Kuala Lumpur Comedy & Theatre Guide 12 June 2019

Kuala Lumpur Comedy & Theatre Guide 12 June 2019

Discover the latest Comedy & Theatre events with The City List guide weekly Guide. Here’s a selection of what’s coming up over the next week.


JUNE 15 - JULY 7: The Phantom of the Opera is HERE in KL

The world’s most popular musical, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will make its premiere in Kuala Lumpur for a limited season at the Istana Budaya, Jalan Tun Razak, KL from June 15. The Andrew Lloyd Webber blockbuster has won over 70 major theatre awards, including seven Tony’s on Broadway and four Olivier Awards in the West End. THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA became the longest running show in Broadway history on January 9, 2006 when it celebrated its 7,486th performance, surpassing the previous record holder “Cats”. On January 1, 2018 it celebrated its 13,000th performance and later that month on January 24, the Broadway production celebrated an amazing 30 years on Broadway.

 

 

With 130 cast, crew and orchestra members, jaw-dropping scenery, breathtaking special effects and more than 230 costumes by the late international designer Maria Björnson, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA contains some of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most famous and stirring music, including The Phantom of the Opera, Think of Me and Music of the Night. The original cast recording, with over 40 million copies sold worldwide, is the best-selling cast recording of all time. Tickets are now on sale through TicketCharge.

 

JUNE 13: Comedy 'Rojak!'

Mixed-lingo open mic show for English / BM audiences only. It’s a mash up of Malaysian humour delivered in our mother tongue of Bahasa and the tongue of our colonial invaders.
Rojak Comedy menampilkan persembahan komedi "Stendap" di dalam Bahasa Melayu dan Bahasa Inggeris!

CRACKHOUSE COMEDY CLUB: 24A (1st Floor) Lorong Rahim Kajai 14, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, KL Ticket Price: RM15 online / RM20 at the door. https://crackhousecomedyrojak.peatix.com/ Call +6017-260 3654 or email laugh@crackhousecomedy.asia for more info.

 

JUNE 13: Summa Potte Udde

You’ve seen Making Shit Up and Whose Line is it Anyway, but where is the Tamil version of this? Wonder no more as Suresh from THR Raaga brings his funniest pals together for a night of improvised comedy entirely in Tamil!

 

 

THE JOKE FACTORY: Lot 26, Level G3, Publika Shopping Gallery, Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, KL. RM50 online / RM60 walk in. Get your TIX at http://thejokefactory.wasap.my/ OR Call 013-5231491

 

JUNE 14: Crackhouse Comedy Club presents Artur Akhmetzyanov (RUS)

The Russians are coming! A treat for you in the form of a Russian comedian (yes they exist!) and one of the stars of the South East Asian comedy circuit. Artur Akhmetzyanov is Singapore's only Russian stand-up comedian. Blazing a trail on the Singapore comedy circuit, Artur has made a name for himself as an incredible story telling comic with powerfully funny punchlines.

 

 

He has been a part of the Singapore Comedy Fringe 2017, performed his first full hour show 'Russian Comedian' in 2018, was the 1st runner-up of the 2018 Magners Comedy Competition Singapore, the winner of the 2018 Bangkok International Comedy Competition and was recently a part of the Magners International Comedy Festival 2019. A travelling comic, Artur has performed live in Singapore, Thailand, Australia, HK, South Korea and the Philippines. Artur has opened for international comedians like Neal Brennan, Brendon Burns, Ahmed Ahmed, Dwayne Perkins and Jinx Yeo.

CRACKHOUSE COMEDY CLUB: 24A (1st Floor) Lorong Rahim Kajai 14, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, KL Tickets: RM50 online / RM60 walk-in from https://arturcrackingakhmetzyanov.peatix.comCall +6017-260 3654 or email laugh@crackhousecomedy.asia for more info.

 

JUNE 14/15: Raya Open House

It’s the 2nd weekend of raya and what better way to celebrate it than a night of standup comedy featuring the best local comedians in Kuala Lumpur? Come for a night of festive fun and belly laughs with Mad Sabah, Rayza Mukmin, Keren Bala Devan, Sulaiman Azmil, Prakash Daniel, Brian Tan, and Netflix’s very own Kavin Jay!

THE JOKE FACTORY: Lot 26, Level G3, Publika Shopping Gallery, Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, KL. RM50 online / RM60 walk in. Get your TIX at http://thejokefactory.wasap.my/ OR Call 013-5231491

 

JUNE 16: Iliza Schlesinger Live in KL

 See Comedian Iliza Shlesinger brings Elder Millennial to Malaysian Shores

 

JUNE 17: Officially Harith Iskandar

In the spirit of the critically acclaimed late night talk show hosted by Harith Iskander himself comes his brand new podcast: Officially Harith! Be part of the live audience and ask him questions and give comments as the Godfather of Malaysian Standup Comedy discusses the week’s top stories, trends, cultural touchstones, or anything else he feels like talking about on this new weekly live show! Come and be part of the show!

 

 

THE JOKE FACTORY: Lot 26, Level G3, Publika Shopping Gallery, Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, KL. Call +60135231491 or +60139622956, WhatsApp at: http://thejokefactory.wasap.my/ or click here: https://bit.ly/2wfMTkI, for bookings!

 

JUNE 18: The Joke Factory Open Mic

If you’ve ever wanted to try stand up comedy in any language, this is the platform for you. Come and watch regular open mic-ers and established comedians try out their stuff and sign your name up too so you can get a chance to see if you’ve got what it takes to be funny. Get your TIX at http://thejokefactory.wasap.my/ OR Call 013-5231491

THE JOKE FACTORY: Lot 26, Level G3, Publika Shopping Gallery, Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, KL. Call 013-523 1491.

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