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Casual comedy-viewers likely know Hannibal Buress for his role as Lincoln, the jovial dentist from Comedy Central’s runaway hit Broad City. But purists and/or Chicago transplants will more fondly remember his stand-up comedy: Though he’s written for the likes of 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live and appears onscreen in Adult Swim’s Eric André Show and films like Neighbors, Buress’ joke-telling platform of choice is the stage. From his pulpit, he hurls funnies centered around the absurdities of everyday life. In July, he told David Letterman that he had a fake name specifically reserved for Starbucks to avoid confusion with Hannibal Lecter. “I can’t say my regular name,” said Buress. “I say Zachariah.” He won’t have a legendary television host to riff with for this appearance, but audience members should expect an evening of equal observational wit. Hannibal Buress performs at 6:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. at the Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U St. NW. $29.50. (202) 888-0050. thelincolndc.com.