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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 Benjy Himmelfarb, Rosebud Baker, Tim Miller and Wil Sylvince. Tickets $10.

January 30

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 January lineup: Rosebud Baker, Benjy Himmelfarb, Tim Miller and Wil Sylvince.

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.

Rosebud Baker 

Rosebud Baker is a New York-based comedian, actress, and writer who was recently selected to be a New Face at the prestigious Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival 2018. Rosebud was the winner of the New York Comedy Competition at New York Comedy Club in 2016, and she was a finalist in New York’s She-Devil Comedy Festival. Rosebud co-hosts the weekly podcast Two Less Lonely Girls with comedian Corinne Fisher, in which they dissect the meaning behind Justin Bieber’s lyrics, scandals, and relationships with various women. Rosebud is a contributing writer for Someecards and has worked as a Staff Writer for the online news platform Elite Daily. She regularly performs live at New York Comedy Club, Stand-Up New York, Broadway Comedy Club, Greenwich Village Comedy Club.

Benjy Himmelfarb 

Benjy Himmelfarb is a Washington D.C. based comedian who has performed at the Kennedy Center, comedy clubs across the country & many dive bars that smell like old cheese. The Washington Post has called him "sardonic, Semitic", which is a frighteningly concise way of summing him up. Beyond standup, he can be found misusing his college degree to zing historical figures at the Time Machine Roast or cracking jokes about bug mating habits & space nerds on his YouTube channel. See a clip on YouTube.

Tim Miller 

Tim D. Miller is a master at engaging audiences and crafting a stand-up set that is a guaranteed good time for all. Tim’s material is based on his life experience from Waco to the White House, trying to raise a daughter, and his unique ability to find the funny in everyday life. See a clip on YouTube.

Wil Sylvince 

Wil Sylvince is one of the most explosive comedians performing around the world today. His comedic performances on COMEDY CENTRAL, HBO’S DEF COMEDY JAM, and SHOWTIME all garnered standing ovations by the audiences, a feat rarely seen accomplished by many performers. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Sylvince has honed his act in New York’s top comedy clubs – the Comedy Cellar, Comic Strip Live, Caroline’s on Broadway, Stand-Up NY and the Gotham Comedy Club. His unique perspective on political and social issues, with a twist of his West Indian Haitian culture makes Sylvince a comedian in high demand. He has been hand picked by comedian heavyweights Damon Wayans, D.L. Hughley, Wayans Brothers, Katt Williams and Gabriel Iglesias to tour the country. He was also a contributor to sketch shows Chapelle Show on Comedy Central and Damon Wayans’ The Underground.