Comedy Performances in Metro DC Comedians, Improv, Shows

Find Comedy in DC including stand-up, improv, comedy troupes, theatre  and festivals from national and local comedians. 


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Tiger Style

Olney Theatre Center
Jul. 17 – Aug. 18
An outrageous satire about stereotypes, political correctness.

Whose Live Anyway?

Strathmore
Sat. Oct 12
An evening of hilarious improvised comedy and song based on audience suggestions.

Sinbad

Strathmore
Fri. Dec 13
Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades.

Freestyle Love Supreme

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 16 – 21
Freestyle Love Supreme is a stage show like no other. MCs, musicians, and beatboxers take the audience on a completely improvised musical ride all based off audience suggestions.

The Second City's America; It's Complicated!

The Kennedy Center
Thru Aug. 11
Comedy legends The Second City return to the Kennedy Center with an all-new show.

Murder at the Mansion Dessert Theater: Calamity in Camelot

Kentlands Mansion
Jul. 26 – 28
It’s the merry month of May in Camelot and murder is in the air!

Mo Willems & the Storytime All-Stars present: Don’t Let the Pigeon Do Storytime!

The Kennedy Center
Join a Concert Hall Storytime like you’ve never experienced before,

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Arts Barn
Thru Jul. 20
A wickedly wonderful Chekhovian mashup.

Josh Gondelman

AMP by Strathmore
Sat. Aug 10
Josh Gondelman takes a break from his gig as senior writer on Showtime’s Desus & Mero to take the mic at AMP.

Strauss - Ariadne Auf Naxos

The Barns at Wolf Trap
Jul. 19 – 27
Combining slapstick comedy and beautiful music in a competition of “high” and “low” art.

Weird Al Yankovic - The Strings Attached Tour with NSO

Wolf Trap
Tue. Jul 16
Weird Al’s Strings Attached tour is a high-energy rock and comedy production featuring all the hits and classics.

Emmy Blotnick

AMP by Strathmore
Thu. Sep 26
Self-deprecating, incisive, and charming, Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.

Spotlights

Capital Fringe: Would You Rather…

Arena Stage
Thru Jul. 27

Capital Fringe: 33 1/3 Chorus Girls

Arena Stage
Thru Jul. 27

Capital Fringe: Journey to Long Nose

Arena Stage
Thru Jul. 21

Capital Fringe: How's That Workin' Out for Ya? 2.0

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Thru Jul. 27

Capital Fringe: E Pluribus Screw ‘Em

Arena Stage
Thru Jul. 27

Capital Fringe: American Tranquility

Christ United Methodist Church
Thru Jul. 21

Capital Fringe: Flirting Like an American

Westminster Presbyterian Church
Thru Jul. 27

Capital Fringe: That’s Not How It Happened

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Thru Jul. 21

Capital Fringe: A Gentleman & a Liar

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Thru Jul. 27

Capital Fringe: Velvet Determination

Christ United Methodist Church
Thru Jul. 16

Capital Fringe: Love in the Time of Climate Change

St. Matthews Lutheran Church
Thru Jul. 27
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