Kuala Lumpur Comedy & Theatre Guide 17 April 2019

Kuala Lumpur Comedy & Theatre Guide 17 April 2019

Your weekly Comedy & Theatre Guide for Kuala Lumpur see's a selection of what’s coming up over the next week.


APRIL 17:  Open Crack. The Crackhouse Comedy Open Mic Night

Is the smoking ban taking a toll on your social life? Did you choke on your Teh Ais when you saw the Raj Banana Leaf video? Do you wish you could tell all the racist people in the country to get lost? Or do you do a mean impression of Siti Kasim? Open Crack! open-mic night could be for you. Participants are given 3 minutes of stage-time and absolutely anyone can participate!

Crackhouse Comedy Club KL: 24A (1st Floor) Lorong Rahim Kajai 14, Taman Tun Call +6017-260 3654 or email laugh@crackhousecomedy.asia for more info. Dr. Ismail, KL. 9pm. Tickets online RM15/ Door RM20. www.stubapp.com/event/517 

 

APRIL 17: Crackhouse presents Stephen K Amos  (UK)

As part of their 5 Year Anniversary Carnival, the Crackhouse is bringing some of the biggest names in comedy to KL for you and they have the legendary Stephen K Amos for one night only. Stephen K Amos is an international star who has performed all over the world, making a name for himself at prestigious festivals like the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Melbourne International Comedy Festival.  In the UK, he is a household name having appeared on shows like ‘Live At The Apollo’, ‘Mock The Week’, ‘QI’, ‘Have I Got News For You’ and more, and brings audiences to fits of laughter with his unceasing ability to charm and delight, and his honest delivery.

CRACKHOUSE COMEDY CLUB: 24A (1st Floor) Lorong Rahim Kajai 14, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, KL.11pm. Tickets: RM80 online / RM90 walk-in  danacrackingalexander.peatix.com/ Call +6017-260 3654 or email laugh@crackhousecomedy.asia for more info.

 

APRIL 17:  Making S#it Up!

A weekly improv comedy show with a rotating cast of comedians every week. With Henry Choo, Answer Hadi, Prakash Daniel and Farid Azmeir. Hosted by Kavin Jay.

THE JOKE FACTORY: Lot 26, Level G3, Publika Shopping Gallery, Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, KL. RM40 online/ RM50 walk-in. Get your TIX at http://thejokefactory.wasap.my/ OR Call 013-5231491

 

APRIL 17-18:  Dancebox Festival

Celebrating 30 years of The Actors Studio and 18 years of their partnership with MyDance Alliance called Dancebox.  In conjunction with The Actors Studio’s 30th anniversary, they celebrate the coming-of-age of Dancebox with four programs of short dance works, showcasing the beauty and diversity of dance in Malaysia.

 

 

PENTAS 2, KLPAC: Sentul Park, Jalan Strachan, KL: Tickets from https://proticket.com.my/klpac-dancebox-festival/ .  Call 03-4047 9000 or visit www.klpac.org

 

APRIL 18-21: Fragance (Wangian) – Restaged in KL

Inspired by the purported hauntings along the Vale of Tempe in Penang, this monologue tells the story of Salbiah - a 26 year-old factory worker – and her relationship with her policeman-boyfriend. Through a heady mix of news reports, popular anecdotes and imagined scenarios, this conflation of fact and myth slowly unveils and offers an explanation of what could have been behind this popular urban legend. The performance is in Bahasa Malaysia with English surtitles. Playwright & Director: Noor Rizuwan . Performer: Darynn Wee

KOTAK @ Five Arts Centre, TTDI: 27, Lorong Datuk Sulaiman 7, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, KL. ENTRY BY DONATION: RM20 (Students/ Senior Citizens)/ RM35 (Adults). As capacity is limited, please reserve your seats via: Email: fiveartscentre@gmail.com / Hotline: 018- 202 8827

 

APRIL 18:  Double Trouble at TJF

Getting up on stage alone to tell jokes can be tough, so tonight we thought, why not put two people on stage at once? In this standup comedy show, TWO performers get on stage at the same time to deliver their hilarity to you in pairs! Two comedians on stage at once, how about that? Co-hosted by Brian Tan and Prakash Daniel, this show also features Keren Bala Devan with Kavin Jay, Michael Saddi with Fathimath Nuha, Sulaiman Azmil with Riezman Razlan, and Farid Azmeir with Papi Zak!

 

 

THE JOKE FACTORY: Lot 26, Level G3, Publika Shopping Gallery, Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, KL. RM40 online/ RM50 walk-in. Get your TIX at http://thejokefactory.wasap.my/ OR Call 013-5231491

 

APRIL 18: Improv Jam | An Improv Comedy Open-Workshop with AiiA
In conjunction with The Crackhouse's 5 Year Anniversary, they're teaming up with the good people at AiiA (Artifically Intelligent Improvaholics Anonymous) for a one night only, participatory show that'll tear the house down! This is your best chance to try Improv Comedy! The Improv Jam is where everyone gets up on stage to stretch their improv muscles. AIIA members will be facilitating this Jam, where comedians, actors, and anyone really, can get together for good times.

CRACKHOUSE COMEDY CLUB: 24A (1st Floor) Lorong Rahim Kajai 14, Taman Tun Tickets: RM40 online / RM50 walk-in  carnivaljam18apr.peatix.com/ Call +6017-260 3654 or email laugh@crackhousecomedy.asia for more info.Dr. Ismail, KL

 

APRIL 19-21: Malaya Relived: Merdeka

See https://thecitylist.my/blog/malaya-relived-merdeka-19-21-april-2019

GMBB GALLERY: No 2, Jalan Robertson, KL. Ticket prices RM70 from http://www.liverandlung.com/malayarelived

 

APRIL 19: Shamaine Othman and Papi Zak at the Joke Factory

Shamaine is a writer, director, actor, improviser, and standup comedian whose work has graced the theatrical stage, television, and the silver screen as well. Her comedy work is equally impressive having performed as part of the sketch comedy group Projek Disko Baldi, the improv troupe AI:IA, and as support for standup acts Gina Yashere and Ronnie Chieng as well.

 



Together with her for this evening will be Papi Zak! He’s been writing, performing and doing stand-up comedy for over 12 years and continues to bring his quirky brand of humour and witty observations on the absurdities of every-day life to all this performances. With his deep baritone voice and laid-back charm, Papi Zak’s comedy stylings are sure to tickle your funny bone

THE JOKE FACTORY: Lot 26, Level G3, Publika Shopping Gallery, Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, KL. RM40 online/ RM50 walk-in. Get your TIX at http://thejokefactory.wasap.my/ OR Call 013-5231491

 

APRIL 20: Crackhouse presents Chris Henry (SCO)

 

Award nominated Scottish comedian Chris Henry will be bring his unique and energetic style of comedy to the Crackhouse 5 Year Carnival. With three unique comedy brands selling out shows around the world, this is one night of laughter you have to see to believe. Armed with an array of hilarious stories, personal stories and secrets he can’t keep, Chris Henry will have you falling off your chair in fits of laughter.

 

 

A staple of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and numerous festivals across Australia, Chris has performed across the UK, Canada, Australia, and his show Around the World in 80 Dates has seen him entertain audiences in the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, New Zealand, across Europe and America.

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

 

APRIL 19: Crackhouse presents Kuah Jenhan

Kuah Jenhan is one of Malaysia’s biggest names in comedy and he’s joining Crackhouse s for their 5 Year Anniversary. Nominated for several prestigious awards including ‘Best Comedy Show’ at Perth FringeWorld, Kuah Jenhan brings audiences to fits of laughter with his razor sharp with, laser focused observations and irresistible charm.

 

 

Jenhan has performed across Malaysia as part of the MACC, as well as his own shows, but has also been invited by the Melbourne International Comedy Festival to headline the inaugural Comedy Zone Asia in 2015 and has performed sold out shows in Perth, Adelaide, Darwin Sydney and Melbourne. He was chosen to open for Eddie Izzard in Malaysia and even has an ice cream flavour named after him! Be sure to get your tickets to catch this insanely talented comedian!

CRACKHOUSE COMEDY CLUB: 24A (1st Floor) Lorong Rahim Kajai 14, Taman Tun Tickets: RM50 online / RM60 walk- kuahjenhan19apr.peatix.com. Call +6017-260 3654 or email laugh@crackhousecomedy.asia for more info.Dr. Ismail, KL

 

APRIL 20: Summa Potte Udde at TJF

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 013-523 1491.

 

APRIL 23: 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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