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


Saturday March 30, 2019
5:30 PM
$15 in advance ($20 at the door)

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

Shalimar:  Mark Chalfant, Sabrina Shahmir

I Don’t Know Her: Lauren Jordan, Precious Jenkins, Simone Webster, Nichole Hill

GUSH: Melissa Gedney, Diego Hernandez, Nick Seaver, Ginnie Seger

Funghurls: Sam Bonar, Brianna McGowan

The Executioners:Jules Duffy, David Richman, Abby Fu, Jamie Lantinen



When Stovëtron heats up, an entire audience of ingredients begin to melt together, and cook into a frenzied casserole of life right before your eyes.

Cast: Michael Alvino, Jacob Chadwick, Pierre Gaunaurd, Melissa Gedney, Jim Haverty, Angela Karpeniak, Nils Klinkenberg , Kian McKellar, Veronica Norman, Nick Seaver, Mike Turletes
Coach: Xavier Padin

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.