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LAst Laugh: This Week in Comedy

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Welp, it's that weird week between Christmas and New Years. Thankfully we live in LA, so there's always something going on, but to be honest the scene is pretty quiet this week. As a result, we're only recommending one show a night, instead of the usual two. Hope you fine folks survive, and if you've got a show coming up you're looking to get some love for, hit me up.

Happy New Year!

MONDAY 12/27

Support for LAist comes from, 10:30p iO West. Danny Mastrangelo is on Mahogany. He’s also the only one in town to defend their current Cherry Crush title, so he’s doing the show solo. One man. One dream. One night.


Power WOW, 8p Groundlings. Some of the best young Groundlings students get up for an all-improv show.


Lettuce Entertain You, 8p UCB. Joe Wengert hosts this great stand up showcase, featuring Kyle Kinane, Maria Bamford and more.


Bryan Callen, 8p Ontario Improv. Callen, of MadTV fame, will be in Ontario all weekend, ringing in the New Year.

FRIDAY 12/31

NYE Show!, 10p Comedy & Magic Club. Spend your New Years out at the beach with Jay Leno, Gabriel Iglesias and more.


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Jo Koy, 9:30p Brea Improv. Koy is doing full-weekend duty in Brea.


Pablo Francisco, 7p Irvine Improv. Pablo is in Irvine for a long weekend, including the New Years shows. Stop by!