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.

Moshe Kasher

Moshe Kasher

Problematic on Comedy Central, Another Period, Netflix, Conan, Showtime. Featuring Matty Litwack and Brittany Carney.

September 21-23
 
Karaoke

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!

September 24
 
Lincolns Cottage

Comedy at Lincoln's Cottage

A special comedy series at one of DC's best historic homes. This show is a veterans comedy showcase with Tim Miller, Cerrome Russell, Kj Pettersen and Michael Garvey. All ticketing is through President Lincoln's Cottage.

September 27
 
Bert Kreischer

Bert Kreischer

All shows SOLD OUT! Showtime, Seeso, Trip Flip, Hurt Bert, Bert the Conqueror, Comedy Central. Featuring Taylor Tomlinson.

September 28-30sold out
 
Time Machine Roast

The Time Machine Roast

Great figures from history gather together ... and roast the hell out of each other. Join great local comics as they get in character to sling timeless insults.

October 4
 
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!

October 5
 
Comedy Kumite!

Comedy Kumite Champions

Past winners of our stand-up tournament compete for the title of Grand Champion! With Cerrome Russell, Wendy Wroblewski, Pat Riley, Dylan Meyer, Tim Miller, Benjy Himmelfarb, Ross Benoit and Tommy Sinbazo. RUMBLE!

October 6
 
Roy Wood Jr.

Roy Wood Jr.

The Daily Show, Sullivan and Son, Conan, Comedy Central special. Featuring Leonard Outzs.

October 7-8
 
Jess Hilarious

Jess Hilarious

Tickets on sale for 9:30 seating. Early show is sold out. Special event! The social media superstar brings her stand-up tour to DC.

October 11
 
Matthew Broussard

Matthew Broussard
(DC Science Comedy night)

DC Science Comedy presents Matthew, as seen on Conan, Comedy Central and The Mindy Project

October 12
 
Dave Attell

Dave Attell

Both Saturday shows are sold out. Special event! Comedy Central, Netflix, Conan, Trainwreck, Crashing. Featuring Mike Finoia.

October 13-15
 
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
 
Halloween

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

wellRED: From Dixie With Love

Saturday 7:30 is sold out. 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
 
Adam Ferrara

Adam Ferrara

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

November 2-4
 
85 South

85 South Comedy Show

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

November 5
 
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
 
Iliza Shlesinger

Iliza Shlesinger

Tickets available for Thursday 7:30 and Friday 7. All other 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
 
Donnell Rawlings

Donnell Rawlings

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

November 24-26
 
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
 
Ron Funches

Ron Funches

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

December 7-9
 
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
 
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