About The Comedy & Magic Club

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can I make reservations over the internet or through e-mail?
A. Yes and No. You can easily make reservations online--just go to our ticket site! We do not accept
reservations through e-mail because of security concerns.

Q. Is Jay Leno a part-owner of The Comedy & Magic Club?
A. No. Jay is just a really great friend of the club and he loves performing in front of a 'real' audience
every week. Leno has absolutely no ownership of the club.

Q. What days are you open?
A. Tuesday - Sundays (remember though to always check our calendar or call us, because on some
holidays, or because of special circumstances, the Club may be closed on a particular day.)

Q. How old do you have to be to go to the CMC?
A. We are a strict 18 and over club and id is required.

Q. Do you serve food?
A. Yes, we do. You can check out our menu online. We serve before, and during the show.

Q. What is your dress code?
A. Tasteful casual, no beach attire.

Q. Do you need special arrangements?
A. Please contact our reservation office at least 3 business days in advance of the show.

Q. What times are your shows?
(We have been experimenting with times so make sure your check our calendar)
Tuesday - Friday is an 8:00pm show.
Saturday's shows are 6:00pm & 8:00pm (times may vary depending on the show)
Sundays are 7:00pm.
These times, of course, are subject to change!

Q. How far in advance do you have to book for a show?
A. Depends on the popularity of the act. With Leno, it's usually safe to book a week or two in advance.
Typically, you can purchase tickets the night of the show, but it is suggested to make a reservation as
soon as you have a confirmed head count. Tickets for huge names (ie; Romano, Seinfeld...)
should be purchased ASAP.

Q. Do you have a beverage minimum?
A. Yes and No, We have a "two item" minimum per person which can be any combination
from our bar or food menu. Like a drink and appetizer, or two drinks, or a appetizer and entree,
or a drink and dessert, or...

Q. Can we reserve seats?
All seats are first come, first serve. Sometimes we do offer reserved seating for our late
2nd show on Saturdays if you have dinner in our Lounge before the show. If it is available
then dinner reservations must be made in advance and we have a limited number of seats.
You may also receive priority seating if you are a group of (20) or more and you book with our
corporate rate (more information can be found in the GROUP section)

Q. Where do we park?
A. We have limited rooftop parking available for $5.00/car. It is first come, first served. Our parking
lot opens up at the same time the box office does (typically an hour and a half before show time). Here's a MAP showing other places in the area to park.


Q. Do you mail my tickets?
A. No. Your tickets will be at the box office the night of the show, under your last name. To pick-up your
tickets please present your photo id and the credit card you used to purchase the tickets with to the Box
Office. You can always print out your tickets at home or you can download your tickets to your phone and show them at the entrance. (To download your tickets just click the blue download button in your confirmation email.)

Q. If I have reservations, do I have to go to the box office?
A. Reservations are required, so to enter the showroom everyone will need to present their tickets either on a phone or tickets that you have printed out. We can always print your tickets for you at our Box Office - just show your valid picture ID and the credit card you used to purchase the tickets with.

Q. Once I purchase my tickets, can I get my money back or transfer to another date if I have to cancel?
A. All tickets are FINAL SALE which means absolutely no refunds or transfers. If you need to
cancel, management may issue VIP passes (which are valid Tuesday - Thursday nights except for special events) Please confirm with your party and maker sure everyone can go before making a reservation.

Q. If I have a special promotional pass, do I have to bring it with me?
A. Any pass that offers a free admission needs to be presented to the box office. Lost and expired
cards will not be accepted.

Q. Do you have other clubs in Hollywood too?
A. We are the one and only Comedy & Magic Club. We have been a part of the Hermosa Beach
community since 1978.

Q. Do you have corkage fee?
A. No, because outside beverages are not allowed in the show room. We do offer a wide selection
of wine and champagne that you may purchase from your server.

Q. Do you have gift certificates?
A. Yes. Gift certificates may be purchased in the office. They are all monetary value and do not expire.

Performing Here

For Booking Inquiries, please send a DVD or a link to a video of you performing in front of an audience.
(At least 5 minutes long and it must be clean.)

Talent Coordinator
1018 Hermosa Avenue
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Helpful Tips When Submitting Your Tape
*Film your act with an audience! Please do not send us any footage of you performing
in your living room, kitchen, garage (or any other room in your house).
*Please send RECENT footage.


We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Servers (must have prior experience)
Expeditors/Food Runner


You can print-out a .pdf version of our employment application and drop it off at the club or
you can pick-up an application at the club.
Download Employment Application


  • The Comedy & Magic Club
    1018 Hermosa Ave.
    Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
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  • For Reservations and Information Call (310) 372-1193

    Ask about group discounts.
    Please have your Credit Card ready when making a reservation.
  • Acts, Times, & Prices Are Subject To Change. Not responsible for typographical errors or omissions.