Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow over the weekend, which of course means we're in for another month of top-notch free comedy shows at Comedy Central Stage.
All shows start at 8pm with limited seating at The Hudson in Hollywood. Call (323) 960-5519 for reservations.
Steph Tolev and Allison Hogg
Ladystache is a sketch duo from Toronto, Canada consisting of Steph Tolev and Allison Hogg. This riotous pair of ladies brings a level wit and physicality to sketches that will twist, turn, offend and delight.
SHOWGIRLS: The Best Movie Ever Made Ever
Written and Directed by Jackie Clarke & John Flynn
An evening with screenwriter, Mr. Joe Eszterhas (or an actor playing the esteemed scribe) as he is interviewed by noted film historian, Jackie Clarke. Starring Julie Brister, Jackie Clark, Jeff Hiller, John Flynn, Seth Morris and Lennon Parham. “…raucously hilarious…has to be seen to be disbelieved!” ~ The Village Voice
Ryan Hughes and Brett Maline
A fast-paced live and video sketch show featuring Ryan Hughes and Brett Maline. With special guests Emily Pendergast, Laura Keller, Lucas Hill and Frank Banz. With live musical guest, Ron Jon and the Wreck, OC Music Awards “Best Live Band of 2013.”
Wheelhouse has been described as a perfect blend of theatrics and silliness with their unique take on long-form improv. A collective of some of Chicago’s and L.A.’s sharpest improvisers, members of this troupe have appeared on Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time, MadTV, Key and Peele, The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and more!
THE LATE LIVE SHOW
Late-night talk show
A joke-heavy, sincere-yet-bizarre late-night talk show that was a cult hit in Chicago for years before moving to L.A. Led by host Joe Kwaczala, the show is lovingly crafted by a dedicated team of writers whose credits include The Onion News Network and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
SIT N' SPIN
Writers' Reading Series
Funny, sad, dirty stories from funny, sad, dirty people (always the 3rd Thursday of every month). With Spencer Green, C. Brian Smith, Andy Corren, Jill Demby and Teri Mintz. Presented by Jill Soloway, Maggie Rowe and Andersen Gabrych.
Adam Chambers and Sean Durrie
“The Show”: The Greatest Musical Comedy Band on Freakin’ Plant Earth. Two best friends set out to make the world laugh, fart, and lighten up. A musical comedy duo featuring Adam Chambers and Sean Durrie. Inappropriate for all shapes and sizes.
ONE NIGHT ONLY
Chris Garcia and Friends
Comedian Chris Garcia (NPR’s This American Life and WTF with Marc Maron) draws you into his world through a variety of characters and recollections that are both outrageously absurd and sincerely heartfelt. Joining Chris will be Kristen Studdard (TBS’s Just for Laughs Festival), Kevin Camia (Comedy Central) and special guests.
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Hamilton 100 & Lilan and Wilder
Watch comedy groups Hamilton 100 (Robert Stephens, Marry Sasson & Ben Greene) and Lilan and Wilder (Lilan Bowden and Wilder Smith) get it together as they fall apart in a series of sketches filled with delight, mischief and mayhem.
www.hamilton100.com and https://www.facebook.com/lilanandwilder