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.

Bruce Bruce

Bruce Bruce

August 22-25 / $30-$40

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

 
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.

 
Stand Up Graduation

Stand-Up Class Graduation

August 28 / $10

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

 
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.

 
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."

 
Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

September 11 / free admission

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

 
The Overachievers

The Overachievers Comedy Show

September 12 / $10-$20

Hosted by Martin Amini, with sounds by DJ Bo. The September show features Tony Woods, Rahmein Mostafavi and Melissa Diaz.

 
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 ...

 
Lincoln Cottage

Comedy at
Lincoln's Cottage

September 24 / $5

Comedy in one of DC's coolest historic homes! September features Umark Khan, Andy Kline, Matt Brown and Martin Amini. All ticketing is through Lincoln's Cottage.

 
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.

 
Charlie Berens

Charlie Berens

September 25 / $25-$40

DC Improv debut! The creator and star of the Manitowoc Minute comes to the nation's capital

 
Somm Like It Hot

Somm Like It Hot

September 26 / $25

Host Courtney Fearrington presents a professional wine tasting with live music and comedy. With Chris Alan, Shalewa Sharpe and Erin Foley.

 
Sommore

Sommore

September 27-29 / $30-$40

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

 
Gus Johnson

Gus Johnson

October 1 / $25-$50

Special event! The DC Improv debut of the YouTube comedy star

 
The Overachievers

The Overachievers Comedy Show

October 3 / $10-$20

Hosted by Martin Amini, with sounds by DJ Bo. The October show features Reggie Conquest, Gavin Matts and Derek Gaines.

 
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.

 
Stand Up Graduation

Stand-Up Class Graduation

October 16 / $10

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

 
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

 
Lincoln Cottage

Comedy at
Lincoln's Cottage

October 21 / $5

Comedy in one of DC's coolest historic homes! October features a special pun contest -- sign up to compete! All ticketing is through Lincoln's Cottage.

 
Worst Case Scenario

Story District presents Best of the Worst

October 22 / $20

Six winners of the "Worst Case Scenario" storytelling series return for a grand finale.

 
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. With Denise Taylor.

 
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

 
John Heffron

John Heffron

November 14-17 / $20-$22

Netflix, Last Comic Standing champ, Comedy Central, VH1

 
Pun DMV

Pun DMV

November 20 / $6

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

 
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

 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

December 10 / free admission

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

 
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.

 
Sheryl Underwood

Sheryl Underwood

December 20-22 / $35

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

 
Adam Ray

Adam Ray

December 27-29 / $17-$20

DC Improv debut! About Last Night podcast, The Heat, American Vandal, Workaholics, MADtv, Ghostbusters. Featuring Josh Adam Meyers.

 
Festival of Laughs

Festival of Laughs

December 30 / $18

The miraculous Jessica Kirson headlines a special show on the last night of Hanukkah. With guests Adam Ray and Josh Adam Meyers.

 
Adam Ray

New Year's Eve
with Adam Ray

December 31 / $35-$75

Say hello to 2020 with the amazing Adam Ray. All guests get a pass for free admission to a 2020 DC Improv show!