Bad Medicine is a high energy sketch comedy troupe with a bent toward the dark, cerebral, and absurd. It's the right amount of stupid fun. We’re a congress of friends from Washington DC doing distinctly non-political humor. We also produce and teach sketch comedy at the historic DC Improv Comedy Club and have performed at Austin Sketch Fest, Sketchfest Seattle, SF Sketchfest, and Philly Sketchfest.
Rails Comedy is a premier comedy theater located in the heart of Washington DC. With a focus on diversity and inclusivity, we offer a wide range of entertainment including stand-up comedy, sketch shows, improv performances, and drag shows. Our talented performers come from all over the country and bring their unique perspectives and humor to the stage. Whether you're a long-time fan of comedy or new to the scene, Rails Comedy is the perfect destination for a night of laughter and fun. Join us and discover why we're the go-to spot for comedy lovers in DC.
Rails Comedy's sketch team made a name for itself on the national comedy scene. With a blend of clever writing, dynamic performances, and a commitment to pushing boundaries, Rails Comedy has been entertaining audiences for years. The troupe has performed at some of the most prestigious comedy festivals in America, including the Austin Sketch Fest, Montréal Sketchfest, North Carolina Comedy Festival, New South Comedy Festival, and Sketchfest Seattle. Their ability to consistently bring fresh, innovative material to the stage has earned them a reputation as one of the most exciting sketch comedy groups in the country.
Founded in 1992 by Mark Anderson, the DC Improv is a celebrated comedy club in Washington, D.C., part of the esteemed Improv comedy chain. It originated in 1963 in New York City as a platform for emerging comedians. Over the years, it became a launching pad for comedy superstars like Dave Chappelle and Jim Gaffigan. Beyond performances, the club offers a comedy school and expanded its space. Despite challenges, including the pandemic, the DC Improv remains a cherished institution dedicated to comedy excellence, thanks to its devoted audience.