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Lakeshore Theatre New Home for Laugh Factory

By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Feb 18, 2011 10:05PM

2011_2_18_laugh_factory.jpg The shuttered Lakeshore Theatre is getting a new lease on life thanks to a legendary Los Angeles comedy club. The Laugh Factory has signed a lease to renovate the space and turn it into a traditional comedy club. That's a lot better than the dental offices that were planned for the space after Chris Ritter pulled the plug on the space last April.

Laugh Factory's vice president of business development Emily Meador told the Tribune the space has a rich history and believes they can book the same mix od comic legends and up-and-coming standup acts in the venue. Having the Laugh Factory as a tenant also fulfills the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce's preference to have a tenant in the space to help attract nightlife to the area.