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Address: 5919 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028-5515
Phone Number: +1 323 9088702
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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Top flight comedians for $5? Yes!

We were staying at a great AirBnB about a hundred yards away - we were there on Tuesday (which is show night), so had to go. Some more established (Margaret Cho) and up&coming... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Westerville, Ohio
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Westerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at a great AirBnB about a hundred yards away - we were there on Tuesday (which is show night), so had to go. Some more established (Margaret Cho) and up&coming comics working on their routines. There was something to laugh about all through the show. Small, cramped venue (maybe seats 120?), 3 shows Tuesday.

Thank AggieJoe79
Glen Ridge, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

We saw the 5-person group Sophisticated Lady-- it was a full hour of nonstop laughs. They ask a person in the audience for a guilty pleasure & then do various riffs on it-- inventive and fun, and the theater is tiny so there are no bad seats-- a must-see in LA

Thank Steven C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Saw the Best of UBC on a Friday night. Two troupes performed, first was decent, second group I personally thought were much better. Enjoyed the show either way. Cheap fun for only $10 and no drink minimum (actually all they sell are water and soda but I saw several people bring their own booze). Would defiantly visit again.

Thank Heather S
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

This place is great and also caters to students. We have seen amazing Improv here. This particular night we saw a show called Now is Tight. It was some of the worst sketch comedy we've ever seen. Hopefully these guys keep perfecting their craft. We will keep coming back because this is the exception not the norm here.

Thank HanKelly
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

Came with friends and had a great time for the price, $10 for an hours worth of laughs. I believe this is a school and I am under the impression that sometimes the students preform and so it is not as "on point" however a great job through and through. The wait outside for seats can be a bit boring,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

For all the guys out there who is looking for ideas for a date, this is it. It's shows are funny and prices are down to earth. Best thing is you dont have to purchase two over priced drinks.

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Guelph, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We paid $5.00 for good comedy! It is in an old theatre and hasn't had any upgrades in a long while but that is what made it unique!! There were a lot of students there and we were likely the only tourists in the building. It was nice to go where the locals go in Hollywood and not pay super... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I went there on a Thursday night and saw the "Not Too Shabby" Comedy Group. What a pleasure to see live theater and outstanding Sketch Comedy. The best of the night from July 16th, 2015 was two men doing a sketch about the shorter man giving the Moon to his lover (who I assume was to be a woman, but... More 

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Salado, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Totally, tear-inducing, belly laugh funny! For 5 bucks a pop, this is the best, by far, bargain entertainment in Los Angeles. Comedy stars perform in a variety of styles that will make you vow to return, and why not? It is crazy funny!

Thank Carol S
Cranford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

We saw a Friday night improv show. Very funny and enjoyable. The theatre is very small. I've been to Second City in Chicago several times. This show was at least as good. The tickets were only $10, making this one of the best deals in Hollywood.

Thank Alan304

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