Stand Up Comedy With the siren call of Tinseltown forever beckoning everyone s inner star, it s no wonder that Los Angeles is a great place to enjoy a good comedy performance. Comedians who make it in smaller cities flock to LA by the thousands hoping to get noticed on a local stage and while stardom may not be in their cards just yet, their presence is certainly something that the general public thoroughly enjoys. Many of LA s comedy clubs have served as the launch pads for some of the most famous career comedians, including a once little known man from Toronto named Jim Carrey. On any given night, comedy fans can head to the local club for a showcase of up and comers tenaciously trying to break into the biz. Big name funny people are always gracing LA s stages as well, further enriching the Los Angeles comedy club scene.