Lounge

Tony Woods

Tony Woods & Friends

October 25-26/ $20

Lounge showroom. The DC comedy icon performs with Martin Amini, Eddie Bryant, Paris Sashay and Rahmein Mostafavi.

Spotlight

A true “comedian’s comedian,” Tony started doing stand-up right here in the District. He has influenced countless stand-ups, delivering long and unforgettable bits with a signature laid-back style that completely disarms audiences. For this weekend, he's taking over our lounge showroom and bringing along some of his great comedy friends -- come see a hometown hero at his best!

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  • Price: $20 general admission
  • Showtimes: Friday 7:30 / 9:45, Saturday 7:30 / 9:30
  • Featuring: Martin Amini, Eddie Bryant, Rahmein Mostafavi (Friday), Paris Sashay (Saturday)
Tony Woods

Tony Woods

Tony Woods is a one-of-a-kind comedic legend that is always in control of his audience. A seasoned veteran in the comedy business, Tony is recognized not only by fans but by his peers as one of the best and most engaging comedians in the business.

Born in North Carolina and raised in the D.C. area, 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.

Woods has also appeared in the film The Brooklyn Project, and his festival appearances include triumphs at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, the HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado, the Melbourne Comedy Festival and the Sydney Comedy Festival.

Martin Amini

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.

Rahmein Mostafavi

Rahmein Mostafavi

Friday shows only. Rahmein Mostafavi wins over every crowd with charm, comic timing, and charisma. He addresses heavy social and political topics with brilliant satire, and he also offers hilarious observational comedy about life as an ethnic mutt and father of three. Rahmein has been seen on FOX, heard regularly on Sirius XM, and was featured in “The Truth About Money" on PBS. He is the producer and host of the Couples Therapy show held monthly at the DC Improv.

Eddie Bryant

Eddie Bryant

Eddie Bryant is a comedian, writer, actor and producer known for his perfect sense of timing and delivery. He has appeared on Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand Up (STARZ Network), One Mic Stand with Kevin Hart ( BET Network) and Laff Mobb’s We Got Next (Aspire Network). He is best known for his funny, innovative, creative, and sincere approach to stand up comedy.

Paris Sashay

Paris Sashay

Saturday shows only. Paris Sashay is a comedienne, actor, writer and producer from Washington D.C., currently living in New York. She was featured in the New Faces showcase at the Just For Laughs comedy festival and has appeared on "50 Central" on BET. In 2018 she starred in an episode of "Unprotected Sets" on EPIX, filmed at the DC Improv.