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.


Nikki Glaser

Nikki Glaser

DC Improv debut! Last Comic Standing, Inside Amy Schumer, MTV, @midnight, Trainwreck

October 15-18
Happy Hour Trivia

Happy Hour Trivia

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

October 15lounge
Yoram Bauman

DC Science Comedy: Yoram Bauman

The world's first stand-up economist! Two shows, presented by DC Science Comedy

October 16
All Stars

Comedy All-Stars

Longtime stars of the DC scene take over our stage. With headliner Chris Thomas, William Troxler and Judge Poole

October 21
Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

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

October 22no cover
Jive Turkey

Jive Turkey and Friends

Local improv troupes take over our lounge for the night. Featuring Jive Turkey (Joe Randazzo and Chris Ulrich), JorDenny and Couch Money.

October 22lounge
Jessimae Peluso

Jessimae Peluso

"Girl Code," "@midnight," "Failosophy," Sharp Tongue podcast

October 23-25
Comedy Kumite!

Comedy Kumite III

Eight comedians square off in our one-night tournament, and the audience decides the winner of each match. Check out the bracket and get ready to RUMBLE!

October 23lounge

ComedySportz Improv

SOLD OUT for 10/24! Interactive, CLEAN improv comedy with the famous ComedySportz troupe. People of all ages welcome. Showtime 7:30.

Oct. 24 / Nov. 21all-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 10:30.

Oct. 24 / Nov. 21lounge
Tommy Davidson

Tommy Davidson

In Living Color, Black Dynamite, Showtime, Juwanna Mann

Oct. 29 - Nov. 1special event
Todd Glass

Todd Glass

Spend an intimate evening with Todd as he preps for his new one-hour comedy special! Listen to Todd on the DCI podcast!

October 30-31lounge
Judah Friedlander

Judah Friedlander book tour

The World Champion does a show as part of his book tour. Ticket includes the show and Judah's new book IF THE RAINDROPS UNITED! "30 Rock," "Wet Hot American Summer," "Sharknado 2"

November 3special event
Make Up Party

Make Up Party

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

November 3no cover
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!

November 4
Dave Attell

Dave Attell

Conan, "Insomniac," "Comedy Underground," "Dave's Old Porn"

November 6-8special 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 Dave Moktoi, Nicole Berckes, Adaylah Banks, Ahmed Vallejos, Michael Schakow, Ronald Harris and Giovanni Diviacchi.

November 6lounge
DC Comedy Showcase

DC Comedy Showcase

Great local comics in our 60-seat showroom. Hosted by Sean Gabbert, featuring Natalie McGill, Stavros Halkias, Nik Oldershaw and Tim Miller.

November 7lounge
Flip Orley

Hypnotist Flip Orley

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

November 11-12
Marlon Wayans

Marlon Wayans

"A Haunted House," "The Wayans Bros.," "In Living Color," "Scary Movie"

November 13-15special event
Cindy Kaza

Medium Cindy Kaza

Reach out to the spirits with a world-renowned evidential medium. Listen to Cindy on the DCI podcast!

November 18
Bob Marley

Bob Marley

Tonight Show, Late Show, Comedy Central, Boondock Saints

November 19-22
Donnell Rawlings

Donnell Rawlings

Chappelle's Show, WPGC, The Corner, The Wire

November 27-29special event
Lavell Crawford

Lavell Crawford

The Nightly Show, Breaking Bad, American Ultra, Last Comic Standing

December 4-6special event
Story League

Story League Championship

The winter championship of the nation's only funny-story competition, where the audience picks the winner! SL on the 4/9 Improv podcast

December 9
Adam Ferrara

Adam Ferrara

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

December 10-13
We Hate Movies

We Hate Movies podcast

Join the fun as the WHM gang records episodes in our lounge. Shows at 7:30 (Olympus Has Fallen) and 9:45 (TBD).

December 12lounge
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
Sheryl Underwood

Sheryl Underwood

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

January 8-9special event
Big Jay Oakerson

Big Jay Oakerson

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

January 14-17
Tom Papa

Tom Papa

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

January 22-24special event
Brent Morin

Brent Morin

DCI headlining debut! "Undateable," Just For Laughs, "Conan," "Brooklyn 99"

February 3-6
Christian Finnegan

Christian Finnegan

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

February 11-14