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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Looking for great entertainment? The Encore Opera Theatre is presenting Gian Carlo Menotti’s ‘The Old Maid and the Thief’ this weekend.

The Old Maid and the Thief is a one-hour melodramatic comic modern opera in English about a lonely old woman who takes in a beggar man, then commits crimes to keep him around. Gossip in the town complicates things even more.

Sponsored by Redstone Federal Credit Union, there are four performances October 31-November 3. Admission is a $10 suggested donation.

Performances are scheduled for:

Thursday, October 31
4:00 p.m.
Oakwood University
Peters Hall Auditorium
7000 Adventist Boulevard

Friday, November 1
7:00 p.m.
Gideon Blackburn House
402 Lincoln Street SE

Saturday, November 2
5:00 p.m.
Trinity United Methodist church
Wesley Hall
607 Airport Road

Sunday, November 3
3:00 p.m.
Asbury United Methodist Church
980 Hughes Road