Comedy Night at the Playhouse - August

Adult Language
Sexual Situations & Themes
Fun for the Whole Family


With the funniest lineup this side of the canyon, don’t miss Comedy Night at the Playhouse! Hosted by Mark Christopher Lawrence, this evening of stand-up is sure to get you laughing. Tapping into his extensive list of talented comedian friends, Mark Christopher Lawrence is joined by three different hilarious comedians each Comedy Night. Grab our drink specials and some free small bites in our lobby, and join us for this laugh out loud event!

For mature audiences.

2024-2025 Dates

August 6, 2024
November 12, 2024
January 28, 2025
March 18, 2025
June 24, 2025

Mark Christopher Lawrence
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Mark Christopher Lawrence

MARK CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE has been nominated for two Emmy Awards for his work on the short film The Flourish and on his co-produced short $TACK$. MCL is a recipient of the San Diego Critics Circle’s Craig Noel Award for Outstanding Actor Of The Year. He’s an international headliner that has worked with the likes of Sinbad, Jerry Seinfeld, Rodney Dangerfield, and Jeff Foxworthy as well as, having headlined clubs and colleges all over the USA and Canada. This year MCL has garnered Lead roles in upcoming productions releasing soon. Two films for the holiday season “Bringing Back Christmas ” and“Lying Together”as
well as a Lead in the pilot season of the streaming series “Fragment” and also a film for PureFlix called Nothing is Impossible. MCL is best known for his series regular role as Big Mike on the NBC TV series CHUCK. He can be seen on the Tyler Perry tv drama “All The Queens Men” streaming now on BET+. Also he can be seen as a guest star on the new sitcom “Sprung”on Freevee TV. MCL is in pre-production on several projects as a writer and/or producer. Don’t miss MCL’s DryBar Comedy special “Mark Christopher Lawrence: Clean Outta Compton”.

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Erica Rhodes
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Erica Rhodes

Erica first got her start on the NPR radio show, "A Prairie Home Companion"; when she was 12 years old. Now she is a nationally touring headliner whose specials can be found on Amazon: "La Vie En Rhodes"; and "Love You More." Her albums, "Sad Lemon" and "Ladybug" both hit #1 on Apple music.  And she has appeared on TV shows "Bring The Funny," "Modern Family," "Veep," and "New Girl." She has appeared at numerous festivals including: Just For Laughs in Montreal and Moontower in Austin.

Jesse Egan
Feature Act
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Jesse Egan

Winner of San Diego’s Funniest Person contest, comedian Jesse Egan tours with Vicki Barbolak  from America’s Got Talent. Jesse hosts the TV talk show Tonight in San Diego, and has appeared on DRY BAR COMEDY, FOX, KPBS, CW6, and in the documentary film Stage Time.

Heather Marie
Opening Act
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Heather Marie

Heather has performed all over the world. She has been to over 20 countries to perform, including war zones like Afghanistan for our deployed U.S. Military. Bringing a piece of happiness from back home to the men and women who serve our country. She performs with many of the hottest and funniest comedians out there today. Heather has done T.V. appearances, including hit shows like Weeds on Showtime. She performed live on KTLA 5 for millions of viewers. Heather has also been in several movies and recently hosted the 5th Annual San Diego Film Awards Show for KPBS.

The best is yet to come for this rising star. Anyone who knows Heather will tell you she is a character,
no surprise she is a comedian. She is very talented, ambitious, and a hard working. Her drive and determination allow her to successfully achieve her goals.

Her stand up is a fun take on growing up with all male figures, her Italian traditions. Her newest material is a take on being married to a Navy SEAL. She is an observational comic with physical humor.
You can follow Heather on Twitter @HMZCOMEDY, on Facebook, YouTube all under Heather Marie Comedy. Or visit her website

Upcoming Shows

Comedy Night at the Playhouse - November

Runs November 12, 2024

Comedy Night at the Playhouse - January

Runs January 28, 2025

Comedy Night at the Playhouse - March

Runs March 18, 2025

Comedy Night at the Playhouse - June

Runs June 24, 2025