Lovitz, Schneider at Magic City Casino this weekend

 Jon Lovitz will perform at 9 p.m. Friday as part of the Ultimate Miami Comedian finals competition at Magic City Casino and Rob Schneider takes the stage at 9 p.m. Saturday to highlight the Ultimate Miami Dessert finals.

Both events will take place at Stage 305. Finalists will compete for a cash prize of $5,000.

“SNL alums, Jon Lovitz and Rob Schneider, will deliver a one-two punch of laughs on the weekend of May 3rd and May 4th” said Scott Savin, Chief Operating Officer of Magic City Casino. “Magic City Casino is thrilled to host them and knows that the audience is in for two side-splitting shows.”

Jon Lovitz will perform immediately following the Ultimate Miami Comedian competition. Lovitz was a cast member on “Saturday Night Live,” from 1985 to 1990. Lovitz is currently a cast member on the syndicated comedy show, “Mr. Box Office.”


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Rob Schneider began his career in stand-up comedy at San Francisco clubs opening for  Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld and Dana Carvey. He wrote and performed on  “Saturday Night Live,” from 1988 to 1994.  Schneider is well known for his line, "You can do it!,” from the Adam Sandler box office hit, “The Waterboy.”

The Ultimate Miami Comedian and Dessert competitions will feature finalists battling through multiple rounds before a panel of judges. The panel of judges will include Where Magazine South Florida editor Aurora Rodriguez, and radio personality and co-host of 610AM WIOD morning show Manny Munoz.


The next Ultimate Miami competition will be Ultimate Miami Drag Queen, starring Chad Michaels, Perez Hilton and Thelma Houston, on July 13. Ultimate Miami is taking entries through May 10.


Tickets are $40 and include a drink and free hors d’oeuvres within the first hour of the competition. Tickets may be purchased at www.theultimatemiami.com or by calling 305-460-6579. Magic City Casino is at 450 NW 37th Ave. in Miami.

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