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.

Lavell Crawford

Lavell Crawford

SOLD OUT! Special event. Last Comic Standing, Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, Tom Joyner Morning Show

Janaury 18-20sold out
 
Adrienne Iapalucci

Adrienne Iapalucci

DC Improv headlining debut! The Late Show, Last Comic Standing, Live at Gotham. Featuring Josh Kuderna and Chris Alan. Hear Adrienne on our podcast (1.10.19)

January 18-19lounge
 
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.

January 23
 
Big Jay Oakerson

Big Jay Oakerson

Netflix, The Bonfire on Comedy Central radio, Legion of Skanks, This Is Not Happening. With Kandace Saunders and Matt Brown.

January 24-26
 
Couples Therapy

Couples Therapy: A Comedy Show

SOLD OUT! Next show: March 14. Rahmein Mostafavi leads a hilarious discussion where comics and willing audience members laugh about relationships and single strife. With Ty Davis and Umar Khan.

January 24sold out
 
Ryan Conner and Andy Hendrickson

Ryan Conner & Andy Hendrickson

Two DC Improv favorites co-headline the lounge showroom. As seen on Last Comic Standing, Late Night and more. Hosted by Katherine Jessup.

January 25lounge
 
ComedySportz

ComedySportz Improv

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

January 26 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.

January 26lounge
 
Comedy Kumite!

Comedy Kumite: Champions!

The world's greatest comedy competition! Eight past winners of our stand-up tournament return for clash of champions. With Rahmein Mostafavi, Wendy Wroblewski, Natalie McGill, Dominic Rivera, Eddie Morrison, Tommy Sinbazo, Lafayette Wright and Violet Gray. RUMBLE!

January 27
 
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
 
Moshe Kasher

Moshe Kasher

Album recording! Netflix, Problematic on Comedy Central, Another Period, Conan, Showtime. Featuring Denise Taylor and Andrew Michaan.

Jan. 31 - Feb. 2
 
Jive Turkey

Jive Turkey and Friends

Local improv troupes take over our lounge for the night. Featuring Jive Turkey (Joe Randazzo and Chris Ulrich) and some of their favorite improvisers. Tickets just $10.

January 31lounge
 
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.

February 5no cover
 
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!

February 6
 
Finesse Mitchell

Finesse Mitchell

Showtime special, HBO, Saturday Night Live, Roadies, Shaq's All-Star Comedy Jam

February 7-10
 
Jesus Trejo

Jesus Trejo

DC Improv debut! TBS, Late Late Show, Comedy Central's Roast Battle, Just For Laughs. Hear Jesus on our podcast (12.21.18)

February 8-9lounge
 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

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

February 12no cover
 
Christian Finnegan

Christian Finnegan
album recording

Shows at 7:30 and 9:45. One of our favorites records his latest album on our stage. From A&E, Netflix, Comedy Central, VH1, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Chappelle's Show and more. With Chelsea Shorte and Kasha Patel.

February 14
 
Jessica Kirson

Jessica Kirson

This Week at the Comedy Cellar, Comedy Central, The Tonight Show, The View, Howard Stern show

February 15-17
 
Benji Aflalo

Benji Aflalo

DC Improv debut! Alone Together on Freeform, writer for Comedy Central roasts, Hulu

February 15-16lounge
 
Porkchop Volcano

Porkchop Volcano

One of DC's favorite short-form improv troupes takes over our lounge. With Anna Bethel, Jon Milstein, Conor O'Rourke and Matt Stephan.

February 17lounge
 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

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

February 19no cover
 
Ali Siddiq

Ali Siddiq

Comedy Central, HBO, This Is Not Happening, BET, Just For Laughs

February 21-24
 
Make Up Party

Make Up Party: Crime

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

February 24lounge
 
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.

February 26no cover
 
Dulcé Sloan

Dulcé Sloan

DC Improv debut! The Daily Show, Conan, MTV, E! News Daily, NBC Standup Showcase winner

Feb. 28 - March 2
 
Christine Gambito

Christine Gambito: HappySlip LIVE

DC Improv debut! One of YouTube's first stars brings her stand-up show to Washington. Open to ages 13 and older. Showtime 5 p.m.

March 3
 
Bob Marley

Bob Marley

Tonight Show, Late Show, Comedy Central, Boondock Saints. Hear Bob on our podcast (3.7.18) Featuring Mike Speirs.

March 7-10
 
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.

March 10lounge
 
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!

March 13
 
Michelle Wolf

Michelle Wolf

Special event! The Break on Netflix, Nice Lady on HBO, The Daily Show, Late Night with Seth Meyers

March 14-16
 
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. Special guests TBA.

March 14lounge
 
Jenny Johnson

Jenny Johnson

DC Improv debut! Drunk History, @JennyJohnsonHi5, Doin' It with Danny and Jenny. Featuring Jill Kushner.

March 15-16lounge
 
Toya Turnup

Jasmin Brown as Toya Turnup

Special event! The DC Improv debut of a social media sensation, as seen on 50 Central and more

March 17
 
Taylor Tomlinson

Taylor Tomlinson

Netflix, Last Comic Standing, The Tonight Show, MTV, Laughs on Fox, Conan.

March 21-24
 
Rahmein Mostafavi

Stand-Up Class Graduation

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

March 21lounge
 
Worst Case Scenario

Story District Presents:
Worst Case Scenario

A six-month competitive storytelling series! The theme for March: Worst Job.

March 26
 
Brendan Schaub

Brendan Schaub

DC Improv debut! The Fighter and the Kid, Below the Belt, The Joe Rogan Experience, This Is Not Happening

March 28-30
 
Brad Williams

Brad Williams

Netflix's "The Degenerates," Showtime, About Last Night podcast, The Adam Carolla Show, Comedy Central

April 4-7
 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

A graduation show for the latest edition of "Short Form Improv: Relationships & Story." Hosted by instructor Anna Bethel.

April 9no cover
 
Back to the 80s

Murder Mystery Comedy Show

Die Laughing productions returns! "Back to the '80s stars Rob Maher, Tommy Sinbazo, Justin Schlegel, Erik Woodworth and maybe you.

April 11
 
Erik Griffin

Erik Griffin

Showtime specials, I'm Dying Up Here, Workaholics, You're The Worst, Blunt Talk

April 12-14
 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

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

April 16no cover
 
Ryan Davis

Ryan Davis

The viral video sensation returns. HBO, Facebook, Funnier In Person tour

April 18-20
 
Mike Finoia

Mike Finoia

Impractial Jokers, Live at Gotham, Sirius XM, Amigos podcast, lots of Phish concerts.

April 19-20lounge
 
D.L. Hughley

DL Hughley

Special event! An Original King of Comedy returns to the Improv for some fantastic shows ...

April 25-28
 
Tommy Davidson

Tommy Davidson

Special event! DC's own comes home again. In Living Color, Black Dynamite, Sharknado 4, Showtime.

May 9-12
 
Michael Blackson

Michael Blackson

Special event! Next Friday, Hip Hop Squares, Wild N Out, Meet the Blacks, Living With Funny

May 23-26
 
Greg Proops

Greg Proops

Whose Line is it Anyway, The Smartest Man in the World, Comedy Central, Just For Laughs

May 31 - June 1
 
Greg Proops

The Smartest Man in the World: Live Proopcast

A live "proopcast" recording starring the great Greg Proops!

June 2
 
Gary Owen

Gary Owen

Special event! Showtime specials, The Gary Owen Show on BET, TruTV, Think Like A Man, Ride Along

June 13-16
 
Christina P

Christina P: Ride or Die Tour

Netflix's "The Degenerates," Your Mom's House, That's Deep Bro, MTV, VH1, TBS

June 20-22
 
Orny Adams

Orny Adams

Showtime, Comedy Central, "Comedian," "The Tonight Show," "The Late Show," "Teen Wolf"

August 1-4
 
Chingo Bling

Chingo Bling

"They Cant Deport Us All" on Netflix and the MiTu Network, MTV, "What Did He Said?" podcast

October 9