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Published on February 5th, 2013 | by StandUpTalk0
Five Cool Alt Shows In LA
Is a delightful weekly comedy show run by Dave Ross, Jeff Wattenhofer, Matt Ingebretson, Megan Koester and Jeremy Burke. Every Tuesday at 9 pm, a sampling of LA’s best stand-up comedians grace the stage of the Downtown Independent Theater. Each show also features sketch screenings and craft beer specials. Many a great comic has held the mic at Holy Fuck. Louis CK made an appearance once, as did Aziz Ansari twice. Maria Bamford, Dana Gould, The Sklar Brothers, Ron Lynch, Kyle Kinane, Eric Andre and Todd Glass have become veritable regulars on the show, and many more have come through for a night or two, including Demetri Martin, Margaret Cho, Natasha Leggero, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel, Tig Notaro…Comedy show
Tiger Lily as it is more commonly known is a weekly comedy show produced by comedians Maria Bamford & Melinda Hill and booked by Jazz Ponce.
For 25 years UnCabaret has been going hosted by Beth Lapides, performers include Kathy Griffin, Julia Sweeney, Margaret Cho, Greg Behrendt, Laura Kightlinger, Mike McDonald, Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, Janeane Garofalo, Andy Kindler, Jeff Garlin, Andy Dick, Dana Gould, Patton Oswalt, Randy and Jason Sklar, Sherri Shephard, Moon Zappa and Taylor Negron. UnCabaret is where award winning comedy writers like Judd Apatow, John Riggi, Michael Patrick King and Larry Charles have connect directly with audiences. Where luminaries like Jon Stewart, Sarah Silverman, Roseanne Barr, Sandra Bernhard, Carrie Fisher and Bill Maher have popped in to try their hand at this comedy free styling. They also just got some episodes of the show released on Amazon Prime.
Hosted by Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani, and produced by Emily Gordon. They Have hosted the likes of Donald Glover, Dana Gould, Aziz Ansari, Robin Williams, Maria Bamford, Louie CK, Jeff Ross, David Spade, Marc Maron, and you never know who will drop by!
The Improvised Stand-Up Show with Jeremiah Watkins is a monthly comedy event that is quickly becoming one of the hottest rooms in Los Angeles. This is not your typical comedy show — it is a stand-up show, in that it’s a comedian and a microphone…but it’s also an improv show, in that the comics take suggestions from the audience on what to talk about. This is the rare opportunity where the audience gets to decide the subject matter; nothing is off-limits and the comics are completely raw and uncensored. Past performers include, Bill Burr, Ari Shaffir, Ian Edwards, Jonah Ray, Deal Delray… Also known to have free beer… what!?