Special Event: Donnell Rawlings

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Fri, Mar 29, 2024
Sat, Mar 30, 2024

Special Event: Donnell Rawlings

Donnell first became recognized for his hilarious sketches as 'Ashy Larry' on "Chappelle's Show." He soon became a force both on and off the stage as a comedian, actor and podcaster. Donnell is co-starring in Adam McKay's HBO series "Winning Time: The Rise Of The Lakers Dynasty." In addition, his podcast, "The Donnell Rawlings Show," airs on the 5 top platforms and has reached over 4 million views. He also co-stars on STARZ’s "Black Mafia Family" with Snoop Dog and Eminem. Donnell is selling out shows across the country and just performed alongside Dave Chappelle at the Hollywood Bowl, sold out his solo show at the Improv, and will join Snoop Dogg for his "F*cn Around" comedy special with Katt Williams, Mike Epps, Sommore, as part of the Netflix Comedy Festival. He has won critical acclaim for his role on HBO’s "The Wire" and as 'Dez' in Pixar’s hit film "Soul." In turn, he was honored by The African-American Humor Awards in 2021 with the Redd Foxx Award.

Donnell was born in Washington D.C. and grew up in Alexandria, VA and served in the United States Air Force. He was stationed in South Korea and at Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, D.C. in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The most significant part of his life is being a father to his 7-year-old son, Austen.


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Instead of a drink minimum, we have a two-item per person minimum in the Showroom, which can be fulfilled with any food or drink items from the menu.

Please Note: Food and drinks purchased in the bar and lounge do not count towards the two-item minimum.


  • General Admission seating is assigned on a first-come, first-sat basis as you enter the showroom. The earlier you arrive, the better your seats will be.

  • Reserved seats are assigned for you by management on the night of the show. They are the best seats available for your party size at the time they are assigned.

Please Note: We do not take seating requests and cannot guarantee seats in a specific location.


  • While we cannot guarantee seats together, General admission groups should arrive at least 45 minutes before showtime and enter the showroom as a group for the best chance of being seated together.

  • Reserved groups who purchase tickets in a single order will automatically be assigned seating together. Reserved ticket holders who purchase separately are not guaranteed seating together. Please see your email confirmation for details if your group purchased separately.

Please Note: Your group must enter the showroom together to be seated together. In addition, we do not take seating requests and cannot guarantee you seats in a specific location.


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Ticket protection is insurance that allows you to cancel your order to receive a venue credit toward a future event. It can be added to most orders at the time of purchase but cannot be added after the order has been placed.

To redeem your Ticket Protection and receive a venue credit toward a future event, please send an email to protection@heliumcomedy.com with your order number no less than 24 hours before showtime.

Please Note: Cancelation requests received via phone, chat, or less than 24 hours before showtime will not be accepted.




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