Kuala Lumpur Comedy & Theatre Guide 8 May 2019

Kuala Lumpur Comedy & Theatre Guide 8 May 2019

Your weekly Comedy & Theatre Guide in Kuala Lumpur starts with the City List Guide. Here’s a selection of what’s coming up over the next week.


MAY 8-18: The May 9 Show by Instant Café Theatre

INSTANT CAFÉ Breaking News In Your Face. Exactly one year ago Malaysia made history by voting out the old and, well, voting in the even older. Hooray! And exactly one year later Malaysia will see history being made again: It's a brand new Instant Cafe Show! That's right, Instant Cafe is back to answer today's burning questions like, why do we still have a Sedition Act, why persecute women for marching, where did I put my glasses, I mean, they were right here, and does this curry taste "fishy" to you as well?
The Talk Show Everyone Is Talking About:

 


Yes, Instant Cafe is back with its very own "It's Never Too Late, Late Talk Show" with the host, Malaysia's West End singing sensation Sean Ghazi and two very special guests. You also won't want to miss the Surprise Celebrity Mystery Guests* AND the celebrity Guest Singers. Created by Jo Kukathas with Kam Raslan, Na’a Murad, Zalfian Fuzi and Sean Ghazi. Featuring Jo Kukathas, Sean Ghazi and Guest Singers and Surprise Celebrity Mystery Guests*
*Different Surprise Celebrity Mystery Guests will appear every night - ranging from politicians to civil society leaders. A detailed calendar will be out soon.

DPAC: H-01, DPAC, Empire Damansara, Jalan PJU8/8, Damansara Perdana, PJ. Tickets from the box office at www.dpac.com.my. Call 03-4065 0001/0002

 

MAY 8:  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 Dr. Ismail, KL. 9pm. Tickets online RM15/ Door RM20. www.stubapp.com/event/517 Call +6017-260 3654 or email laugh@crackhousecomedy.asia for more info. 

 

MAY 8:  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. RM50 online/ RM60 walk-in. Get your TIX at http://thejokefactory.wasap.my/ OR Call 013-5231491

 

MAY 9: Komedi Rojak: Malay & English Stand Up

Rojak Comedy 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. 11pm. Tickets: RM15 online / RM20 walk-in https://crackhousecomedyrojak.peatix.com Call +6017-260 3654 or email laugh@crackhousecomedy.asia for more info.

 

MAY 9:  How the New Malaysia at TJF

It’s been a year since the historic election where millions of Malaysians voted in a fresh new government.. but how has this New Malaysia been so far? If you like your comedy with a bit of politics (and some politics in your comedy) then this show is exactly what you need! Featuring the best local comedians presenting you with politically themed observations, stories, and hilarity!

THE JOKE FACTORY: Lot 26, Level G3, Publika Shopping Gallery, Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, KL. RM20 online/walk-in. Get your TIX at http://thejokefactory.wasap.my/ OR Call 013-5231491

 

MAY 10/11: Emily Tressider at TJF

Sydney-born, Melbourne-based comic Emily Tresidder has cemented her spot as one of Australian comedy’s most promising up-and-coming comedians. After making her mark on the Sydney comedy scene with sketch group Not Suitable For Drinking, Emily took her solo stand-up show debut, Absolutely Ridiculous, to 2015’s Perth FRINGE WORLD and Adelaide Fringe Festival, with both seasons collecting rave reviews from critics and audience members alike.  

 

 

Armed with her sharp wit and endearing personality, in 2016 and 2017 Emily continued to captivate audiences across the nation’s comedy festivals and internationally at the Edinburgh Fringe with her smash hit shows Crazy Is, Not Your Ex and No, You Hang Up!


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

 

MAY 10/11: Crackhouse presents Lars Callieu

Lars Callieou has toured with the likes of Miss Joan Rivers, Jeff Foxworthy, Bob Saget and Martin Short and has appeared at the Just for Laughs Festival as well as having a 1-Hour Comedy Special currently airing on The Comedy Network. He was named ‘Best of the Fest’ at the 2018 San Luis Obispo Comedy Festival for the second time in as many appearances. Lars has also been overseas to entertain the troops 3 times (Kuwait, Iraq, Kyrgyzstan, Dubai and Abu Dhabi) and is a 2-Time Canadian Comedy Award Nominee. He’s appeared at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, the Boston Comedy Festival, the World Series of Comedy in Las Vegas and the Halifax Comedy Festival.

 

 

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

 

MAY 13:  Mystery Show

It can take plenty of experimentation to get a joke just right. Even when you’re The Joke Factory. What could possibly be up their sleeves in this mystery Monday night show? There’s only one way to find out! Come and bring a sense of adventure with you

THE JOKE FACTORY: Lot 26, Level G3, Publika Shopping Gallery, Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, KL. RM20 online/ RM30 walk-in. Get your TIX at http://thejokefactory.wasap.my/ OR Call 013-523 1491.

 

MAY 14: 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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