December 23
The Overachievers
Main Room / Hosted by Martin Amini
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About the Show


Price: $20 GA, $25-$30 reserved

When: Thursday 7:30

Spotlight: The Overachievers has grown into one of the top comedy shows in the country. Hosted by local favorite Martin Amini and music by DJ Bo, The Overachievers is a showcase of comedians seen on HBO, Comedy Central, and NBC.

Featuring: Matt Rife


About the Comics

Martin Amini

Martin Amini is a stand up comic born and raised in Silver Spring, MD. Martin recently made Thrillist's "Best Undiscovered Stand Up Comedian list" and has opened for headliners such as Trevor Noah, Jerrod Carmichael, and Hasan Minaj. Martin's stand-up material touches on what it's like growing up mixed in America coming from an Iranian and Bolivian background. You can watch Martin on "Laff Tracks" on TruTV and “Unprotected Sets" on Epix. Martin is also the producer and host of The Overachievers Comedy Show at the DC Improv and Los Angeles’ Comedy Store.

Matt Rife

Matt Rife is one of the hottest up-and-coming standups in the comedy scene. Performing since the age of 15 in Columbus, Ohio, Rife is now based in in Los Angeles and is touring across the country. He has worked with comedians such as Dane Cook, Ralphie May, Mike Epps, and DeRay Davis. Matt had his television debut in 2015 when he became the youngest cast-member ever on MTV's "Wild N Out." He performed on the show for 3 seasons before moving on to hosting MTVs reboot of "TRL." Matt also appeared on NBC's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "The Challenge" on MTV, and the Lifetime Channel movie franchise "Stalked By My Doctor." Rife recently finished competing in NBC's new comedy competition show "Bring The Funny," where he made it to the semi-finals.