Occupied!!! + Jos. A. Banksy + Commonwealth: That American Life

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


Saturday September 16, 2017
7:30 PM
$8 for DCAC members; $12 in advance; $15 at the door

DC Arts Center
2438 18th St. NW

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

The Line-up

GREED and CORRUPTION continue to run amok as our SOCIETY crumbles before us. we are here to OCCUPY and put an end to EVIL corporations.
Cast: Jeff Bollen, Elaine Colwell, Tim Harkin

Jos. A. Banksy Sells Out
The world is controlled by corporations and special interest lobbying. You dictate where the show goes, because Jos. A. Banksy sold out. SuBvErSiVe ArT is dead.
Cast: Alex Beard, Rob Miller, Jordana Mishory, Liz Sanders

Commonwealth: That American Life
We get a suggestion from the audience of a story they recently read. Interview them about why it drew their attention. We improvise a podcast writers room on how to fully develop the stories from that suggestion and then improvise a spoof “This American Life” podcast.
Cast: Jules Duffy, Dennis Johnson, Ryan Krull, Jamie Lantinen, Jaci Pulice, Kate Symes, Stewart Walsh. Director: Mark Chalfant

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 wit@witdc.org.
  • For group discounts (eight or more), please contact Dan Miller at dan@witdc.org.
Meet Commonwealth

Commonwealth was formed for the greater, common good of improvised comedy. Read More