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

Main Showroom

Below are shows and events scheduled for our 285-seat main showroom. You SHOULD go to all of them, but we're cool if you only make it to half.

Brent Morin

Brent Morin

Netflix, Conan, Undateable, How to Be Single, Chelsea Lately. Featuring Jason Collings and Naomi Karavani.

April 26-29
 
Dupont Underground

Comedy Kumite at Dupont Underground

The Improv teams with Dupont Underground to bring live comedy underneath Dupont Circle. Eight great local comedians square off in a one-night stand-up tournament, where the audience picks the winner. RUMBLE!

May 1
 
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!

May 2
 
D.L. Hughley

D.L. Hughley

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

May 3-6
 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

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

May 8no cover
 
Brandon T. Jackson

Brandon T. Jackson

Living With Funny, Mr. Robinson, Tropic Thunder, Percy Jackson, Lottery Ticket, Roll Bounce. Featuring Randy Syphax and Marlan Ballard.

May 10-13
 
Ismo

Ismo

DC Improv debut! The Finnish stand-up star, as seen on Conan, Last Call and more.

May 15
 
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.

May 16
 
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.

May 17no cover
 
Margaret Cho

Margaret Cho

SOLD OUT! Special event! An icon returns to the DC Improv for the "Fresh Off the Bloat" tour.

May 18-19sold out
 
Dhaya

DC Science Comedy: Dhaya

DC Science Comedy presents Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, as featured on Comedy Central, PBS, The Moth, NPR and more. With Kasha Patel.

May 20
 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

A graduation show for the latest edition of "Level 2: Characters and Emotions." Hosted by instructor Anna Bethel.

May 22no cover
 
Michael Blackson

Michael Blackson

Added shows: Thursday 9:45, Sunday 9:30. Special event! Next Friday, Hip Hop Squares, Wild N Out, Meet the Blacks, Living With Funny

May 24-27
 
Frank Caliendo

Frank Caliendo

Special event! One night with the comedian / actor / impressionist. ESPN, MADTv, Frank TV, The Tonight Show.

May 30
 
Ari Shaffir

Ari Shaffir

The Wandering Jew tour! Netflix, Comedy Central, This Is Not Happening, The Skeptic Tank, Punch Drunk Sports

June 1-3
 
Chalk Talk

106.7 The Fan presents Chalk Talk with Sean Doolittle

Special event! 106.7's Grant and Danny break down the Nats' season with closer Sean Doolittle and you! A portion of ticket proceeds go to Purple Heart.

June 6
 
Dave Rubin

Dave Rubin Live

"A Night of Stand-Up and Sit-Down," with comedian and talk show host Dave Rubin. A DC Improv debut!

June 7
 
Gina Yashere

Gina Yashere

DC Improv debut! The Daily Show, Netflix, The Tonight Show, Comedy Central, Def Comedy Jam

June 8-10
 
Andrew Schulz

Andrew Schulz

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

June 14-17
 
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!

June 19
 
Time Machine Roast

The Time Machine Roast

Great figures from history roast the hell out of each other. See comedy history being made ...

June 20
 
Tom Papa

Tom Papa

New book "Your Dad Stole My Rake," "Come to Papa" on SiriusXM, Epix, "Boom!", Netflix, The Tonight Show.

June 21-23
 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

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

June 25no cover
 
Craig Robinson

Craig Robinson

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

June 28-July 1
 
Christian Finnegan

Christian Finnegan

Black & White (A&E), Netflix, Comedy Central, VH1, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Chappelle's Show, Siriux XM

July 12-15
 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

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

July 17no cover
 
Melissa Villasenor

Melissa Villaseñor

DC Improv debut! Saturday Night Live, America's Got Talent, Adventure Time, Family Guy

July 19
 
Luenell

Luenell

DC Improv debut! Showtime, Katt Williams tours, Borat, Think Like a Man,

July 20-22
 
John Witherspoon

John Witherspoon

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

July 26-29
 
Sheryl Underwood

Sheryl Underwood

Special event! The Talk, Comedy Central, 1st Amendment Stand Up, Steve Harvey Morning Show

August 3-5
 
Guhs We Fd

Krystyna Hutchinson & Corinne Fisher

DC Improv debut! The creators of the "Guys We F#@$!D" podcast bring their stand-up tour to DC.

August 9-12
 
John Crist

John Crist

DC Improv debut! 300 million video views, Live at Gotham, Fox, "Captive Thoughts" tour

August 15-16
 
Arsenio Hall

Arsenio Hall

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

August 24-25
 
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
 
Arnez J

Arnez J

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

September 6-9
 
Tony Rock

Tony Rock

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

September 20-23
 
Dave Attell

Dave Attell

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

October 11-14
 
Tony Roberts

Tony Roberts

Steve Harvey Morning Show, Mr. Box Office, Def Comedy Jam, Showtime at the Apollo, the New Orleans Pelicans

October 18-21