Upcoming Events

  • Specific Ignorance Hosted By Chris Milner at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Thu, Oct. 19, 2017 at 8:45 PM

    We're well into the summer season of Specific Ignorance at our new home in DC Drafthouse! Long time fans, summer interns, friends/family visiors, come play Specific Ignorance! The complete opp...

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  • Moses Storm from Conan, Hulu's "4 to 9ers", NBC's "About a Boy" and Nerdist at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Fri, Oct. 20, 2017 at 8:00 PM to Sat, Oct. 21, 2017 at 9:00 PM

    Moses is an Actor/Comedian born in the midwest. He spent the first half of his life traveling in a bus with his family of missionaries. After years of extreme religious repression and homeschoo...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Moses Storm
  • Three Guys On Presents "Saturday Night Comedy Showcase" at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Sat, Oct. 21, 2017 at 10:45 PM to Sat, Oct. 28, 2017 at 10:45 PM

    FREE SHOW! Every Saturday Night from 10:45PM- 12:15AM Come check out local comics on the rise as they test new material. A fun evening for everyone! Hosted by Three Guys On

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    Artists Performing:
    • Andy Kline
    • Tim Miller
    • Randolph Terrance
  • Todd Barry - 30th Anniversary Crowd Work Tour

    Sun, Oct. 22, 2017 at 7:00 PM

    Todd celebrates 30 years of telling jokes by doing a tour where he won’t be telling any jokes. That's right, an entire show of riffing and bantering with the audience. To get an idea ...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Todd Barry
  • Drafthouse Comedy Level 1 Sketch Writing and Live Audience Performance

    Tue, Oct. 24, 2017 at 7:00 PM

    Sketch Comedy has been the cornerstone for comedy creativity for many years, including Late Night talk shows, SNL, Monty Python, MadTV, and more. Join us for our Level 1 Sketch Writing course with ...

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  • Broadway hosted by Franqi French

    Wed, Oct. 25, 2017 at 8:45 PM

    Broad Way This isn't your mom's comedy show, so leave your feelings at home and be prepared to LAUGH!! Franqi French and Drafthouse DC is bringing you a series of some of the funniest lad...

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  • Comedy Karaoke Hosted by Broken Diamond Comedy

    Thu, Oct. 26, 2017 at 7:00 PM

    Broken Diamond Comedy brings you a night of karaoke with a comedic twist. Comedians will go up and share funny stories about things that have happened in their life. From their adventures as a parent...

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  • Marina Franklin from "The Chappelle Show", Trainwreck and Conan at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Fri, Oct. 27, 2017 at 8:00 PM to Sat, Oct. 28, 2017 at 9:00 PM

    New-York based Marina Franklin is emerging as one of the hottest comedians in the comedy scene today, with such notable appearances as, The Movie Trainwreck, Stephen Colbert's Late Show, Conan ...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Marina Franklin
  • The OverAchievers Show hosted by Martin Amini

    Wed, Nov. 1, 2017 at 8:45 PM

    $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...

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  • Who's In Here hosted by Tim Miller

    Thu, Nov. 2, 2017 at 7:00 PM

    Every 1st Thursday, comedian Tim Miller hosts "Who's In Here?", a comedy show based mostly on crowd work. Who's In Here? features local comics improving material based on the audienc...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Tim Miller
  • The OverAchievers Presents Ramy Youssef from the Late Show w/ Stephen Colbert

    Thu, Nov. 2, 2017 at 8:45 PM

    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.TheOverachieve...

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  • Nicole Byer from UCB, Late Night w/ Jimmy Fallon and @midnight at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Fri, Nov. 3, 2017 at 8:00 PM to Sat, Nov. 4, 2017 at 9:00 PM

    Nicole is an actress and comedian who moved from New York to Los Angeles for comedy and dreams. Nicole currently performs sketch comedy at UCB Sunset on Maude Night with New Money and performs ...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Nicole Byer
  • Trey Moe from Comedy Edge, Comedy Crown Podcast and YouTube at Drafthouse Comedy

    Wed, Nov. 8, 2017 at 7:30 PM

    Trey Moe Ticket Link at Drafthouse Comedy Trey Moe is a comedian from Birmingham, AL who now resides in Los Angeles, CA. Trey is known for his internet sketches that have generated more ...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Trey Moe
  • Off the Rails!! Comedy Storytelling Show Hosted by Katherine Jessup

    Thu, Nov. 9, 2017 at 7:00 PM

    "D.C.'S WEIRDEST STORYTELLING SHOW" - WASHINGTON POST Off the Rails! features favorite local performers making up stories on the spot! Every story starts in reality...

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  • Speechless: The Ultimate Improvisational Gauntlet

    Thu, Nov. 9, 2017 at 8:30 PM

    Speechless: The Ultimate Improvisational Gauntlet hosted by Chris Milner, Josh Kuderna and Dylan Meyer. Since 2013, Speechless has been selling out shows at comedy clubs and conferences all over th...

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  • Adam Cayton-Holland from TruTV's "Those Who Can't", Conan and @midnight at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Fri, Nov. 10, 2017 at 8:00 PM to Sat, Nov. 11, 2017 at 9:00 PM

    Adam Cayton-Holland is a national touring headliner who was named one of 25 “Comics to Watch” by Esquire magazine and one of “10 Comics to Watch” by Variety. Along with ...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Adam Cayton-Holland
  • Veterans Storytelling Graduation Show

    Sun, Nov. 12, 2017 at 7:30 PM

    For tickets please go to Story District Overview: After weeks of creativity, collaboration, and hard work in ASAP and Story District's Veterans Storytelling Class, our veterans will ...

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  • Couples Therapy: A Comedy Show Hosted by Rahmein Mostafavi

    Wed, Nov. 15, 2017 at 7:00 PM

    Couples Therapy: A Comedy Show The THIRD Wednesday of the month is your scheduled appointment to laugh with Rahmein Mostafavi and a host of guest comic “therapists” that will assist...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Rahmein Mostafavi
  • Quincy Jones from HBO's "Quincy Jones: Burning the Light" & The Ellen DeGeneres Show at Drafthouse Comedy

    Fri, Nov. 17, 2017 at 8:00 PM to Sat, Nov. 18, 2017 at 9:00 PM

    Quincy Jones is a comedian originally from Seattle, now living in Los Angeles, CA. Quincy not only loves comedy, but the hard work that goes into being a comedian. He once challenged...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Quincy Jones
  • Zainab Johnson from AXSTV, HBO and NBC'S "Last Comic Standing" at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Fri, Nov. 24, 2017 at 8:00 PM to Sat, Nov. 25, 2017 at 9:00 PM

    Zainab Johnson, a stand-up comedian and actress, is quickly being propelled as one of the most unique and engaging performers on stage and screen. Zainab’s comedy is based on her unique ...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Zainab Johnson
  • The House Band Sketch Group LIVE at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Thu, Nov. 30, 2017 at 8:00 PM

    D.C. Drafthouse's own Sketch Comedy Group, The House Band, returns for another fast paced, in your face, silly, weird and hopefully funny, hour of sketch comedy. Sketches, characters, fu...

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  • Emily Heller from Conan and Comedy Central at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Fri, Dec. 1, 2017 at 8:00 PM to Sat, Dec. 2, 2017 at 9:00 PM

    Emily Heller is a comedian and writer who likes you very much. You may have seen her once or twice on Conan, on the third season of John Oliver's New York Stand Up Show on Comedy Central, or as...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Emily Heller
  • The Santaland Diaries at Drafthouse Comedy Theater in DC

    Thu, Dec. 7, 2017 at 7:30 PM to Sat, Dec. 23, 2017 at 9:15 PM

    David Sedaris, adapted by Joe Mantello Directed by Lynn Sharp Spears Runtime 80 mins For a deliriously funny adult night out during the holidays, join the Drafthouse Comedy Theater for The Santal...

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  • Josh Gondelman Emmy Award Winner from "Last Week Tonight", "Night Train" and "Physical Whisper" at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Fri, Dec. 29, 2017 at 7:00 PM to Sun, Dec. 31, 2017 at 9:00 PM

    Josh Gondelman is a writer and comedian who incubated in Boston before moving to New York City, where he currently lives and works as a writer for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. Onstage, J...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Josh Gondelman
  • Sarah Tiana from Comedy Central, Josh Wolf Show and Chelsea Lately at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Fri, Jan. 5, 2018 at 8:00 PM to Sat, Jan. 6, 2018 at 9:00 PM

    Regular on @Midnight on Comedy Central, regular on Chelsea Lately, regular/writer onThe Josh Wolf Show on CMT, regular at “ignoring red flags.” Writer for Jeff Ross and The Burn, Host of t...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Sarah Tiana
  • Sarah Colonna from NBC's "Last Comic Standing", Netflix's "Insatiable" and After Lately at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Fri, Jan. 19, 2018 at 8:00 PM to Sat, Jan. 20, 2018 at 9:00 PM

    Sarah is well known as a popular roundtable regular on the hit late night talk show “Chelsea Lately.” She also served as a full time writer on “Chelsea Lately,” as well ...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Sarah Colonna
  • Matt Braunger from MADtv and the Tonight Show at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Fri, Feb. 2, 2018 at 8:00 PM to Sat, Feb. 3, 2018 at 9:00 PM

    Matt Braunger was raised in Portland, Oregon. A headlining comedian since 2007 and an actor since childhood, Matt studied theater in New York and improvisation in Chicago. Matt&r...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Matt Braunger
  • Chris Roach from Comedy Central, The Michael J. Fox Show and "One Life to Live" at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Fri, Mar. 16, 2018 at 8:00 PM to Sat, Mar. 17, 2018 at 9:00 PM

    Chris Roach is a fast rising Comedian/Actor born and raised in New York. He has brought his unique and self deprecating sense of humor to some of the biggest and best known stages such as The B...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Christopher Roach