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Olney Theatre Center's Annual Gala featuring Broadway, TV, and Film Star Cheyenne Jackson was on Saturday, May 18 at Olney Theatre Center. It was a night to remember -- fabulous food, elegant guests and stellar entertainment. This year's Annual Gala began with cocktails, followed by dinner, and then an unforgettable performance by Broadway star Cheyenne Jackson. Afterwards there was an exclusive dessert reception where guests mixed and mingled with Cheyenne Jackson.

This year, we presented The Betty Mae Kramer Award to MedStar Montgomery Medical Center in honor of their 100th birthday. Together, MMMC and Olney Theatre Center make our community vibrant and dynamic.

Mark your calendar for next year's Annual Gala on Saturday, May 16, 2020.

Meet Cheyenne Jackson

  • Cheyenne Jackson Photo

    Cheyenne Jackson is a Broadway, television and film actor who will be performing his outstanding, original one-person cabaret. He has been nominated for multiple theatre awards for his roles in XanaduAll Shook Up, and Finian’s Rainbow. Fans of hit TV shows like American Horror Story30 Rock, and Glee know him well. He also played Mark Bingham in the 2006 Oscar-nominated film United 93.

Last Chance bidding is now open for the Silent Auction

Even if you didn't win any of our auction items on May 18, you can join in the fun by bidding on our last chance items. Anyone can bid on the items! Winners will be contacted by our Development department when the item is won.

View the Final Silent Auction Items

Reserve a Sponsorship

Interested in becoming a sponsor for next year's gala? Contact Wesley Meekins, Associate Director of Development, at 301-924-4485, ext. 130 or for more info.

2019 Gala Sponsors


Bob and Eveline Roberts and Roberts Oxygen Company



Ron and Chitra Gupta Foundation
Mrs. Irene White and Dr. Steven C. White


George and Kristie Bradford
Charlene Dorrian
Debbie and Andrew Ellinghaus
Susan and Jay Finkelstein
Rhonda Friedman and James Rafferty
Maggie and Tico McCready
Bob and Marlene Mitchell
Bill and Babi Meekins and

Craig Pascal and Victor Shargai
Jim Warring and Karen Cuviello and

Truman Wealth Management
Ken and Jaki Ulman
Andrea Z. and John R. Urciolo
Mr. Thomas Zutic and Mr. William L. Mitchell


Sandy Bieber and Linda Rosenzweig
David Briggs and John Benton
Jai N. Gupta
Merle Haberman
Robert E. Hebda
Nettie Horne and Suzanne Haynes
Clifford L. Johnson and Margaret T. Roper
Mary and Stephen Klein
Dr. Donald and Mrs. Bobbie MacDonald
Lisa McKillop and George Fordham
Mrs. Karen S. Montgomery and Mr. Harry Montgomery

Mita M. Schaffer and Tina M. Martin

Janet and Gary Sowers

Patricia Woodbury

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