THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Live Standup Comedy on the Hill returns Saturday, September 14 at 8:00 pm at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Dr. September’s lineup includes Mark Schumacher, Eric Schwartz and James Connolly. Professional local comedian Jason Love produces this monthly show in collaboration with the Hillcrest Center for the Arts. The show features a new lineup each month with some of Hollywood’s funniest headliners. All shows are 8:00 pm with doors opening at 7:30. Due to the popularity of the shows, which sell out each month, all tickets are now reserved seating and are available three months in advance. The hour and a half show is for eighteen years and up only, and beer and wine may be purchased with valid ID. Summer shows are often outdoors under the stars.
Mark Schumacher’s background in comedy has allowed him to make audiences laugh across the country, including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC, Seattle, and Hawaii and internationally in London and Paris. In 2015 he was selected as one of the top 100 comedians in the country and performed on NBC’s Last Comic Standing. He’s been featured in the Orange County Register and written comedy for the Los Angeles Times. He uses his unique experiences teaching – abroad for elementary students and in California as a high school teacher – to be a motivational speaker who provides endless laughs. Educators and fans of all ages relate to Mark’s cleaner, smarter style.
Eric Schwartz is a comedian, actor, voiceover artist, musician and content creator. In addition to television appearances on Showtime, the Tonight Show, Comics Unleashed, BET and his one-hour special, “Surrender to the Blender,” on Hulu, Eric is known for his digital stand-up clips, sketches and parody videos. Eric has collaborated with Grammy-winner Jason Mraz, Craig Robinson, Anjelah Johnson, Tiffany Haddish, Disney, Yahoo, HLN, Machinima, Maker Studios, MiTu Networks and more.
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.
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.
Standup Comedy on the Hill tickets are $15 for reserved premium seats and $12 for reserved seats presale. All tickets at the door are $15 on the day of show. Tickets may be purchased at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts Box Office or by calling (805) 381-1246 or www.hillcrestarts.com.
LIVE STANDUP COMEDY ON THE HILL
WHAT: Live Standup Comedy on the Hill 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. Saturday, September 14, 2019 show features Mark Schumacher, Eric Schwartz and James Connolly.
WHEN: Saturday, September 14, 2019
Show begins at 8:00 pm; Doors open at 7:30 pm
WHERE: Hillcrest Center for the Arts – Theatre on the Hill
403 W. Hillcrest Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA
HOW: (805) 381-1246 or www.hillcrestarts.com
Premium Reserved Seating: $15 and Reserved Seating $12 presale until midnight on the day of the show. $15 at the door. Eighteen years and up only. Drinks may be purchased with valid ID.
Free parking is always available. Accessible seating available by calling (805) 381-1246.
MORE 2019 DATES:
Saturday, October 12
Saturday, November 9th
Hillcrest Center for the Arts