Sistine Robot + Lena Dunham: Most Wanted + Fall in Love with Uncle Gorgeous + iMusical + Kinfolklore +Improvised Sex and the City + The Musical Version + Baggage Claim

WIT's improv comedians turn an audience suggestion into a never-before-seen comedy show!


Friday July 12, 2024
7:30 PM
General admission: $15 in advance (plus $2 service fee); Tickets to Friday night shows are All Access Passes. You may come and go between performances all night; for those who experience cost as a barrier, a limited number of affordable pricing tickets are available using the code AFFORDABLE

All start times are approximate. We recommend arriving early if you’d like to see a particular show.

The Line-up 

Sistine Robot (7:35 – 7:55)
Sistine Robot wants to unpack one family’s secrets…and maybe learn a lesson in the process.
Cast: Paul Hitlin, Mikael Johnson, Jonathan Murphy, Joe Randazzo, Sara Rouhi, Kate Symes, Elise Webb

Lena Dunham: Most Wanted (7:57 – 8:27)
Get ready for a showdown at the heartbreak corral! It’s high noon in the world of justice, romance, and wild west antics with the sharp-shooting jokers of Lena Dunham Improv. Step right up and bring your tales of heartache and highway robbery to the stage where we’ll spin a yarn faster than a greased six-shooter, righting your wrongs in a spectacle of love and lawlessness. Sparks might fly in this ultimate quest for romance and retribution between the MOST WANTED!
Cast: Krystal Ali, Bam Alston, Darnell Eaton, Eva Lewis, Jamal Newman, Erica Mysc, Nic Small, Simone Webster, Bobby Williams

Fall in Love with Uncle Gorgeous (8:29 – 8:54)
Join Uncle Gorgeous on a heartwarming journey through the whimsical world of real-life rom-com moments! We’ll turn to you, our beloved audience, to share a moment from your life that could have been straight out of a romantic comedy. Picture it: the meet-cute, the awkward dance of attraction, or the serendipitous encounter that could rival any Hollywood script. Through a brief interview, we’ll capture the essence of these enchanting tales. Then, buckle up for a 25-minute rollercoaster ride of laughter, love, and unexpected twists as we bring these scenes to life. Our performers will become your favorite fun uncles, weaving together an unscripted comedy set filled with nostalgia, romance, and genuine joy. Get ready to revel in the timeless hilarity of love, laughter, and the delightful chaos of life’s romantic misadventures!
Cast: Samiyyah Ali, Jessie Cali, Tom Di Liberto, Madeline Dozier, Mikail Faalasli, Kristina Martinez, Ryan McCloskey, Jordana Mishory, Jamal Newman, Kelsey Peters

iMusical (8:56 – 9:41)
In Once Upon iMusical, a brand new fairy tale musical is created in front of your eyes, inspired by your suggestions. Will dreams come true? Will lessons be learned? There are only FIVE chances this summer to find out!
Cast: Cassie Barnum, Matt Berman, Ryan Campbell, Mark Chalfant, Geoff Corey, Beth Lyons, Michael O’Connor, Travis Charles Ploeger, Adrianne Thomas, Elaine Tinkelman, Anna Claire Walker, Simone Webster

Kinfolk presents: Villain vs. Hero (9:43 – 10:03)
Prepare for an electrifying showdown as Kinfolk, our all-Black improv troupe, brings you Villain vs. Hero’! In this high-energy and unpredictable show, watch as the 2024 FIST Champions embody the iconic archetypes of heroism and villainy, creating a dynamic battle of wits and wills right before your eyes.
Cast: Krystal Ali, Samiyyah Ali, Kendall Hollimon, Jamal Newman

Improvised Sex and the City (10:05 – 10:25)
And just like that, Carrie, Samantha, Miranda, and Charlotte are back making big moves in an improvised episode of their seminal TV series. “Improvised Sex and the City” couldn’t help but wonder: aren’t we all just making things up as we go along?
Cast: Matt Berman, Mark Chalfant, Tom Di Liberto, Dana Malone Heiser, Liz Hoke, Jordana Mishory, Liz Sanders, Anna Claire Walker

The Musical Version (10:27 – 10:47)
What’s a movie you would like to watch again? The cast of ‘The Musical Version’ will create the musical version of your favorite non-musical movie (The Godfather, Jaws, Barbie, you name it!) with dialogue, music, and lyrics made up right on the spot.
Cast: Erick Acuña, Sarah Baldwin, Darnell Eaton, Taylor Emerson, Hayley Emerson, Patrick Fleury, Jonah Gordon, Cale Harper

Baggage Claim (10:49 – 11:04)
We are Baggage Claim, self-described experts at unpacking emotional baggage onstage so that you can laugh at the trauma. This summer, we’re hitting the road and giving a new meaning to “tropical vacation.” Five strangers with their own baggage stuck on an island together trying to survive? What could go wrong? Probably everything, but you’ll enjoy watching us try!
Cast: Samiyyah Ali, Precious Jenkins, Namakau Ombaba, Clyde Thompson, Eddison Wilkinson

Tickets to Friday night shows are All Access Passes. You may come and go between performances all night.

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COVID safety

Masks are recommended, but not required for WIT shows. Learn more on our COVID Safety page.

Accessibility information

This performance will take place in the Milton Theatre on the second floor, reachable by stairs or elevator. Most seats in the Milton require the use of some stairs in the theater. The Milton has wheelchair- and scooter-accessible locations (reached by use of a platform lift) where patrons can remain in their wheelchairs or transfer to seats. Patrons requiring a wheelchair-accessible seat location should purchase a general admission ticket and then notify us by email at so that box office staff can be ready to assist or direct you. Please do not contact the Studio Theatre box office; they do not handle ticketing or seating for WIT performances. For more info on accessibility at Studio Theatre, see their accessibility page.

Title art by Tom Billings.

Lena Dunham
Meet Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham started as an idea to bring together Black improvisers in DC who were usually the only Black member of their improv team. Read More

Uncle Gorgeous
Meet Uncle Gorgeous

Uncle Gorgeous will make you "forget the obvious and embrace the absurd." Read More

Meet iMusical

iMusical joins the unpredictable playfulness of comedic improvisation with the emotional power of musical theater. Read More

Meet Kinfolk

Grand rising beloved. Your skinfolk ain’t always your kinfolk, but this time we got lucky. Kinfolk rests at the nexus of when “you people” become “your people.” A mason-dixon line of interpersonal connection, but also not that at all. Read More