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.

Lincolns Cottage

Comedy at Lincoln's Cottage

A special comedy series at one of DC's best historic homes. This edition is ComedySportz for Kids -- an improv comedy show great for children as young as first grade!

October 17
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.

October 18no cover
Gad Elmaleh

Gad Elmaleh

All shows SOLD OUT! DC Improv debut! An international comedy star, as seen on Conan, Colbert, Netflix and more.

October 19-21sold out
DC Comedy Showcase

DMV Comedy Showcase

Great local comics in our 60-seat showroom. Host Dee Ahmed is joined by Rahmein Mostafavi, Wendy Wroblewski, Martin Amini and Stavros Halkias.

October 20lounge

ComedySportz Improv

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

October 21 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.

October 21lounge

Murder Mystery Comedy Show

An interactive whodunit from Die Laughing Productions, starring Rob Maher Erik Woodworth, Tommy Sinbazo, Kim Ambrose, Joe Robinson, 98 Rock's Justin Schlegel and you the audience.

October 25

wellRED: From Dixie With Love

Comedy from Trae Crowder, Corey Ryan Forrester and Drew Morgan.

October 26-29
Last Podcast

Bentzen Ball: Superior Donuts

The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival presents Jermaine Fowler, David Koechner, and Rell Battle of the CBS hit SUPERIOR DONUTS for an unforgettable afternoon of stand-up comedy. (Showtime 4 p.m.)

October 28

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.

November 1
Adam Ferrara

Adam Ferrara

Top Gear, Nurse Jackie, Rescue Me, NBC, ABC.

November 2-4
Beltway Pundits


The DMV's very own pun competition. Enjoy it from the audience, or hop on stage as a contestant ...

November 2lounge
Jak Knight

Jak Knight

The Gap Tooth Gibbersh tour. Just For Laughs, Comedy Central, Oddball Festival, Netflix

November 3-4lounge
Lincolns Cottage

Comedy at Lincoln's Cottage

A special comedy series at one of DC's best historic homes. This "malice toward none" show features headliner Bengt Washburn! All ticketing is through President Lincoln's Cottage.

November 7
Andy Zaltzman

Andy Zaltzman: Plan Z

The host of "The Bugle" podcast makes his DC Improv debut with "PLAN Z: Comedy Of Last Resort For A Badly-behaved Planet."

November 8
Bill Bellamy

Bill Bellamy

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

November 9-12
Happy Hour Trivia

Happy Hour Trivia

The finest trivia night in the District, hosted by Chris White. Free admission! Game time: 7:05

November 9lounge
Comedy School

Comedy School Showcase

Grads of our stand-up comedy class return to the DC Improv stage. Host Chelsea Shorte will be joined by Everna McCray, Sam Hood, Gary Robertson, Chelsea Moubarak and Mark Brown.

November 10lounge
Iliza Shlesinger

Iliza Shlesinger

All scheduled shows sold out. Special event! Iliza brings her new hour to D.C. in celebration of kicking off her book tour for her new book, "Girl Logic."

November 16-18

Rockin' Mic Night

No two-item minimum for this show! Bar only (no kitchen). Comedians team up with the HariKaraoke Band to tell funny stories and belt out tunes. And after the comics are done, the audience takes over for a live band karaoke party! Check out pictures from last time.

November 19
Donnell Rawlings

Donnell Rawlings

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

November 24-26
Time Machine Roast

The Time Machine Roast

One good burn deserves another ... Great figures from history come to the Improv and roast the hell out of each other. Join great local comics as they get in character to sling timeless insults.

November 29
Lil Duval

Lil Duval

Hip Hop Squares, Grow House, Guy Code, Ain't That America, Wild 'N Out, Coming to the Stage

December 1-3
Todd Glass

Todd Glass

Spend an intimate evening with Todd in our lounge! Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central, The Todd Glass Show

December 1-3lounge
Ron Funches

Ron Funches

Conan, Undateable, Bob's Burgers, Powerless, Trolls, @midnight

December 7-9
85 South

85 South Comedy Show

A show / podcast taping starring Dc Young Fly, Karlous Miller and Chico Bean.

December 10
Flip Orley

Hypnotist Flip Orley

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

December 14-17
Judah Friedlander

Judah Friedlander

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, 30 Rock, Wet Hot American Summer, Sharknado 2, How to Beat Up Anybody

December 21-23
Finesse Mitchell

Finesse Mitchell

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

December 28-30
New Year's Eve

New Year's Celebration with Finesse Mitchell

Say hello to 2018 by partying with us and headliner Finesse Mitchell at the Improv!

December 31
Orny Adams

Orny Adams

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

January 11-14
Andrew Schulz

Andrew Schulz

DC Improv debut! Brilliant Idiots podcast, Guy Code, Hip Hop Squares, Sneaky Pete

January 18-21
Lavell Crawford

Lavell Crawford

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

Janaury 26-28
Bryan Callen

Bryan Callen

The Fighter and the Kid, The Goldbergs, How I Met Your Mother, MadTV, Comedy Central

February 1-3


Comedy Central, Zoolander, Louie, Bullseye

February 8-11
Bob Marley

Bob Marley

Tonight Show, Late Show, Comedy Central, Boondock Saints. Hear Bob on our podcast from 2016.

March 8-11
Brad Williams

Brad Williams

About Last Night podcast, Netflix, Showtime, Comedy Central. Hear Brad on our podcast from 2017.

March 15-18