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Schewitz Whichard

Schewitz Whichard

Schewitz Whichard - C1His name is Schewitz Whichard… that’s ‘sh-eh-wits’ with a Whichard like Richard. Schewitz was born 1967 (ageless) in Washington, DC. He grew up in Alexandria, VA.

Schewitz has been performing as a stand-up comedian nearly two decades, having started in 1996 at the Comedy Connection in Langley Park, MD. He’s won the Fat Doctors Comedy Competition & Magic 102.3 Comedy Competitions. He was also a finalist for the Def Comedy Jam in 1997 @ at the Comedy Connection in Laurel, MD.

His self-described style is very “mature/blue”… But he’s also one of DC’s most interactive, engaging, and physical comedians, so he’s a fan-favorite and regular performer with LYGO DC.

For those that remember REDD FOXX, you’ll notice he’s one of the primary comedic inspirations for Schewitz.

Schewitz’ credits are maybe most impressive when perusing his long and esteemed list of co-performers. He’s opened for: Micheal Calloer, Talent, Eddie Bryant, Alycia Cooper, Shucky Ducky and Chris Thomas; he’s featured for: Tony Woods, Erin Jackson, Antoine Blackman, Funnyman Skiba, Desherl Funnylady Roy and David Edwards. His travels include performances at “The Spot” in Nashville, TN; “White Collar Crime” in Raleigh, NC; “The Maze” in Columbia, DC; “Scandal-loos” in Charlotte, NC; “Island Delight” in Winchester VA; “Baltimore Comedy Factory” in Baltimore, MD, and more.