Mark Christopher Lawrence Brings “Da Funny” to Southern California Venues

San Diego, CA (For Release) – Actor and comedian Mark Christopher Lawrence, who played Big Mike in the NBC hit Chuck, will “bring da funny” to a pair of Southern California venues. On Saturday, September 24, he will appear with John Hill in a “Clean Comedy” show at the Ontario Improv beginning at 2:00 p.m. On Tuesday, September 27, Lawrence will headline Johnny Herrera’s Hairlarious Comedy Show at The Shamrock Irish Pub & Eatery in Murrieta starting at 8:00 p.m.

“These will be two great shows with some outstanding fellow comics. We goin’ bring da funny to Southern California.” Mark Christopher Lawrence

While he is best known for his role in Chuck, Lawrence’s career has included stints on the silver screen and stage as well as on television. He has appeared in a variety of films including The Pursuit of Happyness, Terminator II, Garfield and The Island. His stage honors include the 2012 San Diego Theater Critics Circle’s Craig Noel Award for Outstanding Actor of the Year for his performances in A Raisin in the Sun and Topdog Underdog. In addition to his work on Chuck, Lawrence has made guest appearances on Lab Rats, Heroes, and Weeds and currently has a recurring role on the Disney XD show Kirby Buckets.

At the Ontario Improv, Lawrence will appear alongside clean comedians Brandon Young and Dustin Nickerson in a show hosted by John Hill. The show is for ages 13 and over with a dress code enforced; tickets are $20. The Shamrock show, hosted by Johnny Herrera, will also feature Raul Zambrano, Candiss Veree and Nick Petrillo. This show is for adults 21 and over and admission is free.

“I’m really excited to be appearing in two wonderful locations in Ontario and Murrieta,” said Lawrence, who has shared the stage with the likes of Sinbad, Jerry Seinfeld and Rodney Dangerfield. “These will be two great shows with some outstanding fellow comics. We goin’ bring da funny to Southern California.”

For more information about shows, visit the Ontario Improv at and The Shamrock Irish Pub & Eatery at For more information about Mark Christopher Lawrence, visit or follow him on Twitter @markchrlawrence. For interview information, contact Kamatoy Media Group at 619-940-5648.

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