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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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Evita - Outstanding

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Barcelona, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank hawaiigirl68
Montgomery Village, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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Olney, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

My wife & I have been full or partial members of Olney Theater for a number of years. We are rarely disappointed, and thoroughly enjoy our visits. Tonight we saw Carmen with another couple, and we all thought it was excellent. The music, dance and all-around performance was, simply put, an excellent production. Kudos!

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Olney, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 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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