March 21 - March 23

DC Sketchfest

Lounge Showroom Special Event

DC Sketchfest

The DC Sketchfest is an annual showcase that features the best scripted comedy from DC and the world beyond. DC Sketchfest is produced, booked, and organized by the DC sketch comedy community and founded by Bad Medicine and Rails Comedy.

Sketch performers interested in participating should check out the DC Sketchfest website for more information. Applications must be submitted by December 17, 2023, and the show lineups will be announced in January 2024.

03/21/2024 7:30 PM

Door Time: 6:15 PM

Other Showtimes

The DC Sketchfest is an annual showcase that features the best scripted comedy from DC and the world beyond. DC Sketchfest is produced, booked, and organized by the DC sketch comedy community and founded by Bad Medicine and Rails Comedy.

You can learn about each of the troupes here. The lineups:

Thursday 7:30: Grace and the Gang (DC), Pressed (NYC), Maple Daddies (Seattle)

Thursday 9:45: Showburger (DC), Drop the Root Beer and Run (Seattle), Party Trick (NYC)

Friday 7:30: Sundae Scaries (Austin), Eric Acuña (DC), Newt Work Comedy (Raleigh)

Friday 9:45: The Right Stuff (NYC), Ajahnis Charley (Toronto), Brick Penguin (DC)

Saturday 7:00: Milwaukee! (NYC), Comedy Dance Chicago (Chicago), Bad Medicine (DC)

Saturday 9:30: Field Trip (Boston), Rails Comedy (DC), A.J. Schraeder Regrets Everything (Greensboro)


All sales are final. Refunds and exchanges are offered only when a show is canceled or rescheduled.


Admission 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.
  • Patrons must be 18 or older to attend events or classes at the DC Improv. Any exceptions are clearly noted in the event descriptions.
  • 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.)
  • Coupons or passes for free admission cannot be used for a show listed as a "special event."

Seating Policies

  • All shows in our lounge showroom are seated by time of arrival. The earlier you arrive, the more options you'll have. Please note that the size of your party can affect what options are available to you, as certain tables and areas are designated for larger parties.

The DC Sketchfest is an annual showcase that features the best scripted comedy from DC and the world beyond. DC Sketchfest is produced, booked, and organized by the DC sketch comedy community and founded by Bad Medicine and Rails Comedy.

Sketch performers interested in participating should check out the DC Sketchfest website for more information. Applications must be submitted by December 17, 2023, and the show lineups will be announced in January 2024.