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

Coming to the Stage ...

This is every ticketed event currently on our schedule. Red boxes are for the main showroom. Blue boxes are for the lounge showroom. If you see an orange box, we can't be held responsible for what happens when you click it.

Rick Gutierrez

CANCELED: Rick Gutierrez

Rick's flight to DC was unexpectedly canceled, and he will not make it to DC in time for tonight's show.

March 29
Pablo Francisco

Pablo Francisco

Special event! MadTV, HBO, Comedy Central. Featuring Steve Kramer and Kandace Saunders.

March 30-April 2
Happy Hour Trivia

Happy Hour Trivia

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

March 30lounge
DC Comedy Showcase

DMV Comedy Showcase

Great local comics in our 60-seat showroom. Host Naomi Karavani is joined by Lee Camp, John F. O'Donnell and Stavros Halkias.

March 31lounge
Rick Gutierrez

Next Wave: Moreno & Robles

New stars recommended to you by DC Improv headliners. Martin Moreno and Alfred Robles (Fuse TV, Comedy Central) get the nod from Gabriel Iglesias!

April 5
Ms Pat

Ms. Pat

Last Comic Standing, Roast Battle, This Is Not Happening, WTF with Marc Maron, The Joe Rogan Experience, BET. Featuring J-L Cauvin and Russ Green.

April 6-9
Comedy School

Comedy School Showcase

Grads of our stand-up comedy class return to the DC Improv stage. Host Ahmed Vallejos is joined by Dusty Terrill, Kimberly Underwood, Eileen Haley, Gina Brown, Ben Freeman, Tiffany Cain and Ronald Harris.

April 7lounge
Chris Coccia

Stand-Up Class Graduation

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

April 12
Adele Givens

Adele Givens

Special Event. The Queens of Comedy, The Hughleys, HBO, Comedy Central

April 13-15
Mike Speirs

Next Wave: Mike Speirs

New stars recommended to you by DC Improv headliners. Mike gets the nod from Bob Marley!

April 15lounge
Clayton English

Clayton English

Last Comic Standing winner, Roast Battle, Netflix, Late Night. Featuring Kasaun Wilson and Chelsea Shorte. Hear Clayton on the Improv's podcast (2016)

April 20-23
Porkchop Volcano

Porkchop Volcano

One of DC's favorite short-form improv troupes takes over our lounge. Tickets: $10

April 20lounge
Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

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

April 26no cover
Big Jay Oakerson

Big Jay Oakerson

Seeso, The Bonfire on Comedy Central radio, Legion of Skanks, This Is Not Happening

April 27-30
Beltway Pundits

The Time Machine Roast

Come see great figures in history take the Improv stage ... and insult the hell out of each other.

April 27lounge
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. Special guests: Sarah Fraser and Rob Maher.

April 29lounge

Comedy Boot Camp Graduation

Talented veterans and service members show off their newly developed stand-up comedy skills at this graduation show and fundraiser. All ticketing is through ASAP.

May 2
Beltway Pundits

Beltway Pundits

Produced by Laura Powell, hosted by Dana Fleitman, it's the DMV's pun competition! Come out and wordplay. Two ways to compete ...

May 2lounge
Jake and Amir

"If I Were You" with Jake & Amir

A podcast recording with Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld.

May 3
Bruce Bruce

Bruce Bruce

Special event! BET, HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central, "Top Five," "Maron"

May 4-7
Tom Papa

Tom Papa

On Mother’s Day weekend, bring your mama to Papa! "Come to Papa" on SiriusXM, Epix, "Boom!", Netflix, The Tonight Show

May 11-13
Sarah Fraser

Hey Frase live podcast

Sarah Fraser and Paul Wharton record a podcast with a live studio audience in our lounge.

May 12lounge

ComedySportz Improv

Interactive comedy with the famous ComedySportz troupe. Showtime 7:30.

May 13 lounge
Late Night Improv

Late-Night Improv

SOLD OUT! 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.

May 13lounge
Pump and Dump

The Pump and Dump

Special Event. A Parentally Incorrect Comedy Show and Night Out, For Once. Starring Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee

May 17
Craig Robinson

Craig Robinson

Tickets available for Thursday and Sunday. All other shows sold out! Special Event. The Office, Mr. Robinson, Hot Tub Time Machine, This is the End

May 18-21
Michael Blackson

Michael Blackson

Special Event. Living With Funny, Wild N Out, Meet the Blacks, Next Friday

May 25-28
Frank Caliendo

Frank Caliendo

Special event. Five shows with the comedian / actor / impressionist! ESPN, MADTv, Frank TV, The Tonight Show

June 2-4
Marshall Brandon

Next Wave: Marshall Brandon

A new generation of stars, recommended to you by DC Improv headliners. Marshall (Comic View, Who's Got Jokes) gets the nod from Donnell Rawlings.

June 2-3lounge
Aries Spears

Aries Spears

Special event. Shaq's All-Star Comedy Jam, Seeso, Showtime, Mad TV, Jerry Maguire

June 8-11
Nikki Glaser

Nikki Glaser

Not Safe w/ Nikki Glaser, Inside Amy Schumer, MTV, You Had to Be There podcast

June 16-18
Comedy Kumite!

Geek Night Comedy

Comedy by geeks, for geeks. Presented in association with Awesome Con.

June 16lounge
Comedy Kumite!

Comedy Kumite X

Eight comics from the DMV compete in a one-night stand-up tournament. RUMBLE!

June 17lounge
Merry Murder

Murder Mystery Comedy Show

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

June 21
DeRay Davis

DeRay Davis

Special event! Joking Off, Wild n Out, 21 Jumpstreet, Jumping the Broom, Meet the Blacks

June 29 - July 2
John Witherspoon

John Witherspoon

Special event! Friday, The Boondocks, Black Jesus, The Wayans Bros., The Ladies Man

July 13-16

Ryan Davis

Special event! The online sensation brings his stand-up comedy tour to DC.

July 23
Flip Orley

Hypnotist Flip Orley

America's premier comic hypnotist, and a DC Improv favorite for two decades!

July 27-30
Tony Rock

Tony Rock

The Game of Dating, Couples Night. Apollo Live, Everybody Hates Chris, All Def Comedy Live, All of Us

August 3-6
Novak and Laker

Next Wave: Novak & Laker

A new generation of stars, recommended to you by DC Improv headliners. Jacqueline and Chris get the nod from Mike Birbiglia!

August 5lounge
Jo Koy

Jo Koy

Special Event. Rescheduled from June. Comedy Central, The Tonight Show, Chelsea Lately, The Koy Pond

August 11-12
Bryan Callen

Bryan Callen

The Fighter and the Kid, MadTV, The Goldbergs, How I Met Your Mother, Comedy Central

August 24-26
Chingo Bling

Chingo Bling

Special event! The rapper/actor/comic brings his live show back to the nation's capital.

August 27