FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2019
DC Shorts Laughs Comedy Night
Kick off your summer with a laugh-out-loud comedy night at DC Shorts Laughs on Friday, June 21, at 7pm and 9pm.
Enjoy the hilarious, non-stop humor of three local comedians performing live stand-up sets, then each introducing their favorite funny short films including Holly Goes to Therapy and How Tommy Lemenchick Became a Grade 7 Legend.
Plus, tickle your taste buds with beer and wine, and snappy snacks will also be available to make your night complete.
Early Bird Special – 20% off ticket price, in effect until Sunday night, June 2, (11:59 pm). For a limited time only and just to make you smile, an “Early Bird” special discount of 20% will be applied to your ticket purchase. That’s right, a $20 ticket will be only $16. Purchase your tickets today! Simply use code: 2019Laughs.
DC Shorts LAUGHS combines film and live performance for a spectacular and lighthearted evening. Check below to see what films will be playing and what comedians will be performing.
This is the perfect opportunity to catch comedy films you might have missed from last year’s festival and watch the best of DC’s comedy circuit.
Freddi Vernell is a DC-area standup comic who was the very first Funniest Fed competition winner, besting 25 other contestants to take the top comedy honor. She’s performed on BET, the Donnie Simpson Morning Show, and all over the DC area and the country. With all that she’s accomplished, the credit that she’s most proud of is becoming a Mom!
Christopher Lawrence is a Baltimore-area based comedian who performs in clubs, bars, coffee shops and any other venue that will have him throughout the Maryland-Virginia-DC area. He loves telling audiences about his foibles as he navigates everything from his job, to his marriage to raising his kids and other daily activities.
Natalie McGill is a stand up comic and journalist based out of Washington, D.C. She is currently an on-air correspondent and writer for the political satire show Redacted Tonight on RT America. She has opened for comics Judah Friedlander and Sasheer Zamata, and has performed for the DC Improv, the Drafthouse Comedy Theater and for the 2 Dope Queens podcast.
A troubled woman participates in an unconventional therapy session.
Ophelia is an 11-year-old girl who lives with a complex - she’s never been kissed. First, find a suitable candidate; Tommy Lemenchick. Second, orchestrate a situation that leads to her first kiss. At school the following day, we discover how Tommy Lemenchick became a Grade 7 legend.
A man reflects on formative conflicts from his past with optimism, humor, and gratitude... with a musical twist. Look within, then dance it out
The president of Mexico spends his final days in office making plans for his future. Everything looks in order until an international conflict interrupts his pleasant rest.
Two people fall violently in love on the sidewalk...and a ripple effect ensues.
Based on the screenplay that won the 2017 DC Shorts Screenwriting competition, The Pharaohs is a fictional dark comedy about a woman in a senior living facility who is rejected by her former friends - a group of "mean girls" - because of her failing health.
The Miracle Theatre is located at 535 8th Street, SE in the Capital HIll neighborhood of Washington, DC. The entrance is on 8th Street in the middle of the block between E and G Streets. The box office and theater entrance is located on the main level.
Miracle Theatre is on 8th Street, 2 blocks south of the Eastern Market Metro Station on the Blue/Orange/Silver lines.
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