July 15 - 17
Ricky Velez
Main Room / The King of Staten Island
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About the Show

 

Price: Tables for 2, 3, 4 or 6. $25 per person Thursday, $30 per person weekend

When: Thursday 7:30, Friday 7 / 9:30, Saturday 7 / 9:30

Spotlight: COVID rules may be in effect for these shows. Gearing up to record a comedy special, Ricky Velez is coming to town for his DC Improv debut. His honest routines about anxiety, mental health, society and his New York upbringing have won over a cult following. He's been featured on Comedy Central, and he recently appeared alongside Pete Davidson in the 2020 comedy "The King of Staten Island." Check out a rising star at one of the country's best comedy venues.

Featuring: TBA

 

About the Comics

Ricky Velez

Ricky Velez is a New-York based actor and stand-up comedian who was named one of Variety's "Ten Comics to Watch." He can most recently be seen in "The King of Staten Island" opposite Pete Davidson, Marisa Tomei, and Bill Burr for director/producer Judd Apatow. Ricky will next be shooting his first comedy special for HBO, which will be executive produced by Judd Apatow. He will also be co-writing, co-executive producing and starring in an upcoming comedy pilot with Judd Apatow for HBO.

Ricky was a correspondent on Comedy Central's "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore," and he has appeared on the Netflix series "Master of None." Ricky was trained at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts where he received the Special Recognition Diploma in Drama. As a comic, Ricky was named "New York's Funniest Comedian" by Caroline's Comedy Club and was featured in Comedy Central's and The New York Comedy Festival's Fifth annual "Comics to Watch."