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Address: University Blvd & Stadium Dr, College Park, MD 20742
Phone Number: 301-405-2787
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Description: The performing arts center at University of Maryland, College Park...
The performing arts center at University of Maryland, College Park. Performances, workshops & discussions by professionals & students. Most events are free.
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Amazing arts venue

Maryland Lyric Opera at the center was a very enjoyable way to spend a hot Sunday afternoon. The venue was beautiful with several different theaters in this huge building. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Maryland Lyric Opera at the center was a very enjoyable way to spend a hot Sunday afternoon. The venue was beautiful with several different theaters in this huge building. The theater I was in had comfotable seating and good acoustics. Parking near the center was plentiful.The opera was a very enjoyable, professional production. Both the vocalists (including a fairly large... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

It's a spacious center with multiple theaters and performing halls. Every seat is a good seat. The box office staff seems to be students from the university. They are a great bunch.

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Washington DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Easy parking, nice lobby. Would be nice if they had a beverage center for intermissions but otherwise very elegant and intimate venues for music, plays and other performances

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New Hope, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Located on the north campus of U of MD in College Park, this is a first rate facility. Year round performances vary widely in its offerings. that's a good thing.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The Clarice Smith is an extraordinary cultural resource in College Park, Maryland. It's performances are varied -- covering the gamut from puppet theater, to dance, to chamber music. The performances are superb, as good or better than those shown at the Kennedy for several times the price, Parking is convenient.

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Tiffin, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Its a 'not so' hidden treasure of College Park area. Housed in University of Maryland campus this centre is huge with several world class theatre and performing stages. The performances are also of superior quality and costs much less than DC. Some are even free.. We enjoyed a free concert of game orchestra recently... Yes a full fledged orchestra containing... More 

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laurel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

It is very conveniently located with different big and small theaters. There is plenty of free parking on weekends and is a great small venue.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

The University of Maryland is one of the top ten music schools in the United States. Stellar professors like Ed Maclary and Delores Zieglar and Dominic Cossa and Linda Mabbs (among many others) and the advantageous proximity to Washington makes this school a strong choice for serious musicians. The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center is magnificent.

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Tiverton, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We got to see Harry Belafonte! Awesome and unplanned concert! UMD campus was beautiful and not unlike a small city in a city. We went on campus just to see if there were any plays or concerts while we were in town and jumped at the chance to see the concert and hear the legendary Mr. Belafonte narrate.

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

I am a graduate student from UMD's Dance program (TDPS). To put it short and sweet, this venue is where all of my performances from college were held. It is a gorgeous theatre/building, and professional high-paying performances are here. There is a DIVERSE line up of performances in different areas of the arts throughout the year. Dance collaborations with music... More 

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Address: University Blvd & Stadium Dr, College Park, MD 20742
Phone Number: 301-405-2787
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  College Park

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