Venue Details

41 Star Starred
Olney Theatre Center - Historic Stage
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd. Olney, MD 20832
301-924-3400
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Madison Lilly
The weather was cold. I wore just a pair of jeans and a nice shirt..
The Nutcracker dress Dec 16 2013 star this tip starred
rdepontb
After the show we walked across the street to the Olney Ale House, sat outside under cover, had MD brews, ribs, sandwiches (fried oysters; beef), and fried catfish. Wonderful menu and food, great atmosphere, reasonable as heck and old-world neighborhood place you're lucky to find.
Forever Plaid dining Sep 16 2013 star this tip starred

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attended Dec 13 2012

I've seen various version of the Nutcracker (Russian Ballet in Baltimore, Weber's at the Warner Theatre, and others in Los Angeles), and I have to say that this show exceeded my expectations. I had never been at the Olney Theatre, but it is a nice...continued

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attended Dec 14 2012

It was a great experience. Very good for first time ballet goer/ beginners. It was not too long and the performers were very good. Tickets were well priced. Enjoyed it.

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attended Dec 14 2012

The production was one of the best I have seen of the Nutcracker. The scenery and costumes were beautiful. It was enjoyable to watch both the student dancers and some amazing professional dancers. The only thing was would have made it better...continued

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Website

http://www.olneyballettheatre.org/

Description

Student dancers from Washington area ballet schools perform with Easton Smith and Haley Henderson Smith of Ballet West (straight from their Nutcracker performances at the Kennedy Center), Puanani Brown of American Ballet Theatre, Sam Chester of Carolina Ballet Theatre and other professional guest dancers in this wonderful holiday tradition for all ages. OBT Artistic Director Patricia Berrend was a member of the internationally known Hamburg Ballet and a founding member of the Washington Ballet. As Associate Director of the Washington School of Ballet, Ms. Berrend served for 20 years as Répétiteur for Mary Day’s popular The Nutcracker.

About the Ticket Supplier: Olney Ballet Theatre

Olney Ballet Theatre is committed to young dancers and to extending their education in the arts by providing opportunities to perform in a theater setting before live audiences, thereby enhancing and giving meaning to their years of routine dance training. Olney Ballet Theatre is equally committed to becoming an educational resource that will provide cultural enrichment for the community, particularly for the community's young people, through presentations of high quality, original productions of understandable, entertaining story ballets performed by young dancers.