The legend of Ali Siddiq keeps growing. The Houston native started his comedy career telling jokes in prison – and his determination and fearlessness launched him in to showbusiness when he was done serving his time. Ali’s unique perspective and distinct style caught the attention of Comedy Central, some of comedy’s biggest touring headliners, and audiences nationwide – in the summer of 2019 he was a finalist on NBC's "Bring the Funny." Now he's back to headline our club for a fourth time.
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Admission / Seating Policies
- Please note: An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. Senior citizens and people with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By visiting our establishment, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.
- 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).
Ali Siddiq is stand-up comedian, public speaker, and writer out of Houston. Ali’s unique style of stand-up began behind the walls of incarceration, an incubator for interesting experiences and good stories. People received their first taste of Ali Siddiq when he appeared on HBO's "Def Comedy Jame" and "Live From Gotham," and in 2013 he was named Comedy Central's "#1 Comic to Watch". In 2014, Ali impressed comedy enthusiasts by displaying his ability to captivate an audience with his "Mexicans Got On Boots" tale, a descriptive storytelling, with over 15 million views, of a prison riot on "This Is Not Happening," the first of three appearances. His stories continued with his half-hour special, which premiered on Comedy Central in the fall of 2016. Immediately following the premier of that special, Comedy Central offered Ali an hour-special where he performed for inmates live in a Texas jail, sending Ali back to where it all started. The hour special, "Ali Siddiq: It’s Bigger Than These Bars," premiered in February 2018. In 2019, Ali could be seen as a Top 5 finalist on NBC’s "Bring the Funny." Most recently, Ali could be seen as a guest on "The Joe Rogan Experience."