1. THURSDAY THURSDAY!!!!

    6:30 Happy Hour

    TriggerfingerMILKS

    The Hill Jones Variety Hour

    10 The ReckoningQuartet

    11:30 FREE Cage Match

    Get you tix HERE

     
  2. Come listen to the stories of this hilarious chick, from television’s Girl Code, as she hosts the Armando Show. This Saturday at 9:00. It’s gonna be spicy!

    Check us and Alice out on twitter: @alicewetterlund & @iowest

     

  3. After the Super Bowl, come to iO for Sketch Night with Top Story Weekly! @ 9PM and DJ Faucet and Time Capsule @ 10PM

    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, February 02 @ 09:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    Sunday, February 09 @ 08:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    Sunday, February 16 @ 10:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $10
    Sunday, February 23 @ 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

     
  4. Tomorrow’s the LAST day to submit for the 2nd annual LA Scripted Comedy Fest. Get your applications in and show the world how funny you/your group is!!!

    A lot of great workshops and performers to be experienced this year. Check it all out HERE

     

  5. "Everything that’s not the ‘odd thing’ in a scene, should be exactly as it would be in real life. Blue doesn’t show up well on blue."
    — Ian Roberts (via ucbcomedy)
     

  6. Sketch Sundays @ iO West Starting @ 8PM w/ Top Story Weekly! and Clive Rice and Super Kudzu @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”.
    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, Damien Fahey, Amy Paffrath, Jennifer Cain, Blake Walker, John Druska, Mike McLendon, 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, January 26 @ 08:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    Sunday, February 02 @ 09:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    Sunday, February 09 @ 08:00 PM in the Main Stage - tickets are $5 (FREE for iO students)
    Sunday, February 23 @ 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

     
  7. We’re busy. BUSY LAUGHING! Things are always fun Thursday nights at IO! Tonight’s no different


    07:30 PM - $5
    Mark Gagliardi Present

    08:00 PM - $5
    The Ladies Room

    09:00 PM - $5
    M’Lady
    Daddy Doesn’t Live Here Anymore

    10:00 PM - $10
    The Reckoning
    Quartet

    11:30 PM - FREE
    Cage Match

     
  8. — Unless it’s beer and comedy. Come see us at iO West for big laughs and copious amounts of booze. We’re in the business of making smiles.

    Go to www.ioimprov.com/west for more info on our shows and classes.

    (Source: bbbouthi)

     

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

    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, January 19 @ 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

    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, Russell Eida, Madeline Wager, Amy Albert-Cobb, Aaron LaPlante
    Tickets can be purchased for performance(s) by clicking on the appropriate show date below

    Upcoming shows:
    Sunday, January 19 @ 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

     
  10. The possibilities are endless! Want proof? Come see what we can do with a simple one-word suggestion. Harold Night is TONIGHT at iO West.

    http://www.ioimprov.com/west