Gay comedian Sampson McCormick performs a show in his hometown at D.C. Arts Center (2438 18th St., N.W.) Friday night at 7 and 10 p.m. with “The Shade of It All: a Standup Comedy Affair.”
McCormick’s comedy, which he has been performing for over a decade, focuses on serious issues in a humorous way such as religion, homophobia, race and sexuality. Official Laughs named him one of the 20 funniest LGBT comedians. Tickets are $10. Doors open a half hour before each performance. The late show is sold out.
For more details, visit sampsonindc.eventbrite.com.