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. Do your best to come to all of them.

Stand Up Graduation

Stand-Up Class Graduation

July 24 / $10

Grads of our "Five Minutes to Funny" class take the Improv stage for the first time. Hosted by teacher Chris Coccia.

 
Huggy Lowdown

Huggy Lowdown & Chris Paul

July 25-28 / $22-$25

DC's very own comedy stars are back! The Tom Joyner Morning Show, The Donnie Simpson Show, Redskins Remixes

 
Couples Therapy

Couples Therapy: A Comedy Show

July 25 / $12

Lounge showroom. SOLD OUT! The next edition is August 22.

 
DMV Showcase

DMV Showcase

July 26 / $18

Lounge showroom. Featuring Winston Hodges, Paris Sashay, Tony Woods, Alex Scott, Ross Benoit

 
DMV Showcase

DMV Showcase

July 27 / $20

Lounge showroom. Featuring Winston Hodges, Ty Davis, Alex Scott, Matt Brown, Ross Benoit

 
Haha Davis

Haha Davis

July 31 / $25-$35

DC Improv debut! The online star comes to DC's top comedy spot. Dis finna be a breeze.

 
Cindy Kaza

Medium Cindy Kaza

August 1 / $30

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

 
Orny Adams

Orny Adams

August 1-4 / $20-$25

"More Than Loud" on Showtime, Comedy Central, "Comedian," "The Tonight Show," "The Late Show," "Teen Wolf"

 
School Showcase

School Showcase

August 2/ $10

Lounge showroom. Grads of our stand-up comedy classes return! With Dee Penn, Scott Simpson, Suzanne Lambert, Tamara Schoon, Lucy Olliff, Kenny D and Marlon Andrews.

 
DMV Showcase

DMV Showcase

August 2-3 / $18-$20

Lounge showroom. Jacques Kindle, Jared Stern, Umar Khan, Lafayette Wright, Matty Litwack

 
Jared Freid

Jared Freid

August 6 / $25

DC Improv debut! JTrain podcast, U Up podcast, MTV, NBC, Just For Laughs

 
The Overachievers

The Overachievers Comedy Show

August 7 / $10-$20

Hosted by Martin Amini, with sounds by DJ Bo. The August show features Denise Taylor, Rufat Agayev and Derek Gaines.

 
John Witherspoon

John Witherspoon

August 8-11 / $27-$32

Special event! Friday, The Boondocks, Black Jesus, The Wayans Bros., The Ladies Man

 
Gary Meikle

Gary Meikle

August 8 / $27

Lounge showroom. The DC Improv debut of the Scottish comedy star, making his first U.S. tour.

 
Kate Quigley

Kate Quigley

August 9-10 / $20

Lounge showroom. "Undercover" on Playboy TV, #datefails podcast, NBC, Fox, Hollywood Pool Party.

 
Stand Up Graduation

Stand-Up Class Graduation

August 11 / $10

Lounge showroom. Grads of our "Level 2 Stand-Up" class perform. Hosted by teacher Rahmein Mostafavi.

 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

August 13 / free admission

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

 
Pun DMV

Pun DMV

August 14 / $6

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

 
Andrew Schulz

Andrew Schulz

August 15-18 / $25

Monster Energy Outbreak Presents: Andrew Schulz Matador.

 
Jive Turkey

Jive Turkey & Friends

August 15 / $10

Lounge showroom. Long-form improv team Jive Turkey (Chris Ulrich, Joe Randazzo) and some of their favorite local troupes

 
Comedy Kumite

Comedy Kumite 21

August 16 / $18

Lounge showroom. Eight great comics duke it out in the 21st edition of the world's greatest stand-up tournament!

 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

August 17 / free admission

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

 
ComedySportz

ComedySportz Improv

August 17 @ 7:30 / $15

Lounge showroom. Interactive comedy with the famous ComedySportz troupe. All ages welcome.

 
Late Night Improv

Late Night Improv

August 17 @ 9:45 / $15

Lounge showroom. ComedySportz players stick around for the freewheeling improv of "The Blue Show" in our lounge. Ages 18 and up.

 
Make Up Party

Make Up Party: Sports

August 18 / $5

Lounge showroom. Comedy teams compete for a cash prize with their five minutes of comedy about sports.

 
Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

August 20 / free admission

A great lineup of local performers. Free admission, but seats can be reserved. Doors at 6:30, show at 7:30.

 
Bruce Bruce

Bruce Bruce

August 22-25 / $30-$40

Special event! Comic View, HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central, Top Five, Maron

 
Couples Therapy

Couples Therapy: A Comedy Show

August 22 / $12

Lounge showroom. Rahmein Mostafavi leads a hilarious discussion about relationships and single strife.

 
Rosebud Baker

Rosebud Baker

August 23-24 / $18-$20

Lounge showroom. DC Improv debut! "Inside Jokes" on Amazon Prime, "Two Less Lonely Girls" podcast, Comedy Central

 
Worst Case Scenario

Story District presents Worst Case Scenario

August 27 / $20

A six-month competitive storytelling series showcasing the best "worst" stories. The theme for August: Worst Day.

 
Brad Williams

Brad Williams

Aug. 29 - Sept. 1 / $22-$25

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

 
Porkchop Volcano

Porkchop Volcano

September 1 / $12

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

 
Doughboys

Doughboys

September 3-4 / $25-$50

DC Improv debut! Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger bring their comedy / food podcast to DC.

 
Chris Hardwick

Chris Hardwick

September 5-7 / $30

Special event! Nerdist network, AMC’s “Talking” shows, @midnight, NBC’s “The Wall”

 
Tin Foil Hat

Tin Foil Hat Comedy Live

September 7 @ 4:20 / $20

Stand-up and a Q&A session with Sam Tripoli and special guest Tim Dillon.

 
Margaret Cho

Margaret Cho

September 13-14 / $30-$35

Special event! A comedy icon returns to the club a second year in a row.

 
DL Hughley

DL Hughley

September 19-22 / $45-$70

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

 
Worst Case Scenario

Story District presents Worst Case Scenario

September 24 / $20

A six-month competitive storytelling series showcasing the best "worst" stories. The theme for September: Worst Decision.

 
Sommore

Sommore

September 27-29 / $30-$40

Special event! Queens of Comedy, HBO, "A Queen With No Spades" on Showtime, BET

 
Erin Foley

Erin Foley

September 27-28 / $18-$20

Lounge showroom. DC Improv headlining debut! Conan, @midnight, Chelsea Lately, Sports Without Balls podcast

 
Michael Rapaport

Michael Rapaport

October 4-6 / $30-$35

DC Improv debut! "I Am Rapaport" podcast, "Atypical" on Netflix, "The Heat"

 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

October 7/ free admission

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

 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

October 8 / free admission

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

 
Chingo Bling

Chingo Bling

October 9 / $20-$35

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

 
Dave Attell

Dave Attell

October 10-13 / $35

Special event! "Bumping Mics" on Netflix, Comedy Central, HBO, Conan, Trainwreck, Crashing.

 
Tony Rock

Tony Rock

October 17-20 / $25-$27

Living Biblically, The Game of Dating, Everybody Hates Chris, All Def Comedy Live, All of Us

 
Daniel Weingarten

Daniel Weingarten

October 18-19 / $18-$20

Lounge showroom. A breakout stand-up / social media star headlines four shows. With Michael Blaustein.

 
Rod Man

Rod Man

October 24-27 / $27

Last Comic Standing champion, Wild 'N Out, Funny People, HBO, Starz

 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

October 28 / free admission

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

 
Halloween Whodunit

Murder Mystery Comedy Show

October 31 / $22

Die Laughing productions presents "Halloween Whodunit," starring Rob Maher, Sean Gabbert, Tommy Sinbazo and more.

 
Nicole Byer

Nicole Byer

November 1-3 / $20-$40

DC Improv debut! "Nailed It!" on Netflix, Facebook Watch, Girl Code, Late Night

 
Bill Bellamy

Bill Bellamy

November 7-10 / $30-$35

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

 
Nathan Macintosh

Nathan Macintosh

November 8-9 / $18-$20

Lounge showroom. DC Improv debut! The Tonight Show, The Late Show, Conan, #1 Canadian comedy album

 
John Heffron

John Heffron

November 14-17 / $20-$22

Netflix, Last Comic Standing champ, Comedy Central, VH1

 
Nikki Glaser

Nikki Glaser

November 21-23 / $25-$50

Netflix, Last Comic Standing champ, Comedy Central, VH1

 
Donnell Rawlings

Donnell Rawlings

Nov. 29 - Dec. 1 / $30-$35

The Thanksgiving tradition continues! Chappelle's Show, The Last OG, The New Negroes, Historical Roasts

 
Aries Spears

Aries Spears

December 5-8 / $30

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

 
Flip Orley

Hypnotist Flip Orley

December 12-15 / $17-$20

America's premier comedic hypnotist returns to the nations's capital!

 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

December 17 / free admission

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