Going Out Guide: comedy


Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 02/04/2014

‘The DMV Roast of Daniel Snyder’ at the new Brixton comedy night

Local comics offer a send-up of the ‘Skins owner.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  02:27 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comedy, Events

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 11/07/2013

Karl Welzein shows off his ‘Power Moves’ at the Black Cat tonight, you guys

The comedian behind Twitter’s @DadBoner feed visits the Black Cat tonight.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:06 PM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comedy

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 10/15/2013

Watch local comedian Aparna Nancherla perform on ‘Conan’

Nancherla, a Northern Virginia native, worked D.C.’s open-mike scene for years.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  11:38 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comedy

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 10/11/2013

The Bentzen Ball shows you should see this (rainy) weekend

There are nearly a dozen comedy shows and parties in the coming days.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  03:50 PM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comedy, Events

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 09/13/2013

D.C. comedy is exploding. Here are 5 shows to put on your calendar.

Have a laugh with some of the city’s best and brightest -- for a bargain.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  12:47 PM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comedy

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 09/10/2013

Here’s the full lineup for the Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival

The D.C.-born comedy festival offers up eight shows, with stand-up, improv and music.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  12:38 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bentzen Ball, comedy, Events

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 08/26/2013

Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival is back after a four-year hiatus

Brightest Young Things and comedian Tig Notaro are bringing back the alt-comedy festival in October.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  04:27 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bentzen Ball, comedy

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Sarah Silverman's sweet, stupid craft

Charming delivery and crass punch lines are Sarah Silverman's bait and switch. With a youthful smile — the 42-year-old comic looks 25 — and a disarming demeanor, she sweetly executes bathroom humor and social satire alike. Asked whether she's particularly excited about performing in Washington (she appears at the Warner Theatre on Thursday), she confidently responds, as if doling out a pearl of wisdom, "It's the capital, you know." [READ MORE]

By Ryan Little  |  03:00 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 03/01/2013

'Drunk History' filming tonight at Smith Commons

Funny or Die's popular web series is coming to H Street NE tonight.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:00 PM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, comedy, Events, H Street

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 02/21/2013

Hannibal Buress on being LeBron James, underground fight clubs and booking flights

Outtakes from an interview with stand-up comic Hannibal Buress.

By Jess Righthand  |  01:04 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  comedy, Weekend Section

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 08/12/2011

Riot Act Comedy Theater Opens

The two-floor club in Penn Quarter is ready to expand the city’s comedy offerings exponentially.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  01:00 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Misc. | Tags:  comedy