Chance Theater presents Stand-Up Tuesday

Chance Theatre, Anaheim’s official resident theater company, will host a new comedy series presented by Prayer Dudz – Stand-Up Tuesdays. This new comedy series, hosted by Mark Christopher Lawrence (best known for playing Big Mike from the hit NBC series “Chuck”), will have its next run on Tuesday, October 18 with an exciting comedy lineup that includes headliner Scott Wood. , star performer Laura Hayden and opener Kurt Swann.

Get ready to laugh at your Luck on Stand-Up Tuesdays! Host Mark Christopher Lawrence taps into his long list of talented comedian friends and shares the Chance stage with them. Each Stand-Up Tuesday will feature talent from across the country with late night TV credits as well as credits from Comedy Central, Netflix, HBO, Showtime, and more!

Happy Hour before the show

Prayer Dudz and Chance Theater want Stand-Up Tuesday to be the best night you can have…a Tuesday in Orange County. Starting one hour before the show, members of the public are invited to relax in the Chance Lobby while partaking in $3 worth of beer or wine, shots of Jello, complimentary snacks and company of your comedy-loving friends! The Chance also has a full bar for guests who like their drinks spicier (or no alcohol at all), but there is a NO DRINK MINIMUM!

Meet the actors

SCOTT WOOD (Headliner) has appeared on ABC, BET, FOX, COMEDY CENTRAL and AMERICA’S GOT TALENT. Scott is the creator and host of the new cooking show featuring comedians titled “Something Smells Funny” currently airing on Tubi TV. Scott’s brand new special DRYBAR “Mr. Punchline” is available now.
LAURA HAYDEN (featured) is like radioactive plutonium; calm, cool and poised until acting takes over his life. As well as numerous radio, TV and podcast appearances, she has just completed a month of performances in Scotland at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. His solo show “I Didn’t Want To Be A Virgin In The 80s” was a hit with everyone who was lucky enough to see it. Laura has already been invited to perform again at the Fringe Festival for an 11th year. In December, Laura will be traveling overseas for the 10th time to entertain the troops. Laura is also currently working on her third book, turning her thesis (yes officially, she is Dr Laura, but not THAT Dr Laura) into a speaker’s platform to help heal the world with the power of levity. Laugh more! Doctor’s orders!

KURT SWANN
(Opener) performs at comedy clubs and corporate events and hosts the long-running comedy show, “West Coast Funnies.” He is also the author of the award-winning comic “Dustin”.

MARC CHRISTOPHE LAURENT (Host) is a producer/writer/actor/comedian who was nominated for two Emmy Awards for his work on the short film “The Flourish” and his co-produced short film “$TACK$”. MCL is the recipient of the San Diego Critics Circle’s Craig Noel Award for Outstanding Actor of the Year. He is an international headliner who has worked with Sinbad, Jerry Seinfeld, Rodney Dangerfield and Jeff Foxworthy, as well as club and college headliners across the United States and Canada. During the past holiday season, he appeared in Christmas films for the OWN network “One Fine Christmas” and on Amazon’s “2nd Chance For Christmas” as well as the classic “Christmas With The Kranks”. MCL is best known for his series regular role as Big Mike on the NBC television series “CHUCK.” He recently wrapped production on a new Tyler Perry TV drama “All The Queens Men” streaming now on BET+. Additionally, he just wrapped production on “Nothing Is Impossible” on PureFlix and is currently working as a guest star on the new sitcom “Sprung.” MCL is in pre-production on several projects as a writer and/or producer and has released his hilarious talk show Pure Comedy on PureFlix.com, which he also hosts. Don’t miss MCL’s DryBar Comedy special “Mark Christopher Lawrence: Clean Outta Compton.”

About the theater of chance

Proud to be one of Southern California’s premier ensemble-run theater companies, CHANCE THEATER was awarded the National Theater Company Fellowship of the American Theater Wing for “nurturing a community of artists in a to strengthen and demonstrate the quality, diversity and vibrancy of American Theatre. The Chance recently won eight OC Theater Guild Awards, including Outstand Production of a Musical for its intimate cover of Fun Home. Previously, Chance Theater had won eight Ovation Awards, including four for Best Production of a Musical (Intimate Theatre), as well as four LADCC Awards, including the Polly Warfield Award for Outstanding Season. In 2014, the Anaheim City Council named Chance Theater “Anaheim’s Official Resident Theater Company,” and Orange Arts County twice named Chance Theater an “Outstanding Arts Organization.” Known for using bold, personal storytelling to promote dialogue and connection across the Southern California theater landscape, The Chance is committed to contributing to a more compassionate, connected, and creative community. As a constituent member of Theater Communications Group, Theatrical Producers League of Los Angeles, and the OC Theater Guild, Chance Theater continues to bring national attention to the theater stages of Southern California and County of Los Angeles. Orange.

The above article was published by Chance Theatre.

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