1. It’s Trophy Wife’s 9th anniversary! Come to iO tonight @ 8pm and celebrate by watching the group’s show!

    Trophy Wife performs ‘The Harold’: A group of improvisers take a single suggestion from the audience and use it as a springboard to create twenty-five to thirty minutes of scenes, games and monologues.”

    FOR TICKETS: http://www.ticketweb.com/snl/VenueListings.action?venueId=25316&pl=

     
  2. Come see DASARISKI tonight @ 10:30pm!

    Dasariski combines the names and talents of Bob Dassie, Rich Talarico, and Craig Cackowski. Dasariski is known for their “slow play” style of longform improvisation, creating an hour-long piece of theater with a focus on believable characters and relationships inspired from a single audience suggestion.” 

    FOR TICKETS: http://www.ticketweb.com/snl/VenueListings.action?venueId=25316&pl=

     
  3. Come see “What’s Up, Tiger Lily?” TONIGHT @ 8PM FOR FREE!
    IT’S FREE AND FUNNY. 
    Tiger Lily is a critically acclaimed, free weekly show that has been running for 7 years and features the best stand ups and storytellers in the world. Known for it’s surprises and celebrity drop-ins as well as for being on the pulse of presenting extraordinary up-and-comers, the show is always a special, unique and reliably fantastic evening.”

    Show up at the door for tickets!

     

  4. Sketch Sundays @ iO West Starting @ 8PM w/ Top Story Weekly! with Redford and Taste Test @ 9PM

    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”.
    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”.

    Cast:
    John Abbott
    Bennie Arthur
    Tommy Bechtold
    Christopher Biewer
    Mitchel Baldwin
    Kipleigh Brown
    Jen Cain
    Sean Cowhig
    John Druska
    Jimmy Guidish
    Matthew Harris
    Michael Hughes
    Grasie Mercedes
    Matt Moore
    Jared Nigro
    Amy Paffrath
    Artemis Pebdani
    Brent Pope
    Josh Rachford
    Derek Reid
    Stacy Rumaker
    Tammie Smalls
    Brian Vestal
    Julia Wackenheim
    Blake Walker
    Phillip Wilburn
    Directors:
    Kristina Adelmeyer
    Adam Campbell-Schmitt
    Michael Hughes
    Tom Repetto
    Head Writers:
    Kristina Adelmeyer
    Alicia Bien
    Andrew Payne
    Stacy Rumaker
    Sean Tierney
    Segment Producers:
    Top Story! Weekly Report: Michael Hughes, Matt Manser, Phil Ranta, Stacy Rumaker
    Guest Comics: Shawn Carlow, Matt Manser
    Website
    Video
    Facebook Page
    Twitter
    Starring: Christopher Biewer, Kipleigh Brown, Sean Cowhig, Michael Hughes, Matthew Harris, Matt Moore, Artemis Pebdani, Tammie Smalls, Brian Vestal, Phillip Wilburn, Jimmy Guidish, Brent Pope, John Abbott, Tommy Bechtold, Derek Reid, Amy Paffrath, Jennifer Cain, Blake Walker, John Druska, Julia Wackenheim, Grasie Mercedes, Jared Nigro, Josh Rachford, Bennie Arthur, Mitch Baldwin, Stacy Rumaker
    Tickets can be purchased for performance(s) by clicking on the appropriate show date below

    Upcoming shows:
    Sunday, April 13 @ 08:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    Sunday, April 20 @ 08:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    Sunday, April 27 @ 08:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    Sunday, May 04 @ 08:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    Sunday, May 11 @ 08:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    Sunday, May 18 @ 08:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    Sunday, May 25 @ 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

     
  5. Come see OPENING NIGHT: THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL tonight @ 9pm!
    So every night is the `Opening Night’ of a musical that has never been seen! Now in it’s fourteenth year, Opening Night: The Improvised Musical!® is thrilled to continue the show LAWeekly called, “almost too slick to be completely improvised”.

    FOR TICKETS: http://www.ticketweb.com/snl/VenueListings.action?venueId=25316&pl=

     
  6. Come see Sheldon TONIGHT @ 8pm! 

    Their show is theatrically grounded long-form improv combined with old-school Chicago speed. Sheldon Patinkin says: “stop trying to be funny, because you’re not.”’

    FOR TICKETS: 
    http://www.ticketweb.com/snl/VenueListings.action?venueId=25316&pl=

     
  7. Looking for something to do to get through the week? How about alcohol and comedy?? iO has one of LA’s best happy hours. 

    And if you come early at 5:30 you can catch the Montreal Just for Laughs New Faces Character Showcase, featuring someone the best up-and-coming comedic actors. Come watch undiscovered talent perform original characters, impressions, parodies, musical acts, monologues, and other surprises.

    Oh yeah, did i mention it’s all FREE????  Cause it is. Just to clarify this is free.

     
  8. Come see Just For Laughs TONIGHT @ 5:30 PM!

    Los Angeles’ best up-and-coming comedic actors audition for the biggest comedy festival in the world.

    The Characters show at the Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival is where the comedy industry flocks to find the next stars of late night sketch shows, TV sitcoms, movies and more.

    Come watch undiscovered talent perform original characters, impressions, parodies, musical acts, monologues and other surprises.”


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

     
  9. Come see What’s Up, Tiger Lily? Tonight @ 8pm FREE! With special guest Marc Maron! The show also features:

    JULIAN MCCULLOUGH
    MELINDA HILL
    MARIA BAMFORD
    POWERVIOLENCE
    DANNY SOLOMON
    GREG BARRIS
    BRANDIE POSEY
    PAUL DANKE 

    It’s a FREE SHOW!
    Get here early for good seats!

    For more info: http://ioimprov.com/west/io/shows/what-s-up-tiger-lily

     

  10. Sketch Sundays Starting @ 8PM with Top Story Weekly! AND DJ Faucet and Time Capsule @ 9PM

    DJ Faucet


    DJ Faucet! They’re fast, they’re absurd, and they’re on the iO West Mainstage! A headliner sketch team since 2012, DJ Faucet packs their shows with hilarious sketches and fantastic music. It’s the party that everyone’s now kind of afraid of. Join us!
    Cast list:
    Meg Favreau
    Kristen Henley
    Matt Lieberman
    Bill Posley
    Katie Willert
    Heather Woodward
    Taylor Cox
    Jesse Klein
    Directed by: Allison Bills
    Starring: Meg Favreau, Katie Willert, Bill Posley, Kristen Henley, Matt Lieberman, Heather Woodward, Taylor Cox, Jesse Klein
    Tickets can be purchased for performance(s) by clicking on the appropriate show date below

    Upcoming shows:
    Sunday, April 06 @ 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


    Time Capsule


    “Comedy Worth Preserving”
    Time Capsule is a Mainstage House Sketch Team and an Official Selection of the 2014 San Francisco Sketchfest. See them perform a new show every 1st Sunday.
    Directed by:
    Keith Saltojanes
    Twitter: @TCsketch
    Facebook: TimeCapsuleSketch
    Written and Performed by:
    Dan Heber
    Eva Holman
    Rob O’Connor
    Jillian Saint
    Linnea Snyder
    Paul Straw
    Ray Timmons
    Ify Nwadiwe
    Starring: Rob O’Connor, Linnea Snyder, Ray Timmons, Paul Straw, Dan Heber, Jillian Saint, Eva Holman, Ify Nwadiwe
    Tickets can be purchased for performance(s) by clicking on the appropriate show date below

    Upcoming shows:
    Sunday, April 06 @ 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