Margaret Cho and John Caparulo Thursday

It’s comedian Brian Monarch’s Birthday celebration show this Thursday night, January 12th at The Hollywood Improv!  8pm show!  Margaret Cho is headlining this incredible line up!  Yes, she is closing out the show!  Along with very special guest John Caparulo, this promises to be one of the best stand up comedy shows we’ve offered to date!  To get on the FREE guest list, go to and click RSVP at the top of the site!  Bio’s below…

ALSO, this Wednesday January 11th at Sardo’s in Burbank, headliner Carlos Alazraqui (Garcia from Reno 911) headlines another great show.  RSVP for the Sardo’s show includes a coupon for 10% off your check!  Two great shows, 1 great admission price…   FREE!

Margaret was recently on Dancing with The Stars.  Soon after starting her Stand Up career, Margaret won a comedy contest where first prize was opening for Jerry Seinfeld. She moved to Los Angeles in the early ’90s and, still in her early twenties, hit the college circuit, where she immediately became the most booked act in the market and garnered a nomination for “Campus Comedian of The Year.” She performed over 300 concerts within two years. Arsenio Hall introduced her to late night audiences, Bob Hope put her on a prime time special and, seemingly overnight, Margaret Cho became a national celebrity.  An American comedian, fashion designer, actress, author, gay icon, and recording artist.[1] Cho is best known for her stand-up routines, through which she critiques social and political problems, especially those pertaining to race, sexuality, and sex. She has also directed and appeared in music videos and has her own clothing line. She has frequently supported LGBT rights and has won awards for her humanitarian efforts on behalf of women, Asians, and the LGBT community.

Caparulo got his first break appearing at the 2003 Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal,[1] where he was offered a sitcom, and on The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn.[2] He has appeared on The Tonight Show,[3] was featured on Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Next Generation along with Reno Collier, Juston McKinney, and Jamie Kaler hosted by Bill Engvall,[citation needed] and is one of the comedians on the Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Tour.[4][5] He hosted Mobile Home Disaster on CMT, regularly appears on the E! show Chelsea Lately, and voices the character of ‘Headphone Joe’ on Disney’s “Fish Hooks.” John will soon play the part of ‘Brian’ on this fall’s ABC sitcom “Work It.” He also has a comedy special that aired on Comedy Central on December 21, 2008 called John Caparulo: Meet Cap. The special was released on CD on February 10, 2009 and on DVD on April 14, 2009.