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The iO Theater boasts four performance spaces to showcase our most popular shows, our Harold teams, and our guest shows.

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The Vagina Monologues

iO West Theater Presents

The Vagina Monologues

Sat 2/17

6:00 pm

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iO West hosts V-Day 2018 with this popular play by Eve Ensler. The monologues deal with an aspect of the feminine experience, touching on matters such as sex, body image, love, rape, birth, orgasm and more.

Ticket Proceeds will be donated to Peace Over Violence and The Resistance

Click the ticket button to go to the ticket page, or go directly through http://universe.com/TheVaginaMonologues

iO West 5b Student Graduation Shows

iO West Theater Presents

iO West 5b Student Graduation Shows

Sat 2/17

7:30 pm

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An evening of improv featuring graduates of the iO West Training Center!

Free

Queer Window

iO West Theater Presents

Queer Window

Sat 2/17

8:00 pm

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$10.00

Kind Eyes

iO West Theater Presents

Kind Eyes

Sat 2/17

8:00 pm

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Free

Elixir

iO West Theater Presents

Elixir

Sat 2/17

9:00 pm

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Elixir is an iO West Expedition team that hosts an hour of improv every Saturday night in the DCT, so brilliantly titled - the Elixir hour! Join them as they welcome fun guest improv teams each week, and as they explore their own new form - brilliantly and everlastingly dubbed - the Elixir form! Snake oil for all!

Free

No Man

iO West Theater Presents

No Man

Sat 2/17

9:00 pm

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Come laugh at the mysterious wiles of NO MAN as they perform two original forms, Beer-Run and Try-Umph!

Free

The Armando Show

iO West Theater Presents

The Armando Show

Sat 2/17

9:00 pm

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The Armando Show Experience is a 60-minute long improvised comedy show inspired by an audience suggestion, which the celebrity hosts interpret through a personal and truthful improvised monologue.

$10.00

Dr. God Revival

iO West Theater Presents

Dr. God Revival

Sat 2/17

10:00 pm

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Dr. God weaves together a series of hilarious improvised scenes that rip the very fabric of space and time and leave you desperate for more. Dr. God suggests you leave your mind at home if you don’t want it blown.

$10.00

Dollop & Wet Can

iO West Theater Presents

Dollop & Wet Can

Sat 2/17

10:00 pm

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Join Dollop & Wet Can in an evening of laughs!

Free

Saturday Night Block Party

iO West Theater Presents

Saturday Night Block Party

Sat 2/17

10:00 pm

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The iO Block Party is an improv show with a touch of stand-up every Saturday night. Four improv teams, one stand up doing bits. It’s 90 minutes of non stop laughing and fun and laughing… and fun! Come watch and check us out!

Free

iO Salutes Genetra Tull

iO West Theater Presents

iO Salutes Genetra Tull

Sat 2/17

11:00 pm

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Free

Octopus Party, Top Story! Weekly

iO West Theater Presents

Octopus Party

Top Story! Weekly

Sun 2/18

7:30 pm

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SNL meets The Daily Show in this constantly changing news-driven sketch romp through a week’s worth of headlines.

Top Story! Weekly brings you a brand new scripted show, which has been called the most ambitious weekly schedule of any LA theater.

$5.00

The Chaperones

iO West Theater Presents

The Chaperones

Sun 2/18

7:30 pm

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The Chaperones proudly presents the Generation Gap Gala! Performers over 40 will bridge the divide between performers under 21, and come together for a night of improv with age-appropriate references!

Free

Champagne Brunch

iO West Theater Presents

Champagne Brunch

Sun 2/18

8:00 pm

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Champagne Brunch is an all you can eat buffet of comedy and improvisation. The show opens with a fun suggestion from the audience to which the bubbly cast pours on the energy, excitement, acting talents and instinctive reactions.

Free

Hellbent, Duke

iO West Theater Presents

Hellbent

Duke

Sun 2/18

9:00 pm

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Hellbent is a sketch comedy team performing the 4th Sunday of the month at iO West Mainstage. Yes, this is real and yes things are going to get weird!!

$5.00

Burly

iO West Theater Presents

Burly

Sun 2/18

9:00 pm

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Burly is an LA-based improv troupe made up of Mandi Bossard, Lindsey Mallard, Katy Rosin, Katie McDermott, Nicole Pellegrino and Debbie Fry.

Free

The Feel Good Not Bad Death Laser

iO West Theater Presents

The Feel Good Not Bad Death Laser

Sun 2/18

10:00 pm

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Founded in 2015, The Feel Good Not Bad Death Laser performs The Deconstruction as created by Del Close and The Family (Adam McKay, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, Ali Farahnakian, Neil Flynn, Miles Stroth). Together they blend grounded reality with absurdity, satire, wit, and insanity to tell a compelling narrative.

Free

The Sunday Sketch Show

iO West Theater Presents

The Sunday Sketch Show

Sun 2/18

10:00 pm

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The Sunday Sketch Show: A team of 10 strangers have a week to put together a brand new sketch show. 5 writers, 5 actors and a different director every show.

$5.00

The Weirdo Chronicles

iO West Theater Presents

The Weirdo Chronicles

Sun 2/18

11:00 pm

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Some stories are better left untold. Those are the tales we will be sharing. Standups, storytellers and others will speak of their travails, including the moments in their lives that have forever been too random, gross, bizarre or generally weird to share in a normal setting.

Free

Fairy Tales with Uncle Hans  & Mr Richmond

iO West Theater Presents

Fairy Tales with Uncle Hans & Mr Richmond

Mon 2/19

8:00 pm

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It's your favorite uncle Hans (hey Hans!) in a magical storywoven night of comedy and laughs.

$5.00

Soap Bubbles

iO West Theater Presents

Soap Bubbles

Mon 2/19

8:00 pm

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You never know who’s going to pop up next month!

Soap Bubbles is a fully improvised Soap Opera. Join us once a month as we have a special guest from one of your favorite Soaps.

$5.00

Tarotdactyl Presents: Mystic Mondays

iO West Theater Presents

Tarotdactyl Presents: Mystic Mondays

Mon 2/19

10:00 pm

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Three teams play with Tarotdactyl in a raucous and mystifying night of improv.

One lucky audience member will observe their future performed on stage, guaranteed.

Free

Backyard Bandits & Friends

iO West Theater Presents

Backyard Bandits & Friends

Mon 2/19

10:00 pm

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Backyard Bandits is one of the newest Indie teams to come out of iO West Training. A team dedicated to the iO West signature form “The Harold” and looking forward to entertaining audiences as they create an evening of fun stealing laughter as they perform.

Free

What Else What Else: A Standup Show

iO West Theater Presents

What Else What Else: A Standup Show

Mon 2/19

10:30 pm

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It's a standup show with some real heavy hitters. Hosted by some of your improv favorites - soon to become your standup favorites too.

Free

Fireman, Dorothy Improv

iO West Theater Presents

Fireman

Dorothy Improv

Tue 2/20

7:00 pm

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Fireman is iO's first all-female house ensemble. They bring their own unique brand of improv to the stage most Wednesdays.

Free

Wheelhouse, Tidy Fox

iO West Theater Presents

Wheelhouse

Tidy Fox

Tue 2/20

8:00 pm

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WHEELHOUSE is a House Harold Team that has been performing every Wednesday on the iO West Mainstage since January 2014. Under the guidance of our coach Dave Hill, we aim to bend and subvert the typical Harold structure, with high-concept shows that take place in their own strange, improvised universes.

$5.00

Secret Twin, Linoleum City

iO West Theater Presents

Secret Twin

Linoleum City

Tue 2/20

9:00 pm

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Secret Twin: an iO West improv ensemble that performs iO’s signature form, “The Harold”, in which they take a single suggestion from the audience and use it as a springboard to create a twenty-five to thirty minute piece made up of scenes, games and monologues.

$5.00

Pockets, Max

iO West Theater Presents

Pockets

Max

Tue 2/20

10:00 pm

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MAX is iO West’s first graduated Harold team!

Formed in early 2015 by mastermind Mike McLendon, MAX brings their signature spin on improv’s most revered form to Monday nights! Known best for their commitment to off the wall, group-focused work, MAX touts a style of performance that both celebrates and explores the joys of relationship and premise play.

$5.00

Improv Jam Hosted By Leg Day

iO West Theater Presents

Improv Jam Hosted By Leg Day

Tue 2/20

11:00 pm

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Hey improv nerds! Wana play?

ALL is welcome! Never taken a class but want to play? COME. Want to make new friends? COME. Just want to watch and see what improv is? COME.

Free

Scotch Doubles: Brandon and You, Hill-Jones, Wilcox

iO West Theater Presents

Scotch Doubles: Brandon and You, Hill-Jones, Wilcox

Brandon and You, Hill-Jones, Wilcox

Wed 2/21

8:00 pm

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Looking to do some sweet, slower paced, two-person improv? Every week Brandon Sornberger picks one current iO student to be his partner in a 20 minute mono scene.

For a chance to be selected, drop your ID off at the box office before the show. Open to current iO students only.

$5.00

Heyday

iO West Theater Presents

Heyday

Wed 2/21

9:00 pm

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Voted iO West’s Best Harold team of 2014 and 2015, Heyday is an iO West House Harold team that performs their take on the Harold, which they call the Hey-Rold (see what they did there?).

$5.00

Honeymoon presents: RECESS

iO West Theater Presents

Honeymoon presents: RECESS

Wed 2/21

10:00 pm

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The classroom is for learning and honing. Recess is for fun and play!

Every Wednesday in the DCT iO students get a chance to flex their acutely developing improv muscles. It’s a chance to get comfortable on stage while implementing all the fun and impulsive moves you’ve always wanted to make but were afraid of being too funny.

Free

You're Grounded!

iO West Theater Presents

You're Grounded!

Wed 2/21

10:00 pm

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A FREE night of 2 person improv featuring You’re Grounded!

Free

King Ten

iO West Theater Presents

King Ten

Wed 2/21

10:00 pm

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King Ten is iO West’s longest running house team and one of the premier improv ensembles in Los Angeles. 

$5.00

Cage Match

iO West Theater Presents

Cage Match

Wed 2/21

11:00 pm

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CAGE MATCH is IO’s competitive improv show. Pitting teams against each other in comedy, with the audience crowning the winner at the end of the night. Come on down to watch the sweat, blood and laughs at the CAGE MATCH!

Free

Inclusion Jam Hosted by Elixir

iO West Theater Presents

Inclusion Jam Hosted by Elixir

Elixir

Thu 2/22

7:00 pm

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Free

Dummy & Friends

iO West Theater Presents

Dummy & Friends

Thu 2/22

8:00 pm

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DUMMY is Colleen Doyle and Jason Shotts doing a two-person improvised show. They started performing together at the iO Theater in Chicago back in 2008.

$5.00

Quartet

iO West Theater Presents

Quartet

Thu 2/22

9:00 pm

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Craig Cackowski, Jean Villepique, Tami Sagher, and Carla Cackowski have improvised together in various combinations for over 15 years. Come see them put their patented spin on slow, patient, character-and-relationship-based scenework. Sometimes there’ll be three of them there. Sometimes there’ll be five. But, on the whole, it will average out to….QUARTET!

$10.00

The Reckoning, Cook County Social Club

iO West Theater Presents

The Reckoning

Cook County Social Club

Thu 2/22

10:00 pm

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For over a decade, the Reckoning has played to packed houses and critical acclaim at iO Chicago and toured across the country with their singular brand of long-form improvisation.

Cook County Social Club is a distinguished group of upstanding gentlemen who specialize in improvised and sketched comedy.

$10.00

Williams Williams

iO West Theater Presents

Williams Williams

Fri 2/23

7:00 pm

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Dogs - Death - Disney - Despair - Dreams - Disaster - An all new hour of sketches to make happy feel sad, sad feel happy, and all your emotions feel hilarious! Well polished sketches in a dirty, smudgy world brought to you by your favorite exes and their team of super-human weirdos.

$5.00

Heraldo

iO West Theater Presents

Heraldo

Fri 2/23

8:00 pm

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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the long-running Spanish improv show is coming to L.A.!

HERALDO is a fast-paced improv show performed by a diverse cast of veteran, Spanish-speaking improvisers bringing you heightened physical and emotional comedy for all. "Improv in Spanish, Laughs in English"

$5.00

Level 4 Class Shows

iO West Theater Presents

Level 4 Class Shows

Fri 2/23

8:00 pm

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An evening of improv featuring graduates of the iO West Training Center!

Free

Reflektor's Best Show Ever

iO West Theater Presents

Reflektor's Best Show Ever

Fri 2/23

8:00 pm

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Welcome to Reflektor’s Best Show Ever, where you never know what you’re gonna get! It’s a competition between the members of Reflektor to see who can produce the most unique, fun, and interesting show. Will this week be the winner? You’ll have to come to find out!

Free

Tiny Butts

iO West Theater Presents

Tiny Butts

Fri 2/23

9:00 pm

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Free

Opening Night: The Improvised Musical!

iO West Theater Presents

Opening Night: The Improvised Musical!

Fri 2/23

9:00 pm

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OPENING NIGHT: THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL!® is exactly that: a Broadway-style musical that is made up on the spot, based on audience suggestion. So every night is the `Opening Night’ of a musical that has never been seen! Now in it’s fifteenth year, Opening Night: The Improvised Musical!® is thrilled to continue the show LAWeekly called, “almost too slick to be completely improvised.” It is, by the way—completely improvised.

$10.00

The Resistance

iO West Theater Presents

The Resistance

Fri 2/23

10:00 pm

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The Resistance performs a fully scored, lighted, and completely improvised action adventure movie based off of audience suggestions.

$10.00

Level 5 Class Shows

iO West Theater Presents

Level 5 Class Shows

Fri 2/23

10:00 pm

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An evening of improv featuring graduates of the iO West Training Center!

Free

The Gordons

iO West Theater Presents

The Gordons

Fri 2/23

10:00 pm

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When you're with us, you're family: a Gordon. Comedy and laughter is a lifestyle you'll have to enjoy, or be disowned.

Join us in an evening of laughs and entertainment.

Free

The Vagina Monologues

iO West Theater Presents

The Vagina Monologues

Sat 2/24

6:00 pm

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iO West hosts V-Day 2018 with this popular play by Eve Ensler. The monologues deal with an aspect of the feminine experience, touching on matters such as sex, body image, love, rape, birth, orgasm and more.

Ticket Proceeds will be donated to Peace Over Violence and The Resistance

Click the ticket button to go to the ticket page, or go directly through http://universe.com/TheVaginaMonologues

iO West 5b Student Graduation Shows

iO West Theater Presents

iO West 5b Student Graduation Shows

Sat 2/24

7:30 pm

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An evening of improv featuring graduates of the iO West Training Center!

Free

5B Class Shows

iO West Theater Presents

5B Class Shows

Sat 2/24

8:00 pm

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An evening of improv featuring graduates of the iO West Training Center!

Free

iO West's FINAL SHOW!!! - BeerSharkMice

iO West Theater Presents

iO West's FINAL SHOW!!! - BeerSharkMice

Sat 2/24

8:00 pm

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Come join us for iO West's Final show!!! in a night of comedy and laughs.

Sold Out

$14.00

5B Class Shows

iO West Theater Presents

5B Class Shows

Sat 2/24

9:00 pm

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An evening of improv featuring graduates of the iO West Training Center!

Free

Closing Night Party

iO West Theater Presents

Closing Night Party

Sat 2/24

9:30 pm

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We're celebrating our last night with a party. There'll be laughs, and fond remembrances. Come join us!

Free

Saturday Night Block Party

iO West Theater Presents

Saturday Night Block Party

Sat 2/24

10:00 pm

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The iO Block Party is an improv show with a touch of stand-up every Saturday night. Four improv teams, one stand up doing bits. It’s 90 minutes of non stop laughing and fun and laughing… and fun! Come watch and check us out!

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