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Jon Lovitz and Rob Schneider Headline a Weekend of Laughs at Magic City

Jon Lovitz and Rob Schneider Headline a Weekend of Laughs at Magic CityMay 3 & 4, 9pm - Magic City Casino, 450 NW 37 Avenue, Miami

Ultimate Miami, LLC, creator of Miami’s talent competitions showcasing local rising stars in the fields of mixology, entertainment and culinary arts, will be presenting Emmy nominated Jon Lovitz on Friday, May 3 at 9pm as part of the Ultimate Miami Comedian finals competition. Comic artist, Rob Schneider, will perform at the Ultimate Miami Dessert finals on Saturday, May 4 at 9pm. Both events will take place at Stage 305, the newest entertainment venue at Magic City Casino. Finalists will compete for a cash prize of $5,000 and the title of Ultimate Miami Comedian or Dessert, respectively. Jon Lovitz will perform immediately following the Ultimate Miami Comedian competition. Lovitz was a cast member on NBC’s sketch-comedy series, “Saturday Night Live,” from 1985 to 1990. His long and varied career as a comic has included acting roles on films such as “A League of their Own,” TV shows “Seinfeld” and “Friends” and voice-over work in “The Simpsons.” Lovitz is currently a cast member on the syndicated comedy show, “Mr. Box Office.”  Star comedian, Rob Schneider, began his career in stand-up comedy at San Francisco clubs opening for legendary comics like Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld and Dana Carvey. His break came when he wrote and performed on NBC’s sketch-comedy series, “Saturday Night Live,” from 1988 to 1994. Since then, Schneider has taken leading roles in a range of successful comedy films, including “Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo,” “The Hot Chick” and “Grown Ups.” 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’s South Florida’s First News, Manny Munoz. Tickets for the Ultimate Miami competitions are $40 and include a drink and free hors d’oeuvres within the first hour of the competition. Tickets may be purchased at or by calling 305-460-6579. Magic City Casino offers free self parking with valet parking available as well.