The Overachievers Comedy Show

with Joyelle Nicole Johnson

The Overachievers has grown into one of the top comedy shows in the country. Hosted by local favorite Martin Amini and music by DJ Bo, The Overachievers is a showcase of comedians seen on HBO, Comedy Central, and NBC.

Joyelle Nicole Johnson

Joyelle Nicole Johnson is a Brooklyn based stand up comedian, writer and actress. She was on the final season of HBO’s "Crashing" and was the warmup comic for Hasan Minhaj’s "Patriot Act" on Netflix. Joyelle made her network TV debut on "Late Night with Seth Meyers" and most wrote for the final season of "Broad City."

She has performed on Comedy Central’s digital series "Comics to Watch," Wyatt Cenac’s "Night Train" for Seeso, "Laff Tracks" for TruTV as well as being a panelist for Refinery 29/Facebook Watch’s "After After Party" and MTV News. Joyelle was selected for the 2018 FOX Comedy Showcase, was a finalist in NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity Showcase and has performed at festivals like Sketchfest, Bonnaroo, The New York Comedy Festival and Bumbershoot. And while transitioning to the headliner that she is today she regularly features for Hannibal Buress and has opened for Dave Chappelle, Maria Bamford and Russell Peters.
09/01/2021 8:00 PM

Door Time: 6:45 PM

Other Showtimes

The Overachievers has grown into one of the top comedy shows in the country. Hosted by local favorite Martin Amini and music by DJ Bo, The Overachievers is a showcase of comedians seen on HBO, Comedy Central, and NBC.

The lineup for September 1: Joyelle Nicole Johnson, Lafayette Wright, Jamal Russell


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


Admission / Seating Policies

  • If your party does not fill an entire table, you may be sharing a table with other patrons. The exception is when a ticket is clearly listed as "table for 2," "table for 4," etc. In those cases, your party is guaranteed to have a table to itself.
  • 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.

The Overachievers has grown into one of the top comedy shows in the country. Hosted by local favorite Martin Amini and music by DJ Bo, The Overachievers is a showcase of comedians seen on HBO, Comedy Central, and NBC.

Joyelle Nicole Johnson