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Round House Theatre - Bethesda
4545 East-West Highway Bethesda, MD 20814
240-644-1100
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Parking is plentiful in near-by lots, but bring a pockeful of quarters on weeknights if you don't have pay by smartphone set up already.
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Roundhouse is very convenient. County parking is a block away.
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25 reviews
7 stars
attended Aug 30 2013

Laugh and cry, be appalled and be amused... The Irish playwrights have it all. My mother in law was from Donegal and now is 99 years old and a beloved matriarch. If she (and her 2 daughters and 3 sons) had never left Ireland, this story could...continued

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23 reviews
6 stars
attended Aug 22 2013

Well acted, moving play (despite a thick Irish brogue). The performance merits 5 stars. I would have liked a happier ending, but that criticism goes to the playwright, not the production team and cast at Roundhouse Theater. I also enjoyed the...continued

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15 reviews
14 stars
attended Sep 01 2013

A huge disappointment for me--I am a Sarah Marshall fan, and even though I had read some of the mixed reviews about this black Irish dramedy-it was really not a good production!-
The worst part was not being able to understand any of the first 20...continued

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http://www.roundhousetheatre.org/performances/the-beauty-queen-of-...

Quotes & Highlights

“Extraordinary … deeply affecting … you don’t know whether to laugh, cry or gasp with horror.” —Daily Telegraph

About the Ticket Supplier: Round House Theatre

Round House is one of the leading professional theaters in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, producing a six-show season of modern classics, new plays and musicals for more than 40,000 patrons each year at our 400-seat theater in Bethesda. Round House has been nominated for 146 Helen Hayes Awards (including six in 2015) and has won 27 (including three in 2014). Its productions have won “Outstanding Resident Play” four times.

Round House’s educational programs serve more than 2,500 students of all ages at its six-classroom Education Center in Silver Spring and in schools throughout Montgomery County. Its many innovative education programs encompass Full Day Programs for Youth, including Summer Programs for K – 12; a Teen Performance Company, with classes and events for teens throughout the year culminating in The Sarah Metzger Memorial Play, the only play produced by a regional theater that is directed, acted and designed by high school students; School Outreach, including Intersections, Student Matinees, and Play It Forward, a program that allows Montgomery County high school students to attend Round House shows for free; and Classes for Adults & Youth.

Round House is a member of LORT (League of Resident Theatres) and LOWT (League of Washington Theatres). The theatre is a 501©3 not-for-profit organization with major support from Montgomery County, the Maryland State Arts Council (an agency funded by the State of Maryland and the National Endowment for the Arts), and the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County.