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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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A Knockout!

We saw Grounded in the intimate Gudelsky Lab Theater at Olney. It is a very intense, one person show that grips you the entire time.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Bethesda, Maryland
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Bethesda, Maryland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We saw Grounded in the intimate Gudelsky Lab Theater at Olney. It is a very intense, one person show that grips you the entire time.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My husband and I have been member here for a couple of years, and I have uet to be disappointed in a show. We love this theater because they offer such a variety of shows, the venues are intimate and comfortable, and the staff are dedicated and friendly. We prefer going to the shows offered in the smaller Black Box... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Went to see Paul Morella in the one-man rendition of Dickens' Christmas Carol. Brilliant. If you don't get a chance to see it this year make a date to see it next if, hopefully it returns for a 6th season. Mr Morella acts all the parts in an intimate theatre production using the wording from the original novella and where... More 

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Virginia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Olney Theatre has a 'campus' feel to it with 3 separate venues. Depending on which show you're attending, you might have to walk (a short) distance from the box office. Ticket prices are very reasonable ( see http://www.olneytheatre.org/index.php ) + Olney Theatre's staff is quite friendly & helpful. (THANK YOU parking lot director!) Strongly recommend you arrive AT LEAST an... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The first visit to the Olney Theatre Center. The staff were friendly and helpful. A Christmas Carol was a one man show and was just amazing. So delighted I bought gift certificates for Christmas stocking stuffers for my local family.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Recently saw an enjoyable production of My Fair Lady at the Historic Stage at Olney Theater Center. Parking was a bit dicey as there was a show at the same time on the Main Stage. But we got there early, so had little trouble. Sadly, the seats in the older theater are extremely uncomfortable. So while we enjoyed the 3-hour... More 

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Highland, Maryland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I took a first grade child to see The Little Mermaid. It was a wonderfully spectacular production..costumes by Pei Lee..terrific set..colorful, fun and joyful. A must see holiday production. Seeing it through a child's eyes made it even more enjoyable. It is on through December 28...and free parking...lots of places nearby to eat. Great evening!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
27 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Olney Theatre deserves your support. A well-equipped non-profit repertory theater. Since their new executive director started, the productions have gone up in caliber. And there are a couple of very new plays being presented through the season, in addition to the crowd pleasers. Plenty of parking in the back, makes this an easy outing, if you don't want to... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The Olney Theater is one of the oldest professional theaters in the DC area. This venerable institution always maintain high standards with equity actors. The performance we saw was of Clfford Odets' "Awake and Sing!" Subsequent to our attending it received a glowing review in the Washington Post. Olney is an intimate theater with a little over 400 seats. We... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

new play in the black box theatre 11 men in football pads pants and helmets perform a story about football injury sexuality and life changing choices and relationships beautifully "dancing"

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