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Olney Theatre Center

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Address: 2001 Olney Sandy Spring Road, Olney, MD 20832
Phone Number: (301) 924-3400
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Not a bad seat in the House

We are members and have a complete package. Some shows are mediocre while others will stay in your mind and have you singing all the way into next week. Their Theater lab is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Olney, Maryland
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Olney, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We are members and have a complete package. Some shows are mediocre while others will stay in your mind and have you singing all the way into next week. Their Theater lab is a very intimate ultra small theater. You are so close to the performers you would think they are performing just for you. Their Main Stage is where... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This was our first visit to Olney Theater Center, and what a great way to start - their production of the "The Producers" far exceeded expectations. The talent in all of the lead roles was exceptional - great voices supported by a small but enthusiastic orchestra, "over the top" acting as appropriate for some of the parts. The time flew... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Olney Theatre is a jewel of Montgomery County nicely situated between DC and Baltimore. No need to hassle with going into the city (traffic, parking, high prices) This theatre has been around a long time 75 years with many famous actors participating in shows over the years. The theatre which was recently renovated and updated is just the right size... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Just saw The Producers. We sat up in the mezzanine. The view was ok. Since it is a smaller theater the view is somewhat obstructed when you sit up there. I recommend orchestra seating whenever possible At such reasonable prices it's easy to make the leap to better seating. (Last summer we saw Avenue Q from the orchestra seating. Much... More 

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Olney, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My wife and I have seen quite a few shows at this theatre, but this is the first year we have held full season tickets. We have thoroughly enjoyed every production this year. We just returned from The Producers, and once again left with smiles on our faces. Excellent cast. Excellent show. If you are in the MD/DC area you... More 

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Olney, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Excellent shows - good staging, professional Equity cast and musicians. Seasons vary among something for everybody -- musicals, mysteries, drama, kids, "classical/serious" -- easily equals the NY stage--

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Saw the producers there last week. The performance was excellent. I am from NY and this definitely could have been a NY performance. It was entertaining and funny. The actors were talented and the costumes were great. The people were friendly and the theater was small but well appointed.

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Olney, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We loved how close we were to the performance. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. It was convenient for us to attend a mid-week performance. The show was high quality, and we had a fun evening.

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Springfield, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I first visited here about 50 years ago. Back then, Olney was a Summer Stock Theater that performed in a former barn. It has gradually grown into a complex of different stages and buildings. In 2014, I finally resumed my connection to this theater and was glad I did. In the past year, I have seen a funny yet touching... More 

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Brookeville, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I can't remember a single "bad" show....I've been going for years and even the older musicals come alive in this venue. I like that they have added more musical theatre selections. But they also take on new works and the quality is very good. Support this theater - it is a gem!

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Additional Information about Olney Theatre Center

Address: 2001 Olney Sandy Spring Road, Olney, MD 20832
Phone Number: (301) 924-3400
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Olney
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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