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Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

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world class shows - very reasonable ticket prices - professional experience

this is the best kept secret in the DC area - easy parking - a full slate of musical, theater, and... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Love the Clarice

We love the events at Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. The dance performances are ultra... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
College Park, Maryland
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Jun 23, 2018
“world class shows - very reasonable ticket prices - professional experience”
Oct 11, 2017
“Love the Clarice”
The performing arts center at University of Maryland, College Park. Performances, workshops & discussions by professionals & students. Most events are free.
University Blvd & Stadium Dr, College Park, MD 20742-0001
+1 301-405-2787
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

this is the best kept secret in the DC area - easy parking - a full slate of musical, theater, and creative productions - something for everyone - read over the offerings and take a risk on something you don't know - I've never been...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

We love the events at Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. The dance performances are ultra modern and the acts are top notch! We go often. So happy to have access to the offerings, they are great.

Thank julieread2016
Reviewed September 6, 2017

CSPAC has turned out to be a rich gift to the Maryland suburbs. Most of this is because of the leadership, which has been creative, innovative, open, challenging, and responsible from the start. The rest is due to the creative human imagination. Music, dance, drama--three...More

Thank MackSandy
Reviewed May 22, 2017

The Clarice holds multiple performance spaces and showcases the multiple talents of the University of Maryland students. I've seen free performances there with all the overtones of professional events. A beautiful site well-worth your visit!

Thank Cheryl Y
Reviewed February 18, 2017

The Clarice offers an amazing line up of performance arts shows, workshops and festivals. Their are multiple venues within the space all offering wonderful acoustics and atmosphere.

Thank Annie R
Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

My first trip to the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland campus was a pleasant surprise. Beautiful auditorium, comfortable seating, and a great acoustical design makes for a really nice theater experience. Ticket prices are reasonable and plentiful parking makes this...More

Thank barymad
Reviewed April 28, 2016

The Clarice Smith Center is a beautiful environment to see any kind of performance. I have seen plays, musical performances, doctoral performances, dance -- ballet, jazz, modern, and even watched a few dance rehearsals. It is wonderful, inexpensive and offers lots of experimental performances as...More

Thank LadyYogi
Reviewed April 24, 2016

They run theater plays and musical shows. I once caught a show where the artist performed a dance routine with an industrial robot.

Thank Kaj978
Reviewed July 20, 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...More

Thank momzilla-6
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.

Thank Margaret C
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