DC Comedy Showcase

DMV Comedy Showcase

Great local comics in our 60-seat showroom. Host Violet Gray is joined by Jaye McBride, Dana Fleitman, Herbie Gill and Andy Kline.

March 9lounge


DMV showcases feature excellent up-and-coming performers with ties to the DC-Baltimore area. (Every now and then we also throw in an out-of-towner for fun.) This show is in our 60-seat lounge showroom, and the comedians will perform for a total of around 90 minutes. The Improv's full food and drink menu is available.


Violet Gray 

Violet Gray, Baltimore's very own Queen LARPtress, has been a mainstay on the Baltimore comedy scene for years. She has won the Baltimore’s Next Superstar Comedian contest and is proud to be North Baltimore’s ONLY Dungeons & Dragons player.

Andy Kline 

Since getting his comedy start in Washington, DC, Andy Kline has branched out to comedy clubs across the country, in addition to regular appearances on 98 Rock and SiriusXM Radio. Andy can also be heard weekly on the acclaimed comedy podcast, Three Guys On - www.threeguyson.com, and has been seen on PBS' The Truth About Money. With a mix of strong opinions, insight, and common sense, Andy manages to be more than just funny. He manages to be memorable. See a clip on YouTube.

Dana Fleitman 

Dana Fleitman is a Washington, D.C. comedienne who brings laughter to the joyless masses of our nation’s capital through her imaginative over-analysis of everyday life. Clever, sarcastic and generally awesome, Dana will merrily pontificate on groundbreaking and original topics like her cat, dating and eating. Dana comes from an activist and social justice background and is excited to lend her voice to less important issues. She is also the regular host of Pun DMV competitions at the Improv.

Herbie Gill 

Herbie Gill’s hard work and knack for presenting fresh new material earned him appearances on many stages and programs, including XM Radio, Comcast Cable, TBS' Daily Riff, PBS, Gilda's Club, and Local Point TV for ABC. Appearing at clubs, showcases and festivals across the country, his show proves he's ready to take his brand of comedy anywhere. With a shining personality, excellent stage presence and hilarious material, it's easy to see that Herbie's comedy stock is rising.

Jaye McBride 

Jaye McBride is funny, smart and proudly transgender. She is a regular at many New York City clubs and has opened on the road for Aziz Ansari & Jim Norton. When not touring Jaye writes, produces and acts in short films and also speaks at colleges all across the country.