If laughter is the best medicine, then comedians are unaware doctors and comedy clubs the finest hospitals. There is nothing like reacting to a clever observation or a witty remark to take away the tensions of the day and alleviate the stress of serious life. In Los Angeles, plenty of locations are dedicated to amuse you, where experienced as well as up-and-coming story tellers are eager to entertain you. Below are a few of the options around town where you can get the best of the cures in the world – a bit of laughter.
Sarah Silverman & Friends
Largo at the Coronet
366 North La Cienega Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Feb 7, 2014 9:00 pm
Each month, Sarah Silverman brings a great mix of comics and performers to the Largo at the Cornet to entertain those who are lucky enough to grab a seat in this storied venue. Make sure to arrive early as seat assignments begin at 6pm. Doors open for drinks at 7:30pm and showtime is at 9pm.
Pasadena Civic Auditorium
300 E Green St
Pasadena, CA 91101
February 14, 2014
On tour, Bill Cosby hits the ground running with a show at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium which is sure to make any one watching laugh. Located in Pasadena, the show is a one date only comedy event so be sure to get your tickets for the Valentine’s Day evening. Come and share the night with one of Americas most loved comedians who is known to both young and old audiences. Star of the Cosby Show, Bill Cosby will surely not disappoint.
The Comedy & Magic Club
1018 Hermosa Avenue
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Feb 16, 2014 7:00 pm
For only $30, get your chance to be entertained by one of Americas most beloved comedians and star/host of The Tonight Show. Jay Leno is best known as the man who replaced Johnny Carson at the helm of the Tonight Show in 1992. As he is almost set to retire from the tonight show, don’t miss your chance to laugh your head off with the rest of the audience in attendance.
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Jeff Dunham: Disorderly Conduct
Agua Caliente Casino
32250 Bob Hope Dr
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
February 22, 2014
No stranger to the stage, Jeff Dunham is a truely unique comedian. His television specials and series have been the highest rated shows in the history of Comedy Central while his DVD sales continue to skyrocket. Live concerts have known to be mega events and are played in front of sold out arenas worldwide so be sure to grab a ticket to this event. As a comedian, Dunham has made a huge impact on comedy and popular culture with created characters and impersonations.
28912 Roadside Dr
Agoura, CA 91301
March 1, 2014 (Doors at 6pm, Show at 9pm)
Get Ready L.A. Lisa Lampanelli is coming to town. Comedy’s Lovable Queen of Mean is a standout comedian known for her loud and estrogen fueled rants. This brilliant comedic mind has been heralded by celebrities and is known to be a cross between Don Rickles and Archie Bunker.
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