Sunday, August 18, 2013

THE LIGHTS ARE BRIGHT AT THE OLNEY THEATRE CENTER

Olney MD is not so far from Baltimore, especially given the quality of productions onstage at the Olney Theatre Center. Check out what’s coming up:

 

The Lights Are Bright At Olney Theatre Center!

  • OPENING AUGUST 24: Don’t let this summer end without seeing “America’s Favorite Original Boy Band”! Olney Theatre Institute presents a limited return engagement of Forever Plaid August 24 through September 15 on Olney Theatre Center’s Historic Stage. Click here to purchase tickets.
  • ORIGINAL "CASSIE" COMES TO OLNEY: Tony Award-Winner Donna McKechnie, the original Cassie in A Chorus Line, brings her cabaret Same Place, Another Time to Olney Theatre Center for ONE NIGHT ONLY on Sunday, September 1 at 7:00 PM. Click here to purchase tickets.
  • MASTERCLASS: Ms. McKechnie will host a masterclass on dance performance on Monday, September 2, 2013 at 10:00 AM (Labor Day). Tickets are $20. Click here to purchase tickets.
  • EXTENDED! Due to popular demand A Chorus Line has been extended through September 8! Tickets are selling fast—click here to get your tickets today!
  • COMING IN SEPTEMBER: Just in time for Back-to-School we have three classics and a Rolling World Premiere opening on our stages! Don't miss BEDLAM's Saint Joan and Hamlet, National Players Tour 65 production of Macbeth or new Artistic Director Jason Loewith's Olney Theatre directoral debut — Rancho Mirage. Stay Tuned for more special events happening in conjunction with these exiting productions!

Read more about what's happening at Olney Theatre Center by clicking on any of the links below.

FOREVER PLAID Returns to Olney!

Spend An Evening With Donna McKechnie

EXTENDED! A Chorus Line


FOREVER PLAID Returns to Olney!

Olney Theatre Institute presents

FOREVER PLAID
Written and Originally Directed and Choreographed by Stuart Ross
Musical Continuity Supervision and Arrangements by James Raitt

WHEN: August 24 – September 15, 2013
WHERE:
Olney Theatre Center’s Historic Stage, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney
TICKETS: ADULTS: $35; CHILDREN and SENIORS: $25

Don’t let this summer end without seeing “America’s Favorite Original Boy Band.” The show that will have you singing along and dancin’ in the aisles! Follow The Plaids on their journey towards a final chance at musical glory. (Recommended for ages 10 and up)

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Spend An Evening With Donna McKechnie: ONE NIGHT ONLY!


SAME PLACE, ANOTHER TIME
WHEN: September 1, 2013 at 7:00 PM
WHERE: Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney
TICKETS: $55; Discounts for 2013 Subscribers and 2014 Members, call the Box Office at 301.924.3400 for details.

Donna McKechnie won the 1976 Tony Award for Best Actress for her powerful portrayal of Cassie in A Chorus Line. Forty years later, Ms. McKechnie is still at it, and she brings her “bright, brassy new cabaret show” (The New York Times) to Olney Theatre Center for one night only! (Recommended for ages 14 and up)

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EXTENDED! A CHORUS LINE

A CHORUS LINE

WHEN: Now Playing Through September 8, 2013

WHERE: on the Mainstage, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney

Featuring the hit Broadway songs "What I Did for Love," "Dance: Ten; Looks: Three," "One (Singular Sensation)" and "I Hope I Get It" A Chorus Line follows 17 dancers competing for eight coveted spots in the chorus of a Broadway musical. Through the audition they bare their souls while sharing stories of their childhood, ambitions, fears, and experiences in show business. This musical is for anyone who has ever put it all on the line, whether it is for promotion, for attention, for approval, or for love. (Recommended for 13 and up due to mature themes and language)

Production Sponsors: Kathleen Quinn and Mrs. Maggie Root

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