The OverAchievers Show hosted by Martin Amini (Special Event)

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The OverAchievers Show hosted by Martin Amini
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 8:45 PM
Drafthouse Comedy, Washington, DC
  • 18 & over
  • No Minimum Purchase
  • Special Event
 
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  • Ticket Price: $5.00
  • Door Time: 8:00 PM
  • Show Type: Comedy
  • Restrictions: 18 & over
    No Minimum Purchase
    Special Event
$5 online and $10 at the Door

The Overachievers Comedy Show is a monthly showcase hosted by Martin Amini. Featuring Comedians from Comedy Central, MTV, and NBC. Music is Provided by DJ Bo. For more info visit www.TheOverachieversDC.com

Paris Sashay (Comedy Store and Caroline's on Broadway)
Paris Sashay is comedienne, actor, and producer from Washington, DC. Her command as a seasoned storyteller makes even the mundane experience feel like an adventure. Audiences across the country fall in love with her infectious laugh, wit, and style.  
Nothing can stop Paris’ ascension to stardom, unequivocally one of the funniest rising comediennes with highlight performances at the Howard Theatre (DC), The Kennedy Center(DC), Comedy Store (LA) and Caroline’s on Broadway (NY). She triumphantly debuted at the DC Improv only days after losing several teeth in a brutal attack by a toxic man sexually harassing her on the street. In 2016, Paris launched the #TeethAndTittiesCampaign raising awareness about violence against women. 
Paris has featured for Dick Gregory, Domonique, Sampson McCormick, and Michael Che offering her piercing insight on issues of the day. She has been a panel member on “Wild’n Out Wednesday’s with Roland Martin” on TV One, and interviewed on Fox 5 DC, NBC 4 Washington, and WUSA 9 regarding her assault. Additionally, Paris frequently serves as a motivational speaker, having the honor of being the 2013 Commencement Speaker at The Foundation School in Gaithersburg, MD.


Chris Milner (Specific Ignorance, 2 Dope Queens Podcast and Speechless)

Chris Milner is a stand-up comedian, comedy writer & actor, as well as creator & host of comedy/trivia panel show Specific Ignorance.  
Chris has been performing comedy all over the United States since 2011 at clubs and festivals such as the DC Improv, Arlington Draft House, Go Bananas, Denver Comedy Works, Limestone Comedy Festival & Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival.Chris can be heard on Audible as well as Spotify, SiriusXM & NPR as a featured comedian on Season 3 of the globally acclaimed podcast "2 Dope Queens"
Chris rarely uses sarcasm and NEVER refers to himself in the third person.  He also doesn't have, and never will have Facebook, so stop trying to find him on it. you won't.
 



Lafayette Wright (Kevin Hart's Hart of the City)
Lafayette Wright is unique in that he is a comedian whose self-obsessions with art and expression fuel who he is both onstage and off. An enigmatic loner offstage, Lafayette has spent close to a decade honing his skill as a favorite on the DC Comedy scene. He now divides his stage time between DC and New York City. Recently he has performed in the illustrious 202 Comedy Festival and will appear on Kevin Hart's new Comedy Central show "Hart of the City", a showcase of different stand up comedy scenes across the nation.



Kasaun Wilson (NBC's Last Comic Standing)
Jersey City, New Jersey is the hometown of one of the brightest, up-and-coming stars 
in the country. Mr. Kasaun Wilson is a stand-up comedian who has been touring colleges, churches, and theaters all around the country. While earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from the historic Howard University (THE MECCA) in Washington, DC, Kasaun Wilson started an acting and stand-up comedy career that is still garnering him national attention today. He won DC Improv’s Funniest College Student competition representing Howard University, has opened up for some of this country’s greatest acts including Grammy Award Winner, Tye Tribbett, Greg Proops (Whose Line is it Anyway?), Gary Owen (Tyler Perry’s House of Payne and Think Like a Man) and featured for Donnell Rawlings (Chappelle’s Show), and has also been highlighted in the Washington Post for his acting work on “Sanctified” at the Lincoln Theater and “Standing on the Edge” in the DC Black Theatre Festival. Known for his quick wit and setting himself apart for being one of the country’s brightest clean comedians, Kasaun has featured in some of this country’s greatest venues including the DC Improv, the UniverSoul Circus, The Ohio State University, the Stand-Up NY Comedy Club, and the world famous Comedy Store in Los Angeles, CA to name a few. All of these great shows led to Kasaun being featured on NBC’s Last Comic Standing Season 9 starting on July 22, 2015. Whether it is on the silver screen, the theater stage, or with a mic in his hand, look out for Howard University’s own Mr. Kasaun Wilson.
 

Martin Amini; Producer (TruTV, Complex Magazine)

Martin Amini was born and raised in Silver Spring, MD. In the past 5 years Martin has performed at comedy clubs and colleges across the country. Martin has opened for touring headliners such as Trevor Noah, Jerrod Carmichael, and Hasan Minaj. Martins stand up material touches on what it's like growing up mixed in America coming from an Iranian and Bolivian background. In the past year Martin has appeared in the Washington Post, Complex Magazine, and Revolt TV.

 
 

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