If you live in LA and enjoy comedy (if you don't enjoy comedy, and you are reading this blog, you need to take a nice, long look at your choices), you should check out some of the great shows coming up in the Comedy Central Stage schedule.
All shows take place at The Hudson in Hollywood, start and 8pm and have limited seating. Call (323) 960-5519 for reservations.
DON’T TELL MY MOTHER!
Writers and performers share true stories they’d never want their moms to know. Is it embarrassing? Yes. Cringe-worthy? Only in a good way. Awesome? Hell yeah! Featuring Nikki Levy, Jen Kober, Claire Titelman and Cornell Womack.
STEVE SZLAGA’S 23 ROOMMATES
Written by and Starring Steve Szlaga
We all have terrible roommate stories, but are we all petty and self-absorbed enough to write a one-man show about them? Steve Szlaga is! And he’d like you to meet everyone he’s ever lived with. Directed by Allan McLeod.
SMALL VICTORIES: AN UNFLATTERING VANITY PROJECT
Written and Performed by Kristen Studard
A solo show about the little wins that get us through the day and big fails surrounding them. Kristen has been called “smart and winningly offbeat” by the Chicago Reader and “rubberfaced” by the Chicago Tribune. She has appeared in the TBS Just For Laughs Festival Chicago, SF Sketchfest, Bridgetown Comedy Fest and Chicago Sketchfest.
PUSH DAD’S GARAGE PUSH
Amber Nash, Kevin Gillese and Shelby Hofer
Three of Atlanta’s top comedic performers will take the stage with materials from three new solo and two-person shows about religion, reverence and robots. Writers and performers include Amber Nash from FX’s Archer, Kevin Gillese, Artistic Director of Dad’s Garage Theater, and Shelby Hofer, Co-Artistic Director of PushPush Theater and Film.
SIT N' SPIN
Writers' Reading Series
The original Los Angeles story telling show. “Come see what all da fuss is about.” With Katya Lidsky, Thia Sexton, Carlos Kotkin, Shaz Bennett and a musical guest. Presented by Jill Soloway, Maggie Rowe and Andersen Gabrych.
I TRIGGERED HER BULLY
Written and Performed by Cindy Caponera
Cindy Caponera, television writer (SNL, Shameless) and Second City Alum will be reading from her collection of essays with music accompaniment by the one, Mr. Pete DeCoste. Special Return Engagement.
FUR (a sketch show)
Created by Monster Party Republic
MPR brings you a sketch show that answers all the questions you’ve never wondered about. Featuring furry babies, Hispanic dads, serious f@*%ing food and a time traveling constable, FUR is a journey of demented hilarity. With Michael Dias, Ruffy Landayan, Stephanie O’Neill, Carlos Orlando, Allison Ramirez, Cesar Ramos,Candida Rodriguez and Justin Young.