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Olney Theatre Center

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Address: 2001 Olney Sandy Spring Rd, Olney, MD 20832-1601
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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The Mikado

We attended a surprising and engaging presentation of the Mikado. Fun, offbeat, and an all-in performance by the Hypocrites troupe from Chicago. The singing was good, nearly every... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended a surprising and engaging presentation of the Mikado. Fun, offbeat, and an all-in performance by the Hypocrites troupe from Chicago. The singing was good, nearly every actor playing instruments from Banjo to flute and guitar, and the theater lab setting had audience members involved in the play in amusing ways. That's our introduction to Olney Tyeatre and we... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bravo!! My husband and I saw Grapes of Wrath for date night. It was excellent! The actors brought the story to life - vivid and real. We could feel the emotion. Plenty of parking and the seats were comfortable.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Terrific shows and a great price, free parking and you can't beat the quality of their performances! check it out…..

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

The play was fantastic. I saw Evita starring Madonna over 30 years ago in Baltimore. This play was as good if not better than that one.

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Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We have seen a number of shows here including Avenue Q and Evita and have always enjoyed them. The cast is professional and the shows are always entertaining. The price is also reasonable for a night of pure entertainment.

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Montgomery Village, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

The sold out show lived up to the professional reviews. Great cast: Eva, Che, ensemble along with direction and choreography was outstanding. One negative at least in the mezzanine was that attendees were confused as to where their seats were. It would have help if there were volunteers at the top of the stairs to direct people to their seat... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Ben and Mrs Too returned to Olney Theater for a matinee performance of the musical Evita and could not have enjoyed it more. The venue is welcoming and commodious, the story is gripping, the cast polished, and the music stirring. Olney Theater has been around for decades, and is probably one of the most successful regional theaters in the entire... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Every show that I have seen at the Olney Theater has been top notch. The acting and singing have been great. Highly recommend it.

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germantown, md
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

My wife and I have attended several performances - both musicals and dramas - at the Olney Theater and have found the productions, performers, acoustics, accessability, parking, staff, all to be excellent. The theater is small enough so that you are never too far from the stage and the actors are always "up close and personal". There is something about... More 

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Olney, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

I've seen a variety of shows at the Olney Theatre and have never left disappointed. There's not a bad seat in the theatre. They perform a diverse array of shows and always use the stage so creatively. The quality of shows is what you would expect in a big city, yes the quaint community setting is such a wonderful treat.... More 

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