Alex Jones-prov + Cupido: Throw the Book at ‘Em + The High-Fivers: Reelection + Love Onion: Crazy Like a FOX

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


Thursday September 21, 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

Alex Jones-prov
Watch politically minded improvisers grapple with the personified antithesis of improv and embody the patron saint of fake news and pure unadulterated rage: InfoWars anchor Alex Jones.
Cast: Jeff Friedman, David Shadburn, Bob Siegel, Paul Stewart

Cupido: Throw the Book at ’em
Cupido has found itself in the midst of a high stakes court case. Watch as explore American democracy through the legal system by flashing in-between the courtroom drama and the events leading up to the crime. I WANT YOU to decide, should we throw the book at ’em??
Cast: Michael Blunschi, Ari Kaiser, Tyler Laminack, Shealy Molpus

The High-Fivers: Reelection
Tired of your member of Congress? Wish you could create a new one from scratch? Now you can! The High-Fivers take you to a competitive race for a seat in the House of Representatives where YOU come up with the candidate and their platform of all-important, everyday issues, and we help them get reelected.
Cast: Kelsie Anderson, Tracee Jordan, Laura Mandeville, Cara Popecki, David Shadburn, Allison Theveny. Coach: Sabrina Shahmir

Love Onion: Crazy Like a FOX
Running low on rage? Need more news in your nightlife? Love Onion takes your day and filters it through the 24-hour news cycle.
Zach Beattie, Sam Bonar, Elaine Colwell, Joe Dawson, Darnell Eaton, Tim Harkin, Margaret Lee, Virginia Lyon, Jordana Mishory

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.
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Love Onion
Meet Love Onion

From afar, Love Onion looks like just another dirty root vegetable. But slice that baby open and you’ll find a loving heart surrounded by an emotional support system of vitamin C, calcium and iron. And that's a fact. Read More