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Olney Theatre Center - Historic Stage
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd. Olney, MD 20832
301-924-3400
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12 reviews
2 stars
Parking at the Olney Theatre is excellent.
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The weather was very warm, overcast. I wore slacks and sleeveless blouse.
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"The Nutcracker"
26 ratings
4.3 average rating
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2 reviews
0 stars
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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1 review
3 stars
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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1 review
0 stars
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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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.