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


Saturday March 23, 2019
3:30 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

The Countess: Sharmistha Das, Chris Hook, Marie Mekosh, Kimbell Wiggins

Husbands of Wives: Devin Horne, Jack Novak

The Ladies of Book Club: Dara Boxer, Maria Gahan, Sheena Marcus, Amber Pierdinock

Your Favorite Cookie: Kim Borowicz, Brent Buxton, Caroline Kelly, Michael Cohen


Runaway Train:

Runaway Train looks at the distinct importance we have on one another by exploring the effects of our presence or absence.

Cast: Michael Alvino, Nina Hsu, Lauren LaVare, Nic Small, Lauren Woody

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.