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This Week at NerdMelt Theater!

by on May 18, 2012

School may be out for Summer (or Summah, if you’re our friend Howard Kremer) but NerdMelt Theater is still in session this week with an incredible slate of shows!

Friday at 7:30 brush up on Dating Etiquette with Sex Nerd Sandra LIVE!

Sex Nerd Sandra is the awesomely frank podcast where the endlessly curious sex educator Sandra Daugherty and her comedian co-host Dave Ross explore the fascinating world of human sexuality. With tell-all interviews, juicy topics, tips and more, Sandra and Dave keep it fun, keep it sex-positive and keep it real. Join Sandra & Dave as they grill The Dating Advice Girl, Erin Tillman, on the do’s, don’ts and how’s of dating. Protocols included: Getting a First Date, Romance 101, Follow-up Procedures & Chivalry for Everyone!

$8 in advance, $10 at the door!

Also Friday at 9:00 put down Diablo III and go to The Indoor Kids LIVE!

Join Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon as they host some of their favorite video game fans for another live Indoor Kids podcast! We’ll discuss our favorite video game themes, dreamcast movie adaptations of video games, and more more more! 

If you’ve ever yelled at your computer/IPod while listening to the show, wishing you could contribute, now’s your chance! 
With special guests Jordan Morris and Jonah Ray!

$8 in advance, $10 at the door!

Saturday at 8:00 don your spandex for Cosplay Karaoke!

What would Harley Quinn sing if she had a chance? What would Peter Parker belt out? You have a chance to find out! This Sunday night at 8pm, Scott Lobdell (DC writer extraordinaire) brings you a night of karaoke like you’ve never seen it: in costume! Come and enjoy the fun in your normal everyday clothes, or come and dress up for your chance to sing like a superhero! Hosted by cosplay queen Nicki Hunter!

Free!

Sunday at 5:00 is another edition of the Nerdist Writers Panel!

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. This series is a must for any hopeful writer in LA, with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit 826LA. Scheduled to appear: Neil Goldman (Community; Scrubs; Family Guy), Dailyn Rodriguez (90210; In Plain Sight) and Aisha Muharrar (Parks and Recreation)!

$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!

Tuesday at 8:00 drop by 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. With: Zack Pearlman, Zed Cutsinger, Moses Storm, Hunter Cope, Liz Gillies, Zena Grey and Dominic Dierkes!

$8 in advance, $10 at the door!

Wednesday at 8:30 is yet another The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail!

This week, Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani, the peanut butter and jam of your comedy lives, welcome Ari Shaffir, Tyler Greene, Will Weldon, Sean Conroy, Brian Babylon and Sarah Silverman!

$8!

Thursday at 8:00 hear True Tales Boldly Told at Risk!

RISK! is the show where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share in public– stories they’d normally only tell to close friends. At the RISK! Live shows, the brightest stars of TV, film and literature drop their usual act and show a side of themselves you’ve never seen before. RISK! Live in LA is hosted by comedians Kumail Nanjiani and Pete Holmes. With guests Jenna Brister, Morgan, Greg Fitzsimmons, and more!

$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!