1. Sketch Sundays @ iO West Starting @ 8PM w/ Top Story Weekly! and Clive Rice and Super Kudzu @9PM

    CLIVE RICE!

    CLIVE RICE! is an iO West Main Stage sketch team.
    The Clive Rice Show is brought to you by Clive Rice! Don’t know who Clive Rice is? Well, come to the show where each sketch will give you a clue as to who this comedy figure actually is. The myth. The legend. The iO West Main Stage Comedy Sketch Troupe. Clive Rice OUT.
    Directed by Rob Janas
    Starring: Honora Talbott, Lauri Roggenkamp , Jeanine Peters, Michael Klimkowski, Hunter M. Altman, Manny Hagopian, Alex Salem, Leigh Wulff, Alex McCale, Daniel Banas
    Tickets can be purchased for performance(s) by clicking on the appropriate show date below

    Upcoming shows:
    Sunday, July 27 @ 09:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    Sunday, August 24 @ 09:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    For tickets, call (323) 962-7560 or find this show on the iO West page at TICKETWEB

    http://www.ticketweb.com/snl/VenueListings.action?venueId=25316

    Super Kudzu

    Super Kudzu has been sketching comedy all over Los Angeles since 2011 and has ventured to Seattle, WA and Chicago, IL to spread word of their Comedy Gospel. The last remaining original Sketch Headliner Team at iO West, Super Kudzu puts up a monthly show (4th Sunday of every month at 9P) filled with blue social commentary, hot hip-hop dancers and CRAZY characters specifically designed for your enjoyment. Join us, won’t you?
    Directed by Scott Davis
    Writers: Ricky Sans
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    Starring: John Druska, Amber Kenny, Alexis Simpson, Eric Wielochowski, John Paliferro, Carlos Santos, Ricky Sans, Leo Margul, Kinsey Diment, Jeremy Briggs
    Tickets can be purchased for performance(s) by clicking on the appropriate show date below

    Upcoming shows:
    Sunday, July 27 @ 09:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    Sunday, August 24 @ 09:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    For tickets, call (323) 962-7560 or find this show on the iO West page at TICKETWEB

    http://www.ticketweb.com/snl/VenueListings.action?venueId=25316

     

  2. "I think one of the healthy ways that authority is challenged is through questioning it, through the polite hostility of comedy."

    —Lorne Michaels

     

  3. "If you make a mistake, repeat it."
    — Greg Gallant
     

  4. "Don’t… use this art form to feel bad about yourself."
    — Brian O’Connell
     

  5. Sketch Sundays @ iO West Starting @ 8PM w/ Top Story Weekly! and Brute Squad and The Mutiny @9PM

    It’s Sketch-tastic Sundays at iOWest starting tonight at 8PM!

    Brute Squad

    A Mainstage Sketch Team, Brute Squad won the Los Angeles Improv Comedy Festival Sketch Competition with their fast-paced, high-energy sketch comedy. As well as their original videos being featured on FunnyorDie and The Huffington Post, and being an official selection at the SF Sketchfest, they can be seen presenting a brand new show each month right here at iO West.
    It’s sketch comedy that can move your refrigerator. And protect your village.
    Directed by Heather Anne Campbell and Eric Moneypenny
    Follow: Twitter
    Like: Facebook
    Original Videos: Funny or Die
    Starring: Keith Saltojanes, Brian Fernandes, Peggy Sinnott, Eric Stitt, Kimrie Davis, Jacob Harper
    Tickets can be purchased for performance(s) by clicking on the appropriate show date below

    Upcoming shows:
    Sunday, July 20 @ 09:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    For tickets, call (323) 962-7560 or find this show on the iO West page at TICKETWEB

    http://www.ticketweb.com/snl/VenueListings.action?venueId=25316

    The Mutiny

    The Mutiny is a main stage headliner sketch team that’s true to its name. The Mutiny was formed in 2012 and has performed in the Chicago Sketch Festival and San Francisco Sketch Festival in 2013. Winner of the 2013 iO West Del Close Award for “Most Penises (Real or Fake) On Stage.” The Mutiny gives the audience everything they have. Everything.
    Like: Facebook
    Watch: Funny or Die
    Directed by Jordan Morris
    Starring: Jeremy Belanger, Blake Hogue, Alex Logan, Gina Ippolito, Madeline Wager, Amy Albert-Cobb, Aaron LaPlante, Rob O’Connor
    Tickets can be purchased for performance(s) by clicking on the appropriate show date below

    Upcoming shows:
    Sunday, July 20 @ 09:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    For tickets, call (323) 962-7560 or find this show on the iO West page at TICKETWEB

    http://www.ticketweb.com/snl/VenueListings.action?venueId=25316

     

  6. Phantasmagoric and deranged do not even begin to describe what’s happening tonight on stage at the one and only iO West. The Reckoning- 10 pm

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    Not to mention one of “Chicago’s most successful and adroit troupes”, according to the Chicago Tribune, Cook County Social Club! 10pm

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  7. "You feel completely in control when you hear a wave of laughter coming back at you that you have caused. —Gilda Radner

     

  8. Get EXCITED about Excitebike tonight at 9:30.

    For more info visit:  http://ioimprov.com or Facebook.com/iowest

     

  9. "Be wiling to look silly so you can look cool"
    — Craig Cackowski
     

  10. Sketch Sundays @ iO West Starting @ 8PM w/ Top Story Weekly! and It’s The Cops and Taste Test @9PM

    Top Story! Weekly


    SNL meets The Daily Show in this constantly changing news-driven sketch romp through a week’s worth of headlines. Every Sunday at 8 Top Story! Weekly brings you a brand new scripted show, which has been called the most ambitious weekly schedule of any LA theater. Our writers have written for shows such as “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” and “The Jeselnik Offensive,” and our cast has been seen on shows such as “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” “Drunk History,” “Modern Family,” “The Middle,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “The Newsroom,” “2 Broke Girls,” “Trophy Wife” and “Conan.” With top names from film and television stopping by as guest performers, “Top Story! Weekly” is the most current, up-to-the-minute sketch show in LA, has been named by CBS 2 in its “Best of Los Angeles” and is a three-time winner of the Del Close Award for “Best Scripted Show”.

    Tickets can be purchased for performance(s) by clicking on the appropriate show date below

    Upcoming shows:
    Sunday, July 13 @ 08:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    Sunday, July 20 @ 08:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    Sunday, July 27 @ 08:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    Sunday, August 03 @ 08:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    Sunday, August 10 @ 08:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    Sunday, August 17 @ 08:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    Sunday, August 24 @ 08:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    Sunday, August 31 @ 08:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    For tickets, call (323) 962-7560 or find this show on the iO West page at TICKETWEB

    http://www.ticketweb.com/snl/VenueListings.action?venueId=25316