Matt Rife

Matt Rife

May 14-17 / $20-$22

Lounge showroom. DC Improv headlining debut! NBC's Bring the Funny, Wild N Out, TRL on MTV


Another rising star makes his DCI headlining debut this spring. Matt Rife started doing comedy as a teenager in Ohio. Within a few years he found success on the small screen: Matt was the youngest-ever cast member on "Wild N Out," which has been a springboard for a lot of great comedy careers, and he was tapped to host MTV's iconic "TRL." In 2019 he stood out as a contestant on NBC's "Bring the Funny" -- and wowed DC Improv crowds as the opening act for DeRay Davis. Now he's coming back, with top billing in our lounge showroom.

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  • Price: $20 Thursday / Sunday, $22 Friday / Saturday
  • Showtimes: Thursday 7:30, Friday 7:30 / 9:45, Saturday 7:30 / 9:45, Sunday 7:30
  • Featuring: TBA

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Matt Rife is one of the hottest up-and-coming standups in the comedy scene. Performing since the age of 15 in Columbus, Ohio, Rife is now based in in Los Angeles and is touring across the country. He has worked with comedians such as Dane Cook, Ralphie May, Mike Epps, and DeRay Davis. Matt had his television debut in 2015 when he became the youngest cast-member ever on MTV's "Wild N Out." He performed on the show for 3 seasons before moving on to hosting MTVs reboot of "TRL." Matt also appeared on NBC's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "The Challenge" on MTV, and the Lifetime Channel movie franchise "Stalked By My Doctor." Rife recently finished competing in NBC's new comedy competition show "Bring The Funny," where he made it to the semi-finals.