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Kiran Deol

Kiran Deol

January 10-11 / $18-$20

Lounge showroom. DC Improv debut! Sunnyside on NBC, "Hysteria" podcast, Vice.com, The Mindy Project

Spotlight

Kiran Deol is an actor starring on the NBC comedy "Sunnyside," from Mike Schur and Kal Penn. She's a co-host on Crooked Media's "Hysteria" podcast and tours regularly as a stand-up comedian. As a writer/director, Kiran has made films for HBO and Sundance, been nominated for an Emmy, and shortlisted for an Academy Award. She loves naps and ice cream. And she's making her DC Improv debut this winter!

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  • Price: $18 Friday, $20 Saturday
  • Showtimes: Friday 7:30 / 9:45, Saturday 7:30 / 9:45
  • Featuring: Lafayette Wright and Martin Amini

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Kiran Deol is a comedian, filmmaker, and actress whose work tackles difficult topics with intimacy, poignancy, and humor. This fall, you can see her playing Kal Penn's sister Mallory in the NBC series "Sunnyside," from executive producer Mike Schur. Other TV credits include "How to Get Away With Murder," "The Mindy Project," "Modern Family," "New Girl," "Weeds," "Parenthood," "Grey's Anatomy" and "Newsroom." She hosted the series "Soul Food" for Vice.com, and the documentary series "Spotlight California."

Her film credits include a lead in the independent feature film "Farah Goes Bang," which debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival and won the first ever Nora Ephron Prize. As a filmmaker, her film "Woman Rebel," a documentary about women rebel soldiers, was nominated for an Emmy, shortlisted for an Oscar, and distributed by HBO. Additionally, Sundance Now released her short film "American Haze," about her experience as a first generation immigrant. She is also a regular host on Crooked Media's all-female podcast "Hysteria."

Martin Amini

Martin Amini

Martin Amini is a stand up comic born and raised in Silver Spring, MD. Martin recently made Thrillist's "Best Undiscovered Stand Up Comedian list" and has opened for headliners such as Trevor Noah, Jerrod Carmichael, and Hasan Minaj. Martin's stand-up material touches on what it's like growing up mixed in America coming from an Iranian and Bolivian background. You can watch Martin on "Laff Tracks" on TruTV and “Unprotected Sets" on Epix. Martin is also the producer and host of The Overachievers Comedy Show at the DC Improv and Los Angeles’ Comedy Store.

Lafayette Wright

Lafayette Wright

Lafayette Wright’s obsessions with art and expression fuel who he is both onstage and off. He has spent close to a decade honing his skills on the DC Comedy scene, and he now has a razor sharp act and undeniable onstage likability. He was featured in an episode of “Hart of the City” on Comedy Central.