Founding Fathers + Poetic Resistance + Uncle Gorgeous

Join us for an unpredictable night of improv!


Saturday April 30, 2022
9:00 PM
$5.00 - $20.00

Washington Improv Theater (Source)
1835 14th Street Northwest

The performers

Founding Fathers: Natalie Knazik, Heidi Obermayer, Steph Wilson, Simone Webster

Poetic Resistance: Ceci De Robertis, Analia Gomez-Vidal, Richie Khanh, Heather Marie Vitale, Jason Walther, Sll’im Williams.

Featuring guest poet: Dwayne Lawson-Brown (@CrochetKingpin) is a DC native poet, activist, and CEO of Crochet Kingpin LLC. With hosting credits for Spit Dat DC, Floetic Fridays, Flashband DC, Busboys and Poets 450K and featured readings at every Busboys and Poets location, SAGAfest Iceland, Spirits and Lyrics NYC and Manassas, Woolly Mammoth Theater, and the C2EA “We Can End AIDS” march — Dwayne has proven there’s a lot to be said.  Dwayne’s work to increase HIV awareness through spoken-word garnered recognition from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, BBCAmerica, the Discovery Channel, and The Washington Post. Recently, Dwayne was named “DMV Male Poet of The Year” at the 2021 DMV Renaissance Awards. *Additional Note* Dwayne writes poetry, not bios.

Uncle Gorgeous: Joey Breems, Jordana Mishory, Kelsey Peters, Kristina Martinez, Margaret Lee, Tara Demmy, Tom Di Liberto, Neil Baron

Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 (including booster) is required. Please be prepared to show your vaccine card, legible photo of said card, or insurance information, along with a photo ID. Medical-grade masks are required for audience members. For more on our policy, visit WIT’s COVID Safety page.

Pricing and Ticketing

Please pay at the level you are able. Online sales end one hour before curtain. For all shows, unclaimed tickets may be resold at curtain time. Late arrivals will be seated at WIT’s discretion.

Accessibility information

  • The black box theater at Source is ground-floor and wheelchair accessible. WIT can set aside front-row wheelchair space upon request, with no need for the patron to reserve a specific seat.
  • Assisted listening devices are available upon request.
  • In order to provide a welcoming and supported experience, we encourage patrons who seek additional accessibility information or are in need of an assisted listening device to please contact us at or 202-204-7770.
Poetic Resistance
Meet Poetic Resistance

Poetry into improv. Improv into poetry. Read More

Uncle Gorgeous
Meet Uncle Gorgeous

Uncle Gorgeous will make you "forget the obvious and embrace the absurd." Read More