DISORIENTED COMEDY & JACCC PRESENT

THE SECOND ANNUAL
THE COMEDY COMEDY FESTIVAL:
A COMEDY FESTIVAL

AUGUST 25 - 28, 2016

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 25

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8 PM | THE MUSICAL MUSICAL SHOW: A MUSICAL COMEDY SHOW

TICKETS $20 General Admission / $15 JACCC members:
 

Opening night of The Comedy Comedy Festival kicks off with a night of musical comedy from the stars of your favorite television comedies and Broadway shows!

FEATURING

  • HOST Amy Hill (Lifetime’s UnReal, The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) 
  • Vincent Rodriguez III (The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
  • Nico Santos (NBC’s Superstore)
  • Rodney To (NBC’s Parks & Recreation)
  • Parvesh Cheena (The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, NBC’s A to Z)
  • Tess Paras (The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, YouTube)
  • Kevin Yee (Original Broadway cast of MARY POPPINS). 


Co-Produced by Tess Paras (www.tessparas.com

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Beer, Wine and Sake available for purchase.


TICKETS $25 General Admission / $20 JACCC members:

Experience a night of adults sharing the embarrassing things they created as teens-- old diaries, letters, poems & more-- in front of total strangers.

Lineup includes:  

  • Naomi Ko 
  • Lynn Chen 
  • Greg Tung 
  • Elaine Sun  
  • Christine Joaquin-Ponchetti (The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, NBC’s A to Z)
  • Please note: lineup is subject to last minute changes·      

----- ABOUT MORTIFIED -----
For over 15 years, Mortified has been a pioneering forum for comedic storytelling via stage shows worldwide, podcast, film, TV, books & beyond. Witness adults sharing their adolescent writings and artwork. Discover Mortified at getmortified.com  Check out their documentary on Netflix and their podcast on iTunes. 

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Beer, Wine and Sake available for purchase.

 

 

 

10:30 PM | HELLA COMEDY COMEDY: A STANDUP COMEDY SHOW 

HELLA COMEDY standup comedy show feat. Paul PK Kim and our favorite Bay Area comics

TICKETS $10

This show is lineup is hella tight! Join us for night of laughs with our favorite stand up comedians from the Bay Area, capped off with our Los Angeles headliner, Asian American standup comedy legend Paul PK Kim.

Featuring

  • George Chen (Sup Doc, HBO’s Looking)
  • Shanti Charan (UCB East, Laughs Unlimited)
  • Dr. Priyanka Wali (Featured in Women’s Health Magazine, The Today Show)
  • Paul PK Kim (Laugh Factory, OG Asian American LA Comic, Kollaboration, LINK)
  • HOST Atsuko Okatsuka (Disoriented Comedy).


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Beer, Wine and Sake available for purchase.


Artistic powerhouse collective Browntourage and the Asian American Journalist Association Los Angeles present this comedy variety show of standup comedy veterans, standup newbies, and improvised comedy. 

TICKETS $10: 
Featuring

  • Lenny Shelton (YouTube)
  • Teresa Lee (MTV’s Middle of the Night Show)
  • Heidi Carreon (AAJA-LA First-Timer Standup Comic)
  • Kathy Yamamoto (UCB Comedy)
  • Neha Taireja (Browntourage First-Timer Standup Comic)
  • Cold Tofu improv
  • Yellow Fever improv

Community Co-Presenters: Browntourage. Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) Los Angeles

 

 

 

2:30 PM | THE COMEDY COMEDY SHOW: A COMEDY SHOW

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The Comedy Comedy Show: A Comedy Show featuring Albert Tsai and Krista Marie Yu of ABC's Dr. Ken

TICKETS $10

Featuring

  • Albert Tsai (ABC’s Dr. Ken, CBS’s How I Met Your Mother, ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat)
  • Krista Marie Yu (ABC’s Dr. Ken, Love the Coopers, The Darkness, First-Timer Comic) 
  • Dia Frampton (Finalist on the first season of NBC’s The Voice, First-Timer Comic)
  • Raja Michael (The Nerdist School)
  • Ceda Xiong (Disoriented Comedy, Nerve.com)
  • Rosie Narasaki (In Love and Warcraft, Fish Bowl, Bustle, First-Timer Comic) 
  • Renegade Justice Patrol (RJP) improv
  • Stir Friday Night improv


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Beer, Wine and Sake available for purchase.

 

4:30 PM | THE COMEDY COMEDY FESTIVAL: DIVERSITY SHOWCASE 
TICKETS $10
 

The Comedy Comedy Festival is proud to present our DIVERSITY SHOWCASE, a place to feature the brightest in straight white guys in comedy.  This year features the comedic talents of Upright Citizen’s Brigade improviser JOE WENGERT. He will attempt the daring feat of improvising a one-person long-form set.

Featuring

  • Aiko Tanaka (Comedy Store)

  • Helen Hong (Coen Brothers' "Inside Llewyn Davis,” "Mrs. Wong" in Nickelodeon's "The Thundermans")
  • Bonnie Chen (Asian Pacific Alumni of UCLA’s First-Timer Standup Comic)
  • Erika Ishii (Geek & Sundry, First-Timer Standup Comic, UCLA Alumni)
  • Voltron improv
  • Joe Wengert improv
  • HOST Yola Lu (Disoriented Comedy co-founder, Bumbershoot)

 

 

 

 

 

 

6 PM | FAMILY REUNION 3-YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW 

Guest Co-Curated by Caring Across America
http://www.caringacrossamerica.com/

FAMILY MEMBERS

  • Suzy Nakamura (ABC's Dr. Ken)
  • Charlene deGuzman (Comedian, "Unlovable" movie Kickstarter ends Sunday August 28th, 7am)
  • Jiavani Linayao (CBS Diversity Showcase, Moth Storyslam Winner)// Lolita Andrada Lledo (Pilipino Workers Center)
  • Emily Uy (Pilipino Workers Center)
  • Soniya Munshi (Caring Across Generations)
  • HOST D'Lo (Disoriented Comedy, Netflix's Sense8, Amazon's Transparent)
  • featuring remarks from Caring Across Generations Co-Director and MacArthur Genius Fellow Ai-Jen Poo.

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Beer, Wine and Sake available for purchase.

 

8:30 PM | DISORIENTED COMEDY 

Since 2012, Disoriented Comedy has independently-produced over 60 sold-out standup comedy and storytelling shows across the country in theatres, comedy clubs, and colleges and universities. 

TICKETS $25 General Admission / $20 JACCC members:

Last year's Disoriented Comedy standup show featured surprise drop-in headliner, comedy legend Margaret Cho. She brought down the house and the audience to tears with her comedy and heartfelt remarks about the historic nature of this Asian American comedy festival.

This year's festival centerpiece event will be Disoriented Comedy's 4-year anniversary show and feature special guest performer RANDALL PARK from ABC's Fresh Off The Boat and HBO's VEEP, and a secret surprise comedy headliner you won't want to miss.

Featuring

  • Randall Park (The Interview, ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat)
  • D’Lo (Disoriented Comedy producer, HBO’s Looking, Netflix’s Sense8, Buzzfeed)
  • Yola Lu (Bumbershoot, Seattle Sketchfest, Out of Bounds) 
  • Jenny Yang (Co-Founder and Co-Producer of Disoriented Comedy, Buzzfeed, Showtime)
  • Surprise Veteran Standup Comedian

 

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Beer, Wine and Sake available for purchase.

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 28


TICKETS $10

Geek out with us! Your favorite writers will be reading selections from their work. 

Featuring work by: 

  • Sarah Kuhn (Host. Author, Heroine Complex)
  • Paul Krueger (Author, Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge)
  • Jen Yamato (Journalist/Critic, The Daily Beast)
  • Cherry Chevapravatdumrong (TV Writer/Author, Family Guy)
  • Deric Hughes (TV/Comics Writer, The Flash)
  • Diya Mishra (Writers' PA, Powerless)
  • Rosie Narasaki (Playwright/Writer, Bustle.com)
  • Thomas Reyes (WB Writers Workshop, CBS Diversity Writers)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:30 PM | KABA KABA: A COMEDY COMEDY VARIETY SHOW

Dance and comedy unite for this hype show! Veteran standups, newbie standups, and improvised comedy featuring Andrew Tran, Executive Director of Kaba Modern Legacy (MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew) 

TICKETS $10

Featuring

  • HOST Aidan Park (Jeremy Lin: The Musical)
  • Nancy Lee (Comedian/Actress)
  • Andrew Tran (Comedian/Dancer, KM Legacy), 
  • Neela Banerjee (Kaya Press, First-Timer Standup Comic)
  • Faith Santilla (MTV, Labor Organizer, National Slam Poet Champion, First-Timer Standup Comic) 
  • Room to Improv
  • Golden Hour sketch comedy
  • Cynthia Kao sketch comedy (UCB, CollegeHumor.com)

 

 

 

4:30 PM | ISAtv LIVE AT THE COMEDY COMEDY FESTIVAL HOSTED BY DAN "AKADAN" MATTHEWS

YouTube giants ISAtv (Wongfu Productions / Far East Movement) will present a hilarious Sunday block of standup and improvised comedy.

TICKETS $10

Featuring 

  • Sunanda Sachatrakul (Comedian/Actress/Producer, Almost Asian)
  • Kyle Mizono (SF Sketchfest, NPR’s This American Life)
  • Beau Sia (Poet/Author, Our Mic)
  • Julie Zhan (Fox’s Grandfathered, Freeform’s Pretty Little Liars, Comedy Bang! Bang!)
  • Sierra Katow (NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Fox’s Laughs) 
  • Rococo imporv and a guest monologist
  • HOST Dan “akaDan” Matthews! (Alternative Hip Hop artist, Director of Productions at International Secret Agents)


 

 

 

6 PM | THE WRECKING CREW

The WRECKing Crew: A Comedy Variety Show+Industry Panel featuring stars of TBS's "Wrecked"
TBS’s “Wrecked” is cable’s most-watched new comedy! 

TICKETS $10 

Featuring

  • HOST Jenny Yang (Co-Founder and Co-Producer of Disoriented Comedy, Buzzfeed)
  • Miss Golightly improv
  • Asif Ali (Star of TBS’s Wrecked standup comedy)


Industry panel

  • Jen Kim (TBS Executive)
  • Ravi Patel (Meet the Patels/Master of None)
  • Ally Maki (Star of TBS’s Wrecked)
  • Asif Ali (Star of TBS’s Wrecked standup comedy)

 

 

8 PM | BRUTALLY HONEST WITH ANNA AKANA  

Brutally Honest with Anna Akana - A Comedy Comedy variety show. Standup. Stories. Truth telling. 

TICKETS $10

  • HOST Anna Akana (Filmmaker/Producer/Actress/Comedian, YouTube, Ant-Man, Dirty-30)
  • Sri Panchalam (Singer/Songwriter, Doctors & Engineers, First-Timer Standup Comic)
  • Shaan Dasani (Actor/Filmmaker, The Not Lesbians)
  • Robin Tran (Comedian/Blogger, Everyday Feminism, MTV's Roast Battle)
  • Kat Evasco (Writer/Comedian/Performance Artist, Mommy Queerest)
  • Long You (Los Angeles local favorite)
  • Kazu Kusano (Comedian, Undefeated Champion of Joke-E-Oke)
  • Irene Tu (SF Sketchfest, Man Haters, Hysteria)