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This Week at NerdMelt Theater!

The first week of May isn’t just for brushing up on the Battle of Puebla so you can impress everyone at your Cinco de Mayo shindig, it’s also another week of amazing shows at NerdMelt Theater!

Friday at 8:00 is the Biloon/Hamilton Album Recordings!

Join Michelle Biloon and Jim Hamilton as they record their debut albums for AST Records in a night of formidable stand-up comedy. Free admission! Free beer! Special guests! It shalln’t disappoint!

Free!

Saturday at 8:00 rock out to Keith Apicary’s Keith of Rage!

With Keith’s documentary Talking Classics on hiatus, Keith Apicary needs to blow off some steam. And sweat! Keith puts on the most high energy, insane chip tunes show to ever live. That makes sense right? GO!

$10!

Sunday at 4:30 is the Nerdist Writers Panel: Comics and TV Edition!

Spend your Sunday afternoons learning from the best at the Nerdist Writers Panel! Join moderator Ben Blacker as he hosts esteemed panelists discussing topics like different types of writing, how they got started, what inspires them, the business side of writing, and more. Panelists will also answer your questions and give some helpful tips and tricks! This series is a must for any hopeful writer in LA, with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit 826LA. Featuring Ed Brubaker (Captain America; Criminal), Len Wein (co-created Wolverine, Swamp Thing, Human Target, MANY more), and Jackson Publick (co-creator, the Venture Bros)!

$15!

Sunday at 7:00 is Matt Mira’s Day Off!

Matt Mira of the Nerdist Podcast needs a Day Off, so we decided to give him Sundays at Nerdist Theater. Come watch Mira and Paul Cibis host this comedy free-for-all. You’ll see brand new comics, comics you know and love trying out new material (Chris Hardwick and Kumail Nanjiani are frequent drop ins), and the magic that is live comedy.

Free!

Monday at 8:00, venture to another edition of Star Dreck!

Kumail Nanjiani and Matt Mira are huge Trekkies, but even they have to admit that some of them just don’t hold up. Join them as they introduce you to some of the worst Star Trek episodes in existence, and then proceed to rip them to shreds. With the help of Jonah Ray and Dana Gould, will they boldly go where no fan has gone before?

$8 in advance, $10 at the door!

Tuesday at 8:00 enjoy This Show Is Your Show! With Matt Bennett!

This show is more than a show. It’s your show. Join Matt Bennett (Victorious, The Virginity Hit), Matt Bennett’s friends, and even some special guests, for an hour of music, comedy, interviews, and general Matt Bennett-ness. May’s guests include The Z-Man, Sergio Chile, Brad Gage, Sela Shiloni and Mike Shill!

$8 in advance, $10 at the door!

Wednesday at 8:30 it’s The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail‘s Birthday Show!

Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani will give you the night of your lives as they host the best comedy on the planet. This week is both Kumail and show producer Emily’s birthdays, so expect cake with your laughs! Celebrate with TJ Miller, Kurt Braunohler, Sean O’Connor, Levi MacDougall, Joselyn Hughes and Jay Chandrasekhar of Broken Lizard!

$8!

Thursday at 8:00 prepare yourself for Justin Willman’s Magic Meltdown!

Join Justin Willman (Food Network’s Cupcake Wars) as he and his friends present a cataclysmic evening of prestidigitation, make-believe, and excessive sleight-of-mouth. You’ll spend the entire time wondering “how’d they do that?” and gasping at the wonders of…. MAGIC!

$8 in advance, $10 at the door!

Thank you all so much for your continued support of the theater. Follow us on Twitter and track us on our blog for more info about any of these shows!

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