Comedy Performances in Metro DC Comedians, Improv, Shows

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The Play That Goes Wrong

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 18, 2018 – Jan. 6, 2019
What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get New York and London’s award-winning smash comedy The Play That Goes Wrong!


Studio Theatre
Dec. 15, 2018 – Jan. 6, 2019
A lacerating comedy about money, power, and what democracy actually looks like by Alexandria native Sarah Burgess.

The Capitol Steps

The Alden
Sat. Jan 5, 2019
No one is safe from these political satirists, their up-to-the-minute musical spoofs and (in)famous Lirty Dies. video ''The Capitol Steps make it easier to leave public life.'' —Former President George H. W. Bush

Elf: The Musical

Olney Theatre Center
Dec. 15, 2018 – Jan. 6, 2019
This warm-hearted family musical tells the story of Buddy, a human accidentally transported to the North Pole as a baby who grows up believing himself to be an elf, despite his large size and sub-par toy-making.

Ken Ludwig's A Comedy of Tenors

Olney Theatre Center
Apr. 10 – May. 12, 2019
The Tony Award®-winning playwright of Lend Me a Tenor is back with another farce set on the precipice of a big concert in 1936 Paris.

The Second City's Love Factually

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 15 – 31
Love, Factually is a holiday satire from the twisted minds at The Second City, which gets to the truth of December life, love, and romance.

Shear Madness

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 19 – Jun. 19, 2019
Set in present-day Georgetown, Shear Madnessengages locals and visitors alike as armchair detectives to help solve the scissor-stabbing murder of a famed concert pianist who lives above the Shear Madness unisex hairstyling salon.


Stand Up Comedy: Talib Babb

Arts Barn
Fri. Dec 21

The Second City's She the People

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
Dec. 15 – 30

Catch Me If You Can

Arts Barn
Jan. 4 – 20, 2019

Hot Spot

DC Arts Center (DCAC)
Dec. 22 – 29

Reese Waters

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Thu. Dec 27

WIT Road Show

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Jan. 10 – 27, 2019

The Capitol Steps

The Alden
Sat. Jan 5, 2019

Sonny & Cher Buy A House by Jennie Berman Eng

1st Stage in Tysons
Wed. Feb 6, 2019

The Baltimore Waltz

Keegan Theatre
Jan. 19 – Feb. 9, 2019

AnyStage Theater: Watergate…With Puppets!

DC Arts Center (DCAC)
Sat. Dec 15

Sonny & Cher Buy A House by Jennie Berman Eng

Arts Club of Washington
Tue. Feb 5, 2019

Laugh Index Theatre Presents: Three’s Comedy

DC Arts Center (DCAC)
Dec. 19, 2018 – May. 16, 2019
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