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7 Stand-Up Comedy Shows You Need To Watch

Laugh till you cry with an impressive line-up of local and international comedians this month onwards.

by / Published: 6 Nov 2017

7 Stand-Up Comedy Shows You Need To Watch
Photo: Crackhouse Comedy Club KL/Facebook

Make Malaysia Laugh Again!

This 90-minute show will feature top Malaysian comedians who have made a name for themselves on platforms like Comedy Central Asia and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

Presented by the Crackhouse Comedy Club, Make Malaysia Laugh Again! will run from 12-14 November at 8.30pm to 10pm, hosted by comedian Prakash Daniel with side-splitting performances by Brian Tan, Shamaine Othman, Crackhouse Comedy Club co-founder Rizal van Geyzel and others. 

Tickets are priced at RM62.99. 

Bottle & Glass: The Seafood Bar
The Vibe, Lot 6376 & 9236,
Jalan Ibrahim Sultan, Johor Bahru
Tel: 017-260 3654

Photo: United Nations of Comedy Malaysia/Facebook

United Nations of Comedy 3

Back after five sold-out shows in 2016 and 2017, the United Nations of Comedy team will go all out to entertain the crowd this 17-18 November, from 9pm to 11pm.

Hosted by Singaporean comedian Sam See, the show will feature Luwita Hana Randhawa (Kuala Lumpur), Shahrizan Ferouz (Sabah), Dan Tackage (Australia), Justin Heyes (UK), Yuichiro Kinjo (Japan), Zainal Bostaman (Brunei) and Aaron Barber (USA).

Purchase your tickets online for RM35 or get them at the door for RM40. 

Upstage @ Rendezvous
100 Lorong Maarof, Bangsar, 
Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2202 0206

Photo: LOL Events

Vir Das - Boarding Das World Tour 

Vir Das, an actor, musician, writer and stand-up comedian who hails from India, brings his high-energy humour and wit to Malaysian audiences this 23 November as part of his Boarding Das World Tour.

The tour is in conjunction with Das’ one-hour Netflix comedy special, Abroad Understanding, released in April this year. The show starts at 8.30pm, with tickets priced between RM69 to RM214.   

Galaxy Hall, HGH Convention Centre,
475 Jalan Sentul, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03 7732 8872

Photo: Alexander the Comic/Facebook

Alex In Wonderland

South India's comedy star Alexander Babu Arulanthu will be doing his first solo stand-up special in Malaysia this 26 November. The software engineer-turned comedian has had sold-out shows in India, UK, and Singapore. 

Combining his love of music with a colourful retelling of life experiences from Tamil Nadu to USA, Alexander will thrill Malaysian fans with his unique mix of wit and optimism.

Tickets are priced at RM 138 (Silver) and RM158 (Gold). 

KLCC Plenary Hall, 
Kuala Lumpur City Centre
Tel: 03-7880 7999

Photo: Phoenix PR/Facebook

Maharajas of Comedy 

Four of India's brightest comedic stars will take the stage for the first time at KLCC's Plenary Hall this 20 January 2018.

The show starts at 8pm, hosted by popular Malaysian comedian and doctor Jason Leong and features Kanan GillVarun ThakurSahil Shah, and Anuvab Pal all in one outrageous night of comedy. 

Tickets to the show are priced between RM138 and RM288.  

KLCC Plenary Hall, 
Kuala Lumpur City Centre
Tel: 03-7880 7999

Photo: Kenny Sebastian/Facebook

Kenny Sebastian Live In Malaysia 2018

From 19-20 January at 8.30pm, Indian comedian and Youtuber Kenny Sebastian will tickle Malaysian audiences with his hilarious repertoire.

Dubbed 'The No.1 Young Indian To Watch Out For In 2016' by Buzzfeed, Kenny Sebastian released his fifth comedy special, Don't Be That Guy, on Amazon this year.

Grab tickets to see his show at the KL Performing Arts Centre from RM100 to RM250.   

Pentas 1, Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (KLPAC)
Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah,
Sentul, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-4047 9000 

Photo: Kavin Jayaram/Facebook

Loldromat Stand-Up Comedy

Laugh out loud to the raucous humour of four familiar faces this 24 November at 8.30pm with the Loldromat comedy show at Paperwalls.

Watch local talents Kavin Jay, Prakash Daniel, Brian Tan and Keren Bala Devan as they unleash their wit and humour in this evening comedy special.

Hurry and get your tickets (RM99) before 19 November by giving Delaney a call at 017-789 9273.   

Paperwalls, B-2-17,
Pusat Komersial Bayu Tasek Persiaran Southkey 1,
Kota Southkey, Johor Bahru
Tel: 017-789 9273