Olney Theatre Center

September 29, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Olney Theatre Furloughs 50% of Staff, Hopeful for Spring Restart

The Olney Theatre Center is one of the latest businesses to be affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The theater announced on Monday that they have furloughed 50% of its full-time staff. “It didn’t have to be this way,” said Jason Loewith, artistic director of the Olney Theatre Center. “For the first time since World War […]

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April 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends Social Distancing Style: Weekend Planner for April 2-5

Here’s our guide to virtual arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, April 2-5. Round House at Your House:  Round House Theatre has created online programs for all ages while the theatre is closed. Artistic Director Ryan Rilette shares the programs Round House has planned in the video below. The Playwrights on Plays series of weekly […]

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March 30, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 30 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, March 30 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. First Day of Remote School: Montgomery County Public Schools launches the first phase of remote learning today. 2. Online Theatre Classes:  Olney Theatre Center is offering six weeks of free Zoom classes starting today. There will be classes every […]

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March 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for March 11-15

Update, March 13: Check before you go to any shows this weekend. Since Governor Hogan’s announcement Thursday regarding the coronavirus pandemic, many shows, particularly those at larger venues have been canceled. Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, March 11-15. Christian Douglas:  Christian Douglas’ original music carries pop, jazz, and soul influence, […]

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March 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for March 4-8

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, March 4-8. The Amateurs:  Written by Jordan Harrison and directed by Jason King Jones, this comedy is set in 14th Century Europe as a traveling troupe of actors struggle to put on a play of Noah’s flood while also trying to escape the Black Death. […]

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February 26, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 26-March 1

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Feb 26-March 1. Strathmore Artist in Residence Niccolo Seligmann:  Seligmann is fascinated by obscure folk instruments and early music. He plays over 20 acoustic instruments including viola da gamba and medieval fiddle, uniting historical and experimental music to create a unique listening experience. This performance […]

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February 19, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 19-23

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Feb 19-23. Invoke: This string quartet weaves multiple American musical traditions, including bluegrass, Appalachian fiddle tunes, jazz, and minimalism into its own brand of contemporary music. The quartet performs Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Click […]

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February 12, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 13-17

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Feb 13-17. Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival:  The Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival (MAJF) returns to Rockville at the Hilton Hotel at 1750 Rockvlle Pike. The Festival includes amazing jazz performances by top performers and school band competitions. Friday, Feb. 14 through Sunday, Feb. 16. Click here for more […]

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February 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Feb. 6-9

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Feb 6-9. Bereishit Dance Company:  This Seoul-based dance company approaches Korean traditional culture from a contemporary view. The company includes five contemporary dancers, a pair of Korean traditional drummers, and one traditional pansori singer. As part of Strathmore’s Windows series, the show includes a discussion […]

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January 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Jan. 30-Feb. 2

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Jan 30-Feb 2. Beijing Guitar Duo:  The Beijing Guitar Duo is composed of the gifted young guitarists Meng Su and Yameng Wang. Winners of many international guitar competitions, they first met while studying at the Central Conservatory in Beijing, China, with the acclaimed Professor Chen […]

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