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Second Annual Comedy Comedy Festival
August 25, 2016 - August 28, 2016$10 – $55
Photo Credit via Comedy Comedy Festival Facebook
This four-day festival brings together Asian-American comedic talent for performances and panel discussions at the Japanese American Cultural, Community Center (JACCC) and Aratani Theatre August 25-28 in Little Tokyo.
Featured performers include Jenny Yang (Buzzfeed, DisorientEd Comedy), Eugene Lee Yang (Buzzfeed), Randall Park (ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat), Suzy Nakamura, Krista Marie Yu and Albert Tsai from ABC’s Dr. Ken, stars of the CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and TBS’s Wrecked, and Anna Akana.
The festival encompasses 13 events that include stand up, sketch and improvised comedy, storytelling, musical comedy, readings and industry panels. For a list of shows, see below (for the full list of locations and for performers click here)
Tickets are available for each show and range $10-$25 with the option to purchase a package deal for $55 for all shows taking place at the Aratani Theatre (total of three shows).
Thursday, August 25
6 – 8 p.m. – Opening Night VIP Reception/ Listening Party of “Voices of our Vote: #MYAAPIVOTE album
8- 9:30 p.m. – The Musical Musical Show: A Musical Comedy Show (tickets here)
Friday, August 26
Saturday, August 27
1 – 2:30 p.m. – The Comedy Comedy Show (tickets here)
1- 7 p.m. Podcast Recording Lounge
2:30 – 4 p.m. – The Comedy Comedy Show: A Comedy Show (tickets here)
4:30 – 6 p.m. – Diversity Showcase: Official UCLA Alumni Event for 21+(tickets here)
6- 7:30 p.m. – Family Reunion Storytelling Anniversary Show (tickets here)
8:30 – 10 p.m. – Disoriented Comedy Anniversary Show (tickets here)
Sunday, August 28
1 -2 p.m. – The Geek Geek Reading (tickets here)
2:30 – 4 p.m. – Kaba Kaba: A Comedy Comedy Variety Show ft. Kaba Modern Legacy (tickets here)
4:30 – 7:30 p.m. -Isatv Live At the Comedy Comedy Festival Hosted By Dan “Akadan” Matthews
6 – 7:30 p.m. – The Wrecking Crew: A Comedy Variety Show & Panel ft. stars of TBS’s “Wrecked” (tickets here)
8 – 9:30 p.m. – Brutally Honest with Anna Akana – A Comedy Comedy Variety Show for 16+ (tickets here)
Check the link below for more information.