Round House Theatre
8641 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Telephone: (240) 644-1100
One of the largest and most acclaimed professional theatre companies in the metro Washington, DC area, Round House Theatre is led by Producing Artistic Director Blake Robison, who joined the company in June 2005. Based in Montgomery County, Maryland, Round House Theatre produces nearly 200 theatrical performances each season at its 400-seat Bethesda theatre and 150-seat black box theatre in Silver Spring. The company also operates an education center in Silver Spring and annually reaches over 40,000 patrons there and across the region with strong educational programs.
Round House Theatre's productions have received 22 Helen Hayes Awards including "Outstanding Resident Production" for The Drawer Boy (2004), Home (2002), The Glass Menagerie (2001) and the "Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play" in 2003 for Shakespeare, Moses, and Joe Papp. The company's 2004 production of The Diary of Anne Frank received three Helen Hayes Awards, prompting The Washington Post to deem the show "a technical powerhouse." Most recently the company received thirteen 2006 Helen Hayes Award nominations in thirteen separate categories for its productions of columbinus, Once on This Island, Camille, and A Year with Frog and Toad.
Round House Theatre is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. The theatre receives major support from Montgomery County, the Maryland State Arts Council (an agency funded by the State of Maryland and the National Endowment for the Arts), and the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County.
Nearby Restaurants & Dining:
- Kao Thai (175 feet NW)
- Abol (179 feet W)
- Stage Burger Lounge (188 feet W)
- Asian Bistro Restaurant (206 feet S)
- Panera Bread (215 feet SW)
- La Malinche Restaurant (226 feet SW)
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- TRiPs - Transit Services Store (1050 feet SW)