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

Saturday 3 p.m. show added. Special event! Comic View, HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central, Top Five, Maron. Featuring Bryson Brown.

August 17-19
 
Epix

EPIX TV taping

The premium TV network EPIX tapes shows for a new stand-up comedy series! Featuring Seaton Smith and Paris Sashay. The kitchen and bar will be open.

August 20
 
ASAP

Comedy Boot Camp Graduation

Talented veterans and service members show off their newly developed stand-up comedy skills at this graduation show and fundraiser. All ticketing is through ASAP.

August 22
 
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.

August 23no cover
 
Arsenio Hall

Arsenio Hall

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

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
 
Steve Byrne

Steve Byrne

Netflix, Comedy Central, The Tonight Show, Sullivan & Son, Conan. Featuring Rob Maher and Alex Scott.

Aug. 30 - Sept. 2
 
Time Machine Roast

The Time Machine Roast

Great figures from history roast the hell out of each other. See comedy history being made ... with Walt Disney, Moses, Buddha, Marie Antoinette, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Jane Austen and Bill Gates.

September 5
 
Arnez J

Arnez J

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

September 6-9
 
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.

September 13no cover
 
Adam Ray

Adam Ray

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

September 14-16
 
Tony Rock

Tony Rock

Living Biblically, The Game of Dating, Everybody Hates Chris, All Def Comedy Live, All of Us. Featuring Jordan Rock.

September 20-23
 
Craig Robinson

Craig Robinson

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

September 27-30
 
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 3
 
Nate Bargatze

Nate Bargatze

DC Improv headlining debut! "The Standups" on Netflix, The Tonight Show, Conan, Comedy Central

October 4-7
 
Dave Attell

Dave Attell

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

October 11-14
 
challengemania

Challenge Mania Live

Stars from the popular reality competition series, MTV's "The Challenge," appear in an interactive variety show hosted by Derrick Kosinski and Scott Yager of the hit podcast "Challenge Mania." Guests TBD. Showtime is 3 p.m. All ages welcome.

October 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.

October 18
 
Ms Pat

Ms. Pat

Best-selling memoir "Rabbit," Last Comic Standing, Roast Battle, This Is Not Happening, WTF with Marc Maron, The Joe Rogan Experience, BET.

October 19-20
 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

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

October 24no cover
 
Aries Spears

Aries Spears

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

October 25-28
 
Improv Class Graduation

Improv Class Graduation

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

October 30no cover
 
Halloween Whodunit

Murder Mystery Comedy Show

Halloween Whodunit returns! Treat yourself to the latest show by Die Laughing Productions, starring Rob Maher, Sean Gabbert, Tommy Sinbazo and maybe you.

October 31
 
Nikki Glaser

Nikki Glaser

"You Up" on Comedy Central Radio, Not Safe w/ Nikki Glaser, Inside Amy Schumer, MTV, The Tonight Show

November 1-3
 
ATWWD

"And That's Why We Drink" Live

SOLD OUT! The hit podcast records a live episode at the club. Murder! The paranormal! Wine! A DC Improv debut!

November 5-6sold out
 
Jason Mewes

Jason Mewes

Special event! "Jay Mewes & His A-Mewes-ing Stories," starring the cult favorite from Clerks, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Dogma and more.

November 7
 
Bill Bellamy

Bill Bellamy

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

November 8-11
 
Deon Cole

Deon Cole

Special event! Grown-ish, Black-ish, Angie Tribeca, Comedy Central, Conan, Barbershop

November 15-18
 
Donnell Rawlings

Donnell Rawlings

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

November 23-25
 
wellRED

wellRED Comedy

Special event! Stand-up from Trae Crowder, Corey Ryan Forrester and Drew Morgan.

Nov. 29 - Dec. 2
 
Roy Wood Jr.

Roy Wood Jr.

The Daily Show, This Is Not Happening, Sullivan and Son, Conan, The Tonight Show

December 6-8
 
Flip Orley

Hypnotist Flip Orley

America's premier comic hypnotist, and a DC Improv favorite for two decades!

December 13-16
 
Dov Davidoff

Dov Davidoff

HBO's Crashing, The Tonight Show, The Late Show, Showtime, Comedy Central, "Invincible"

December 28-30
 
New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve Celebration
with Dov Davidoff

Say hello to 2019 by partying with us and headliner Dov Davidoff at the Improv! Shows at 7:30 and 10:15.

December 31