August 9 - 11
Stand-Up Showcase
LOUNGE / FIVE OUTSTANDING COMICS
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About the Show

 

Price: $22

When: Friday 7:30 and 9:45, Saturday 7 and 9:30, Sunday 7

Spotlight: Enjoy great stand-up comedy in downtown DC. Our showcase lineups feature top talent from DC, Maryland, Virginia and beyond, performing on one of the country's most famous stages. You'll see a variety of styles and get up close with some of the stars of tomorrow. Support local talent, support local business and (most important) laugh your a** off. Showcases generally last around 90 minutes.

Featuring: Liz Barlow, Keith Correy, Shaun Murphy, Alex Castagne, Mike Lebovitz

 

About the Comics

Liz Barlow

Liz Barlow is a standup comic, writer and actor from Virginia Beach. She has been seen on TVOne, Virginia area Funny Bones, Dc Improv, Zanies in Nashville and the Charlotte Comedy Zone. She's also a published essayist , having been published in the Huffington Post and Wearyourvoicemag.com. Liz won Comedy Kumite 29 (online, winter 2021), Comedy Kumite 41 (fall 2023) and Comedy Kumite 43 (Mother's Day 2024) at the DC Improv.

Instagram: @lizbarlow2

Keith Correy

Keith Correy is a Washington, D.C.-based comedian of 18 years. He travels the country, hitting stages with a weird observant sense of humor and sincere stories of life and self-deprecation. You will laugh at or with (or both) Keith Correy.

Instagram: @keithcorrey

Shaun Murphy

Shaun Murphy is a comedian originally from Buffalo whose likability and awkwardness keep audiences captivated whenever he performs. He has a great YouTube Special called “Neal” and regularly performs at the Comedy Cellar. He’s also been lucky enough to feature for a diverse group of headliners such as Mark Normand, Dave Attell, Beth Stelling, Dan Soder, and Tom Green.

Instagram: @iamshaunmurphy

Alex Castagne

Alex Castagne is a standup comedian based out of New York City. Alex has been doing standup since the age of 18, and since then had performed in comedy clubs such as the DC improv, Richmond Funny Bone (where he is a 3x winner of Clash of the Comics), Levity Live, the Charlotte Comedy Zone, and more. Alex has worked with nationally touring headliners like Mark Normand, Sam Morril, Michael Rapaport, and a guy who had a puppet. Alex’s epic sense of humor and non threatening body puts audiences at ease and makes for a great night out. Alex won Comedy Kumite 35.1 (fall 2022) at the DC Improv, and he was a finalist at Comedy Kumite XL (summer 2023).

Instagram: @alexcastagne

Mike Lebovitz

Mike Lebovitz began his comedy career at the age of six with clowning classes at the local JCC. He's been delighting crowds with his intoxicating brand of wild-eyed humor ever since. Lebo cut his teeth in Chicago (not as painful as it sounds), where he was a regular at Zanies Comedy Club, The Laugh Factory and Comedy Bar Chicago. He co-founded the popular showcase, Comedians You Should Know, which he brought to New York City in 2016. It has since become the weekly go-to spot to see comedy legends and up-and-comers rock the same mic. He’s been featured on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central, and HBO’s The Deuce. Buy his debut album, TWO SLOB HOUSEHOLD, out now on Stand Up! Records.

Instagram: @mikelebovitz