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The Overachievers

The Overachievers Comedy Show

Hosted by Martin Amini. Martin and DJ Bo bring top national talent to DC's best comedy spot. With Lafayette Wright, Aminah Imani and headliner Rob Haze. Tickets $10.

April 10

SPOTLIGHT

The Overachievers has grown into one of the top comedy shows in the country. Hosted by local favorite Martin Amini and music by DJ Bo, The Overachievers is a showcase of comedians seen on HBO, Comedy Central, and NBC.

The April lineup is Lafayette Wright, Aminah Imani and headliner Rob Haze.

YOUR PERFORMERS

Martin Amini 

Martin Amini is a stand up comic based in Washington D.C. and 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 the new stand up show "Laff Tracks" on TruTV and “Unprotected Sets” premiering on Epix October 2018 produced by Wanda Sykes. See a clip on YouTube.

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. See a clip on YouTube.

Aminah Imani 

Aminah Imani’s notable performance at the Homecoming Comedy Show of her alma mater, Howard University, paved the way for more career highlights. She performed in the 2018 Carolines on Broadway March Madness Comedy competition, the DC Comedy Festival and the Skankfest Comedy Festival. She has also appeared in online sketches for Buzzfeed and starred in the “Flatbush Misdemeanors” web series which was featured in the New York Television Festival. Aminah currently co-produces the podcast "Wine Before Nine," available on Soundcloud and iTunes.

Rob Haze 

Rob Haze is a comedian from Atlanta, Georgia. He can be seen on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. He was on the latest season of Adam Devine's House Party on Comedy Central and the Viceland show Flophouse. Rob is cohost of the Kanye West Podcast The Book of Ye. Rob was a New Face in the 2015 Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. He was on the 9th season of Last Comic Standing. Rob is the 2015 winner of the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival. He has made appearances on HLN News Now, and can be heard as a personality on the Ryan Cameron morning show. Rob was named by Creative Loafing one of the 25 people to watch in 2015. In 2012 Rob was a finalist in NBC Stand Up for Diversity and was a part of there 2013 college tour. Starting making funny poems at college poetry nights, Rob started performing stand up while studying Political Science in college. Rob shares his gift of comedy at clubs, colleges, and corporations all over the country. Rob prides himself on bringing people together rather than tearing them apart.