Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme are actors, writers and founding members of the comedy group Broken Lizard. The former Colgate University college buddies created and starred in the cult films Super Troopers, Beerfest, Club Dread, The Slammin' Salmon and more. When they're not making movies or appearing on TV, Lemme and Heffernan have toured comedy clubs, colleges and theaters around the country, both as a duo and with Broken Lizard's other members. Their live show includes hilarious stand-up, funny stories from the making of their films, and more.
Thursday November 2, 2017 / 8:00pmFriday November 3, 2017 / 7:30pm
Bobby Lee -- best known as a cast member on FOX's MADtv, as well as NBC's Animal Practice -- headlines The American Comedy Co. in San Diego. He's appeared on The Tonight Show, Mind of Mencia, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Chelsea Lately, and in the movies Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, Pineapple Express and The Dictator. On MADtv, Lee was known for characters such as the incompetent translator Bae Sung and the Average Asian, as well as his impression of Kim Jong Il.
Thursday November 9, 2017 / 8:00pmFriday November 10, 2017 / 7:30pm
Best known for her work on E!'s Chelsea Lately, comedian Heather McDonald doesn't hold back on anything -- whether she's clowning her celeb doppelgänger Celine Dion in her Netflix special I Don't Mean to Brag or ragging on reality stars on her Juicy Scoop podcast. She's a Groundlings veteran with writing credits that range from Wayans Brothers movies White Chicks and Dance Flick to Us Weekly's "Fashion Police" and her best-selling book You'll Never Blue Ball in This Town Again. Check McDonald out when she hits the stage at San Diego's American Comedy Co.
Saucer-eyed and always appearing slightly startled, comedian Joe Machi has a stage presence like no other, innocently telling jokes that end with wickedly funny punchlines. Winner of the New York Underground Comedy Festival's Emerging Comics Contest, Machi made it to the finals of NBC's Last Comic Standing in 2014, bowling over judges Roseanne Barr, Keenen Ivory Wayans and Russell Peters with his off-center observations and inimitable style. Now, after wowing capacity crowds at Carolines on Broadway and Comic Strip Live, this comedic rising star comes to San Diego to headline The American Comedy Co.
Thursday October 26, 2017 / 8:00pmFriday October 27, 2017 / 8:00pmSaturday October 28, 2017 / 7:30pm
Located in the heart of San Diego's Gaslamp District, Mad House Comedy Club is the perfect place to catch some of the best and brightest young comedians, not to mention local favorites, along with familiar faces from TV and national headliners. These hot comics boast major credits, including The Tonight Show, Late Show, Comedy Central, Key & Peele and tons more. With a full bar and food menu, Mad House makes it easy to make a night of it.
Friday October 20, 2017 / 7:30pm (Zoltan Kaszas)Friday October 20, 2017 / 9:45pm (Zoltan Kaszas)Friday October 20, 2017 / 11:30pm (Comedy Train)Saturday October 21, 2017 / 7:30pm (Zolton Kaszas)Saturday October 21, 2017 / 9:45pm (Zolton Kaszas)Saturday October 21, 2017 / 11:30pm (Comedy Train)Sunday October 22, 2017 / 8:00pm (Ibo Brewer)Sunday October 22, 2017 / 9:30pm (Comedy Train)
Though Michel Briar is a certified master hypnotist, he's never once put a crowd to sleep. They're too busy laughing at his mesmerizing feats where fellow audience members become the stars of the show. Briar has traveled the country performing his mind-boggling mental tricks, bringing hypnotized volunteers to the stage to speak made-up languages, act our bewildering roles and more. If you have ever tried hypnosis and found it lacking, this show at the Ocean Beach Playhouse and Arts Center will turn turns doubters into slack-jawed believers.
Friday November 3, 2017 / 8:00pmFriday November 10, 2017 / 8:00pmSaturday November 11, 2017 / 8:00pm