Ashland & McMillen Home Fundraiser with Craig Shoemaker

Sat Apr 21 2018

1:00 PM (Doors 11:00 AM)

Irvine Improv

527 Spectrum Center Dr. Irvine, CA 92618

Ages 18+

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3 Course Lunch Menu included  

Raffle Prizes

**A SERVICE FEE WILL BE CHARGED ON ALL PURCHASES**

 

ALL SALES ARE FINAL

 

Ticket Info:

General Admission – first come, first seated

 

For Group Sales, CLICK HERE or call (949) 854-5455

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Ashland & McMillen Home Fundraiser with Craig Shoemaker

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  • Craig Shoemaker

    Craig Shoemaker

    Comedy

    He’s been on Broadway, performed for four US Presidents, and has had recurring roles on network TV, solo comedy specials, hosted/produced reality television, a WGA scribe of film and sitcoms, award winning producer and is a best selling author.  

    Craig Shoemaker began his showbiz career doubling as a bartender and comedy emcee, while putting himself through Temple University in his hometown of Philadelphia, before taking his talents to Tinsel Town in 1988. His first Hollywood break was playing the role (twice) as an entertainment reporter on ABC’s “Matlock,” where he worked alongside his childhood idols, Andy Griffith and Don Knotts. Craig then had the opportunity to guest star opposite fellow Philadelphian Will Smith, as a ghost boxer in a special episode of “Fresh Prince of Bel Air.”

    This was only the beginning of what was followed by several successful TV stand-up specials and numerous co-starring roles in feature films and TV. Now “Dr. Shoe” even has a doctorate degree from Cal U of PA, and his best selling book, “LoveMaster’d – A Digital Journey to Love & Happiness,” is critically acclaimed by the likes of Whoopi Goldberg and Dr. Drew Pinsky, inspiring readers worldwide in managing through personal difficulties.

    Craig’s latest 90-minute standup special, "Daditude,” aired prime time on SHOWTIME Network and was front page on Netflix. His very first Comedy Central show was voted by viewers as one of the “Top 20″ specials of all time. Summer 2015, he produced and starred in the #1 comedy album on I-Tunes, “The Last Stand (Up).”

    Craig’s film, TV and recording credits are extensive. He recurs as Wilson Gromling, the head of the local Pawnee Tea Party, on NBC’s “Parks & Recreation,” had a five episode run on “The Bold & The Beautiful,” was the film professor in Scream 2 and now co-stars as “Bandit” in the movie, “Middle Man.” Craig produced, wrote and starred in the Indy feature, “The LoveMaster,” which won the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival.  When the iconic sitcom “Fuller House” was picked up by Netflix, Craig was called to join the writing staff for season two.  

    A 30-year comedy vet, his unique style has earned him numerous awards, including "Best Male Standup" at the American Comedy Awards on ABC. His work as actor/producer for PRISM, earned Shoemaker two NATAS Emmy awards.  

    In 2003 he founded LaughterHeals.org, a nonprofit group dedicated to using laughter as a healing modality. After a personal shift in his own life, Craig is now dedicated to humor with PURPOSE!

    Most importantly, Craig is happily married to his wife Mika and is father to three sons, Justin, Jared and Jackson, along with toddler daughter Chloe.  Yes, the LoveMaster has mastered love and success, but a teen friend of his son sums up this performer’s career, when he nervously approached Craig and said, “Mr. Shoemaker, it’s nice. So cool you’re verified on Twitter.”

  • Erik Rivera

    Erik Rivera

    Comedy

    Just back from his appearance at the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, where he was hand selected to perform for Kevin Hart's Laugh Out Loud Network, Erik Rivera keeps making his mark on the stand up comedy scene. Since his Late Night debut on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, a recognition that has been a springboard to many comedy greats, Rivera has become a familiar face on television. He was then chosen as one of the Top 100 comedians to be invited to perform in the re-launch of NBC’s Last Comic Standing. In 2015 Erik got to cross off another comedy milestone when he recorded his debut 1 Hour Comedy Special, "I'm No Expert" which is available on iTunes & Amazon. Last year Rivera was cast to star alongside Brandon T Jackson and DeRay Davis in Oxygen's docu-series "Living With Funny" - a look at life off stage for the touring comedians. Recently he co-starred in CBS's most talked about episode of Superior Donuts, where they tackled the current state of immigration in the United States!  2019 is starting off with a bang as Erik will be featured in HBO/HBO Latino’s “Entre Nos” stand up comedy showcase, highlighting the nation’s funniest Latino comedians!

  • MICHAEL LOFTUS

    MICHAEL LOFTUS

    Music

     

    Michael is a writer/stand-up comedian who can be seen weekly on the syndicated talk show THE FLIPSIDE WITH MICHAEL LOFTUS. He recently wrapped up 100 episodes as a Producer on FX's ANGER MANAGEMENT starring Charlie Sheen. Prior to this Michael has worked as Co-Producer on NBC's OUTSOURCED and Executive Story Editor on ABC's GEORGE LOPEZ. He is also is the star of AMERICAN WISEASS on The History Channel.

     

  • Gary Cannon

    Gary Cannon

    Comedy

    Gary Cannon has been doing stand up comedy for nearly 20 years and has worked all over the country.

    Comedy clubs love Gary for his high energy and ability to jump start a room very quickly.  It's why Gary is a welcome host at so many clubs in and around California.  Gary has turned his hosting skills into a great job becoming the audience warm up comic for television shows including Dancing with the Stars, Americas Got Talent, James Corden, Chelsea Handler and Gary is now the current audience warm up comic for the Conan O'Brien show.

Ashland & McMillen Home Fundraiser with Craig Shoemaker

Sat Apr 21 2018 1:00 PM

(Doors 11:00 AM)

Irvine Improv Irvine CA
Ashland & McMillen Home Fundraiser with Craig Shoemaker
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Ages 18+

3 Course Lunch Menu included  

Raffle Prizes

**A SERVICE FEE WILL BE CHARGED ON ALL PURCHASES**

 

ALL SALES ARE FINAL

 

Ticket Info:

General Admission – first come, first seated

 

For Group Sales, CLICK HERE or call (949) 854-5455

Got Questions? CLICK HERE