Membership
Get unlimited digital access. Try it today for only $0.99.
Topics

Upright Citizens Brigade

TV Pick: With Riot L.A., comedy spreads all over downtown

TV Pick: With Riot L.A., comedy spreads all over downtown

Riot L.A. (various venues, downtown Los Angeles, Friday through Sunday). Los Angeles is a city of comedy. It's not the only city of comedy – there are New York and Chicago (and Toronto and London, among other places where English is spoken). There is comedy practiced everywhere – given the minimal capital required, the barriers are low. But if you are not satisfied with being the funniest person in Syracuse, Peoria or Spartanburg – which might be a perfectly great thing and possibly even a living – you will at some point want to head to the big-fish pond, to a major metropolis with a major media profile and an improv theater/school even people...

Loading
74°