Mixed Nuts Comedy opened its doors in January of 1998 on Pico Blvd after a test run of Comedy showcase held at the El Rey Theatre in December 1995. It was co-hosted by Dorothy Lucey of Fox Good Day LA.
Mixed Nuts Comedy was founded by Mr. Benwikere to provide a venue for African Americans and Latino Comics to work out and showcase their talent. As L.A.'s only Multicultural Comedy club, Mixed Nuts welcomes comics and audience from all ethnic backgrounds.
Mixed Nuts Comedy have hosted some of the biggest names in comedy today such as Chris Tucker, Cedric "The Entertainer", Robert Townsend, J. Anthony Brown, Steve Harvey, Reynaldo Rey, Michael Collyar, Alex Thomas, Doug Williams, A.J. Jamal, Earthquake, Melanie Camacho, Don Reed, Paul Mooney, Royale Watkins, Eddie Griffin, Mike Epps, Lester Berrie, Sherri Shephard and many more.
This summer Mixed Nuts Comedy will add Jazz, Blues, Magic and R&B to its entertainment package.
Due to expansion Mixed Nuts Comedy in Dec. 2001 relocated to 4000 W. Washington Blvd. for a bigger space, free ample parking, full Bar and dining. Mixed Nuts Comedy thanks all its customers for continuous support.