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.

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 21no cover
 
Michelle Wolf

Michelle Wolf

SOLD OUT! If you are attempting to buy tickets second-hand, please read our FAQ first. DC Improv debut! New HBO special Nice Lady, The Daily Show, Late Night with Seth Meyers

February 22-24sold out
 
Hodgetwins

The Hodgetwins

Tickets available for 8 p.m. The 6 p.m. seating is SOLD OUT. Special event! The YouTube stars bring the "No Filter" tour back to the DC Improv. Two shows, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

February 25
 
Vir Das

Vir Das

Sunday 4 p.m. show added. All other shows sold out! The international star returns! Conan, "Abroad Understanding" on Netflix, Just For Laughs

March 2-4
 
Bob Marley

Bob Marley

Saturday 7:30 is sold out. Tonight Show, Late Show, Comedy Central, Boondock Saints. Featuring Herbie Gill.

March 8-11
 
Jeremy McLellan

Jeremy McLellan

DC Improv debut! Just For Laughs, Charleston Standup Comedy Competition winner

March 13
 
Brad Williams

Brad Williams

About Last Night podcast, Netflix, Showtime, Comedy Central. Hear Brad on our podcast from 2017. Featuring Tim Miller and Thom Tran.

March 15-18
 
Jim Norton

Jim Norton

Special event! Netflix, EPIX, Hulu, Sirius XM, Vice.com, Tough Crowd

March 22-24
 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

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

March 27no 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!

March 28
 
Rory Scovel

Rory Scovel

Netflix, Seeso, Conan, Ground Floor, The House. Featuring Danny Rouhier.

March 29-31
 
Watch What Crappens

Watch What Crappens

Both shows are SOLD OUT! The daily podcast about Bravo TV comes to the Improv. With co-hosts Ben Mandelker and Ronnie Karam.

April 3-4sold out
 
Taylor Tomlinson

Taylor Tomlinson

A DC Improv headlining debut! Last Comic Standing, Laughs on Fox, Conan, MTV

April 5-8
 
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.

April 9no cover
 
Smooth Criminal

Murder Mystery Comedy Show

Join us for "Smooth Criminal," a murder mystery musical tribute to the King of Pop from Die Laughing Productions. Starring Justin Schegel, Rob Maher, Tommy Sinbazo, Franqi French, Erik Woodworth and maybe you.

April 11
 
Mick Foley

Mick Foley

Special event! Pro wrestling's hardcore legend brings the "20 Years of Hell" tour to the club. Tickets on sale December 1.

April 12
 
Jordan Rock

Jordan Rock

"Love" on Netflix, Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central, All Def Comedy on HBO, DCI Next Wave series. Featuring Reginal Thomas.

April 13-15
 
Nemr

Nemr

The Lebanese/American star returns with his new show, "Love Isn't the Answer." Showtime, Comedy Central

April 19-22
 
Brent Morin

Brent Morin

Netflix, Conan, Undateable, How to Be Single, Chelsea Lately

April 26-29
 
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
 
Time Machine Roast

The Time Machine Roast

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

May 3
 
D.L. Hughley

D.L. Hughley

Tickets available for Sunday 7. Special event! An Original King of Comedy returns to the Improv for five fantastic shows ...

May 4-6
 
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

May 10-13
 
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.

May 16
 
Margaret Cho

Margaret Cho

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

May 18-19
 
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

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

May 24-27
 
Ari Shaffir

Ari Shaffir

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

June 1-3
 
Bruce Bruce

Bruce Bruce

Comic View, HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central, Top Five, Maron

June 7-10
 
Andrew Schulz

Andrew Schulz

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

June 14-17
 
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
 
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
 
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