Schulman Auditorium, 1775 Dove Lane
Curtain 7 p.m. (October – February)
Curtain 7:30 p.m. (March – May)
Free admission

Welcome. Showtime at The Schulman is a performing arts series offered every fourth Saturday of the month, Oct. – May. In partnership with the Carlsbad Library & Arts Foundation, Showtime at The Schulman presents a variety of live events that are suitable for audiences of all ages. Program offerings include live music, visual arts and distinctive performers from Carlsbad, San Diego & Southern California.

Upcoming performances 

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Funny Business

For one night only, the Schulman Auditorium is turning into the hottest comedy club in town. Join us for a night filled with laughs for comedy lovers of all ages.

Kira Soltanovich

Kira Soltanovich grew up in San Francisco during a time when there were bad neighborhoods, cheap coffee and it wasn’t ironic to ride the cable cars. She began her comedy career back in 1998 after asking her Russian immigrant parents if they would support her dream to become a stand up. After her mother and father confessed “It’s not like you’re smart enough to be a doctor…” Kira took that as their blessing to pursue her dreams and she’s never looked back.

Dwayne Perkins

Brooklyn native Dwayne Perkins is a vet in the comedy game. His one-hour comedy special: “Dwayne Perkins: Take Note” debuted on Netflix to rave reviews and instantly became a fan favorite. It showcases his unique way of looking at life and his unparalleled ability to convey it in a hilarious manner. Take Note was already in the top 50 Netflix comedy specials of all time only two months after being released.


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Mariachi Garibaldi

Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar has truly become America's Mariachi! First, videos with pop sensation Camila Cabello! Second, a viral "Jacket Exchange" with Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Joe Kelly, who proudly wore it to the White House to meet President Joe Biden! Third, an appearance on the finale of Netflix's "Dead to Me." The group has collaborated with a Who’s Who of Mexican artists such as Aida Cuevas, Pedro Fernandez, Ana Barbara and Angela Aguilar. 


Showtime at The Schulman is brought to you by a generous contribution from our sponsor, the Carlsbad Library and Arts Foundation.