Schedule | DC IMPROV | Comedy Club, Restaurant, Bar, School N.W. Washington D.C.

Coming to the Stage ...

Here are all the events currently on our calendar. Red box means main showroom. Blue box means lounge. If you see am orange box, we can't be held responsible for what happens when you click it. You've been warned.


Roy Wood Jr.

Roy Wood Jr.

The Daily Show, Sullivan and Son, Conan, Last Comic Standing

September 2-4
Red Grant

Red Grant

DC Improv debut! HBO, Shaq's All-Stars, Comedy Central, Katt Williams tour

September 9-11
Comedy School

Comedy School Showcase

Grads of our stand-up comedy class return to the DC Improv stage. Host Kandace Saunders is joined by Ken Watter, Tim Bugh, Latisha Harrison, Keith McLaughlin, Steven Asifo, Joseph Rieling, Tok Moffat and Brie Schmutte.

September 9lounge

ComedySportz Improv (all ages)

Interactive, CLEAN improv comedy with the famous ComedySportz troupe. People of all ages welcome. Showtime 7:30.

September 10 all ages
Late Night Improv

Late-Night Improv

ComedySportz players stick around after their early show for the freewheeling improv of "The Blue Show" in our lounge. Ages 18 and up, showtime 9:45.

September 10lounge
Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Local comedians participate in our open mic. Doors at 6:30, show at 7:30. Free admission. Click on the tickets to RSVP.

September 15no cover
Happy Hour Trivia

Happy Hour Trivia

The finest trivia night in the District, hosted by Chris White. Free admission! Game time: 7:05

September 15lounge
Dave Attell

Dave Attell

Netflix, Comedy Central, Conan, Trainwreck, HBO, Comedy Underground

September 16-18special event
DC Comedy Showcase

DMV Comedy Showcase

Great local comics in our 60-seat showroom. Hosted by Tok Moffat, featuring Christopher Lawrence, Matty Litwack, Liz Miele and Kandace Saunders.

September 16lounge
NY Comedy Showcase

NYC Comedy Showcase

Rising talent from NYC in our lounge. With Courtney Fearrington, Justy Dodge, Anthony Kapfer and Tim Dillon.

September 17lounge
Five for Five

Five for Five Showcase

Five great comedians for just $5! With Randolph Terrance, Wendy Wroblewski, Dana Fleitman, Lafayette Wright and Mike Storck. Hosted by Ahmed Vallejo.

September 22
Marlon Wayans

Marlon Wayans

Marlon on NBC, Fifty Shades of Black, Wayans Bros., Scary Movie, White Chicks

September 23-25special event
Sean Patton

Hopped Up with Sean Patton

DC Brau presents Sean Patton in a DC Beer Week celebration. PLUS: Share the best drinking story, win a prize!

September 29
Dave Siegel

Dave Siegel

America's Got Talent, CNN, ABC, Comedy Central

Sept. 30-Oct. 1lounge


Saturday shows are sold out! Queens of Comedy, HBO, Showtime, BET

Sept. 30 - Oct. 2special event
Judah Friedlander

Judah Friedlander

30 Rock, Wet Hot American Summer, Sharknado 2, How to Beat Up Anybody

October 6-8
Romane and Lettuce

Romane and Lettuce

Jokes with a groove. Avant-garde musical comedy from Jamel Johnson, Romane Walters, Jono Allen and Devin Campbell

October 7lounge
Tony Perkins

The Tony Perkins Show podcast

Tony Perkins and Gary Stein record an episode of their hit podcast in front of a live DC Improv audience!

October 8lounge
Comedy Kumite!

Kumite Tournament of Champions

Past winners of our "kumite" stand-up tournaments fight for the title of Grand Champion! With Natalie McGill, Sean Savoy, Wendy Wroblewski, Rahmein Mostafavi, Matty Litwack, Jamel Johnson, Russ Green and Lafayette Wright. Hosted by Dylan Meyer.

October 9

The Hodgetwins

The YouTube stars come to the DC Improv!

October 12-13special event
Lavell Crawford

Lavell Crawford

Saturday shows are sold out! Last Comic Standing, Breaking Bad, Meet the Blacks, American Ultra

October 14-16special event


A DC native! HBO, Comedy Central, BET, Everybody Hates Chris

October 21-22special event
Deon Cole

Deon Cole

Cole Blooded Seminar (Comedy Central), Black-ish, Angie Tribeca, Conan, Barbershop 3

October 27-30special event
Last Podcast

Last Podcast On the Left

The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival presents a special Halloween Edition of The Last Podcast on the Left! 3:30 showtime.

October 29Bentzen Ball
John F. O'Donnell

John F. O'Donnell

The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival presents a one-hour comedy special taping directed by Fugazi's Brendan Canty. Shows at 7:30 and 9:45 in our lounge.

October 29Bentzen Ball
Adam Ferrara

Adam Ferrara

Top Gear, Nurse Jackie, Rescue Me, NBC, ABC

November 3-6

The Mike O'Meara Show

Mike, Oscar Santana and Robb Spewak record their hit podcast in front of a live studio audience. Showtime: 3 p.m.

November 5SOLD OUT
Arsenio Hall

Arsenio Hall

The Arsenio Hall Show, Celebrity Apprentice, Black Dynamite, Coming to America

November 11-12special event
Brian McDaniel

Brian McDaniel

A DC area native! TMZ, The Talk, Entourage, The Young and the Restless

November 12lounge
Hack Day

Comedy Hack Day DC

Comedians and coders join forces to demo funny new apps and websites for your viewing pleasure. Doors at 6:30. Show at 7:30. History made at 7:31!

November 13
Bob Marley

Bob Marley

Tonight Show, Late Show, Comedy Central, Boondock Saints. Hear Bob on our podcast (2015)

November 17-20
Donnell Rawlings

Donnell Rawlings

The Thanksgiving tradition continues! HBO, WPGC, Chappelle's Show, Chelsea Lately

November 25-27special event
Orny Adams

Orny Adams

"Comedian," "The Tonight Show," "The Late Show," "Teen Wolf"

December 1-4
Christina Pazsitzky

Christina Pazsitzky

Your Mom's House, That's Deep Bro, Funniest Wins, Chelsea Lately. Hear Christina on our podcast (2015)

December 9-10

wellRED Comedy Tour

Trae Crowder (YouTube's "Liberal Redneck"), Corey Ryan Forrester and Drew Morgan perform stand-up. Doors at 6, show at 7.

December 11
Flip Orley

Hypnotist Flip Orley

America's premier comic hypnotist! Hear Flip on the DCI podcast

December 15-18
Merry Murder

A Merry Murder Mystery

An interactive holiday whodunit from Die Laughing Productions, staring 98 Rock's Justin Schlegel, Rob Maher and more!

December 21