Part rallying cry, part group hug, Rise Up! is an artistic response to the life and times we live in.

Rise Up! explores all the ways the personal really is political, and vice versa.

The Line-up

Sweater Kittens Presents: Nevertheless She Purrsisted
The Sweater Kittens were warned. They were given an explanation. Nevertheless, they purrsisted.
Cast: Caroline Chen, Ceci De Robertis, Abby Fu, J.J. Jackson, Ami Krasner, Katie Honerkamp Lazo, Dana Malone, Jordana Mishory

King Bee: Off Record
A senator’s nightmare is an improviser’s delight. King Bee will be given long-forgotten and barely known historic text from a speech read on the floor of Congress and the ensemble will improvise the rest.
Cast: Lauren Cross, Megan Cummings, Michael Hendrix, Paul Hitlin, Jess Lee, Rob Miller, Katie Rush, John Windmueller

The Hypothesis Gets Warm
The Hypothesis (a group of science-minded improvisers) invites a climate scientist to talk about their work, then improvises off of it.
Cast: Joe Dawson, Ceci De Robertis, Tom Di Liberto, Nina Hsu, Margaret Lee, Jordana Mishory, Peter Narby, Elijah Sloan, Caroline Yates

General information:

  • Line-ups vary nightly. Please verify the performing acts on your individual curtain times.
  • For all shows, unclaimed tickets may be resold at curtain time. Late arrivals will be seated at WIT’s discretion.
  • Please communicate any accessibility issues to
  • For group discounts (eight or more), please contact Dan Miller at


Friday September 15, 2017
7:30 PM
$8 for DCAC members; $12 in advance; $15 at the door

DC Arts Center
2438 18th St. NW

King Bee
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"You hear me buzzin' baby. Some stingin' goin' on. Well I'm a king bee." - Muddy Waters