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The Bentzen Ball Opening Night with Tig Notaro! @ Lincoln Theatre
The Bentzen Ball Opening Night! The Most Very Specialest Evening with Tig Notaro & Friends! Featuring Tig Notaro, Aparna Nancherla, & more! Thursday, October 27, 2016 Doors: 6:30 pm Show starts at 8:00 pm The Lincoln Theatre Washington, DC $30 BYT invites you to The 8th Annual Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival, curated by Tig Notaro! Join us on opening night with Tig herself! Plus some friends! Like Aparna Nancherla! Check out more Bentzen Ball shows at
Comedy Kumite 7 @ DC Improv Lounge
Comedy Kumite (koo-mih-tay) is a one-night stand-up comedy tournament -- eight comics enter, but only one leaves! Each "match" has two comics doing five minute sets, and the audience picks the winners. It's a showcase presented with the flair of pro wrestling, but probably less spandex. Who will be our next champion?
Judah Friedlander @ DC Improv
Treat yourself to a championship-caliber night. The World Champion has been seen on “30 Rock,” in “Wet Hot American Summer,” and doing all kinds of videos for Major League Soccer. He’s a strong contender for president in 2016, and this October he’s bringing his campaign back to his hometown. (He’s a Montgomery County native!)
Mike Daisy: The Trump Card @ Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
$35 / $35
Returning for a limited, 1 week engagement after a sold out preview. Hurry, tickets will NOT last. Mike Daisey takes on the reigning world heavyweight of self-mythologizing, the short-fingered vulgarian who captured a nation’s heart through bullying, charm, one-syllable explosions, and occasionally telling the brutal truth: Donald J. Trump. Daisey tells Trump’s story from his earliest days, tracking him as he makes himself into a new American archetype—the very first rich man famous exclusively for being rich. In The Trump Card, Daisey weaves The Donald’s story alongside the evolution of the American oligarchy and the rise of dark money, a new ruling class empowered by a country trained to worship at a 24-carat solid-gold super classy altar. Instead of dismissing Trump as a simple con artist and huckster, Daisey breaks down what makes Trump tick… and in doing so illuminates the state of our American Dream (and how we’ve sold it out).
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