Venue Details

42 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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Reviews & Ratings

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9 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Dec 15 2013

The show is very nice and the kids(5 and 7) enjoyed the show. Dancers were professional and the music was great.

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18 events
1 review
3 stars
attended Dec 14 2013

We loved the show itself with the exquisite period costumes. However, we weren't happy about being required to park way across a six lane road and up the street with no cross walks or street lighting in the freezing rain. We would have liked...continued

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56 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 13 2013

I never got to the performance of The Nutcracker. Living in Virginia, I'm not familiar with Olney, MD, though I intended to let my GPS guide me to the location. However, the address provided by Goldstar ("2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road") was not...continued

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Website

http://www.olneyballettheatre.org/

Description

Directed by Patricia Berrend

Choreography by Mary Day, Founder, The Washington Ballet

Student dancers from Washington-area ballet schools perform with 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.