Discover Orange County’s best kept secret for live stand-up comedy conveniently located in San Juan Capistrano.


Second Stage Stand-up was started in 2009. Now in their 11th year at the Camino Real Playhouse, Tom and Ron have found the secret to longevity in stand-up comedy.

Join us for an evening or an entire season of side-splitting laughter.

Our monthly Second Stage Stand-up is guaranteed to put a smile on your face and keep you laughing long after the evening ends!

Featuring comedians from television, movies, radio, and comedy clubs across the U.S., the Camino Real Playhouse continues to bring laughs to San Juan Capistrano with this monthly production .

Held on the theatre’s Second Stage, there isn’t a bad seat in the house as the audience is treated to a solid lineup of four comedians in every show.

Each show runs approximately ninety minutes and is capped off by a national headliner. Come see some of your favorite comedians up close and personal and then be a part of our special meet and greet after the show.

The show is produced by our favorite comedians Tom Riehl and Ron Ruhman.