The upcoming events will not only bring observational stand-up comedy closer and available to the Cebu community, but will also help elevate Cebu City as one of the up and coming cities in the international comedy circuit around the globe.
World’s Funniest Person
VIVEK MAHBUBANI, an award -winning Hongkong stand-up comic, who has consistently headlined in both English and Cantonese shows, and who was also considered as one of 2014’s “Ten Funniest People in the World” by The Laugh Factory, Hollywood, California, will be leading this month’s lineup of world-class comics. The shows will also include Comedy Club China’s GUS TATE, Comedy Masala’s SAM SEE, Comedy Manila’s RYAN REMS SARITA, and last but not the least, the shows’ host and Comedy Cebu founder, GARY JACKSON.
Stand-Up Comedy Open Mic Contest For Aspiring Comedians
Comedy Cebu has been holding weekly #OPENMICTHIRSTDAYS at Kukuk’s Nest, 124 Gorordo Ave. since last February 26th, to encourage interested locals to practice point-of-view stand-up comedy. On April 23rd, Thursday, 9PM, the weekly open mic show will also serve as a contest. The winner at the end of the night will be the opening act for the following Saturday Show at Crown Regency Fuente. This month’s guest comics will be gracing the open mic. As usual, Comedy Cebu’s open mic shows are FREE.
Laugh Trip #5 at Mövenpick Hotel
On the following night, April 24th, Friday, 9PM, the group will be staging their monthly LAUGH TRIP at Movenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu’s Ibiza Beach Club featuring the 4 international guest comedians for a 90-minute show.
Comedy Cebu Performs at Fuente; special price for students
LAUGHING GAS #2 International Stand-Up Comedy Show will be happening at Fifties Cafe, 21st flr. Crown Regency-Club Ultima, Fuente Tower 2, Osmena Blvd., Cebu City, April 25th, Saturday, 9PM, featuring the 4 international guest comedians for their third and last Cebu show. The event will be open to hotel guests and to outsiders alike.
LAUGHING GAS #2’s tickets are already available for purchase and reservation at 250php per ticket which already includes a free drink. Students and Crown Regency Hotel’s checked-in guests may avail discounted tickets at 150php only by presenting their school ID and proof of stay, respectively. Tickets will also be available at the door on the night of the event.
Comedy Cebu encourages everyone to take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime line-up during this exciting weekend of international stand-up comedy shows!