Upcoming Events

  • Speechless: The Ultimate Improvisational Gauntlet

    Thu, Jan. 24, 2019 at 7:00 PM

    Speechless: The Ultimate Improvisational Gauntlet Since 2013, Speechless has been selling out shows at comedy clubs and conferences all over the country and the world. Armed only with a laser poin...

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  • Andrew Santino LIVE from MTV, HBO and NBC at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Thu, Jan. 24, 2019 at 8:45 PM

    Andrew Santino just finished shooting the feature THE DISASTER ARTIST starring and directed by James Franco. He also stars in the upcoming SHOWTIME series, I’M DYING UP HERE exec produced...

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  • Paris Sashay from EPIX's 'Unprotected Sets', BET and Comedy Central at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Fri, Jan. 25, 2019 at 7:00 PM to Sat, Jan. 26, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Paris Sashay is a comedienne, actor, writer and producer from Washington, DC, but Currently living in New York. Her command as a seasoned storyteller makes even the mundane experience feel...

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  • Attack of the Comics Comedy Show

    Fri, Jan. 25, 2019 at 10:45 PM to Fri, Feb. 1, 2019 at 10:45 PM

    Drafthouse Comedy Presents Attack of the Comics: DC's longest running Stand-up Open Mic. We showcase the real. Seasoned Comics need to work things out. Young Comics need to w...

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  • Three Guys On Presents "Saturday Night Comedy Showcase"

    Sat, Jan. 26, 2019 at 10:45 PM to Sat, Feb. 2, 2019 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
    • Randolph Terrance
  • Funnier than your Average Boss

    Wed, Jan. 30, 2019 at 7:00 PM

    Funnier than your Average Boss. Bosses are not usually funny but these folks are. Five entrepreneurs and One Vegas headliner go on stage to tell you everything funny about the work life bala...

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  • Pete Lee from TruTV's "Greatest Ever", NFL Rush and Comedy Central at Drafthouse Comedy

    Fri, Feb. 1, 2019 at 7:00 PM to Sat, Feb. 2, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Pete Lee was the first standup comedian to get a standing ovation on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. This happened after Jimmy personally attended one of Pete’s live shows in NYC and ...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Pete Lee
  • Three Guys On LIVE!

    Thu, Feb. 7, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    On the first Thursday of every month, catch the guys from the acclaimed Three Guys On podcast, live! Hosts Randolph Terrance and Andy Kline bring you their favorite comics from the DC area, including ...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Andy Kline
    • Randolph Terrance
  • Jena Friedman from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Late Show with David Letterman and American Cunt

    Fri, Feb. 8, 2019 at 7:00 PM to Sat, Feb. 9, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Jena Friedman is a stand up comedian, writer and filmmaker. She has worked as a field producer at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and has written for Late Show with David Letterman. Her critica...

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  • 9th Annual My Funny Valentine Comedy Show Starring Jason Weems

    Sun, Feb. 10, 2019 at 7:00 PM

    My Funny Valentine Comedy Show (MFV) is a fun, entertaining, and refreshing stand-up comedy show. The shows are balanced with an array of comedic styles to capture the audience’s attention wh...

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  • Megan Gailey from Conan, @midnight and Comedy Central at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Fri, Feb. 15, 2019 at 7:00 PM to Sat, Feb. 16, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Megan Gailey has performed on The Conan O’Brien Show, @Midnight and has a Comedy Central Half Hour Special premiering in 2018. Megan was part of the 2015 New Faces show at the Just For La...

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  • Comedy-Ish productions Presents Choclate city comedy show

    Sun, Feb. 17, 2019 at 7:00 PM

    Comedy-Ish productions Presents Choclate city comedy show. Comedy-Ish is bringing some of the most talented comedians from all over the US and Canada! To Washington DC (Choclate ci...

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  • Kyle Dunnigan from Inside Amy Schumer and Comedy Central

    Thu, Feb. 21, 2019 at 7:00 PM to Sat, Feb. 23, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Most recently Kyle Dunnigan earned an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Music and Lyrics for the song “Girl You Don’t Need Makeup,” for his work on Inside Amy Schumer on Co...

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  • Sasheer Zamata from UCB, SNL and "Pursuit of Sexiness"

    Fri, Mar. 1, 2019 at 7:00 PM to Sat, Mar. 2, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Zamata has wowed audiences with her impressions of Michelle Obama, Rihanna and Solange Knowles and her recurring character Janelle, a naïve teenager with a dance vlog. After graduating from th...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Sasheer Zamata
  • Chris Distefano from The Bay Ridge Boys, MTV's "Guy Code", CBS and Sirius/XM Radio

    Fri, Mar. 8, 2019 at 7:00 PM to Sat, Mar. 9, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Chris Distefano is an actor and comedian based in New York. You can catch Chris starring in the IFC series Benders, co-hosting Ultimate Beastmaster on Netflix, on his webseries Bay Ridge Boys, ...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Chris DiStefano
  • Matt Braunger from Advice From a Dipshit, MADtv and the Tonight Show

    Fri, Mar. 15, 2019 at 7:00 PM to Sat, Mar. 16, 2019 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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  • Drafthouse Comedy Level 2 Sketch Writing & Live Audience Performance

    Tue, Mar. 19, 2019 at 7:00 PM to Mon, Sep. 9, 2019 at 7:00 PM

    Prerequisite - Completion of Level 1 Sketch Writing within previous year.   This course is geared towards writing for and putting up shows with a shorter deadline.  Assignments will...

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  • Nick Thune from Seeso, Netflix and Comedy Central at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Thu, Mar. 21, 2019 at 7:00 PM to Sat, Mar. 23, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Nick Thune, comedian / actor, hails from the Great Northwest (Seattle), where he spent his early years growing up. Nick's absurdist view and deadpan wit combined with the soothing lull of h...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Nick Thune
  • Drafthouse Comedy Level 1 Sketch Writing and Live Audience Performance

    Mon, Apr. 8, 2019 at 7:00 PM to Tue, Oct. 8, 2019 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 w...

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  • Chad Daniels from "I Need You To Kill", "As Is" and "Footprints On The Moon" at Drafthouse Comedy

    Fri, Apr. 12, 2019 at 7:00 PM to Sat, Apr. 13, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    With over 700 million streams of his four albums to date, Chad Daniels is one of the most listened to comics you’ve never heard of. Hailing from Fergus Falls, MN, Chad is one of only 13 c...

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  • Guy Branum from Chelsea Lately, MTV and E! at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Fri, Apr. 19, 2019 at 7:00 PM to Sat, Apr. 20, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Guy Branum is the creator and host of truTV’s Talk Show The Game Show, a hilarious mashup of two beloved television formats that pits comedians and celebrities against each other for the ...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Guy Branum
  • Mo Mandel from Comedy Central's "Corporate", and NBC's "Free Agents" at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Fri, Apr. 26, 2019 at 7:00 PM to Sat, Apr. 27, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Mo Mandel has been on fire on all fronts. Along with making recent appearances on CBS’S hit show, 2 BROKE GIRLS, and COMEDY CENTRAL’S new sitcom, CORPORATE, Mo just released his first ...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Mo Mandel
  • Leonard Ouzts from Conan, Wild n Out and Set it Up

    Fri, May. 10, 2019 at 7:00 PM to Sat, May. 11, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Leonard Ouzts is a distinct rising voice in the world of stand up comedy. A native of South Carolina, his southern upbringing shaped his down to earth, observational comedic style. Leonard was ...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Leonard Ouzts
  • Greg Fitzsimmons from Netflix, Comedy Central and Sirius/XM at Drafthouse Comedy

    Fri, May. 24, 2019 at 7:00 PM to Sat, May. 25, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Mixing an incisive wit with scathing sarcasm, Greg Fitzsimmons has achieved success as a stand-up, an Emmy Award winning writer, and host on TV, radio and his own podcast. Greg is host of ...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Greg Fitzsimmons
  • Janelle James from Comedy Central, HBO, BET and Chris Rock's Total Blackout Tour at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Fri, Jun. 14, 2019 at 7:00 PM to Sat, Jun. 15, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Janelle is a Caribbean-born comedian and writer. Being named a 2016 New Face for the world renowned Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Janelle is preparing to light the comedy wo...

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  • Kellen Erskine from Amazon's " Inside Jokes", NBC and TBS at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Fri, Sep. 20, 2019 at 7:00 PM to Sat, Sep. 21, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Kellen Erskine recently made his late-night debut on Conan, and was featured on season 7 of NBC's America's Got Talent. On January 24th, 2019, you can catch him on ABC’s Jimm...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Kellen Erskine