August 14

Esther Povitsky

Special Event

Esther Povitsky

A fixture of the L.A. comedy scene, Esther Povitsky can be seen on Hulu’s second season of "Dollface," starring alongside Kat Dennings and Shay Mitchell. Esther also co-created, co-stared and executive produced the Freeform show "Alone Together," which premiered in January 2018.

In 2017, Esther was named one of Variety’s “10 Comics to Watch” and performed at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, returning to the showcase that helped to launch her career as a New Face in 2013. Her first comedy special, "Hot For My Name," premiered summer 2020 on Comedy Central.

She’s had recurring roles on "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," "Love" and "Difficult People." Additionally, she guest stared in "Brooklyn 99," "Workaholics," "Key & Peele" and "Lady Dynamite."

Esther hosted the Above Average/Tru TV series "Cocktales with Little Ester," a sex-positive talk show for women, and had a beauty- and health-centric podcast, "Glowing Up," with Caroline Goldfarb, where the two went on a journey to find their inner glowly goddess. She currently co-hosts the podcast "Trash Tuesday" with Khalyla Kuhn and Annie Lederman.

08/14/2022 7:00 PM

Door Time: 5:45 PM

Other Showtimes

Great things come in little packages. Esther Povitsky – known to many as Little Esther – has had the comedy industry buzzing. She’s jump to the next level as a series regular on “Crazy Ex Girlfriend" and "Dollface," and she continues to flourish as an actress, podcaster and stand-up. This show is her second headlining appearance at the DC Improv, following up on a sold-out debut in 2019.


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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.
  • 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).

A fixture of the L.A. comedy scene, Esther Povitsky can be seen on Hulu’s second season of "Dollface," starring alongside Kat Dennings and Shay Mitchell. Esther also co-created, co-stared and executive produced the Freeform show "Alone Together," which premiered in January 2018.

In 2017, Esther was named one of Variety’s “10 Comics to Watch” and performed at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, returning to the showcase that helped to launch her career as a New Face in 2013. Her first comedy special, "Hot For My Name," premiered summer 2020 on Comedy Central.

She’s had recurring roles on "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," "Love" and "Difficult People." Additionally, she guest stared in "Brooklyn 99," "Workaholics," "Key & Peele" and "Lady Dynamite."

Esther hosted the Above Average/Tru TV series "Cocktales with Little Ester," a sex-positive talk show for women, and had a beauty- and health-centric podcast, "Glowing Up," with Caroline Goldfarb, where the two went on a journey to find their inner glowly goddess. She currently co-hosts the podcast "Trash Tuesday" with Khalyla Kuhn and Annie Lederman.