What Had Happened Was

The only reboot that’s unscripted!

Ever wonder what “Friends” or “Full House” would be like with a dash of melanin? This is your chance to find out!

The improvisers of “What Had Happened Was” will take your favorite classic sitcom and reimagine it with a fresh perspective. So forget the reruns and join us before we go into syndication!

Cast: Darnell Eaton, Kendall Hollimon, Richard Johnson, Al-Hassan Koroma, Jamal Newman, Chizo Nwagwu, Simonica Mendes, Arielle Rich, Tandra Turner, Francesca Washington, Simone Webster, Eddison Wilkinson

Directors: Krystal Ali & Samiyyah Ali
Tech Manager: Kourtney Ramseur
Production Manager: Jelicia Ross


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

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Studio Theatre (Shargai)
1501 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Date Performance More Info
June 21, 2024 - 7:30 PM Peahen + Not a Pyramid Scheme + What Had Happened Was + Goodison + Moonstruck 2 +The Musical Version + Baggage Claim + Stat! An Improvised Medical Drama + Out Loud Presents Love is Fluid More Info
June 28, 2024 - 7:30 PM LIZARD GIRL: Book Club + H3LLCAT + What Had Happened Was More Info
July 13, 2024 - 7:00 PM A Very Special Madeline + The Hypothesis Presents: The World is Ending + What Had Happened Was More Info
July 20, 2024 - 5:00 PM The Cookout: TEAM DEBUT + Earth Wind & Tired + What Had Happened Was More Info