LAst Laugh: This Week in Comedy
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This must be storytelling week, because The Moth, Mortified, Dirty Laundry and Sit N' Spin are all taking place within a few days of each other. You can at least make one of those, right? Thankfully, there's also a heaping helping of improv and stand up to round out the days and make this a fantastic week of comedy.
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Tiger Lily, 8p Hollywood Studio Bar & Grill. This show just keeps on getting bigger. Nick Thune, TJ Miller, Jason Nash, and Matt Dwyer will all be around.
Crash Test, 11p UCB. Reservations are sold out, but you can sign up on the guest list for this great sketch / stand up showcase, with TJ Miller, Natasha Leggero, and Ron Babcock.
The Moth, 7:30p El Cid. True stories of Spring over at El Cid.
TNT, 9p Sierra Stage. TNT puts up some of the best indie improv groups in town, and this month they’ve got UCB March Madness Tournament finalists Hip Hop Penguin in residency. Do not miss this sh*t.
Mortified, 8p King King. Storytelling rarely gets any better than Mortified, where folks take stories from their childhood and put them on stage.
Bert Kreischer, 8p Irvine Improv. Former full-time partier turned stand up, Bert has been doing his thing with some success for a while now.
Sit N’ Spin, 8p Comedy Central Stage. Greg Proops and a host of others tell great stories.
Dirty Laundry, 9:30p UCB. Molly Prather and Jim Woods lead this nasty storytelling show that gives the audience a glimpse of your unmentionables. This month: stories on Amsterdam.
Iliza Shlesinger, 8p Hollywood Improv. Last Comic Standing winner and all-around funny comic Shlesinger is only doing one show, so make it a priority.
Christopher Titus, 10p Irvine Improv. Titus is in the OC all weekend, but it’s safe to say the late night shows are the ones you’ll want to go to.
Jo Koy, 9:30p Comedy & Magic Club. Jo Koy is doing two Saturday shows (the first being 6:45).
Adam Carolla Podcast, 9:30p Hollywood Improv. Carolla, Alanna Ubach, Ralph Garman and LAist favorite David Koechner all step on stage at the Improv.
Blind Start Fundraiser, 1:30p Brea Improv. Head out to Brea for a chance to help raise money for the visually impaired.
The Ginger Man / Moon County, 8p iO West. Two great sketch teams collide in one hourlong explosion of comedy.