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Arts and Entertainment

LAst Laugh: This Week in Comedy

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It's officially fall, so bundle up with a wrap of laughter this week; there's plenty to keep you warm.


How Did I Get Here?, 8p Comedy Central Stage. Laura Levites brings her Edinburgh Fringe Fest one-person storytelling show to LA for a night at the CC Stage.

The Apple Sisters: Shipshape Shenanigans, 8p Elephant Theatre. The girls are relocating to the Lillian Theatre at the Elephant space on Santa Monica, and that means you can catch an encore performance of their Shipshape Shenanigans character show!

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David Dean Bottrell, 8p Comedy Central Stage. Bottrell has been doing this one-person storytelling show at Rogue Machine to sold out audiences, and now he’s bringing it across town.

Taboo Tales, 8p Zephyr Theatre. It’s an other round of brave (and sometimes raunchy) storytelling.


Entertainment Hollywood Live!, 8p UCB. Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi bring you the juiciest bits of Hollywood gossip!

Meltdown, 8:30 Nerdist Theater @ Meltdown Comics. Kumail Nanjiani and Jonah Ray bring along Todd Glass and Howard Kremer to undoubtedly talk about the death of this year’s #summah.


Cancer Can Blow Me, 8p UCB. It’s a star-studded charity night for UCB, with Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman bringing along Sarah Silverman, Rob Corddry, Ed Helms, Nick Kroll, David Cross, Andy Richter and about a million more people.

Hamclown, 9p The Mezz Bar. Grant Pardee and Josh Androsky are back at it, with Jon Daly and Rob O’Reilly all coming out to bring the laughs.


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Harland Williams, 10p Brea Improv. Williams is out in Brea for most of the weekend, probably being weeeeird.

Talkin’ Trask, 11p iO West. Andy Trask does some two-man ‘prov on the iO Mainstage.


The Rich & Reckless, 7:30p Skylab Theatre. It’s season 2 of the improvised soap opera in Los Feliz. What better way to see men with amnesia and women in wigs?!

Creepshow, 10:30p Improv Lab. Barbara Gray and Brandie Posey host a night of creepster dude storytelling with some of LA’s funniest ladies, including Molly Prather and Jackie Kashian.


John Pinette, 7p Irvine Improv. Pinette is in Irvine all weekend; look out, Yard House next door!

Stand Up for Pits, 7:30p Improv Lab. Jimmy Pardo has partnered up with a few non-profits for a night of comedy to benefit dogs! Tig Notaro, David Koechner, Natasha Leggero and more are all slated to stop by.

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