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Olney Theatre Center

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Address: 2001 Olney Sandy Spring Rd, Olney, MD 20832
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+1 301-924-3400
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12:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 17:00

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Second season as subscribers and are very pleased with performances

This is a great local theater that presents plays and musicals and alternative entertainment in a very professional manner and with superb actors, staging, and costumes. Even the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Aspen Hill, Maryland
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Aspen Hill, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great local theater that presents plays and musicals and alternative entertainment in a very professional manner and with superb actors, staging, and costumes. Even the orchestra does an amazing job for the musicals. Love having this gem so close to home here in the mid-Montgomery County suburbs of Washington DC.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

I was given a gift of 2 orchestra center 2-row tickets to Mary Poppins as a birthday gift. The facility is nice and comfortable. The musical was fabulous. The concessions leave much to be desired.... staffing, offerings, pricing, mixed drink . Parking was very easy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I took my mother to see A Christmas Carol in their smaller theatre. We lived the small venue. Very intimate (seats were quite comfortable as well) It was a single man act performed as Dickens wrote it and sometimes performed it himself. It was outstanding. The actor did a superb job. The staff was excellent. My mother is older and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great venue to see show. Every seat in house is good. Poppy and Adam enjoying a coffee in the lobby.

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

“Spectacular” may well be one of the most abused adjectives in the English language, but it is a great fit for describing the spectacle of “Mary Poppins” at Olney Theater Center. Everything about the musical is truly mind-boggling: the stage sets, the acting, the music, the dancing, the book, absolutely everything! It would not surprise us one bit to see... More 

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Bethesda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

The OTC is a wonderful venue for enjoying a professional theatrical production. Every seat has a nice view of the stage and the prices were very reasonable. Highly recommend the production of Mary Poppins. As for negatives, the venue is not very conveniently located.

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Brookeville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

There are actually 3 theaters on the complex. We have attended several shows and the quality of the productions is wonderful. When the holiday season arrives, you must see the one man presentation of "A Christmas Carol". His performance will captivate you!!!!

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Olney, Maryland
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135 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We simply don't take advantage as much as we should of such fine local theater! But we have never been disappointed in any performance we've attended. Bravo, Olney Theatre Center!

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We have been regulars at the Theatre for many years and we feel that the selection and quality of its plays are at an all time high. This is largely due to the efforts of the Artistic Director, Jason Loewith, and his talented staff. After his arrival a few years back, the relevance of the presentations became much more apparent.... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 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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