The Olney Theatre opened in 1941 and became the State Summer Theater of Maryland in 1978. It is located in Montgomery County, 12 miles from Washington, DC and 35 miles from Baltimore. The Olney Theatre puts on plays year-round. It also hosts several community projects. These include
- the free Summer Shakespeare Festival;
- the National Players Touring Company, a classical touring group of young actors;
- and the National Players School Project, an education program performing for Maryland public schools.Thank you to the Maryland Manual On-Line for information for this page
- More about the Olney Theatre
© Copyright February 15, 2001, Office of the Secretary of State.
Last Modified September 16, 2003. bv