To many people Chris Hardwick is the face of pop culture. His quick wit and boundless enthusiasm have made him the perfect guide to your favorite TV shows, movies, video games and more. Through his Nerdist media empire, he helped usher in the digital revolution, creating and hosting some of the most popular podcasts around. And In his spare time he’s an accomplished stand-up. Join us this fall for his DC Improv headlining debut.
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- 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.
- There is a two-item minimum per ticket. 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.)
- For our main showroom, the first show of any night is the "early" show. All other shows are "late" shows. Early shows are seated by time of arrival. The earlier you arrive at the club, the greater your seating options will be. Late shows 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). Click here for a more detailed explanation of seating policies.
- For our lounge, all shows regardless of start time are seated by time of arrival.
Chris Hardwick is a comedian, actor, TV host, author, writer, producer, podcaster and pop culture enthusiast. Chris is perhaps best known for his work on the two-time Emmy Award-winning Comedy Central show, @midnight, which he hosted throughout the duration of its 600 episodes. His widely popular podcast, Id10t, attracts some of the world’s most influential people.
Hardwick is host and executive producer of NBC’s hit game show series The Wall, featuring everyday people and families competing for life-altering amounts of money in a game of knowledge, camaraderie, and luck. Hardwick also serves as host of the Emmy-nominated Talking Dead, an after-show analysis of the iconic The Walking Dead franchise.
On stage, Hardwick continues to solidify himself as one of today's top touring comedians and will hit the road again in 2019. Following his 2012 stand-up special, Mandroid, Hardwick toured his 2016 show, Funcomfortable, during which he shot a one-hour comedy special.
Hardwick’s own television production company, Fish Ladder, has a first-look deal with AMC Studios where several projects are currently in the works. Broadening his production duties, Hardwick joins the Blumhouse family though a three-picture first-look deal. Additionally, the fanatical horror fan will step behind the camera for one of the films he’s set to produce, adding the title of director to his already extensive resume.