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DC Science Comedy: Dhaya Lakshminarayanan

  • The DC Improv Comedy Club 1140 Connecticut Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20036 United States (map)

Tickets: $17 general admission.

DC Science Comedy presents Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, with host Kasha Patel!

Once a Silicon Valley venture capitalist, two-time MIT graduate Dhaya changed careers to pursue a life in stand-up comedy that has taken her all over the country. Dhaya is the 2016 winner of the Liz Carpenter Political Humor Award (previously awarded to Samantha Bee and Wanda Sykes) and was named "The Bay Area’s 11 Best Standup Comedians", and "Women to Watch" by media stations in San Francisco where she currently lives. Comedy Central Asia crowned Dhaya the Grand Prize Winner of “The Ultimate Comedy Challenge” filmed in Singapore. She's been a frequent storyteller on NPR’s Snap Judgment and hosts San Francisco’s monthly Moth StorySLAM. She hosted the premier year of the Emmy award-winning series High School Quiz Show on PBS’s WGBH.

About DC Science Comedy: DC Science Comedy recruits veteran storytellers, hilarious local and professional comedians, NYTimes best-selling authors, doctors, and science writers to provide you the best intellectual and brainy comedy in the area. Past show headliners have included comedians on Comedy Central, The Food Network, Fox, The Science Channel, Conan, and Last Comic Standing. The show has been featured on BBC World News and in The Washington Post. Follow DC Science Comedy on Facebook and Twitter to learn about the latest events and watch videos from past shows. Join the DC Science Comedy email list to know about the events first so you can buy tickets before they sell out!