A Very Special Madeline + The Hypothesis Presents: The World is Ending + What Had Happened Was

WIT's improv comedians turn an audience suggestion into a never-before-seen comedy show!


Saturday July 13, 2024
7:00 PM
General admission: $15 in advance (plus $2 service fee); Tickets to Friday night shows are All Access Passes. You may come and go between performances all night; for those who experience cost as a barrier, a limited number of affordable pricing tickets are available using the code AFFORDABLE

The Line-up 

A Very Special Madeline
Step into a nostalgic portal with Madeline as they transport you back to the golden era of After School Specials! On this week’s episode witness: angst, friendship, betrayal, familial drama, the dangers of smoking, your body developing and other life lessons brought to life onstage in the style of an After School Special
Cast: Stacey Axler, Robin Doody Lauren Emily, Precious Jenkins, Adam Levine, Nick Martinez, Ryan McClure, Macey Schiff, Matt Strote, Eddison Wilkinson

The Hypothesis Presents: The World is Ending
Every great disaster movie begins with a scientist being ignored. EXCEPT FOR THIS ONE. The Hypothesis will serve as your layman’s guide to the apocalypse — so you’re not just delighted but also prepared for that next Armageddon. Or Deep Impact. Not just tomorrow but also The Day After Tomorrow.
Cast:Ceci De Robertis, Tom Di Liberto, Nina Hsu, Jordana Mishory, Henry Ring, Goli Samimi, Nic Small, Bethany Stokes, Slli’m Williams

What Had Happened Was
Ever wonder what “Friends” or “Full House” would be like with a dash of melanin? This is your chance to find out!  The improvisers of “What Had Happened Was” will take your favorite classic sitcom and reimagine it with a fresh perspective. So forget the reruns and join us before we go into syndication!
Cast: Darnell Eaton, Kendall Hollimon, Richard Johnson, Al-Hassan Koroma, Jamal Newman, Chizo Nwagwu, Simonica Mendes, Arielle Rich, Tandra Turner, Francesca Washington, Simone Webster, Eddison Wilkinson

Tickets to Friday night shows are All Access Passes. You may come and go between performances all night.

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COVID safety

Masks are recommended, but not required for WIT shows. Learn more on our COVID Safety page.

Accessibility information

This performance will take place in the Milton Theatre on the second floor, reachable by stairs or elevator. Most seats in the Milton require the use of some stairs in the theater. The Milton has wheelchair- and scooter-accessible locations (reached by use of a platform lift) where patrons can remain in their wheelchairs or transfer to seats. Patrons requiring a wheelchair-accessible seat location should purchase a general admission ticket and then notify us by email at wit@witdc.org so that box office staff can be ready to assist or direct you. Please do not contact the Studio Theatre box office; they do not handle ticketing or seating for WIT performances. For more info on accessibility at Studio Theatre, see their accessibility page.

Title art by Tom Billings.

Meet Madeline

Madeline gives nervy, flirty, and worthy onstage and off. Read More

The Hypothesis
Meet The Hypothesis

The Hypothesis combines science and improv to both inform and delight audiences. Read More