in Los Angeles
Los Angeles comedy clubs inhabit one of the world's top cities for laughter and entertainment. You’ll find plenty of places to giggle, guffaw and get silly, from LA comedy clubs hosting top-name comedians to tiny open-mic standup joints, sketch comedy stages and theaters for improv performances. Grab your friends, kick back with some drinks and sit in the front row so the comics can make fun of you all. One of the most famous comedy clubs in Los Angeles is the Laugh Factory on the Sunset Strip, where fresh faces mingle with surprise celeb appearances. Hollywood is a hotbed of laughter, and home to comedy nights at Hollywood Studio Bar & Grill, The Comedy Store and The Virgil. Head to Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre to catch the legendary improv troupe live on stage, or enjoy a game show/stand up performance at Hollywood Improv. You’ll also find cheap improv classes and performances seven nights a week at The Clubhouse, a hangout space for the comedy community including Second City, The Groundlings and iO West. Largo at the Cornet hosts out-there comedians, while Nerdmelt Showroom features wacky DIY events. Other top spots and comedy clubs in LA include The Mint, the Downtown Independent, The Comedy Union and Jon Lovitz Comedy Club at Universal CityWalk.