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

Main Showroom

Shows and events in our 285-seat main showroom, the only place outside of Vegas where pink neon lights are still socially acceptable.

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
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
Dave Attell

Dave Attell

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

September 16-18special event
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


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
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
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
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