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LAst Laugh: This Week in Comedy

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Welcome to November! The nights are a little cooler, and the jackets are getting a little heavier, so why not snuggle up some great laughs this week? There's plenty to be had, from Largo to the Lost Studio. In fact, this week there's a bunch of shows you're not likely to see ever again, so make sure to prioritize your life accordingly.

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Jason Nash Is Married, 8p Comedy Central Stage. The new webseries Jason Nash is Married premieres at the Comedy Central Stage. Come down and show support!

Hill Jones, 10p iO West. Great two man improv from Matt Jones and Dave Hill.


The League LIVE!, 8p Largo. The guys from FX's The League (Nick Kroll, Paul Scheer, Jon Lajoie and more) take over Largo for one night.

Vendetta, 8:30p Comedy Lab @ Hollywood Improv. What a great night of stand up comedy, with Rowdy Roddy Piper, Eddie Pepitone, Ari Shaffir and more set to get their revenge by murdering the audience.


City Stars, 8p Irvine Improv. Dat Phan brings the city to the suburbs with this stand up show down in Irvine.

Fresh Faces, 10p Laugh Factory. It’s another night of newcomers at the Laugh Factory, with notable standouts Rob O’Reilly, Mike Kvamme and Eddie Ifft set to take the stage.


PrismBox Improv, 7:30p Elephant Theater. The latest in a growing list of indie improv showcase shows, PrismBox is pulling some big names and having a ton of fun.

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F*ck! Marry! Kill!, 8p The Lost Studio. After a brief hibernation, FMK is back in its full hour-plus format, with Molly Prather taking folks on a journey through the pitfalls of dating. This show is consistently wonderful.


Dasariski, 8p UCB. The absolutely astonishing Dasariski guys are moving over to UCB for one night only. Do not miss out on what is sure to be a packed house and really, really incredible night of top-notch improv.

North By Northeast, 10p iO West. It’s a showcase sort of night for Chicago and New York improvisers who now call LA home. And when it’s hosted by Thomas Middleditch, you know it’s going to be quality.


The Gourmet, 8:30p Del Close Theater @ iO West. The Gourmet is pilled high with great players including Brandon Johnson and Emily Maya Mills. It’s improv based on your old receipts! Awesome. Also, they’re playing alongside the lovely Danger Snack.

Quick & Funny Musicals, 10p UCB. It’s a Best Of showcase for Quick & Funny Musicals, with great moments from The Apple Sisters, John Bowie, Whit Hertford, and more!

SUNDAY 11/17

Chris Titus, 7p Brea Improv. Titus is a longtime stand up, and will be out in Brea all weekend.

The Competition, 9p Ice House. Over $5k is at stake in this 12 person competition for laughs, hosted by Greg Wilson.