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May 13 - June 12, 2022

A Cabaret Performance Celebrating 40 Years

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We’re 40 and fabulous! Celebrate NCTC’s milestone birthday with a magically melodious performance of iconic numbers from a songbook of over 50 musical productions that have lit up our stage. Featuring hit songs from blockbuster mega-musicals and hidden gems from indie darlings, Encore is sure to be the birthday party of the season.


Curated by Ed Decker, Dennis Lickteig, and Joe Wicht

Directed by Dennis Lickteig

Musical direction and arrangements by Joe Wicht

May 13-June 12, 2022


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“Every performance—singing, acting, puppetry, dancing—excels. Great talent lives at NCTC.” - Theatrius


“Retreat to a safe place where you can laugh ... For LGBT people (and our allies), one of those places is New Conservatory Theatre Center” - Talkin' Broadway




Ed Decker is a recipient of KQED’s Local Hero Award and named a Theatre Bay Area 40@40 Honoree


Dennis Lickteig has directed countless productions at NCTC including Avenue Q, Still at Risk, The Nance, and Sordid Lives


Joe Wicht is winner of Bay Area Reporter's Bestie Award for Best LGBT Musician (2018)

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