Comedy at Hillcrest with guest Fritz Coleman


December Forecast Predicts Heavy Laughter

Featuring Weatherman Fritz Coleman

Fritz Coleman

Live Standup Comedy on the Hill returns Saturday, December 9 at 8:00 pm at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Dr, across from The Oaks Mall.  December’s lineup includes Fritz Coleman, Danny Jolles and Jackie Fabulous.  The Center teams up with professional local comedian Jason Love to produce a top-tier show with a new lineup each month.  Now performing to sold-out audiences, this experience in comedy entertainment brings some of Hollywood’s funniest headliners to Thousand Oaks every month.   All shows are 8:00 pm with doors opening at 7:30.  The hour and a half show is for eighteen years and up only, and beer and wine may be purchased with valid ID.     

Fritz ColemanJust added to December’s lineup is Fritz Coleman, everyone’s favorite weatherman, who has been doing standup since 1980 and is a regular at the Ice House.  Fritz Coleman has been the weatherman for KNBC-TV in Los Angeles for many years.  He worked as a comedian and disc jockey for several years and as a radio personality at WBEN and later WKBW in Buffalo, New York. He left Buffalo for Los Angeles in 1980 to work as a stand-up comic. In 1982 he began work as weekend weatherman at KNBC, and has been the weekday weatherman since 1984.  He has written and performed two one-man theater acts, titled The Reception and It’s Me! Dad!  He received the 2004 EMA Community Service Award for his involvement with KNBC’s 4 Our Planet, a children’s program. He appeared in a supporting role in one of Raymond Burr’s last Perry Mason television films, The Case of the Telltale Talk Show Host, in 1993.

Danny Jolles is a comedian based out of L.A. and is best known for playing George on Crazy Ex Girlfriend.  As a stand-up comedian, Danny was a new face at Just For Laughs 2017.  He also has appeared at San Francisco Sketchfest, Riot LA and “The Mixtape” pilot for Comedy Central. As a sketch comedian, Danny’s sketch groups Chess Club Comedy and Sasquatch Sketch have garnered millions of views online. His sketches have been featured on Tosh.0, MTV, and Funny or Die. Danny appeared in the films Patchwork, and  Ithaca directed by Meg Ryan. Danny also once opened for Aaron Carter.

Jackie Fabulous is a gut-busting, writer, producer, speaker, and headlining comedian who uses comedy to simultaneously entertain, encourage and empower audiences.   More than just a funny lady, she is on a mission to inspire and empower women all over the world to Find The Funny In Their Flaws.  A lawyer in her past life, she understands the plight of the working woman.  Her signature talks and upcoming book within her hilarious “Find Your Fabulous” series will leave audiences feeling encouraged, uplifted, and inspired to conquer the ups and downs of life and work. Her diverse style of comedy has allowed her to work with comedy legends like Roseanne Barr and Wanda Sykes and on the OWN Network, NBC, CBS AND FOX to name a few. 

“We’re glad to have a show where people can just come and laugh,” says Cultural Program Supervisor Scott Buchanan.   “During the summer months the comics perform in the courtyard under the stars. It’s a lot of fun.”

Producer and host Jason Love has appeared on HBO, Comedy Central, America’s Got Talent, and over 20 national broadcasts.   He has performed overseas for the troops and on the seas for cruise lines, and was a finalist at the Cabo Comedy Festival.  Jason’s non-profit, Love & Laughter, brings free shows to cancer support communities and others in need.

“There’s such a great buzz around this show,” says Love. “People love the venue and appreciate the caliber of comics we’re bringing.”

Standup Comedy on the Hill tickets are only $12 presale for general admission and $15 at the door.  Tickets may be purchased at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts Box Office or by calling (805) 381-1246 or


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