Finesse spun early success in the stand-up game into a four-year run on “Saturday Night Live.” His smooth and hilarious style has kept him busy on the small screen -- whether it's acting, voiceover work or being a favorite panelist on tons of talk shows. He pops up regularly on comedy concert tours. And best of all, you can still see him up close in the comedy clubs. He makes his return to the DC Improv this summer.
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Admission / Seating Policies
- Please note that your group might be sharing a table with other parties.
- Passes cannot be used for any show listed as a "special event."
- 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.
Finesse Mitchell is a multi-faceted actor, comedian, and author. His hour standup special "The Spirit Told Me To Tell You" premiered on Showtime on October 19, 2018. He also just shot a pilot for a nationally syndicated daytime talk show produced by Debmar-Mercury, which he will co-host with actress Jamie Pressly. Additionally, Finesse is currently writing his much-anticipated second book on relationships, his first being a well-received look at his take on dating. Your Girlfriends Only Know So Much: A Brother’s Take on Dating and Mating for Sistas (2007, Simon Spotlight) is an advice book for women and was born out of his hip, hilarious and widely popular monthly advice column for ESSENCE Magazine.
Finesse burst onto the scene with his three-year run on NBC’s iconic latenight sketch series Saturday Night Live, creating hilarious characters like "Starrkeisha" and impersonating actor Morgan Freeman and rapper 50 Cent. On the big screen, he starred in the hit urban movie Who's Your Caddy, and he appeared in the films The Comebacks, Mad Money, and Barely Lethal, which also stars Samuel L. Jackson and Jessica Alba. He was recently featured in the Sony Pictures/Crackle TV feature Mad Families opposite Charlie Sheen and Tiffany Hadidsh, and he appeared in the Cameron Crowe Showtime series Roadies, Media on TV One, and the Disney Channel series A.N.T. Farm playing the role of Darryl, Chyna’s policeman father.
Mitchell performs stand-up comedy to sold-out shows across the country. Known for his witty take on timely subjects, relationship humor, and politics, he appeals to all demographics. Mitchell performed on the Shaq All-Star Comedy Jam tour and shined as a featured act on the SHAQ All-Star one-hour comedy special on Showtime, which was taped in his hometown of Atlanta. He has also been seen on TBS’s Who Gets the Last Laugh, Fox’s dating show The Choice, VH1’s hit show Single Ladies, BET’s Comic View, Tyra, Comedy Central Presents and Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns.
Mitchell is a devout supporter of the men and women in the Armed Forces. In 2017, he co-headlined a comedy tour performing at ten different Army bases for Army Entertainment. He also appeared in Ron White’s Comedy Salute to the Troops which aired on Country Music Television (CMT) to benefit the Armed Forces Foundation.
Mitchell graduated from the University of Miami and is a distinguished member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. He is a former student athlete who was a walk-on for the National Champion Hurricanes football team where he played with Super Bowl champion Warren Sapp and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson to name a few.