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Olney Theatre Center

Opens in 7 min: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Lots of costume changes. A fun production for children of all ages in the spirit of the season... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Warren, Rhode Island
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Elf, The Musical -- Fantastic

Olney Theatre Center, Olney Sandy Spring Road, Olney, MD Well crafted holiday production, with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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2001 Olney Sandy Spring Rd, Olney, MD 20832-1601
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All reviews main stage christmas carol mary poppins season tickets no bad seats black box matinee performance my fair lady intimate theatre opening night great production couple of years montgomery county great entertainment free parking south pacific plenty of parking
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lots of costume changes. A fun production for children of all ages in the spirit of the season. The tap number at the end is amazing. Might be sold out. Only problem is parking (in the mud given the rain)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mgerhardt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Olney Theatre Center, Olney Sandy Spring Road, Olney, MD Well crafted holiday production, with the finest performers who kept smiles on our faces. Best holiday show in the past 12 years. Without a doubt, it was well worth the money . Try not to put...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JerryandBarb8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have not seen a bad show here. It's a neighborhood theater - several theaters actually on the same site. There are no bad seats because the theaters are small. Tickets are reasonably priced. Top notch actors. Well worth it.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Angela D
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I have gone to several productions at the Olney Theatre recently and they have been excellent. South Pacific was just wonderful. Great singing, acting and production. I think they had gone down a little but they are back better then ever. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank skipplate
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Ben and Mrs Too spent a most enjoyable day yesterday by combining a matinee performance of “South Pacific” at Olney Theater Center with an early dinner at a nearby Outback Steakhouse. To us, “South Pacific” is like unto “A Christmas Carol”, or “Gone With the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

For decades, I thought Olney was a dinner theatre and, on that account, avoided it. But some friends invited me to a revival of Guys and Dolls a couple of years back that wowed me, so we've come back a number of times. The productions...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jaseaton
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I am writing this review after attending a performance of The Crucible by Arthur Miller. I am familiar with Miller's play and the history of the Salem witch trials, but this outstanding performance brought a currency and power to the story that I had not...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

I have been a member for over 15 years and I have never been disappointed. The sets & cast are magnificent!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Judith W
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Nice theatre. Great plays for all ages. There is a historic theatre which can be warm on hot days and a nice new theatre with better climate control. The caliber of performances at this smaller playhouse is terrific. Acoustics are wonderful. We have been going...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Sally T
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed "On The Town" last night. Very well choreographed, top notch performances. Funny. :-) The main stage theater has only good seats - large enough for big productions, yet small enough to feel close to the action. When I entered the date of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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June 17, 2017|
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Response from Acwg | Reviewed this property |
Don't know that I've sat in the front row there. The main stage has handicapped seats reached without going down any steps. They are on a level just about even with the stage. The seats are separate chairs. I like to sit... More
Kelly L
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Response from Stephen S | Reviewed this property |
Business casual. Sport coat ok, pant suit ok, casual dress ok
Connie A
June 24, 2015|
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Response from HMAndrews |
Thank you for your question. Both Orchestra and Mezzanine seats in the Mainstage theatre give you a great view of the stage (the last row of the Mezzanine is only 50 feet from the stage). For your question about first row... More