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Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

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Address: University Blvd & Stadium Dr, College Park, MD 20742
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The performing arts center at University of Maryland, College Park....

The performing arts center at University of Maryland, College Park. Performances, workshops & discussions by professionals & students. Most events are free.

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Wonderful Venue!

The Clarice offers an amazing line up of performance arts shows, workshops and festivals. Their are multiple venues within the space all offering wonderful acoustics and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Annie R
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Clarice offers an amazing line up of performance arts shows, workshops and festivals. Their are multiple venues within the space all offering wonderful acoustics and atmosphere.

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bethesda, md.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

My first trip to the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland campus was a pleasant surprise. Beautiful auditorium, comfortable seating, and a great acoustical design makes for a really nice theater experience. Ticket prices are reasonable and plentiful parking makes this a great place to experience any type of musical show or play.

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Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

The Clarice Smith Center is a beautiful environment to see any kind of performance. I have seen plays, musical performances, doctoral performances, dance -- ballet, jazz, modern, and even watched a few dance rehearsals. It is wonderful, inexpensive and offers lots of experimental performances as well.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

They run theater plays and musical shows. I once caught a show where the artist performed a dance routine with an industrial robot.

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central PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

Maryland Lyric Opera at the center was a very enjoyable way to spend a hot Sunday afternoon. The venue was beautiful with several different theaters in this huge building. The theater I was in had comfotable seating and good acoustics. Parking near the center was plentiful.The opera was a very enjoyable, professional production. Both the vocalists (including a fairly large... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

It's a spacious center with multiple theaters and performing halls. Every seat is a good seat. The box office staff seems to be students from the university. They are a great bunch.

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Washington DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2014

Easy parking, nice lobby. Would be nice if they had a beverage center for intermissions but otherwise very elegant and intimate venues for music, plays and other performances

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New Hope, PA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

Located on the north campus of U of MD in College Park, this is a first rate facility. Year round performances vary widely in its offerings. that's a good thing.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

The Clarice Smith is an extraordinary cultural resource in College Park, Maryland. It's performances are varied -- covering the gamut from puppet theater, to dance, to chamber music. The performances are superb, as good or better than those shown at the Kennedy for several times the price, Parking is convenient.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2014

Its a 'not so' hidden treasure of College Park area. Housed in University of Maryland campus this centre is huge with several world class theatre and performing stages. The performances are also of superior quality and costs much less than DC. Some are even free.. We enjoyed a free concert of game orchestra recently... Yes a full fledged orchestra containing... More 

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