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.


Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Local comedians participate in our open mic, hosted this month by Kevin Seefried. Doors at 6:30, show at 8. Free admission. Click on the tickets to RSVP!

December 3no cover
Lavell Crawford

Lavell Crawford

Special 4 p.m. Saturday show added. All other shows sold out! Last Comic Standing, Breaking Bad, American Ultra

December 4-6special event
Comedy School

Comedy School Showcase

Graduates of our stand-up comedy class return to the Improv for a night of laughs. Hosted by Tim Miller, and featuring Theresa Melton, Frank James, Geonard Butler, Vic Vanilla, Sherwyn Santos, Christopher Gentilviso, Leon Scott and Bernice Harleston

December 4lounge
Jive Turkey

Jive Turkey and Friends

Local improv troupes take over our lounge for the night. Featuring Jive Turkey (Joe Randazzo and Chris Ulrich), Sweater Kittens and LAffrican Americans. Showtime is 7 p.m. Hear Chris Ulrich on the DCI podcast!

December 5lounge
Story League

Story League Championship

The winter championship of the nation's only funny-story competition, where the audience picks the winner! Hosted by Kara R. Klenk, featuring Derek Hills, Leslie Goshko, Nisse Greenberg, Rachel Hinton, Reggie Melbrough, Alejandro Morales and Emily Morrison. SL on the 4/9 Improv podcast

December 9
Happy Hour Trivia

Happy Hour Trivia

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

Dec. 9 / Jan. 7lounge
Adam Ferrara

Adam Ferrara

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

December 10-13
Make Up Party

Make Up Party

A new competition from the Improv! Put a team together, create comedy on the spot and win passes to the club.

December 10no cover
We Hate Movies

We Hate Movies podcast

Both shows SOLD OUT. See you in December, movie haters!

December 12SOLD OUT
Chris Coccia

"Five Minutes to Funny" Graduation

Grads of our famous stand-up comedy class take the Improv stage for the first time. Hosted by teacher Chris Coccia!

December 15
Freestyle Funny

Freestyle Funny Comedy Show

"Wild 'N Out" stars bring a mix of stand-up and improv to our stage! With Brian “B Daht” McLaughlin, Anthony “Chico” Bean, Darren “Big Baby” Brand, and Demar “Osama Bin Drankin” Rankin. Shows at 7 and 9:30.

December 16
Finesse Mitchell

Finesse Mitchell

HBO, Saturday Night Live, Shaq's All-Star Comedy Jam

December 17-20
Erin Jackson

Erin Jackson

Last Comic Standing, ASPiRE network, Ellen, Comics Unleashed

December 26-27
New Year's Eve

New Year's Celebration with Orny Adams

Say hello to 2016 by partying with the DC Improv! 7:30 dinner show and 10:15 "countdown" show.

December 31special event
Orny Adams

Orny Adams

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

January 1-2
The Last Laugh

Murder Mystery Comedy Show

An interactive comedy whodunit, staring 98 Rock's Justin Schlegel, Rob Maher and more

January 7
Sheryl Underwood

Sheryl Underwood

"The Talk," "1st Amendment Stand Up," Steve Harvey Morning Show

January 8-9special event
John Heffron

John Heffron

Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central, VH1

January 14-17
Comedy Kumite!

Comedy Kumite IV

A one-night comedy tournament with eight great local performers. RUMBLE! Featuring Natalie McGill, John Conroy, Jheisson Nunez, Rahmein Mostafavi, Hillary Scofield, Nik Oldershaw, Matty Litwack and Herbie Gill

January 16lounge
Tom Papa

Tom Papa

"Come to Papa" on SiriusXM, "Boom!", Netflix, The Tonight Show

January 22-24special event
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 10:30.

Jan. 23 / Feb. 20lounge

ComedySportz Improv

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

Jan. 23 / Feb. 20all ages
ComedySportz for Kids

ComedySportz for Kidz!

Saturday afternoon improv comedy for kids as young as first grade. Interactive, clean and fun! Showtime: 2:00

Jan. 23 / Feb. 20
Tony Rock

Tony Rock

Apollo Live, Everybody Hates Chris, All Def Comedy Live, All of Us

January 28-31
Brent Morin

Brent Morin

DCI headlining debut! Netflix special, "Undateable," "Conan"

February 3-6
Christian Finnegan

Christian Finnegan

VH1, Comedy Central, "Are We There Yet," Netflix. Two shows on Valentine's Day!

February 11-14
Big Jay Oakerson

Big Jay Oakerson

The Bonfire on Comedy Central radio, Legion of Skanks, Comedy Underground, This is Not Happening

February 18-21
Brandon T. Jackson

Brandon T. Jackson

DC Improv debut! Mr. Robinson, Tropic Thunder, Percy Jackson, Lottery Ticket, Comedians of Los Angeles

February 26-28
Flip Orley

Hypnotist Flip Orley

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

March 3-6
Pablo Francisco

Pablo Francisco

"Mad TV", HBO, Comedy Central. Hear Pablo on the DC Improv podcast (2015)

March 17-20special event
Clayton English

Clayton English of Last Comic Standing

The 2015 winner makes his DC Improv debut!

March 31-April 3special event
Rod Man

Rod Man

DC Improv debut! Last Comic Standing, Wild 'N Out, Funny People, First Amendment Standup

April 15-17special event
Craig Robinson

Craig Robinson

The Office, Mr. Robinson, Hot Tub Time Machine, This is the End

April 22-24special event
Ian Bagg

Ian Bagg

Last Comic Standing, Conan, Showtime, The Tonight Show

May 5-8
Bert Kreischer

Bert Kreischer

Trip Flip, Bert the Conqueror, Hurt Bert, The Bertcast

May 19-21