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Upcoming Events

Janeane Garofalo

Fri, Nov 15, 2019

Actress and comedian Janeane Garofalo makes her Kennedy Center debut.

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The Second City's Love, Factually

Dec 3 – 29, 2019

Love, Actually—whether you love it, hate it, or have never even seen it, you’ll definitely love this romantic romp that parodies the film along with many other classic holiday rom-com moments. 

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The Time Machine Roast

Fri, Jan 31, 2020

Inspired by the the line-crossing energy of comedy roasts, The Time Machine Roast hurls its hilarious flaming arrows at history. Nationally touring comedians get into character and costume for the meanest, funniest, most historically accurate jokes you've ever heard.

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Maz Jobrani

Fri, Jan 31, 2020

Iranian American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani returns to the Kennedy Center.

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Dulcé Sloan

Sat, Feb 8, 2020

Dulcé Sloan is one of the sharpest, fastest rising voices in comedy. 

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Story District's Funnier Than Fiction

Fri, Feb 28, 2020

DC's storytelling pros bring their best and funniest stories to the stage about real situations that are so ridiculous, you just have to laugh.

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Sun, Mar 8, 2020

Join us for a special International Women’s Day comedy event!

On Sale 11/12/2019


Fri, Mar 27, 2020

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Made in Puerto Rico

Apr 2 – 3, 2020

Made in Puerto Rico is a show about family, music, and cultural identity starring former attorney-turned-comedian Elizardi ("Eli") Castro.  

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The Second City & Kennedy Center's Jazz Comedy Experiment

Apr 16 – 18, 2020

Join us along with Kennedy Center Artistic Director for Jazz Jason Moran for a true experience in creative expression across the worlds of music and comedy.

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Washington Improv Theater's iMusical

Fri, Apr 24, 2020

iMusical joins the unpredictable playfulness of comedic improvisation with the emotional power of musical theater.

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