Hillcrest Center for the Arts Presents Live Stand-up Drive-in Comedy on October 10


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Hillcrest Center for the Arts

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Live Standup Comedy on the Hill returns Saturday, October 10, 2020 at the regular time of 8:00 pm.  This month the Drive-In Edition will be held LIVE in the parking lot of Conejo Creek South at 1300 E Janss Rd in Thousand Oaks, California.  Audience members can enjoy this setting with sound from their car’s FM Radio, or they can stay at home and attend via Zoom or YouTube Live.  October’s lineup includes Laura Hayden, James Connolly, Robert Lee and Chris Martin.  Professional local comedian Jason Love hosts and produces this monthly show in collaboration with the Hillcrest Center for the Arts.  The show features a new lineup each month with some of America’s funniest headliners.   There will be stage set up in front of the screen for the Comics and the first few rows will be have microphones installed so the comics can hear the laughter.  There will be stage set up in front of the screen for the Comics and the first few rows will have microphones installed so the comics can hear the laughter.  Those who choose to watch from their homes may laugh or chat with fellow audience members or via YouTube Live.

 

           Laura Hayden is a practicing physical therapist, who also works as a stand-up comedian and inspirational speaker.  Laura’s stand-up career started at the front of the classroom while she earned her Masters in Physical Therapy from Mount Saint Mary’s College. Her ability to highlight the humorous side of medicine led her classmates to nominate her to give their graduation commencement speech. To this day the faculty at Mount Saint Mary’s College still talk about that “infamous” commencement speech. Laura credits this as her first stand up performance

            James P. Connolly is a stand-up comedian and radio/TV host known for his playful, confident style and unique sense of humor.  He attended Harvard University on a Marine Corps ROTC Scholarship. While serving in Desert Storm, he was ordered to write jokes for a Colonel. Arriving in Hollywood, he began to perform at LA’s major comedy venues and soon popped up on television, commercials, and in small films.  James has appeared on America’s Got Talent, Comedy Central, HBO, VH1, Comics Unleashed, hosted “Live From Here” for National Lampoon XM Radio, recorded a “Blue Collar Radio Comedy Concert” for SiriusXM, and is a frequent guest on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show. He has also made multiple trips overseas to entertain the troops and produces an annual Veterans Day Comedy Show benefiting the Semper Fi Fund.

            Robert G. Lee is a veteran warm-up comic of over 1,500 episodes of such shows as The New Adventures of Old Christine, Just Shoot Me, Becker and The Drew Carey Show. His job is to keep audiences entertained for hours between scenes and costume and set changes with rapid-fire ad-libs and humorous interviews.  On camera, Robert has been seen on the Bananas Comedy series, Showtime’s The Joke’s On Thee, VH1’s Stand Up Spotlight, Comic Strip Live and a variety of roles on such sitcoms as Wings and Perfect Strangers.

            Producer and host Jason Love  has appeared on HBO, Comedy Central, America’s Got Talent, and over 20 national broadcasts.   He has performed overseas for the troops and on the seas for cruise lines, and was a finalist at the Cabo Comedy Festival.  Jason’s non-profit, Love & Laughter, brings free shows to cancer support communities and others in need. Currently Jason presents a free daily FaceBook Live show at 5:00pm.

            Tickets are only available online.  Drive in tickets are for a designated parking space that is at least 6 ft. from all other vehicles.  Over-sided vehicles such are RV’s are not permitted. All patrons must remain inside their vehicles during the event. The radio station setting for FM Radio will be provided at the event. Restrooms are available.  Patrons exiting their vehicle to use the restroom must wear a mask at all times when outside their vehicle.   No more than 2 people per vehicle at a time may leave to use the restrooms.   Patrons must maintain 6 ft. of social distancing when traveling to and waiting for the restrooms.  Restrooms will be cleaned and sanitized during the event.  There will be no concession sales but guests may bring their own snacks.

            Standup Drive-in Comedy Tickets at the Drive-in are $25 per car.  Viewing price for the show via Zoom and YouTube is $15.00.  After payment, audience members will receive both a Zoom link and a YouTube Live link via email. Those who participate via the Zoom link will have their microphone open so as to provide some love and laughter for the comedians. Log in early at 7:55 pm for a pre-show chat with Jason Love. You can also appropriately on-chat to your friends during the show.  Tickets may be purchased online only at  www.hillcrestarts.com. For information please call (805) 381-1246.

 

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WHAT: Live Standup Comedy on the Hill at the Drive In features a different line up of professional comedians on the second Saturday of each month.   Some of Hollywood’s most popular headlining comics perform right here in our own backyard.  October’s show features Jason Love (HBO, Last Comic Standing, Dry Bar Comedy), Laura Hayden (Standup in Stilettos, Laughs on Fox), James Connolly (America’s Got Talent, Netflix), Robert Lee (Comic Strip Live, Wings, Perfect Strangers) and Chris Martin (Comedy Central Presents, Netflix)

WHEN:  Saturday, October 10, 2020

Show begins at 8:00 pm live online

 

WHERE:  Zoom and YouTube – live online

            or at the drive-in located at

            Conejo Creek South

            1300 E Janss Rd.

            Thousand Oaks, California

HOW:  online only www.hillcrestarts.com 

TICKETS
Drive in tickets per car $25

Participation link is $15.  

Suggested for 18 and up.

OTHER: 
After payment, audience members will receive both a Zoom link and a YouTube Live link via email. Those who participate via the Zoom Link will have their microphone open so as to provide some love and laughter for the comedians. Log in early at 7:55 pm for a pre-show chat with host Jason Love. You can also on-chat to your friends during the show. 

DRIVE-IN ticket is for a designated parking space that is at least 6 ft. from all other vehicles.  Over-sided vehicles such are RV’s are not permitted. All patrons must remain inside their vehicles during the event. An FM radio station setting for FM Radio will be provided at the event. Restrooms are available. Patrons exiting their vehicle to use the restroom must wear a mask at all times when outside their vehicle. No more than 2 people per vehicle at a time may leave to use the restrooms.  Patrons must maintain 6 ft. of social distancing when traveling to and waiting for the restrooms.  Restrooms will be cleaned and sanitized during the event.  There will be no concession sales but guests may bring their own snacks.  Cars may not be left with engines running; however, jump starts will be provided if necessary at the end of the event.


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