If you are someone who enjoys laughing your lungs out, Los Angeles, with its enormous number of comedy clubs is the perfect place for you. This place offers everything from sketches to improv to musical comedy. No matter what makes you want to fall out of your chair from laughter, this list will give you some LA comedy clubs that consistently deliver.
1. The Groundlings
This well-known, cozy theater offers both completely impromptu performances and well-honed sketches, along with its comprehensive schedule of improv training. It is located at 7307 Melrose Ave and has produced stars like Kristen Wiig and Lisa Kudrow.
Monday and Tuesday: 11 am to 5 pm.
Wednesday and Thursday: 11 am to 8 pm
Friday: 11 am to 10 pm
Saturday: 4 pm to 10 pm
Sunday: 4 pm to 7.30 pm
2. Laugh Factory
Located at 8001 Sunset Blvd, Laugh Factory is a renowned comedy club hosting established and up-and-coming stand-up comedians as well as unexpected celebrity visitors. The seats are all quite near the stage, which makes it simple for comedians to involve the crowd in their performances.
Monday to Thursday and Sunday: 9.30 am to 11.30 pm
Friday and Saturday: 9.30 am to 1.30 am
3. The Comedy Store
Opened in 1972 at the former Ciro’s club location, the Comedy Store is the only remaining old-school stand-up venue that has continually maintained its lineups while remaining faithful to its dark roots. The club situated at 8433 Sunset Blvd has three different stages where well-known performers and up-and-coming talent are featured.
Monday to Sunday: 7 pm to 2 am.
4. Hollywood Improv
The Improv, located at 8162 Melrose Ave is famous for its frequent celebrity appearances. The shows hosted here are a diverse mix of independently and experimentally created work. A part of the larger comedy chain founded by prominent businessman Budd Friedman, the Imrpov offers dining along with laughs.
Monday to Thursday and Sunday: 5 pm to 12 am
Friday and Saturday: 5 pm to 2 am
5. Ha Ha Comedy Club
This casual and easy-going club located at 4712 Lankershim Blvd is a perfect place to watch newcomers and even celebrities may drop in occasionally. The club gives a relaxed feel of enjoying a comedy show in your home’s living room.
Monday, Wednesday, and Sunday: 5 pm to 12 am.
Thursday to Saturday: 5 pm to 1 am
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