theatre Company.
Every Thurs.–Sun., Apr. 21-May 1. Sam Scalamoni directs this local professional theater company in the premiere of the NYC-based husband-and-wife team of Eric Lane and Rachel Devore Fogarty’s 2020 musical about the life of Lon Chaney, a silent film star born to deaf parents who specialized in outsider characters, earning fame as the star of The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) and The Phantom of the Opera (1925). Music direction by Gary Adler. 7:30 p.m. (Thurs.–Sat.) & 2 p.m. (Sat. & Sun.), Encore, 7714 Ann Arbor St., Dexter. Tickets $46 (seniors & youth $44) in advance at theencoretheatre.org and at the door. 268-6200.