Who has the power to win the thirteenth annual Fighting Improv Smackdown Tournament?


Saturday March 23, 2019
1:30 PM
$15 in advance ($20 at the door)

In WIT’s annual bracketed tournament, audiences get to vote for their favorite teams to advance.

The Competitors

Cereal Corner: Kelsie Anderson, Stacey Axler, Richie Khanh, Martin Steger

Children of the Amazon: Mark Benjamin, Elizabeth Lyons, Marco Steecker, Kristen Timko

Rachford & Co: Audience Member, Josh Rachford

R.I.P.: Arun Boddu, Tony Han, Carlic Huynh, Arlen Papazian



The Lodge: Upon receiving the password from the audience, an ancient secret society reveals the great secrets of the world while initiating the lucky few present into its elite academy of the knowing

Cast: Mark Carroll, Luke Hennig, Jennifer Koch, Adam Levine, Erin Murray, Omar Parbhoo, Samantha Schifrin, Jared Smith

Important details:

  • Doors open approximately 30 minutes before curtain time. All seating is general admission.
  • In the case of sold-out shows, seats cannot be held for late arrivals and unclaimed tickets may be resold. Late arrivals will not be able to vote in the competition.
  • In the case of a sold-out show, we may offer a limited number of reduced-price stand-by tickets. These seats will be on the floor in front of the first row or along the sides
  • Other questions? Check out our general FAQ.


  • The black box theater at Source is ground-floor and wheelchair accessible. WIT can set aside 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 wit@witdc.org or 202-204-7770.