March 17 - March 20

Craig Robinson

Special Event

Craig Robinson

Beginning as a stand-up comedian, Robinson first made his mark in the comedy circuit at the 1998 Montreal "Just For Laughs" Festival. Now headlining venues and festivals across the country, he does both solo shows as well as full-band sets with his band, The Nasty Delicious.

Before deciding to pursue his comedy career full time, Robinson was a K-8 teacher in the Chicago Public School System. He earned his undergraduate degree from Illinois State University and his Masters of Education from St. Xavier University. It was while Craig was studying education in Chicago that he also discovered his love of acting and comedy when he joined the famed Second City Theatre.

Craig is best known for his portrayal of Daryl Philban in NBC's "The Office" but has also starred in such movies as "Dolemite Is My Name," "Knocked Up," "This Is The End," the "Hot Tub Time Machine" series, "Morris From America," "Tragedy Girls," "Dolemite Is My Name" with Eddie Murphy, "Timmy Failure," and "Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon" with Kate Hudson. Craig also starred in his very own sitcom, "Mr. Robinson" on NBC, as well as "Ghosted" on FOX.

03/20/2022 9:30 PM

Door Time: 9:00 PM

Other Showtimes

At the request of the artist, patrons for these shows must present either proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative COVID test result (no more than 72 hours old) to be admitted to the venue. "Proof of full vaccination" can be a completed vaccination card or a readable photo of that card saved to your phone.

Craig started out as a Chicago public school teacher. Now he's teaching the world how to enjoy life. He's famous for his movie and television roles, including star turns in "Dolemite Is My Name," "The Office," "This is the End" and "Hot Tub Time Machine." And he also puts on one hell of a live show, mixing stand-up and music to produce an endless supply of good times.


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


Admission / Seating Policies

  • Please note: At the request of the artist, patrons for these shows must present either proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative COVID test result (no more than 72 hours old) to be admitted to the venue. "Proof of full vaccination" can be a completed vaccination card or a readable photo of that card saved to your phone.
  • 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).
  • For our lounge, all shows regardless of start time are seated by time of arrival.

Beginning as a stand-up comedian, Robinson first made his mark in the comedy circuit at the 1998 Montreal "Just For Laughs" Festival. Now headlining venues and festivals across the country, he does both solo shows as well as full-band sets with his band, The Nasty Delicious.

Before deciding to pursue his comedy career full time, Robinson was a K-8 teacher in the Chicago Public School System. He earned his undergraduate degree from Illinois State University and his Masters of Education from St. Xavier University. It was while Craig was studying education in Chicago that he also discovered his love of acting and comedy when he joined the famed Second City Theatre.

Craig is best known for his portrayal of Daryl Philban in NBC's "The Office" but has also starred in such movies as "Dolemite Is My Name," "Knocked Up," "This Is The End," the "Hot Tub Time Machine" series, "Morris From America," "Tragedy Girls," "Dolemite Is My Name" with Eddie Murphy, "Timmy Failure," and "Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon" with Kate Hudson. Craig also starred in his very own sitcom, "Mr. Robinson" on NBC, as well as "Ghosted" on FOX.