Underground Comedy Fest:
1811 14th St. NW
Washington, DC, 20009
From March 29th through April 1st, Underground Comedy Fest will showcase up-and-coming comics from around the country as well as the those from Washington DC’s incredible stand-up scene.
Rory Scovel recently finished shooting the New Line feature The House, alongside Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler, as well as The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter for director Jody Hill alongside Danny McBride and Josh Brolin. Some of his television credits include TBS's Ground Floor, NBC's Undateable, ABC’s Modern Family, FX’s The Comedians and TruTV's Those Who Can't. Last year Rory also starred alongside Demetri Martin in Demetri’s directorial debut Dean which premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, and his new hour-stand up special is available on Seeso.
Rory’s stand up has been featured on Comedy Central, Conan, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. His second album, Rory Scovel Live at Third Man Records, was released in 2013 and was recorded live at their studios in Nashville.
Whether discussing drugs, politics, or life in general his infectious stage presence and engaging charisma will quickly shift the vibe of any room and place the audience in the scene of every punch line.
“Picture a storyteller, philosopher, and absurdist, whom you can’t quite decide whether he’s a nice guy or a huge asshole. Either way, he’s pretty damn funny.” ‐Daniel Berkowitz, LaughSpin