CRAZY WOKE ASIANS presents the first ever ASIAN SOLO PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL (OPENING NIGHT)

$25-$35    |  Mar 14, 2019  |  8:00PM - 10:00PM
Santa Monica Playhouse

(THROUGH MARCH 24) Crazy Woke Asians, the best Asian comedians in Los Angeles, presents the first ever Asian Solo Fest showcasing 15 Asian American comedians, actors and writers with shows ranging from autobiographical creations, comedy acts, clown burlesque, to magic with music, poetry, and more!! CWA shows sell out fast so get your tickets early!! Special guests every night, plus a closing night post-show Q & A and afterparty featuring music by KENDOU sponsored by ISH KITCHEN. Presented by Kiki Yeung and Santa Monica Playhouse.

All tickets come with a complimentary glass of wine or non-alcoholic beverage. Want to binge? Get a special FESTIVAL PASS for VIP seating to ALL shows throughout the festival!

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Thursday, March 14, 8pm

A FIGHT CLUB FOR ONE Erick Esteban (Crazy Funny Asianz)

MY OWN RIVER PHEONIX Ai Yoshihara (Gus Van Sant’s The Sea of Trees)

Special Guest: Hank Chen (Lie-Size 2, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee)

Friday, March 15, 8pm

SECOND CHANCES Kiki Yeung (NY Pan Asian Repertory Theatre NuWORKS, San Diego, Fringe Hustler Award, Santa Monica Playhouse BFF)

SHAME SHAME, BUT DIFFERENT Peter Kim (CBS Diversity Showcase, NCIS, Electric Dreams)

Special Guest: Percy Rustomji (CBS Diversity Showcase, Babysplitters, Netflix “Small Shots!”)

Post show reception to follow

Saturday, March 16, 2pm

BACCALAUERATE: A STORY WITH JOKES AND ESPIONAGE Saurabh Kikani (Edinburgh Fringe Festival)

A TERRIBLE SHOW FOR TERRIBLE PEOPLE Bonnie He (LA Diversity Comedy Festival Second City, NY Clown Theatre Restival)

Special Guests: Michelle Malizaki (UCB, Second City)

Sunday, March 17, 7pm

YELLOW IVY Sherry Cola featuring Lil Tasty (Freeform’s Good Trouble, TNT’S Claws)

EVERYBODY HATES MAGICIANS Justin Rivera (AGT, The Gong Show, Comedy Central Stand Up Asia)

Special Guests: JR DE GUZMAN (Asian AF, The Comedy Lineup)

Dream Big to Just Survive by PK (Loud Asians Laugh Factory, Comedy Special on Hulu)

Thursday, March 21, 8pm

A TERRIBLE SHOW FOR TERRIBLE PEOPLE Bonnie He (LA Diversity Comedy Festival Second City, NY Clown Theatre Festival)

FAT GAY & INDIAN Percy Rustomji (Diversity Showcase, Babysplitters, Netflix “Small Shots!”)

Special Guest: Justin Rivera (AGT, The Gong Show, Comedy Central Stand Up Asia)

Friday, March 22, 8pm

A HAND IN FREEDOM Steve Lee (Hong Kong International Comedy Festival)

PRETTY BEAST Kazu Kusano (SF Sketchfest, Westside Comedy Showdown Finalist)

Special Guest: Jason Cheny (World Series of Comedy Winner)

Saturday, March 23, 2pm

DADURDAY George Wang (George Lopez’s Take Me Out, Tru TV)

YELLOW IVY Sherry Cola featuring Lil Tasty (Freeform’s Good Trouble, TNT’S Claws)

Special Guest: Kiki Yeung (Asian Voices, Little Big Master)

Sunday, March 24, 7pm

SHAME, SHAME, BUT DIFFERENT Peter Kim (CBS Diversity Showcase, NCIS)

SECOND CHANCES Kiki Yeung (NY Pan Asian Repertory Theater NuWORKS, San Diego Fringe Hustler Award, Santa Monica Playhouse BFF)

Special Guest TBA

Closing night post show after party featuring music by KENDOU sponsored by ISH KITCHEN

Advanced sales: $25, includes a glass of wine or non-alcoholic beverage. $35 at the door

FESTIVAL PASS: $75 for all shows plus VIP seating. Email crazywokeasians@gmail.com for details.