National Players to Present ODYSSEY, MACBETH, and THE COMEDY OF ERRORS at Olney Theatre Center
America's longest-running touring company National Players present ODYSSEY, MACBETH, and THE COMEDY OF ERRORS April 25 through 27 the Historic Stage at Olney Theatre Center. The 65th Tour of National Players has performed for thousands of people across the country, from Vermont to Texas to South Dakota. They now return to Olney Theatre Center for encore performances of their full repertory in one weekend. ODYSSEY, written by Olney Theatre Center Associate Artistic Director/Director of Education Jason King Jones, and based on Homer's epic tale of Odysseus' journey home will be performed Friday. Shakespeare's MACBETH and THE COMEDY OF ERRORS will be presented in rotating repertory on Saturday and Sunday.
Olney Theatre Center is an award-winning, nonprofit, Equity theatre. Located just north of Washington, D.C. in arts-rich Montgomery County, Maryland, Olney Theatre Center offers a diverse array of professional productions year-round. Olney Theatre Center is situated on 14 acres in the heart of the beautiful Washington-Baltimore-Frederick "triangle," within easy access of all three cities. Olney Theatre Center is home to the National Players, America's longest-running touring company and led by Artistic Director Jason Loewith and Managing Director Amy Marshall. For more information please visit www.olneytheatre.org.
Established in 1949 and based at Olney Theatre Center since 1953, National Players is America's longest-running touring company. Founded on the principle of working with communities that have limited access to live theatre, National Players is comprised of professional young actors who travel across the country each year performing three Shakespeare and classic plays in repertory. National Players also acts as an educational ambassador, teaching theatre-related courses to students of all ages and backgrounds. Though it travels thousands of miles and serves tens of thousands of people each year, National Players always comes home to Olney, Maryland. www.nationalplayers.org. ### CALENDAR LISTING National Players present ODYSSEY, MACBETH , and THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, April 25 through 27, 2014 at Olney Theatre Center. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased through the Olney Theatre Center Box Office at 301.924.3400. For more information and performance times, visit www.olneytheatre.org.