Venue Details

1505 Star Starred
San Jose Improv
62 S. Second St. San Jose, CA 95150
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Priscilla Lorenzo
There are lots of places to eat within walking distance. It is pretty busy in the evening, especially when there are other events/shows and sports events on the same night as an Improv show. Plan ahead for long waits to dine and packed parking lots. In other words, get there early.
Rex Navarrete dining Dec 17 2014 star this tip starred
Priscilla Lorenzo
The weather was clear, brisk winter night. . I wore a short sleeved shirt. My past experience with this venue is that it gets stuffy. Layering is best. I had a thicker winter coat that I placed over my lap and was quite comfortable the entire show. .
Rex Navarrete dress Dec 17 2014 star this tip starred
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Bob was named one of the 100 Greatest Standups of All Time by Comedy Central.
Watch video clips of Robert Schimmel performing stand-up.


Robert’s break came in 1986 when Rodney Dangerfield invited him to perform on his HBO Young Comedians Special which led to his critically acclaimed Showtime specials, “Hard Core in the Big Apple,” and “Robert Schimmel: Guilty as Charged.” His TV credits include, “Staff writer on In Living Color,” Appearances on “The Howard Stern Show,” and “Late Night with Conan O’Brien.” In addition, The Lymphoma Research Foundation of America honored Schimmel with their annual Celebration of Life Award, presented to an individual that shows determination, strenght and courage in thier fight against cancer. He recently recovered from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was awarded Stand-Up of the year at The 13th Annual American Comedy Awards.