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Olney Outdoors is also home for kids of all ages including Songs of Lin Manuel Miranda (July 9),  Only Make Believe presents Gamers (August 13), Anamer Castrello presents Cri-Cri The Singing Cricket (August 20), and Reggie Rice: Fool of Illusions (September 3).

Saturday, September 3 at 11:00am
Reggie Rice: Fool of Illusions

2021-2022 Season
Part of the 2021-2022 Season
  • Saturday, August 20 at 10:00am & 12:00pm

    Anamer Castrello presents
    Cri-Cri The Singing Cricket 

    A bilingual interactive musical program based on songs by Francisco Gabilondo Soler

    In the golden age of radio, Cri-Cri’s irresistible songs and stories enchanted children and families all over Mexico and Latin America. Today, he continues to captivate audiences as a vibrant cast brings his songs to life again in an interactive family show.

    Come play, dance, and sing along with Cri-Cri and his friends in Spanish and English, and be transported to a sweeter time through music, words, and laughter.

    GALA (Grupo de Artistas LatinoAmericanos) Hispanic Theatre is a National Center for Latino Performing Arts in the nation's capital. Since 1976, GALA has been promoting and sharing the Latino arts and cultures with a diverse audience, creating work that speaks to communities today, and preserving the rich Hispanic heritage for generations that follow.

    Shows at 10:00am and 12:00pm.

    In case of rain, this event will be moved to the Mainstage.


  • Saturday, September 3 at 11:00am

    Reggie Rice: Fool of Illusions

    Magic and Laughter is in the air and Reggie Rice’s show is FULL of them both! FOOL OF ILLUSIONS is like nothing you’ve seen before. 

    A family-friendly, 90-minute show is filled with his hilarious comedy, innovative illusions, and audience participation that will have you on the edge of your seat wanting more. Magician, Reggie Rice, uses the art of illusion to teach the true magic of laughter. The actor-comedian takes audiences along on an adventure into his wild imagination. 

    Reggie is a three-time D.C. Comedian Magician of the Year. Has performed five times for First Lady, Michelle Obama and opened for singer, Jordin Sparks. He was featured on The Travel Channel and he began performing for hundreds of thousands of people all over the world, including Kevin Hart, Ryan Seacrest, and Shaquille O’Neal. Rice has even taken his act to the high seas as a cruise ship headliner.

    One show only at 11:00 am

    In case of rain, this event will be moved to the Mainstage.


All seating for Olney Outdoors is general admission and will be available on a first-come first-served basis. The venue opens approximately ½ hour prior to performance time except where noted. There will be several seating options available including:

  • A dedicated area for blankets
  • Seats provided by Olney Theatre
  • Bleachers provided by Olney Theatre
  • A dedicated area for those who bring their own seats
  • At heavily attended events, additional benches will be available on the plaza, along with picnic tables, and space to set up your own chairs

Spaces may not be reserved in advance. Please visit our accessibility page if you have special seating needs.

Kids and Family

July 9 - September 3 2022

Box Office: 301.924.3400

Open Wednesday - Sunday: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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