Kuala Lumpur Comedy & Theatre Guide 25 September 2019

Kuala Lumpur Comedy & Theatre Guide 25 September 2019

Moving into October we discover the latest happenings in Kuala Lumpur with your weekly Comedy & Theatre Guide for the next seven days. Here’s a selection of what’s coming up.


SEPTEMBER 25:  Wednesday

Open Crack at Crackhouse Comedy

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 Dr. Ismail, KL.

9pm. Tickets online RM15/ Door RM20. https://crackhouseopencrack.peatix.com Call +60 11-2321 2150 or email laugh@crackhousecomedy.asia for more info. 

 


SEPTEMBER 26: Thursday

Alice in the Antipathies at DPAC

(September 26-29)

Masakini Theatre Company & Jute Theatre Company present Alice in the Antipathies, written by Sasi Victoire. Asha the only daughter in a Malyali family leaves Malaysia to become an artist in Australia. This average looking girl -according to her mother- finds a foreign husband and breaks more traditional rules than permissable. She comes up against her mother's expectations of a good Asian girl. Her longing for her mother to shower her with love and affection is unfulfilled. Instead she is well fed-that is the extent of her mother's show of love. Can Asha find the love she so misses in her mother away from Malaysia?

DPAC: H-01, DPAC, Empire Damansara, Jalan PJU8/8, Damansara Perdana, PJ

Tickets at RM65 from the box office at www.dpac.com.my. Call 03-4065 0001/0002

 

AiiA presents: Late Night Comedy Improv at the Crackhouse

Join the Artifically Intelligent Improvaholics Anonymous (AiiA) as they take you on a laughing journey through spontaneity and the magic of Improv Comedy. Its engaging, its uplifting, its hilarious – get ready for the adrenalin rush of Improv Comedy!

CRACKHOUSE COMEDY CLUB: 24A (1st Floor) Lorong Rahim Kajai 14, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, KL

Ticket Price: RM40 online / RM50 at the door. https://aiiaimprov.peatix.com Call +60 11-2321 2150 or email laugh@crackhousecomedy.asia for more info.

 

Travel Trouble at TJF
Culture shocked? Language barrier problems? Or just plain lost in an unfamiliar place? We’ve all been there.. and these comics will share with you their funniest stories about travelling and being a foreigner. Featuring Yuichiro Kinjo from Japan, Fathimath Nuha from the Maldives, Michael Saddi from the Philippines, Mad Sabah from Borneo, and hosted by frequent jetsetter Sulaiman Azmil, you’re in for a fun time.

THE JOKE FACTORY: Lot 26, Level G3, Publika Shopping Gallery, Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, KL

Tickets RM40 online / RM50 door.  at http://thejokefactory.wasap.my/ OR Call 013-523 1491 or it will sell out.

 


SEPTEMBER 27:  Friday

Crackhouse presents Nik Coppin

(September 27-28)

Globe-trotting comedian Nik Coppin is returning to the Crackhouse with his irresistible charm and rapid fire comedy. A stand-up comic for more than 10 years, Nik Coppin has performed all over the world. As well as a regular on the UK comedy circuit and performing in many European countries such as France, Germany, Spain, Austria, Denmark and Hungary, he has also performed many solo shows at The Edinburgh and Adelaide Fringe Festivals, New Zealand and Melbourne International Comedy Festivals, all over Australia and The Inaugural Hollywood Fringe Festival in Los Angeles. His confident, affable and energetic style of comedy is quick to build audience rapport, as he talks about subjects as wide-ranging as observations on human nature, his experiences in The Antipodes, Europe and Asia, his extensive knowledge of wildlife, current affairs and his mixed race up bringing in London. His mother is English and his father is from Barbados. As well as becoming one of the most professional acts on the comedy circuit, his versatility has also made him a much sought after compere. He has the ability to adapt to a multitude of audiences and is skilful, observant and affable enough put them immediately at ease.

CRACKHOUSE COMEDY CLUB: 24A (1st Floor) Lorong Rahim Kajai 14, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, KL

Ticket : RM50 online / RM60 at the door  https://nikcrackingcoppin.peatix.com

 Call +60 11-2321 2150 or email laugh@crackhousecomedy.asia for more info.

 

Keren Bala Devan at TJF

Keren Bala Devan will be headlining The Joke Factory for the first time. A regular in the Malaysian standup comedy circuit and a frequent performer at The Joke Factory, Keren will finally bring you a full hour of his best material, straight up, unfiltered, and unadulterated. Honing his skills on the mic since 2012, Keren Bala Devan has made a name for himself in the local scene with his hilariously vicious takedowns of popular culture, tradition, and socially accepted behaviour. This reputation for incisive and insightful commentary on stage has rightfully earned him the nickname “Cultural Assassin” of Malaysian comedy. His talent and experience has gotten him several televised appearances including on Comedy Central Asia and iflix’s Oi! Jaga Mulut. He’s also an accomplished writer having published articles in Esquire Malaysia as well as producing his own podcast with Netflix’s Kavin Jay.

THE JOKE FACTORY: Lot 26, Level G3, Publika Shopping Gallery, Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, KL.

Tickets RM50 online / RM60 door.  Call +60135231491 or +60139622956, WhatsApp at: http://thejokefactory.wasap.my/ or click here: https://bit.ly/2SggjcK, for bookings!

 


SEPTEMBER 30: Monday

Officially Harith Iskandar Live

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!

 


OCTOBER 1: Tuesday

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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