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Shear MadnessThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 19 – Jun. 19 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.
Jay LenoThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Apr 26 One night only! Recipient of the Kennedy Center's 2014 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Jay Leno returns to the Kennedy Center.
Danny JollesTerrace Theatre
Sun. Jan 27 Danny Jolles is has appeared at Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, San Francisco Sketchfest, Riot LA, and on Comedy Central, and his sketches have featured on Tosh.0, MTV, and Funny or Die.
Alan Cumming: Legal ImmigrantStrathmore
Wed. Apr 24 The set list for Alan Cumming’s provocative new concert show is as eclectic and idiosyncratic as Cumming himself.
Steven WrightThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 2 Academy Award® winner Steven Wright is a prototype comedian that many others continually try to follow.
Robert MacAMP by Strathmore
Fri. Feb 22 Robert Mac entertains with his smart, subtle, and squeaky-clean style. Poking fun at everyday life and sharing his unique perspective on the world’s problems.
Ken Ludwig's A Comedy of TenorsOlney Theatre Center
Apr. 10 – May. 12 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.
Bassem YoussefThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Feb 1 Bassem Youssef, dubbed the Jon Stewart of the Arab World, makes his Kennedy Center debut.
Sun. Apr 14 Lewis Black uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated finger-pointing to skewer anything and anyone that gets under his skin.
Joe ZimmermanAMP by Strathmore
Thu. Jan 17 BuzzFeed described this West Virginia native’s “calming vocalization and inventive writing” as a “thing of magic.”
Wed. Apr 3 Sedaris is one of today’s most observant writers addressing the human condition, which he details hilariously in his latest book, Calypso, described as beach reading for people who detest beaches.
Brian ReganThe Kennedy Center
Mar. 21 – 22 Critics, fans, and fellow comedians agree: Brian Regan is one of the most respected comedians in the country.
The Comedy of Errors American Shakespeare Center on TourThe Alden
Sat. Mar 30
Reduced Shakespeare Company's The Complete Works of Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]CenterStage at RCC
Wed. Mar 27
Ivy League of Comedy: Battle of the RelationshipBlackRock Center for the Arts
Fri. Feb 8
Sonny & Cher Buy A House by Jennie Berman EngArts Club of Washington
Tue. Feb 5
IVY League: Fabulously Funny FemalesBlackRock Center for the Arts
Fri. Mar 8
The Baltimore WaltzKeegan Theatre
Jan. 19 – Feb. 9
Catch Me If You CanArts Barn
Jan. 18 – 20
Laugh Index Theatre Presents: Three’s ComedyDC Arts Center (DCAC)
May. 2 – 16
Sundance Institute—Theater from the Middle East and North Africa: Love, Bombs & ApplesThe Kennedy Center
Mar. 20 – 21