The Groundlings Theatre has been the hub of comedy in Los Angeles for forty years. Improvisation and sketch comedy shows run weekly with incredible casts and undeniable humor.
With so much talent in Los Angeles, you’re guaranteed a night of laughter when you go to one of L.A.’s famed comedy clubs. Richard Pryor, Jay Leno, Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin first gained fame at the Hollywood Improv Comedy Club. Located on the Sunset Strip, the Laugh Factory has featured Steve Martin, George Carlin, Jerry Seinfeld and Ellen DeGeneres. The Comedy Store continues to draw top names for surprise sets. At every Groundlings show, you could be watching a future comedy superstar like Will Ferrell or Melissa McCarthy.
Laugh Out Loud in Los Angeles
For decades, many of TV’s most successful comedy series have been filmed at famed Los Angeles landmarks like Universal Studios Hollywood, the Studios at Paramount and Warner Bros. Read on for our guide to classic comedies associated with other cities that were filmed right here in the City of Angels.
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood offers a three-hour visit inside a real working Hollywood studio. Experience the best studio tour in Los Angeles as you explore sets and soundstages used to create productions such as “Gilmore Girls”, “The Big Bang Theory” and “Argo” plus many more. Your tour guide will give you an intimate behind-the-scenes look at original props and costumes used in films from “Casablanca” to “Batman”. Get an up-close look at DC Universe: The Exhibit and actual props...
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Central Library, Mark Taper Auditorium