Hillcrest Center for the Arts Presents Live Standup Drive-in Comedy


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Hillcrest Center for the Arts

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Live Standup Comedy on the Hill returns Saturday, November 14, 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.  November’s lineup includes John Diresta, Nick Cobb, Adam Hunter and Carlos Oscar.  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.

           John DiResta was raised in Long Island and for 12 years worked as a New York City Transit Policeman.  In 1992 John started his comedy career on the New York comedy circuit. Five years later his one man show, BEAT: A Subway Cop’s Comedy, open to raved reviews, and he quit his job and moved to the west coast with his wife and three children.  John had a sitcom, ‘DiResta’, on the UPN Network, and roles in such feature films as “Miss Congeniality” and “How to Lose a guy in Ten Days”.  He had to appearances on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and the Howard Stern Show.

            Nick Cobb hails from Memphis, TN, where it was at a tiny Beale Street bar that Nick won a stand-up competition, was bitten by the comedy bug and moved to New York to pursue The Dream.  Nick’s been seen on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, VH1’s Morning Buzz, AMC’s Date Night as well as on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” Less than a year ago, Nick took his talents to Los Angeles where he won the March Madness Competition at the Hollywood Improv, appeared on Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer, and had his late night debut on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.

            A New York City Native, Adam Hunter headlines all over the country.  Adam was a finalist on season 6 of “Last Comic Standing”, was the last Stand Up Comedian to perform in his second appearance on Jay Leno’s “Tonight Show”, appeared on “Chelsea Lately”, ”The Late Late Show”, MTV, VH1, TruTV, CBS, Comedy Central, “The Real Husband’s of Hollywood”, Nickelodeon’s “See Dad Run” and performed at arenas, colleges and clubs all over the world. He’s also done numerous military tours for our Armed Services on bases in the Far East, Middle East, Africa and South America as well as here at home.  Adam is the head writer of Fox Sports’ “MMA Awards” and has held that title for 5 years running. His current projects include the TV Pilot “Ambush Stand Up” of which he is the Creator and host, as well as “So You Think You’re A Tough Guy”, “Adam Hunter’s A.D.D.” and two Feature Scripts, “Pinned” and “Comic Stripped”. Most recently, Adam has booked a Series Regular Role on Oxygen TV’s New Docu Comedy Series, “Living With Funny”.

            Carlos Oscar has been described as a lean, clean joke machine. After serving 4 years in U.S. Air Force, he moved to Los Angeles to embark on a career in the entertainment industry. While studying acting at UCLA, he bumped into comedy. “I was doing a comedic scene in class at UCLA. The immediate laughter response from the audience sparked me into pursuing stand-up comedy.” Carlos has performed on The Tonight Show, ABC’s The View and numerous Comedy Central appearances, but he’s making them laugh on land and at sea.     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.  Novmber’s show features Jason Love (HBO, Last Comic Standing, Dry Bar Comedy), John Diresta (Miss Congeniality 1 and 2, How to Lose a Guy in Ten Weeks, Discovery Channel), Nick Cobb (Comedy Central, Comics Unleashed), Adam Hunter (Last Comic Standing, Laughs on Fox), Carlos Oscar (Princess Cruise Lines Entertainer of the Year).

WHEN:  Saturday, November 14, 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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