Comedy Night at the Playhouse

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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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Trenton Davis
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Trenton Davis

Trenton Davis, a seasoned comedian with over ten thousand hours of stand-up under his belt, is emerging as a rising star in the comedy scene. With a string of notable achievements and a unique comedic style, Trenton's performances have captivated audiences across the nation.

Born in Greensboro, NC, Trenton embarked on his comedy journey in the vibrant city of Chicago, IL. It was there that he honed his craft, drawing inspiration from his diverse experiences and perspectives. His ability to find humor in life's nuances and his keen observational skills quickly set him apart as one of the best new comedic talents of our generation.

Trenton's comedic prowess was recognized early on when he was named the runner-up in the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition in 2016. His talent and wit further shone through as he clinched the runner-up spot in the renowned NBC Standup for Diversity program. In 2015, he secured victory at the Sacramento Comedy Festival, solidifying his status as a comedic force to be reckoned with.

Currently living just outside of Los Angeles, Trenton continues to captivate audiences with his sharp wit and relatable humor. His performances are a testament to his dedication and passion for the art of comedy, leaving audiences laughing and longing for more.

As Trenton Davis continues to make waves in the comedy world, his unique voice and comedic genius promise to entertain and delight audiences for years to come.

Josh Lawson
Featured Act
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Josh Lawson

Josh was born and raised in San Diego. He realized in grade school that he was able to control just about any situation with humor and for the next 10 years his teachers had their hands full. In 2010 he found the stage and has been sharing stories ever since! Josh will share his mishaps from international trips, getting married and moving from the city to the country.

Heather Marie Brown
Opening Act
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Heather Marie Brown

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

Margaret Star
Musical Act
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Margaret Star

Margaret Star is an opera, musical theater, and CCM singer and voice coach with a passion for comedy and musical parody. She has performed in various opera productions throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and Italy. She founded and led the a cappella group, Space Cats, and later co-led the San Francisco-based a cappella group, Vocal Edition, which won Best Original Song and Audience Favorite at the Bay Area Harmony Sweeps Festival in 2019. In addition to singing, Margaret has also fused her passion for voice with other performance styles such as burlesque and currently stand-up comedy.