Schedule | DC IMPROV | Comedy Club, Restaurant, Bar, School N.W. Washington D.C.

Coming to the Stage ...

This is every ticketed event currently on our schedule. Red boxes are for the main showroom. Blue boxes are for the lounge showroom. If you see an orange box, we can't be held responsible for what happens when you click it.

Bruce Bruce

Bruce Bruce

Saturday 3 p.m. show added. Special event! Comic View, HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central, Top Five, Maron. Featuring Bryson Brown.

August 17-19
 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

A graduation show for the latest edition of "Level 2 Improv." Hosted by instructor Chris Ulrich. Showtime is 12:45 p.m., and this is in the lounge showroom.

August 19no cover
 
Epix

EPIX TV taping

The premium TV network EPIX tapes shows for a new stand-up comedy series! Featuring Seaton Smith and Paris Sashay. The kitchen and bar will be open.

August 20
 
ASAP

Comedy Boot Camp Graduation

Talented veterans and service members show off their newly developed stand-up comedy skills at this graduation show and fundraiser. All ticketing is through ASAP.

August 22
 
Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Local comedians take the stage for our open mic. Doors at 6:30, show at 7:30. Free admission. Click on the tickets to RSVP.

August 23no cover
 
Arsenio Hall

Arsenio Hall

Special event! A comedy icon returns. The Arsenio Hall Show, Celebrity Apprentice, Black Dynamite, Coming to America. Featuring Mia Jackson.

August 24-25
 
DC Comedy Showcase

DMV Comedy Showcase

Great comics with DMV ties in our 60-seat showroom. Featuring: Denise Taylor, Paris Sashay, Elahe Izadi, Mia Jackson and Natalie McGill.

August 24lounge
 
DC Comedy Showcase

DMV Comedy Showcase

Great comics with DMV ties in our 60-seat showroom. Featuring: Nick Hopping, Rallo Boykins, Donnie Sengstack, Paris Sashay and Matt Brown.

August 25lounge
 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

A graduation show for the latest edition of "Short-Form Improv: Characters and Emotions." Hosted by instructor Anna Bethel.

August 28no cover
 
Steve Byrne

Steve Byrne

Netflix, Comedy Central, The Tonight Show, Sullivan & Son, Conan. Featuring Rob Maher and Alex Scott.

Aug. 30 - Sept. 2
 
DC Comedy Showcase

DMV Comedy Showcase

Great comics with DMV ties in our 60-seat showroom. Featuring: Haywood Turnipseed, Brittany Carney, Martin Amini, Rob Maher, LeClerc Andre.

August 31lounge
 
DC Comedy Showcase

DMV Comedy Showcase

Great comics with DMV ties in our 60-seat showroom. Featuring: Andy Kline, Sean Gabbert, Mike Brown, Alex Scott and Matty Litwack.

September 1lounge
 
Time Machine Roast

The Time Machine Roast

Great figures from history roast the hell out of each other. See comedy history being made ... with Walt Disney, Moses, Buddha, Marie Antoinette, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Jane Austen and Bill Gates.

September 5
 
Arnez J

Arnez J

Special event! Showtime, Netflix, Comic View, Comedy Central, NBC

September 6-9
 
Comedy Kumite!

Comedy Kumite 16

The sweet 16th edition of the world's greatest stand-up tournament. With Chris Lawrence, Brittany Carney, Theresa Concepcion, Benjy Himmelfarb, Pearl Rose, Petey Steele, Dominic Rivera and Adrian Rodney. RUMBLE!

September 8lounge
 
Make Up Party

Make Up Party: School

Comedy teams compete for a cash prize with their five minutes of comedy about school. Watch the fun, or hop on stage to compete! Tickets are just $5.

September 9lounge
 
Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Local comedians take the stage for our open mic. Doors at 6:30, show at 7:30. Free admission. Click on the tickets to RSVP.

September 13no cover
 
Adam Ray

Adam Ray

DC Improv debut! About Last Night podcast, The Heat, American Vandal, Workaholics, MADtv, Ghostbusters. Featuring Josh Adam Meyers.

September 14-16
 
Tony Rock

Tony Rock

Living Biblically, The Game of Dating, Everybody Hates Chris, All Def Comedy Live, All of Us. Featuring Jordan Rock.

September 20-23
 
Couples Therapy

Couples Therapy: A Comedy Show

Rahmein Mostafavi leads a hilarious discussion where comics and willing audience members laugh about relationships and single strife. Featuring Rob Maher and Denise Taylor.

September 20lounge
 
ComedySportz

ComedySportz Improv

Interactive comedy with the famous ComedySportz troupe. Showtime 7:30. All ages welcome.

September 22 lounge
 
Late Night Improv

Late-Night Improv

ComedySportz players stick around after their early show for the freewheeling improv of "The Blue Show" in our lounge. Ages 18 and up, showtime 9:45.

September 22lounge
 
Craig Robinson

Craig Robinson

Special event! Ghosted, The Office, Mr. Robinson, Hot Tub Time Machine, This is the End

September 27-30
 
Pun DMV Remix

Pun DMV: Remix

The DMV's pun competition goes to the next level, with teams, A/V excellence and more. Enjoy it from the audience, or hop on stage as a contestant -- by yourself or with your friends. Tickets just $6. Hosted by Dana Fleitman.

September 27lounge
 
Seaton Smith

Seaton Smith

Conan, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Comedy Central, Mulaney, HBO

September 28-29lounge
 
Chris Coccia

Stand-Up Class Graduation

Grads of our famous "Five Minutes to Funny" stand-up comedy class take the Improv stage for the first time. Hosted by teacher Chris Coccia!

October 3
 
Nate Bargatze

Nate Bargatze

DC Improv headlining debut! "The Standups" on Netflix, The Tonight Show, Conan, Comedy Central

October 4-7
 
ABDCs

ABDCs

A night of stand-up with four American Born Desi Comics: Alingon Mitra, Akaash Singh, Tushar Singh and KC Arora.

October 4lounge
 
Emmy Blotnick

Emmy Blotnick

DC Improv debut! Writer for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The President Show, Not Safe, @midnight.

October 5-6lounge
 
Dave Attell

Dave Attell

Special event! Comedy Central, HBO, Netflix, Conan, Trainwreck, Crashing

October 11-14
 
Rahmein Mostafavi

Stand-Up Class Graduation

Grads of our first ever "Level 2 Stand-Up" comedy class take over the Improv's lounge showroom. Hosted by teacher Rahmein Mostafavi!

October 11lounge
 
Daniel Weingarten

Daniel Weingarten

DC Improv debut! A breakout stand-up / social media star headlines four shows in our lounge.

October 12-13lounge
 
challengemania

Challenge Mania Live

Stars from the popular reality competition series, MTV's "The Challenge," appear in an interactive variety show hosted by Derrick Kosinski and Scott Yager of the hit podcast "Challenge Mania." Guests TBD. Showtime is 3 p.m. All ages welcome.

October 13
 
Pun DMV

Pun DMV

The DMV's pun competition. Enjoy it from the audience, or hop on stage as a contestant ... Tickets just $6! Hosted by Dana Fleitman.

October 18
 
Ms Pat

Ms. Pat

Best-selling memoir "Rabbit," Last Comic Standing, Roast Battle, This Is Not Happening, WTF with Marc Maron, The Joe Rogan Experience, BET.

October 19-20
 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

A graduation show for the latest edition of "Level 2 Improv." Hosted by instructor Chris Ulrich.

October 24no cover
 
Aries Spears

Aries Spears

Shaq's All-Star Comedy Jam, Seeso, Showtime, Mad TV, Jerry Maguire.

October 25-28
 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

A graduation show for the latest edition of "Intro to the Harold." Hosted by instructor Chris Ulrich.

October 30no cover
 
Halloween Whodunit

Murder Mystery Comedy Show

Halloween Whodunit returns! Treat yourself to the latest show by Die Laughing Productions, starring Rob Maher, Sean Gabbert, Tommy Sinbazo and maybe you.

October 31
 
Nikki Glaser

Nikki Glaser

"You Up" on Comedy Central Radio, Not Safe w/ Nikki Glaser, Inside Amy Schumer, MTV, The Tonight Show

November 1-3
 
ATWWD

"And That's Why We Drink" Live

SOLD OUT! The hit podcast records a live episode at the club. Murder! The paranormal! Wine! A DC Improv debut!

November 5-6sold out
 
Cindy Kaza

Medium Cindy Kaza

Special event! Reach out to the spirits with a renowned evidential medium.

November 6 lounge
 
Jason Mewes

Jason Mewes

Special event! "Jay Mewes & His A-Mewes-ing Stories," starring the cult favorite from Clerks, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Dogma and more.

November 7
 
Bill Bellamy

Bill Bellamy

Special event! The Tom Joyner Morning Show, Last Comic Standing, Who's Got Jokes, MTV, Booty Call

November 8-11
 
Deon Cole

Deon Cole

Special event! Grown-ish, Black-ish, Angie Tribeca, Comedy Central, Conan, Barbershop

November 15-18
 
Donnell Rawlings

Donnell Rawlings

Special event! The Thanksgiving tradition continues. HBO, WPGC, Guy Code, Chappelle's Show, Project Dad.

November 23-25
 
wellRED

wellRED Comedy

Special event! Stand-up from Trae Crowder, Corey Ryan Forrester and Drew Morgan.

Nov. 29 - Dec. 2
 
Roy Wood Jr.

Roy Wood Jr.

The Daily Show, This Is Not Happening, Sullivan and Son, Conan, The Tonight Show

December 6-8
 
Flip Orley

Hypnotist Flip Orley

America's premier comic hypnotist, and a DC Improv favorite for two decades!

December 13-16
 
Dov Davidoff

Dov Davidoff

HBO's Crashing, The Tonight Show, The Late Show, Showtime, Comedy Central, "Invincible"

December 28-30
 
New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve Celebration
with Dov Davidoff

Say hello to 2019 by partying with us and headliner Dov Davidoff at the Improv! Shows at 7:30 and 10:15.

December 31