Summer is officially over, but there are at least a few things to look forward to in October, like pumpkin-spice lattes, pumpkin-spice donuts, pumpkin-spice hotdogs and a whole bunch of great free comedy at Comedy Central Stage.
All shows start at 8pm with limited seating at The Hudson in Hollywood. Call (323) 960-5519 for reservations.
Dominic Burgess & Sara Cravens
Dom & Sara present PG-30: a collection of scenes, stories, and multimedia bits about how the normal, everyday things in adult life…are so much more uncomfortable when parents are around.
Lauren Frost, Angela Rysk and Erin Miller Williams
Named Best Scripted Show at the 2013 Del Close Awards, and Sketch Cage Match Champions at the LA Improv Festival. Cake Batter is written by and stars Lauren Frost, Angela Rysk and Erin Miller Williams.
THE DIVORCEES PRESENT: CRUISIN’
Kevin Anderson, Daniel Landroche, and Katie Nathan
Welcome aboard the HMS Encounter – a cruise liner only slightly past her prime. She’s pushing the definition of the term “seaworthy”. Hit the high seas with The Divorcees for a night of fast-paced, character driven sketch comedy and long form improv.
THE LIST and THE THE SHOW
Pat Thornton & Alana Johnston, and Mo Welch
The List, starring Canadian cuties Pat Thornton & Alana Johnston, is a live sketch show that is broken up into smaller, more ADHD friendly segments for today’s “gal/guy on the go.” The The Show is a fast paced multimedia sketch show written by and starring Mo Welch and featuring Christina Anthony, Ben Bizuneh, Aggie Hewitt and Jet Eveleth.
SIT N' SPIN
Writers' Reading Series
Funny stories about making it through life (now 3rd Thursday of each month.) With Jill Demby, Molly Prather, Shaz Bennett, Jeff Kahn, Will Lenk and a special musical guest. Presented by Jill Soloway, Maggie Rowe and Andersen Gabrych.
3 FOR ALL
Rafe Chase, Stephen Kearin and Tim Orr
San Francisco’s hottest, critically acclaimed improv trio, 3 For All, creates a unique blend of intensely funny and sometimes dramatic, completely improvised scenes. “DON’T MISS!” ~ Time Out New York. “KILLER!” ~ SF Weekly
Jon Barinholtz and Rob Belushi
Jon and Rob met in ’05 on the night staff at Second City Chicago, shushing drunk tourists, and have been improvising together ever since. ‘Sheldon’ is theatrically grounded long-form improv with new-school Chicago speed. You can view their past credits at this website: www.google.com (put their names in search field and hit ‘enter’).
Craig Cackowski, Robert Dassie, Rich Talarico
Dasariski combines the names and talents of Dassie (Funny or Die’s Carpet Brothers), Talarico (writer on Key & Peele, SNL) and Cackowski (Community, Drunk History). They perform a ‘slow play’ style of long form improv by taking a single audience suggestion and creating a half-hour plus piece of theater.
MACHU MY PICCHU
In Macha My Picchu –Searching for Sex, Sanity and a Soul Mate through South America, Iris takes us through her failed attempts trying to fit in at college, to a crazy journey through Columbia, Ecuador and Peru that involved numerous sexcapades with locals, death on a rafting trip and her first true love.