Schedule


July · August · September · October

19

THU
 
8:00 PM
 
Cookin' With Gas

Since 1992 The Groundlings Main Company, Alumni and Sunday Companies have played together every Thursday night in the all-improv explosion that has become almost as much of an institution as the Groundlings Theatre itself! Based entirely on audience suggestions, the comic daredevils invent custom-made satire and song. Each week features a new special guest.

 

Show Duration: 1hr 45 mins with intermission

*Cast is subject to change



20

FRI
 
8:00 PM
 
Groundlings Family Road Trip Opening Party

The legendary Groundlings Theatre troupe presents its latest and greatest main stage show. It's an evening of sketches and some improvisation, always original and always hilarious.


Groundlings Family Road Trip Opening Night Party is Friday, July 20th. Tickets are $50. Admission includes two drink tickets, an awesome opening show, and post-show catering from The Darkroom. This date is 21 and over only. Groundlings student-priced tickets available.

 

Show Duration: 1hr 45 mins with intermission

*Cast is subject to change



21

SAT
 
8:00 PM
 
Groundlings Family Road Trip

The legendary Groundlings Theatre troupe presents its latest and greatest main stage show. It's an evening of sketches and some improvisation, always original and always hilarious.


Groundlings Family Road Trip Opening Night Party is Friday, July 20th. Tickets are $50. Admission includes two drink tickets, an awesome opening show, and post-show catering from The Darkroom. This date is 21 and over only. Groundlings student-priced tickets available.

 

Show Duration: 1hr 45 mins with intermission

*Cast is subject to change





 
10:00 PM
 
Groundlings Family Road Trip

The legendary Groundlings Theatre troupe presents its latest and greatest main stage show. It's an evening of sketches and some improvisation, always original and always hilarious.


Groundlings Family Road Trip Opening Night Party is Friday, July 20th. Tickets are $50. Admission includes two drink tickets, an awesome opening show, and post-show catering from The Darkroom. This date is 21 and over only. Groundlings student-priced tickets available.

 

Show Duration: 1hr 45 mins with intermission

*Cast is subject to change



22

SUN
 
7:30 PM
 
Desperately Seeking Sunday

The Groundlings Sunday Company puts forth new sketches every week in this hilarious show. It's a fun cast brimming with new talent from the TOP level of The Groundlings School!

 

Show Duration: 1hr 45 mins with intermission



23

MON
 
8:00 PM
 
The Black Version

Come see The Black Version!

 

Here are the deets:

Concept: Audience suggest title of popular film and cast of all black comedy actors improvise the black version of it. Simple? Yes. Funny? Hells Yeah!!

 

Who:


Daniele Gaither (Mad TV, Chocolate News)
Phil LaMarr (Mad TV, The Pee Wee Herman Show)
Gary Anthony Williams (Boston Legal, Boondocks)
Cedric Yarbrough (Reno 911, Black Dyanamite)

 

Created by: Jordan Black (Halfway Home, Punk'd)


Directed by Karen Maruyama (Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Curb Your Enthusiasm)



24

TUE
 
8:00 PM
 
How To Not Kill Yourself for 30 days...

A One Act Play by Annie Sertich 

(based on a true story)

 

Back by popular demand! 

 

Make sure to get your tix in advance!  

 



25

WED
 
8:00 PM
 
The Crazy Uncle Joe Show

Come and see one of L.A.'s longest running long-form improvisation shows! Watch as The Groundlings Players begin with three suggestions from the crowd, and then proceed to weave the stories together, traveling back and forth through time, playing different characters in many different situations. AND, they keep it up for an uncanny 40 minutes straight. AND, after a brief intermission, they come back and do it all over again with three new suggestions!


Show Duration: 1hr 30 mins with intermission

*Cast is subject to change




26

THU
 
8:00 PM
 
Cookin' With Gas

Since 1992 The Groundlings Main Company, Alumni and Sunday Companies have played together every Thursday night in the all-improv explosion that has become almost as much of an institution as the Groundlings Theatre itself! Based entirely on audience suggestions, the comic daredevils invent custom-made satire and song. Each week features a new special guest.

 

Show Duration: 1hr 45 mins with intermission

*Cast is subject to change





 
10:00 PM
 
Bad Company

Sunday Company alumni re-unite in an amazing night of improv! 



27

FRI
 
7:30 PM
 
A Bunch of Losers Reading Their Essays (GA Stage)

 


A BUNCH OF LOSERS READING THEIR ESSAYS

SEEN ANY PERSONAL ESSAY SHOWS LATELY?  THIS ONE’S WORSE…

AND IMPROVISED.
Swan Bergeron and her “writing” students present an evening of improvised, artless essays, a confused group discussion, and a Q&A with YOU!

Created & Directed by Phyllis Katz
(Location: 7280 Melrose Avenue)




 
8:00 PM
 
Groundlings Family Road Trip

The legendary Groundlings Theatre troupe presents its latest and greatest main stage show. It's an evening of sketches and some improvisation, always original and always hilarious.


Groundlings Family Road Trip Opening Night Party is Friday, July 20th. Tickets are $50. Admission includes two drink tickets, an awesome opening show, and post-show catering from The Darkroom. This date is 21 and over only. Groundlings student-priced tickets available.

 

Show Duration: 1hr 45 mins with intermission

*Cast is subject to change





 
10:00 PM
 
The Completely Different Late Show

* SKETCH NIGHTS ARE BACK!*


Hilarity knows no hours! The Completely Different Late Show is an all-star extravaganza featuring Main Company Groundlings. The show is different every week, and it features the perfect blend of various sketch & improvisation styles all in one night! 

 

Featured by LA Weekly as one the best "things to do" in Los Angeles on Friday night, this show is enjoyed by everyone. Whether it is a date you want to impress, a birthday you want to celebrate or any other occasion, The Completely Different Show is the place to be. The bigger the group, the better the ambiance. 

 

Show Duration: 1hr and 15 minutes

*Cast is subject to change



28

SAT
 
7:30 PM
 
Standup Comedy Explosion! (GA Stage)

A night of stand-up comedy here at The Groundlings!

 

Unlike other standup shows, we have no minimums.

 

Location: The Gary Austin Stage (7280 Melrose Avenue)





 
8:00 PM
 
Groundlings Family Road Trip

The legendary Groundlings Theatre troupe presents its latest and greatest main stage show. It's an evening of sketches and some improvisation, always original and always hilarious.


Groundlings Family Road Trip Opening Night Party is Friday, July 20th. Tickets are $50. Admission includes two drink tickets, an awesome opening show, and post-show catering from The Darkroom. This date is 21 and over only. Groundlings student-priced tickets available.

 

Show Duration: 1hr 45 mins with intermission

*Cast is subject to change





 
10:00 PM
 
Groundlings Family Road Trip

The legendary Groundlings Theatre troupe presents its latest and greatest main stage show. It's an evening of sketches and some improvisation, always original and always hilarious.


Groundlings Family Road Trip Opening Night Party is Friday, July 20th. Tickets are $50. Admission includes two drink tickets, an awesome opening show, and post-show catering from The Darkroom. This date is 21 and over only. Groundlings student-priced tickets available.

 

Show Duration: 1hr 45 mins with intermission

*Cast is subject to change



31

TUE
 
8:00 PM
 
Minority Retorts
Minority Retorts is a live storytelling show featuring the outnumbered, underrepresented, people of color and colorful people! No theme. No notes. Funny. Tragic. And everything in between.

Produced & hosted by Jordan Black and Roxana Ortega
Minority Retorts is a live storytelling show for the outnumbered but outspoken!
Hear true stories from the underrepresented, the underdogs, people of color, colorful people, the diverse and the divergent! No theme. No notes. Funny. Tragic. And everything in between.
Produced & hosted by Jordan Black and Roxana Ortega
Storytellers:
Ahmed Best (Star Wars)
Mayim Bialick (Big Bang Theory)
Drew Droege (Transparent)
Ginger Gonzaga (Togetherness)
Roxana Ortega (Santa 



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