Schedule


September · October · November · December

20

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
 
Sharon Merkle Presents: Ladiez Laffin' Stand-Up

Sharon Merkle Presents: Ladiez Laffin' Stand-Up Graduation Performance

 

World-renowned stand-up comedy teacher Sharon Merkle is at it again with yet another INCREDIBLE all-lady stand-up comedy class graduation showcase!  These amazing future female comedians have spent the last 8 weeks honing and perfecting their comedy acts for you!  Watch as they conquer the comedy stage one laugh-out-loud bit at a time!

 

Show Duration: 1 Hour



21

FRI
 
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.


Show Duration: 1hr 45 mins with intermission

*Cast is subject to change





 
10:00 PM
 
The Completely Different Late Show

* IMPROV 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



22

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.


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.


Show Duration: 1hr 45 mins with intermission

*Cast is subject to change



23

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



24

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)



26

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




27

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! 



28

FRI
 
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.


Show Duration: 1hr 45 mins with intermission

*Cast is subject to change





 
10:00 PM
 
The Completely Different Late Show

* IMPROV 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



29

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.


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.


Show Duration: 1hr 45 mins with intermission

*Cast is subject to change



30

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




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