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The Groundlings Theatre

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Truly mesmerizing

The facility was warm and intimate, the visibility and proximity to stage was perfect. The staff... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2018
Brian M
Cape Coral, FL, United States
I have not laughed this much in a long time

The writing and the performers were outstanding. We went with a few other couples, and we were... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2018
Newport Beach, California
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“sketch comedy”(7 reviews)
“live comedy”(4 reviews)
“no bad seats”(4 reviews)
Melrose Avenue's Groundlings have been practicing their high-octane brand of anything-goes improvisation for nearly three decades. Audiences know the group for their wacky sketch comedy and lightning audience participation rounds, but for aspiring...more
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7307 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046-7512
Central L.A
+1 323-934-4747
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

I hadn’t been to the Groundlings in many years and was looking forward to it. I remember always thinking it was a five star activity. First off parking in the area is absolutely horrible. If you’re lucky you’ll find a meter on Melrose. Other wise...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

The facility was warm and intimate, the visibility and proximity to stage was perfect. The staff was very inviting. Prices were more than reasonable.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

The writing and the performers were outstanding. We went with a few other couples, and we were still all laughing about various skits the next morning when we met for breakfast. We went to the earlier show on Saturday night---it was not too early that...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

I do not live in the Southern California area but have been to the Groundlings probably 15 times over the last 20 years. The quality of comedic talent here is truly amazing. Over these years, I’ve witnessed hilarious, original characters that I’ve never forgotten, some...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Decided to see the Sunday evening 7:30 show. Was not expecting a full house...not an empty seat! The players are great..sketch scenes were very funny and the improv was extremely well done. This theater is the start to names like Will Farrell, Melissa McCarthy, Phil...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 3, 2017

Our family of five loves live comedy and while on vacation in LA, we booked ourselves in to a Groundlings show. Shows are open to kids 16 and up so that was perfect for us. The theatre is small so you're right in the mix....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed September 2, 2017

This is a great night out. Tickets are reasonable and the show is very funny. The theater is small and cozy...seemed like every seat has a good view. Beware of audience participation! Only thing I wish they would do is let people get seated as...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank EZTravelBuff
Reviewed August 19, 2017

My wife and I went to the Garbage Pail Groundlings show here last weekend. Non-stop laughter. Every time a sketch ended, we couldn't wait to see what was next. Excellent value. If you're an SNL fan, you gotta come see where these people get their...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

Excellent show! This was our first time, but we thoroughly enjoyed the show. The cast and crew put on 20 different skits in rapid form succession. The improv session was nothing short of masterful! Groundlings is in a small, intimate theater, but the performers were...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

What a fun night out! Went to Seven Deadly Sundays show with teen son. We both laughed out loud! Tix were available on Gold Star and Groupon at a discount but were sold out by the time we decided to go (about 3pm). Bought tix...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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