The Set Up with Alice Wetterlund, Theo Von, Cathy Ladman, & more!

Wed Dec 20 2017

9:30 PM (Doors 9:00 PM)

Hollywood Improv (The Lab)

8162 Melrose Avenue Hollywood, CA 90046

$8.00

Ages 18+

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The Setup is a stand up showcase curated by your hosts Richard Sarvate and Abhay Nadkarni. We focus on having diverse lineups in terms of both comedy styles and backgrounds. Our show welcomes both alternative and mainstream acts, given that they are hilarious. We like to have an intimate speakeasy vibe to our shows and the Hollywood Improv Lab is the best space for this type of experience. Voted as one of the best stand up showcases in America by Interrobang.
 

ALL SALES ARE FINAL

Ticket Info:

General Admission – first come, first seated.  More than half of your party must be present to be seated. 

For Group Sales: email events.hollywood@improv.com

Got Questions? CLICK HERE

The Set Up with Alice Wetterlund, Theo Von, Cathy Ladman, & more!

  • Richard Sarvate

    Richard Sarvate

    Comedy

    Richard Sarvate was born in the Bay Area to parents of Indian descent. He worked as a computer programmer for ten years before making the full time leap to stand up comedy. His jokes deal with topics silly and serious. From making fun of the way people order at restaurants to dealing with mental illness in his family. He's been featured in SF Sketchfest and has done a national tour of India.

  • Abhay Nadkarni

    Abhay Nadkarni

    Comedy

    Abhay Nadkarni moved from South India to South Central Los Angeles to pursue grad school. While studying at USC his experiences as an immigrant spurred him to take to the stage. His perspective on American culture given his Indian background is fodder for plenty of stand up. He's appeared on CBS, "America from Abroad" with Rob Delaney, and is the co-creator of the Desi Comedy Fest, the largest South Asian comedy festival in America.

  • Alice Wetterlund

    Alice Wetterlund

    Comedy

    Alice Wetterlund has performed her non-yelling brand of comedy nationally at colleges, clubs, and
    festivals such as Just for Laughs, Bridgetown, Moon Tower, Women in Comedy, SF Sketchfest, RIOT LA,
    and more. She was a New Face for the 2013 Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and was on the
    official line up for FOX’s 2013 Night of Comedy. Her credits include appearances on NEW GIRL (FOX),
    BETAS (Amazon original series), GIRL CODE (MTV), @MIDNIGHT (Comedy Central), a role in the film THE
    INTERVIEW (Sony), and as the recurring character “Carla” on SILICON VALLEY (HBO). She has performed
    stand-up on CONAN (TBS), ADAM DEVINE’S HOUSE PARTY (Comedy Central) as well as THE UCB SHOW
    (Seeso). She was most recently seen last summer starring opposite Zac Efron, Adam Devine and Anna
    Kendrick in Twentieth Century Fox’s film MIKE AND DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES. Alice is currently a
    series regular on the new TBS series PEOPLE OF EARTH which just got renewed for a second season.

  • Asif Ali

    Asif Ali

    Comedy

    Asif Ali grew up in Arizona and he can tell you first hand how life was trying to explain his East Indian background to his friends which developed his humor. His trademark stage personality and storytelling performance has been featured at the Annual FOX Showcase. When he is not on stage or touring with his improv group, you can catch him on hit shows such as ABC Modern Family, CBS NCIS, NBC Up All Night, and CBS Young & Restless. He is also the star of the hit YouTube webside sketch group called Goatface Comedy. His webseries has been highlighted on LA Times, Huffington Post, NY Post, Funny or Die, and many other leading online news sources.

  • Theo Von

    Theo Von

    Comedy

    Comedian and writer Theo Von is the host of TBS’s hit weekly hidden camera prank show Deal With It the network’s highest rated unscripted series. Executive Produced by Howie Mandel the show’s second season premieres on Wednesday March 19th at 10:30PM ET/PT and will feature celebrities such as Kelly Osbourne (Fashion Police) Nick Cannon (America’s Got Talent) Kendall and Kylie Jenner (Keeping Up with the Kardashians) and Bob Saget (How I Met Your Mother) teaming up with Theo to help members of the public pull over-the-top pranks on their unsuspecting companions. If they agree to it participants must obey all instructions given by Theo and his celebrity co-host through an earpiece from a secret control room nearby. With the opportunity to prank their way to cash and prizes these everyday people are shown no mercy as they are tasked with pulling off some of the most ridiculous behavior ever caught on hidden camera. The first season of Deal With It premiered on Wednesday July 17 2013 and featured celebrities such as Joan and Melissa Rivers (Fashion Police) Adam Carolla (The Adam Carolla Show) and Josh Gad (1600 Penn Love and Other Drugs).

    Theo also hosts Yahoo!’s wildly popular daily recap show Primetime In No Time. One of the most successful video series on the web the show averages over one million views per day. In addition to hosting Theo is currently developing an animated show with Comedy Central and his half hour standup special which premiered on the network on June 1 2012 was one of the highest-rated of the season. Theo is also the mastermind behind CrankTexts.com a website where he texts random cell phone numbers and gets into conversations with total strangers. CrankTexts was featured on CollegeHumor.com has had 10 million page views and averages 18 clicks per visit.

    Theo has garnered numerous accolades for his many appearances on TV. He was voted “Fan Favorite” as a semi-finalist on Last Comic Standing was the winner of Comedy Central’s Reality Bites Back and has hosted The Comedy Sideshow podcast – consistently one of the most downloaded video podcasts on iTunes. He has written for Laughspin.com and has appeared on The Arsenio Hall Show E’s Chelsea Lately G4’s The Top 100 Video Games of All Time Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham and Yahoo’s OMG Insider. Theo headlines clubs across the country and has performed internationally at The South African Comedy Festival and for the troops at Guantanamo Bay. He has appeared stateside at the prestigious Montreal Comedy Festival The Chicago Just For Laughs Festival and Comedy Central’s South Beach Comedy Festival.

    Theo Von has been entertaining TV audiences since 1999 when he captured hearts as the loveable 19-year-old Southerner on The Real World/Road Rules Challenge franchise. In 2003 the Louisiana native traded in endurance challenges for the comedy stage and never looked back. Since then the multi-talented standup host and writer has been blowing away critics and fans with his unique brand of refined deep-southern comedy.

    Check out his weekly podcast at: http://sideshownetwork.tv/category/podcasts/comedy/allegedly-with-theo-von-matthew-cole-weiss/ 


     

  •   Jak Knight

    Jak Knight

    Comedy

    Originally from Seattle, Jak is an LA-based stand-up comic, writer, and actor.  He was named a 2014 Comedy Central Comic to Watch and a 2015 New Face at the Montreal JFL Festival. In television, Jak has performed on The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, @Midnight, and Adam Devine’s House Party.  On the road, he performed at the main stage of 2015’s Oddball Comedy Festival headlined by Amy Schumer and Aziz Ansari, and has opened for various stand-ups including Joel McHale, Eric Andre, Moshe Kasher, and Dave Chappelle.  Jak is currently writing and voicing a character for the upcoming Netflix animated series, BIG MOUTH.  

  • Debra DiGiovanni

    Debra DiGiovanni

    Comedy

    Canadian comedian Debra DiGiovanni is one of a kind. She’s been called the “Best Comedian to see after a Messy Break Up” and for the years 2008/2009-she was named Toronto’s (her home town) favorite comedian. In 2008, she taped her second “Comedy Now!” special for CTV/Comedy network and in 2009 she taped her second gala at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival. She also taped her first special on Comedy Central with her Live at Gotham recorded in New York City. Her special, “Single Awkward Female” premiered on Showtime in January 2012.  Debra’s comedy has a sharp edge while maintaining a playful, happy air and her persona is one of the best developed of any comic working today. Couple that with a hilarious act that is so personal everyone can relate and you see why Debra is so popular; her humour and charm lies in her unflinching honesty and openness.

  • Cathy Ladman

    Cathy Ladman

    Comedy

    CATHY LADMAN

     

    One of the country's top comedians, Cathy Ladman is a self-probing, anxiety-venting individual, both on and offstage. She has appeared on "The Tonight Show" nine times, and was also featured on the last two of Johnny Carson’s "Tonight Show Anniversary" shows. She’s been on “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” five times, has had her own HBO "One Night Stand" comedy special, and was awarded the American Comedy Award for Best Female Stand Up Comic. Her TV and film credits include: a recurring role on Showtime’s new series, “I’m Dying Up Here,” and on Freeform’s “Pretty Little Liars,” “NCIS: LA,” “Mad Men,” “Brothers and Sisters,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Caroline in the City” (recurring), "Everybody Loves Raymond," Politically Incorrect,” “Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist,” “Charlie Wilson’s War,” “The Aristocrats,” "White Oleander,” "What Planet Are You From?" "My Fellow Americans," and "Don't Tell Mom The Babysitter's Dead.” She’s currently working on her new solo show, “Does This Show Make Me Look Fat?” (It does not, but she won’t agree.)

     

  • Rell Battle

    Rell Battle

    Comedy

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The Set Up with Alice Wetterlund, Theo Von, Cathy Ladman, & more!

Wed Dec 20 2017 9:30 PM

(Doors 9:00 PM)

Hollywood Improv (The Lab) Hollywood CA
The Set Up with Alice Wetterlund, Theo Von, Cathy Ladman, & more!

$8.00 Ages 18+

The Setup is a stand up showcase curated by your hosts Richard Sarvate and Abhay Nadkarni. We focus on having diverse lineups in terms of both comedy styles and backgrounds. Our show welcomes both alternative and mainstream acts, given that they are hilarious. We like to have an intimate speakeasy vibe to our shows and the Hollywood Improv Lab is the best space for this type of experience. Voted as one of the best stand up showcases in America by Interrobang.
 

ALL SALES ARE FINAL

Ticket Info:

General Admission – first come, first seated.  More than half of your party must be present to be seated. 

For Group Sales: email events.hollywood@improv.com

Got Questions? CLICK HERE

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Ages 18+
limit 20 per person
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This event is 18 and over. Any Ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 18 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund.

By purchasing tickets to this event, you are authorizing this charge and acknowledging our terms and conditions below.
ALL SALES ARE FINAL, unless an event is cancelled by the artist or venue. There are no refunds, transfers or exchanges.
There is a two item minimum purchase per person in the showroom. Any two item combination of food or beverage satisfies the minimum. Unless otherwise stated, there are no food or beverages included with your ticket purchase.
All events are 21 years of age or older, unless otherwise stated in the event description. You must have a valid state or government issued photo ID to show proof age.
All seating is on a first come first serve basis. For best seating, arrive early. In order to be seated at least half of your party must be present. Under certain circumstances, we may not be able to seat your entire party together.
Venue reserves the right to resell tickets of any person/party that has not been seated by scheduled show time. No refunds will be issued.
Valid Photo ID and the Credit Card used for the Reservation must be presented to pick up Tickets. Tickets will only be released to the purchaser unless prior arrangements have been made.
Venue is a non-smoking property. Vape pens are also prohibited.
Management reserves the right to deny and refuse entry or remove parties that may be deemed a distraction to other guests. This includes those that may appear intoxicated or not abiding by venue policies.
Dress Code: Guests are asked to wear casual evening attire. Attire shall be deemed appropriate at the sole discretion of management. For security reasons, management reserves the right to search personal items and may request that personal belongings not be permitted into the venue.
Photography, videography, filming or any recording during the show is strictly prohibited.
By entering the venue, you acknowledge that the venue and its parent companies, affiliates or subsidiaries, are not responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged property.