Judging by how quickly his show at the Hamilton sold out, Buress’s theory seems to be working just fine.
What’s coming up in comedy
If you didn’t score tickets to Hannibal Buress’s show at the Hamilton, here are six more comedy events worth getting tickets to. For more comedy listings, visit www.goingoutguide.com.
JON STEWART March 1 at 10 p.m. Tickets to “The Daily Show” host’s first set in Baltimore have sold out, but there are still a handful of tickets left for the late show. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore. www.ticketmaster.com. $49.50-$91.60.
WHITEST KIDS U’KNOW March 22 at 9 p.m. This sketch comedy troupe specializes in awkward sexual humor, parodies of Abraham Lincoln and other absurdities. State Theatre,
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church. 703-237-0300. www.thestatetheatre.com. $18 in advance, $20 at the door.
AZIZ ANSARI March 29 at 7 and 10 p.m. and March 30 at 7 p.m. The red-hot comedian and “Parks and Recreation” star riffs on marriage, having kids and other joys of adult life as he continues his “Buried Alive” tour. DAR Constitution Hall, 18th and C streets NW. www.ticketmaster.com. $33-$43.
FORMER SNL STARS JON LOVITZ, CHRIS KATTAN AND TIM MEADOWS April 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Relive the “Saturday Night Live” days of yore with these famous 1990s alums together on one stage. Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500. www.birchmere.com. $69.50.
KATHLEEN MADIGAN April 11-14 at 7:30 p.m. This Los Angeles-based comedian makes audiences howl with her stories of hypochondria, riding in the car with her parents and evolution. Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500. www.birchmere.com. $59.50. Saturday show is sold out.
BOBBY LEE May 10-12 at 8 p.m., May 10-11 at 10:30 p.m. Lee is best known as a cast member on “MADtv” and for his roles in the films “Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle” and “Pineapple Express.” DC Improv, 1140 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-296-7008. www.dcimprov.com. $22.