Underground Comedy is DC's premier independent comedy production company, producing over 60 shows every month. These shows have been featured on Comedy Central and in the Washington Post, Washington City Paper, and DCist. Comedians like Michael Che, Patton Oswalt, Michelle Wolf, Hannibal Buress, Judah Friedlander, and Jim Jefferies have performed on them.
Each weekend Underground Comedy brings rising comics from around the country to DC to perform. These comics have performed at comedy clubs and festivals all over the world. They have appeared on Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing, Fallon, Conan, Showtime, and HBO.
Underground Comedy also produces eight free shows throughout the week featuring DC's best comics along with occasional drop-ins by nationally touring headliners.
"The underground independent scene is amazing in DC. Specifically Underground Comedy DC. [Founder Sean Joyce] has shows every night of the week, and he’s partnering on a series of monthly shows that I think will be amazing. He brings in amazing talent, puts on amazing shows. The vibe is just right." - Sara Armour
"[Underground Comedy puts] on a fun night of laughter." - K Street Magazine
"[Underground Comedy] has caused a shift in the way DC views comedy." - Urban Scrawl
Underground Comedy named DC's Best Comedy Empire - Washington City Paper
6 ways to laugh at DC’s Underground Comedy Fest - Washington Post
Underground Comedy surprises DC with Patton Oswalt - WTOP
D.C. Comedy Scene is Gaining Steam, But Can it Rival NYC And LA? - Washington City Paper
Hannibal Buress gives surprise show - DCist
Underground Comedy brings up-and-coming comics to DC - Washington Post
After quitting his day job, comic has a new role: Building a comedy scene - Washington Post