ARE YOU READY FOR S’MORE GROUNDLINGS?!
I Don’t Know, But I’ve Been Told: The Groundlings New Show Is Made of Gold
Pull up a log, gather ‘round the campfire, and come enjoy the latest sketches and improvisation presented by the legendary Groundlings Theatre with Groundlings Sleepaway Camp. Let the always hilarious Groundlings, Los Angeles’ premiere comedy troupe of 43 years, bring you laughs you’ll want to write home about to mom and dad.
King of the ropes course, Camp Director Kevin Kirkpatrick, joins archery and arts-and-crafts Counselors Scott Beehner, Matt Cook, Laurel Coppock, H Michael Croner, Allison Dunbar, Josh Duvendeck, Heidi Gardner, Ryan Gaul, Patty Guggenheim, Kiel Kennedy, Andrew Leeds, Edi Patterson, Lisa Schurga, Schwartz and Greg Worswick.
Opening Night, Friday, April 28th, you’ll be able to check out the mess hall for beer, wine and house cocktails, as well as tasty bites catered from local hot spot, The Darkroom, and coffee and desserts served by Toasted and Roasted. Groundlings Sleepaway Camp will run every Friday at 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. through July 8th. Tickets for Opening Night are $50.00 - all other showings will be $20.00 - and can be purchased at the box office or via phone at (323) 934-4747. Groundlings Theatre is located at 7307 Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.groundlings.com.
About The Groundlings Theatre
The Groundlings Theatre is an improvisation and sketch comedy theatre that has been entertaining LA audiences for 43 years. They are a non-profit organization founded by Gary Austin in 1974. A “Groundling” is one of the 30 company members who write and perform in the theatre’s shows and teach classes at the Groundling’s School. The school has been the foremost comedy training ground in Hollywood and the springboard for countless careers including comic geniuses from film and television such as Jennifer Coolidge, Will Ferrell, Ana Gasteyer, Kathy Griffin, Cheryl Hines, Chris Kattan, Lisa Kudrow, Jon Lovitz, Michael McDonald, Paul Reubens, Maya Rudolph, Mindy Sterling and Kristen Wiig, among others. You can see these Groundlings alumni in the recent film Bridesmaids as well as television shows such as “Mike and Molly,” “Community,” and “Workaholics.” In addition to being comedy performers, Groundlings members and alumni hold writing positions on many of Hollywood’s top television and film projects.