The Kennedy Center

Jo Firestone



Upcoming Performances

Video 7/20/2018: District of Comedy: Jo Firestone and Friends

Jo Firestone is a comedian based in Brooklyn, New York, who works as a staff writer on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. You can catch Firestone on WNYC’s 2 Dope Queens, Search Party, High Maintenance, Crashing, Broad City, and in the critically acclaimed film Don’t Think Twice. Her Comedy Central half hour came out this year, and her album The Hits will soon be available on Comedy Central Records.

This program contains mature themes and strong language.

Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the Atrium lobby starting at approximately 5:00 p.m., up to two tickets per person.


Presented as part of the District of Comedy Festival

Watch Past Performances

Video 7/22/2017: District of Comedy Festival: Aparna Nancherla & Friends

Comedian Aparna Nancherla, whose recent credits include roles on Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer and Netflix's Love, presents an evening of stand-up that also features Jo Firestone and Chris Duffy.

Part of the Kennedy Center’s District of Comedy Festival.

This program contains mature themes and strong language. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the Atrium lobby starting at approximately 5 p.m. on the day of each performance. Free tickets are limited to two tickets per person.

Jo Firestone