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Gary Owen @ DC Improv
Energy and honesty have made Gary into one of the most popular touring comics in America. He’s also a crossover act unlike any you’ve ever seen – this is a guy who once won the title of “Funniest Black Comic in San Diego.” Fresh off a huge appearance at Constitution Hall in March 2016, he’ll be back in DC (where he used to be stationed during his military career) this summer. He sold out ten shows when we had him here in late 2014 …
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
DeRay Davis @ DC Improv
From the South Side of Chicago, DeRay Davis has made himself into a comedic force. After winning Comedy Central’s Laugh Riots competition, DeRay started dominating clubs all across the country. He’s also a presence in Hollywood, with roles in “21 Jump Street,” “Jumping the Broom” and the “Barbershop” movies, to name a few. And don't forget MTV2 -- he's a star on "Wild N Out," and he's the host of "Joking Off." In March 2016, he becomes a reality star with the debut of "Living With Funny" on Oxygen. VIP TICKETS: Anyone purchasing a "VIP" ticket for DeRay Davis shows is guaranteed a seat in the front rows. (Unless you have exactly four people in your group, you might share a table with other patrons.)
The Bentzen Ball Presents: Stuff You Should Know Live @ The Lincoln Theatre
The Bentzen Ball Presents: Stuff You Should Know Saturday, October 29, 2016 Doors: 5:30 pm Show starts at 6:30 pm The Lincoln Theatre Washington, DC $30 BYT invites you to The 8th Annual Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival, curated by Tig Notaro! Join us for a special Bentzen Ball edition of Stuff You Should Know, the award-winning podcast hosted by Chuck Bryant and Josh Clark and produced by the venerable website HowStuffWorks. Twice weekly since 2008, Stuff You Should Know has released a mind-addling array of episodes, cracking open the mechanics, history and cultural and scientific impact of topics like: Ouija boards, asteroid mining, termites, the use of MDMA to treat mental illness, the game of horseshoes, gender reassignment surgery, what would happen if the Earth stopped spinning, Barbie(r) dolls, peak oil, the effects of going without sleep, bioluminescence, disco, icebergs, the fat tax and so on and so on, totaling more than 800 episodes and adding two more every Tuesday and Thursday. See more Bentzen Ball shows at
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