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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. Featuring Nore Davis, Mia Jackson, Kasuan Wilson and Tony Woods. Tickets $10.

December 27

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 December 27 lineup: Nore Davis, Mia Jackson, Kasaun Wilson and Tony Woods.

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.

Nore Davis 

Nore Davis can be seen in “Luke Cage” on Netflix, and he also had a recurring role on HBO's “Boardwalk Empire,” a co-starring role on CBS’s “Kevin Can Wait,” and appearances on “Inside Amy Schumer” and Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.” His one-hour special “Off the Chain” was recorded for Bounce TV and New Wave Entertainment.

Mia Jackson 

Mia Jackson is a bonafide Georgia peach (that's Georgian for “native”) and self-proclaimed know-it-all. After graduating from the University of Georgia she hit the local comedy scene and has thrilled audiences since day one. To her credit she has appeared on “NickMom's Night Out,” “Viceland” and was a semi-finalist on Season 9 of NBC's “Last Comic Standing.” She also appeared on the fourth season premiere of “Inside Amy Schumer” and the movie “Mother's Day.”

Kasaun Wilson 

Kasaun Wilson (@TheLifeofKay) is quickly becoming a household name from his appearances on NBC's Last Comic Standing, TVOne, BET, ABC, Off Broadway production of Keenan Scott's "Thoughts of a Colored Man" choreographed by Jenny Parsinen and Taye Diggs, and most recently on TRUTV's Laff Tracks. At the end of the day, he's just an Howard University artist and the same kid from Jersey City, NJ.

Tony Woods 

Born in North Carolina and raised in the D.C. area, Tony Woods kicked off his career as an original member of Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam on HBO and P. Diddy's Bad Boys of Comedy His playful and cool demeanor, combined with sharp and mischievous subject matter, create a show that is unmistakably entertaining at every level. A natural entertainer, Woods understands an audience and encourages them to become part of his strange world. Tony has made a slew of Comedy Central appearances, including Comedy Central Presents Tony Woods, Comedy Central USO Tour, and the Comedy Central World Comedy Tour. He has also appeared on Last Comic Standing, Showtime at the Apollo and Late Night with Conan O'Brien.