Category: Comedy

Preview: Hong Kong International Black Box Festival 2018 – Becoming Real

Taking on the theme of Becoming Real, the inaugural Hong Kong International Black Box Festival has been launched. Co-presented by the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority and the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre, the festival runs from 11th October to 2nd November 2018, and feature a total of four unconventional theatre productions from around the world, utilising the Black

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Coffee with Rishi Budhrani: Cannot Means Cannot

Even though comedian Rishi Budhrani has been on the comedy scene for several years now, certainly one of the fastest rising stars, he admits he still feels a little trepidation about his upcoming show. “I still get scared,” he says over a cup of coffee at Stamping Ground. “Thinking about it sometimes, it lights a

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Preview: At Every Stage – Hong Kong Arts Festival 2019

In a little over six months, the city of Hong Kong will come alive once again with majestic orchestras, stunning theatre and electrifying dance numbers as the Hong Kong Arts Festival (HKAF) returns for its 47th edition next February. Running from 21st February to 23rd March 2019, Hong Kong Arts Festival 2019 takes on the theme

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Singaporeans on Film: An Interview With Selena Tan on Being A “Crazy Rich Asian”

“I think it’s been about nine years since I last did a feature film,” actress Selena Tan confesses. “I always feel very awkward seeing myself or hearing my voice on screen, because all I see are flaws. I keep thinking to myself: I didn’t do it right, and I end up watching everything else but the scenes

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Review: Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow 2018

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is always welcome back to Singapore shores year on year. Bringing back the very best of Australia’s up and coming comedians, attending a show guarantees a good night out and more than a couple of laughs along the way. This year’s edition saw five standups take to the stage,

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Preview: Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow 2018

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow, Australia’s biggest comedy festival, has become somewhat of a mainstay after making its way down here year after year. Returning once again this week after a riotous edition last year, this year’s edition will feature another five of the best laugh out loud comedians from Down Under as they

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Review: Happy Ever Laughter 2018 – The Battle by Dream Academy

A change in format and strong curation makes Dream Academy’s signature comedy show more laugh out loud than ever before. There’s nothing more exciting than a show with stakes, and with the fourth edition of Dream Academy’s Happy Ever Laughter, those stakes are raised as the signature comedy show pits 12 of Singapore’s best comedians against each other

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Dream Academy’s Happy Ever Laughter 2018: An Interview with Selena Tan

Happy Ever Laughter, Dream Academy’s biennial standup comedy spectacular, returns for its fourth outing this week, and Dream Academy artistic director Selena Tan has decided to rock the boat with a twist – a comedic battle to the death as two teams of Singapore’s best and most promising comedians vie for the rights to call themselves

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Preview: Sing.Lang Concert (Sing.浪 2018) at Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre Cultural Extravaganza

  The 2018 Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre Cultural Extravaganza wraps up this weekend after three weeks of festivities with a special two night concert featuring some of Singapore’s hottest stars singing the best of Singapore Chinese songs! The finale concert will feature a host of local superstars, including Sing! China finalists Joanna Dong and Olinda Cho, Singapore’s first Mandopop

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Preview: Komedi Raya – An Interview with Mo Sidik

This Hari Raya, get ready as we welcome the first ever Malay standup comedy show in Singapore! Presented by DMR Productions, Indonesian comedian Mo Sidik and Kuala Lumpur based JD Raja Lawak will be in town this June to tickle your funny bone and bring laughter during this celebratory season. The larger than life Mo

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