The Groundlings is an improvisation and sketch comedy theatre that has been entertaining LA audiences for over 40 years. A “Groundling” is one of the 30 company members who write and perform in the theatre’s shows and teach classes at the Groundlings School. The school has been the foremost comedy training ground in Hollywood and the springboard for countless careers. Our alumni include Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Phil Hartman, Lisa Kudrow, Paul Reubens, Cheryl Hines, Jon Lovitz, Laraine Newman, Will Forte, Maya Rudolph, Michael McDonald, Kathy Griffin, Phil LaMarr, Cheri Oteri, Chris Kattan, Julia Sweeney, Chris Parnell, Ana Gasteyer and Rachael
Cookin' with GAS is a 75-minute comedy show featuring five top improvisers from The Groundlings Main Company, a dynamic director/MC and live musical accompaniment. Based entirely on audience suggestions, the comic daredevils invent custom-made satire and song right before your very eyes! Now in its 20th year at the prestigious Groundlings Theatre in Los Angeles, Cookin' With GAS is one of the hottest improv tickets in town.