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Olney Theatre Center
Based on 44 traveler reviews
fabulous family show
Nov 20, 2014 by: Highlandlass1938 from Highland, Maryland
I took a first grade child to see The Little Mermaid. It was a wonderfully spectacular production..costumes by Pei Lee..terrific set..colorful, fun and joyful. A must see holiday production. Seeing it through a child's eyes made it even more enjoyable. It is on through December 28...and free parking...lots of places nearby to eat. Great evening!
Varied productions from musicals to new plays
Nov 03, 2014 by: Chrisjazz from Washington DC, District of Columbia
The Olney Theatre deserves your support. A well-equipped non-profit repertory theater. Since their new executive director started, the productions have gone up in caliber. And there are a couple of very new plays being presented through the season, in addition to the crowd pleasers. Plenty of parking in the back, makes this an easy outing, if you don't want to make the trek into DC.
Revival from the Group Theater
Oct 08, 2014 by: Saxman703 from Alexandria, Virginia
The Olney Theater is one of the oldest professional theaters in the DC area. This venerable institution always maintain high standards with equity actors. The performance we saw was of Clfford Odets' "Awake and Sing!" Subsequent to our attending it received a glowing review in the Washington Post. Olney is an intimate theater with a little over 400 seats. We obtained our tickets at a discount through Goldstar Events and were seated in the back row of the Mezzanine. This turned out to be fine since sight lines were great and it is a small theater without a bad seat in the house. There is plenty of free parking. In addition the Olney Ale House, a delightful restaurant is located righ across the street for before or after inexpensive fare.
collosal is a big hit
Sep 16, 2014 by: SDZ1940 from Bethesda, Maryland
new play in the black box theatre 11 men in football pads pants and helmets perform a story about football injury sexuality and life changing choices and relationships beautifully "dancing"
Jul 27, 2014 by: Highlandlass1938 from Highland, Maryland
I went to the outdoor Shakespeare opening night. What a joy...for we (older) guests we had regular seats. The set, pre-performance by the entertainers, the cast performances were spectacular. Ariel'costume was especially fabulous...all costumes so creative. Really magical. Even the children were entranced...not easy with Shakespearean language so unfamiliar to little ones.
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