Comedy Performances in Metro DC Comedians, Improv, Shows

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Shear Madness

The 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 Leno

The 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 Jolles

Terrace 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 Immigrant

Strathmore
Wed. Apr 24
The set list for Alan Cumming’s provocative new concert show is as eclectic and idiosyncratic as Cumming himself.

Steven Wright

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 2
Academy Award® winner Steven Wright is a prototype comedian that many others continually try to follow.

Robert Mac

AMP 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 Tenors

Olney 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 Youssef

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Feb 1
Bassem Youssef, dubbed the Jon Stewart of the Arab World, makes his Kennedy Center debut.

Lewis Black

Strathmore
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 Zimmerman

AMP by Strathmore
Thu. Jan 17
BuzzFeed described this West Virginia native’s “calming vocalization and inventive writing” as a “thing of magic.”

David Sedaris

Strathmore
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 Regan

The Kennedy Center
Mar. 21 – 22
Critics, fans, and fellow comedians agree: Brian Regan is one of the most respected comedians in the country.

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