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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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Great theater at reasonable prices

My spouse and I get tickets for 5 shows a year. The acting is always very good, the sets high quality, and the venue is well maintained and modern. That all said, there rare... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Phil H
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Olney, Maryland
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Olney, Maryland
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My spouse and I get tickets for 5 shows a year. The acting is always very good, the sets high quality, and the venue is well maintained and modern. That all said, there rare shows that just don't work for us. My suggestion is to support great local theater knowing that 7 out of 8 shows will be well worth... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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562 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of five friends out to see a great production of one of my all-time favorite musicals, Guys and Dolls on a Saturday matinee. Thinking it was a dinner theatre, I'd never even considered seeing anything there in all my 40 years in the area: talk about missed opportunities! The theatre complex is spacious, well-lit and the... More 

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Thank dlosea
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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292 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Ben and Mrs Too have lived here in Montgomery County for over fifty years, and only last year began to enjoy the theatrical scene surrounding us on a regular basis. Challenging careers along with all of the necessary baggage of proper child raising (den leader, cookie parent, scoutmaster, hockey official, rifle club coach, you know the drill) can be quite... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Great shows, good acting, and overall theatre experience. These are pros, and they make the theatre goer very comfortable.

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Thank laurelhardy
Olney, Maryland
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Always enjoy the Olney Theatre. I am a subscriber and go frequently. Their ticket packs are wonderful holiday gifts that I give every year.

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Rockville, Maryland, United States
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I have been going to the Olney Theater for over 50 years. I have yet to see a poorly presented show. I have yet to leave with the feeling that I received less than what I received in the way of entertainment. Show tickets are always one of the best deals anywhere. No matter what is playing, do yourself a... More 

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Thank Stephen S
Towson, MD
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Olney offers a variety of theater experiences, from black box to traditional drama and musicals. There are several companies that share the space.

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Olney, Maryland
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49 reviews
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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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Thank Gary M
Columbia, Maryland
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10 reviews
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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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Thank David H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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133 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
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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