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First Crack At It

Improv and sketch comedy from some of DC’s top performers.


Burnt Purple

Burnt Purple is a team of sketch comedy writers putting on their first show. Watch Ayomide, Kristen, and Justin take their "First Crack at It" by playing fun, sleazy, and even outrageous characters. (Justin Carty, Ayo Oluleye, Kristen Timko)

Trust Issues (improv opener)

Decently funny. Moderately sweaty. Amateur lasagna sommeliers. (Maddie Black, Kalynn Chambers, Matt Coit, Niv Elis, Laura Feild, John Grobarek, Taylor Kniffin, Max Makovetsky)

Ticketing Info

Presales: We encourage you to buy tickets in advance! There’s always a chance there will be tickets available at the door, but you can guarantee a seat by purchasing online

Pickup: When you purchase a ticket online, your name is added to a list that we will use to check you in at the door. Just give your name (or the name/email you use to purchase your tickets) and you’ll be all set.

Late arrivals: Sometimes people are late to a show. It happens. We will do our best to seat you, however, if you are more than 10 minutes late to a sold out show, we will release your seats to paying customers at the door

Lineup: Sometimes lineups change and we reserve the right to change them as needed for the show to go on

Earlier Event: June 29
First Crack At It