Upcoming Events

  • 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
  • Three Guys On Presents "Saturday Night Comedy Showcase" at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Sat, Nov. 25, 2017 at 10:45 PM to Sat, Dec. 2, 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
  • Juhahn Jones from The Starving Games, The Hill to a Mil, and Instagram at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Sun, Nov. 26, 2017 at 7:00 PM

    Born in Prince Georges County, Maryland, Juhahn Jones has dreamed of life as an entertainer since his youth. After landing a guest spot on HBO’s series,The Wire, and confirming membership into ...

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  • Broadway hosted by Franqi French

    Wed, Nov. 29, 2017 at 8:30 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 ladies from...

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  • 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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  • Comedy Karaoke Hosted by Broken Diamond Comedy

    Thu, Nov. 30, 2017 at 9:15 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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  • Emily Heller from Conan and Comedy Central at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Fri, Dec. 1, 2017 at 7:00 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
  • Attack of the Comics Comedy Show

    Fri, Dec. 1, 2017 at 10:45 PM to Fri, Dec. 29, 2017 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 work th...

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  • The Overachievers Comedy Show hosted by Martin Amini

    Wed, Dec. 6, 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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  • 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

    In the interest of alt-holiday hilarity, Drafthouse Comedy Theater proudly presents The SantaLand Diaries by best-selling humorist David Sedaris, adapted by acclaimed theater director Joe Montello....

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  • Who's In Here hosted by Tim Miller

    Thu, Dec. 7, 2017 at 8:00 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
  • Jokes That Give Back: A Standup Comedy Show

    Wed, Dec. 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM

    On the second Wednesday of every month, Baltimore's Nicki Fuchs and D.C.'s Becca Lundberg bring you Jokes That Give Back: a standup comedy show starring stellar comics from the DMV and beyo...

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  • Speechless: The Ultimate Improvisational Gauntlet

    Thu, Dec. 14, 2017 at 9:00 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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  • Black Card Declined: A Comedy Game Show hosted by Michele Sometimes

    Wed, Dec. 20, 2017 at 9:00 PM

    $5 online or $10 at the door A comedy show where comedians will have to answer a trivia question related to Black African-American Culture. If they are right, they move into a 10 ...

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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 7:00 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 the Roast Of ...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Sarah Tiana
  • Noah Gardenswartz from Conan, Comedy Central & NBC's "Last Comic Standing" at Drafthouse Comedy

    Fri, Jan. 12, 2018 at 7:00 PM to Sat, Jan. 13, 2018 at 9:00 PM

    Always relaxed on stage with a wide range of material and a unique perspective on life, Noah Gardenswartz is a comedian you should know about. Noah was born and raised in Denver, but cut ...

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

    Fri, Jan. 19, 2018 at 7:00 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
  • Drafthouse Comedy Level 2 Sketch Writing and Live Audience Performance

    Mon, Jan. 22, 2018 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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  • Drafthouse Comedy Level 1 Sketch Writing and Live Audience Performance

    Tue, Jan. 30, 2018 at 7:00 PM to Tue, Apr. 10, 2018 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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  • Matt Braunger from MADtv and the Tonight Show at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Fri, Feb. 2, 2018 at 7:00 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 7:00 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
  • Rachel Feinstein from Inside Amy Schumer and Last Comic Standing at Drafthouse Comedy in DC

    Fri, Apr. 27, 2018 at 7:00 PM to Sat, Apr. 28, 2018 at 9:00 PM

    Rachel Feinstein grew up outside Washington, D.C., as the daughter of a civil rights lawyer and a blues musician, which gave her a keen eye for the absurd and unjust. She developed her hilarious, char...

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    Artists Performing:
    • Rachel Feinstein