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Clare Barron’s explosive off-Broadway smash kicks off Olney Theatre Center’s 2022-23 season! In this Pulitzer Prize finalist, about a tweenage dance team from Liverpool, Ohio, more is at stake than a first-place trophy. It's a play about the puberty years, but leave the kids at home — adult actors of all ages portray the adolescent girls (and one boy) amidst their tween confusion, as well as their future adult selves. As the competition heats up, literal fangs come out, and the blood, sweat, and tears get very real in a drama about friendship, rivalry, and girls becoming women.

Featuring: Brigid Cleary (The Diary of Anne Frank), Louis E. DavisMegan Graves (The Thanksgiving Play), Yesenia IglesiasJasmine JoyShubhangi Kuchibhotla, Ashley D. Nguyen, MaryBeth Wise, Michael Wood (Disney's Beauty and the Beast)

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Adult Actors Playing Teens in "Dance Nation"

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