April 15 - April 17

Erin Jackson

Erin Jackson

with Lafayette Wright and Paris Sashay

Erin Jackson is one of the fastest-rising comedians in New York City and is featured in the TIFFANY HADDISH PRESENTS: THEY READY Comedy Special for Netflix. Prior to COVID-19, she performed nightly in NYC's top comedy clubs, and has appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers, CONAN, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, This Week at the Comedy Cellar, truTV's Laff Mobb's Laff Tracks, Last Comic Standing, and Comedy Central's Live at Gotham. Erin co-hosted three seasons of EXHALE, a panel talk series on the ASPiRE television network, and has been a panelist on sports and pop-culture programs on MSNBC, NFL Network, VH-1 and TV Guide Network. Her debut comedy album, GRUDGERY, was released in 2018 and debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes comedy charts. Erin is a proud alumna of Howard University and a die-hard fan of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Lafayette Wright

Lafayette Wright’s obsessions with art and expression fuel who he is both onstage and off. He has spent close to a decade honing his skills on the DC Comedy scene, and he now has a razor sharp act and undeniable onstage likability. Lafayette was featured in Comedy Central's "Hart of the City" in 2017.

Paris Sashay

Paris Sashay is a comedienne, actor, writer and producer from Washington, DC, but Currently living in New York. Her command as a seasoned storyteller makes even the mundane experience feel like an adventure. Audiences across the country fall in love with her infectious laugh, wit, and style.

Nothing can stop Paris’ ascension to stardom, unequivocally one of the funniest rising comediennes with highlight performances at Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal as a 'New Face', Brooklyn Comedy Festival, BET 50 Central, and 'Unprotected Sets' on EPIX. Also, with performances at The Howard Theatre ,The Kennedy Center, Caroline’s on Broadway, Hollywood Improv, Comedy Store and The Comedy Cellar. She triumphantly debuted at the DC Improv only days after losing several teeth in a brutal attack by a toxic man sexually harassing her on the street. In 2016, Paris launched the #TeethAndTittiesCampaign raising awareness about violence against women.

Paris has worked with Micheal Che, Dick Gregory, Wanda Sykes, Lil Rel, Domonique, Jen Kirkman, Jay Chandrasekhar , Tony Roberts and Roy Wood Jr. offering her piercing insight on issues of the day.

She has been a panel member on “Wild’n Out Wednesday’s with Roland Martin” on TV One, BET, Comedy Central, EPIX and interviewed on Fox 5 DC, NBC 4 Washington, and WUSA 9 regarding her assault. Additionally, Paris frequently serves as a motivational speaker, having the honor of being the 2013 and 2017 Commencement Speaker at The Foundation School in Gaithersburg, MD.

Other Showtimes

This show is SOLD OUT!

Grand reopening! COVID-19 restrictions are in place for these shows, with a maximum of 50 attendees.

After more than a year, live comedy returns to downtown D.C.! We have the go-ahead to open with reduced capacity and safety precautions in place. And we have a great headliner to get things started again.

Erin Jackson started her entertainment career right here in Washington, working her way from the open mic circuit to the Improv stage. She found national success, with appearances on “Last Comic Standing” and “Ellen,” and most recently in the Tiffany Haddish Netflix series "They Ready." Comedy has taken her around the country again and again. Join a DC Improv favorite as she returns to the nation’s capital for our grand reopening!

All attendees on Thursday night will get souvenir DC Improv masks and pint glasses.


All sales are final. There are no refunds or exchanges.


COVID-19 Information

  • To comply with the city's capacity restrictions and social distancing guidelines, we are selling tables rather than individual tickets to any show where restrictions are expected to be in place. At this time, customers will not be sharing tables with anyone other than their party. If your group requires multiple tables, those tables will maintain 6-foot social distancing rules.
  • Customers are expected to take necessary precautions to protect themselves and others. Per local guidelines, customers must properly wear a face covering or mask except when eating or drinking at their table.
  • Employees and customers will have their temperatures taken upon entrance to the facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100 degrees or greater will not be permitted on the premises.

Admission / Seating Policies

  • Please note that our standard policies will be suspended as needed to comply with COVID-19 regulations.
  • There is a two-item minimum per customer. This can be any combination of food items or beverages. Bottled water and soft drinks count as items. (The two-item minimum does not apply to comedy classes.)
  • Patrons must be 18 or older to attend events or classes at the DC Improv. Any exceptions are clearly noted in the event descriptions on dcimprov.com.
  • For our main showroom, the first show of any night is the "early" show. All other shows are "late" shows.
  • Early shows in the main showroom are seated by time of arrival. The earlier you arrive at the club, the greater your seating options will be. Please note that the size of your party will also affect what seating options are available to you, as certain tables and areas are designated for larger parties.
  • Late shows in the main showroom have assigned seating, and assignments are made in order of ticket purchase. The earlier you buy tickets, the better your seats will be (i.e. closer to the stage).
  • For our lounge, all shows regardless of start time are seated by time of arrival.

Erin Jackson is one of the fastest-rising comedians in New York City and is featured in the TIFFANY HADDISH PRESENTS: THEY READY Comedy Special for Netflix. Prior to COVID-19, she performed nightly in NYC's top comedy clubs, and has appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers, CONAN, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, This Week at the Comedy Cellar, truTV's Laff Mobb's Laff Tracks, Last Comic Standing, and Comedy Central's Live at Gotham. Erin co-hosted three seasons of EXHALE, a panel talk series on the ASPiRE television network, and has been a panelist on sports and pop-culture programs on MSNBC, NFL Network, VH-1 and TV Guide Network. Her debut comedy album, GRUDGERY, was released in 2018 and debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes comedy charts. Erin is a proud alumna of Howard University and a die-hard fan of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Lafayette Wright

Paris Sashay