GROUNDLINGS OF ’69 Improv Comedy Show will open this month


The Groundlings Theater presents a brand new groovy sketch show from the Groundlings Main company, “Groundlings of ’69”. Previews begin April 2 as part of a new two-show weekend schedule for the theatre. Opening night is April 29. Directed by Lisa Schurga (Clipped), this comedy sketch features appearances from main cast members Josh Duvendeck (Parks and Recreation), Allison Dunbar (The Sopranos), Ryan Gaul (The Last OG), Patty Guggenheim (Florida Girls), Chris Kleckner, Laird MacIntosh, Jessica Pohly, Emily Pendergast (VEEP), Annie Sertich (Sillicon Valley) and Greg Worswick.

“Groundlings of ’69” is hosting previews on April 2, April 9, April 16, and April 22 from 10:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. The opening night will take place on April 29 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. All performances are at the Groundlings Theater, 7307 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046. Tickets are $20. For more information on these events and to purchase tickets, visit

The Groundlings Theater is an improv and sketch theater that has been entertaining Los Angeles audiences since 1974. It is a non-profit organization founded by Gary Austin. The Groundlings School has been Hollywood’s premier training ground for comedy and the springboard for countless careers, including film and television comic geniuses such as Melissa McCarthy, Phil LaMarr, Jennifer Coolidge, BEN FALCONE , Will Ferrell, Ana Gasteyer, Kathy Griffin, Cheryl Hines. , Chris Kattan, Taran Killam, Lisa Kudrow, Jon Lovitz, Paul Reubens, Maya Rudolph, Mindy Sterling and Kristen Wiig, among others. You can see recent Groundlings and alumni on shows like Saturday Night Live (Heidi Gardner, Mikey Day, Chloe Fineman), The Righteous Gemstones (Edi Patterson & Tony Cavalero), Community (Jim Rash), Man with a Plan (Matt Cook), AP Bio (Lyric Lewis), Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (Andrew Leeds), Insecure (Leonard Robinson), Veep (Emily Pendergast), Call Me Kat (Julian Gant) and more.


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