Date(s) - Friday, Mar 24
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Gallery, Little Italy
An evening of laughs showcasing four stand-up comics with a musical act as the finale. Featuring host Mark Christopher Lawrence, Tony Calabrese, Rocky Osbourne, and Trenton Davis. Musical performance by Ash Foster.
$20 advance (includes one drink)/ $25 door.
Mark Christopher Lawrence
Is 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. MCL is best known for his series regular role as Big Mike on the NBC TV series CHUCK. He recently appeared on the hit FOX TV show PITCH and enjoys a recurring role on Kirby Buckets on Disney XD. He can be seen on the Disney Channel’s original TV movie Life Is Ruff and guest appearances on Lab Rats, Good Luck Charlie, Heroes, Weeds, My Name Is Earl, Reba, Grounded for Life, Crossing Jordan, and Amazing America with Sarah Palin. MCL is in pre-production on several projects as a writer and/or producer including the TBN talk show PURE LAUGHS, which he also hosts. On video you can watch MCL’s work in The Pursuit of Happyness, The Island, Garfield, Terminator II, Fear of a Black Hat, and Cooties to list a few.
Tony Calabrese’s comedy is best described as frustrated middle aged married fat guy meets lazy ninja. His exuberant body language and facial expressions combined with his over the top takes on life’s events make him an audience favorite everywhere.
A native San Diegan, Tony Calabrese has been performing comedy since 1995, specializing in corporate events and as a master of ceremonies and auctioneer for charity benefits.
At 59, he has been married for 38 years, in a row, and has two grown sons and three grandchildren. He talks about life, world events, marriage, kids, grandkids, the corporate world, and the trials and tribulations of not staying in top physical condition.
Tony has spent 36 years as a banker in San Diego and is the former President and CEO of not one but two banks. That’s right Bank President turned Comedian. His unique view of the business world makes him the perfect entertainer for corporate events.
He performs regularly at The Comedy Store, The Comedy Palace, The Madhouse Comedy Club and other San Diego and L.A. clubs and venues. Tony also teaches standup comedy at the Point Loma Actors Studio and National Comedy Theater. In March of 2013 Tony won the “Ultimate Laff-Down” at Flappers Comedy Club, chosen from a field of 160 comedians and in 2014 was a finalist in the World Series of Comedy in Las Vegas
In March of 2015 Trenton Davis won 3rd place finishes in the prestigious 2015 Laughing Skull Festival. In 2014 he won 2nd place in the San Diego comedy competition. In 2013 he was awarded 3rd place in the prestigious Seattle International Comedy Contest as well as 1st place finish in the 2013 Sacramento Comedy Festival. Trenton Davis’ ten thousand plus hours of Stand-up comedy is beginning to show dividends.
Trenton has lived in three major comedy cities (Chicago, San Francisco & Los Angeles) and has been seen on Bar Rescue and Laughs on Fox.
After 24 years in the comedy business, Rocky Osborn isn’t just any normal comic. He is also the co-founder of ACES Comedy Club, a 34 year magician and a broke single father of 2 girls. “Raising daughters as a single dad with full custody gives me all the material I need” Rocky says “Combine that with the fact that I am the youngest of 7 and I can talk for hours”. Rocky has appeared on MTV’s half hour comedy hour, NBC’s Comedy Showcase and The History Channel. His comedy touches on kids, dating and the horror that we call “Social Media”. “The next person that pokes me on Facebook…. is gonna get kicked in their hashtag!”
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