Early Bird Sales
16 May 2018, 11am - 30 May 2018, 12am
16 May 2018, 11am - 29 May 2018, 8pm
30 May 2018, 12am
30 May 2018, 10am
R2 Resources is proud to bring you “#comedybangbang” featuring 7 internationally acclaimed standup comedians. This two and a half-hour show is coming to The Esplanade Theatre soon. The show will be hosted by our very own Sam See.
These standup comedians will be entertaining the audience with the usual arsenal of controversial jokes and if this is your first experience, do not be alarmed by the no holds barred antics which has a decidedly local flavour. They know that we, as Singaporeans need to laugh at ourselves and let it out. The international cast includes:
DATO AFDLIN SHAUKI (MALAYSIA)
This award-winning Malaysian multimedia sensation is known for his works in television, theatre, film, music and comedy.
During the prestigious 1999 Asian Television Awards, he was awarded the Best Presenter in an Entertainment Programme for his role as the host of the late night Astro talk show, “Bila Larut Malam”. He hosted the illustrious talk shows for six years, as well as other game shows, sports, music and lifestyle programmes.
In 2017, Afdlin was awarded the Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang (DIMP) and conferred the honorary title of “Datuk” by the state of Pahang.
DANIEL MCGRATH (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)
As the winner of the 2016 Magners International Comedy Festival Competition, Daniel refers to himself as a world traveler whose irreverent storytelling style converts his “fish out of water” adventures into a smart and bawdy comedy. His jokes provide tiny glimpses into his life as a father, husband, teacher and world traveler.
DZAR ISMAIL (SINGAPORE)
Dzar Ismail is a popular radio presenter and active scriptwriter. Strongly bilingual, highly energetic, sharp as a razor blade, but at times blunt as a spoon, his unpredictability and quirky randomness is strangely addictive.
The charismatic radio DJ is a local viral video king, of sorts. He is also an active contributor towards Digital Media in Mediacorp, and is known to generate strong online results for the station’s radio campaigns. Dzar was formerly a teacher, and has a strong grasp of both Malay and English languages.
JACKY NG (SINGAPORE)
Cheeky Chappy Jacky is Singapore’s youngest working comedian and part of the new breed of rising stars in Singapore. His approach to the audience is amenable and witty, his jokes are thoughtful and cutting. With a unique sense of style and humour, Jacky’s stories on his hopes and dreams as well as his observations of daily life has made him a popular figure in the local stand up scene.
SAM SEE (SINGAPORE)
Samuel See is part of Asia’s new wave of stand-up comedians, with the wit, snark, and liver capacity to entertain audiences from all across the globe.
Sam has been working with Comedy Central Asia since its inception for both live and televised performances, earning him a spot as one of their featured comedians online and on-screen. His stand-up and improv have made him an in-demand performer, entertaining audiences in places like Melbourne, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Oman, Malaysia and the Philippines.
JOCELYN CHIA (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)
Jocelyn Chia is a lawyer-turned comedian. She was featured on cnbc.com for winning the Gotham Comedy Club’s Funniest Lawyer Competition.
She is also a two-time winner of the Moth Storyslams, and enjoys weaving storytelling into her stand-up. She won the 2016 Ladies of Laughter Competition, and in 2017 she received the “Rising Star Award – Comedy” at the Asian American Television and Film Festival.
JUDEE TAN (SINGAPORE)
Judee Tan is a versatile theatre, television and film actress who excels in both comedic a
Early Bird Sales
Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes
Rating / Age Limit
- Rating: To be advised
- No admission for infants in arms and patron below 18 years old
- Patron 18 years and above must purchase a ticket for entry
- Admission is subject to tickets produced at the entrance
Late Seating Advisory
- You are strongly advised to be seated 15 minutes before the performance start time
- No admission will be allowed into the venue once the performance has commenced
- Exceptions may be made at Esplanade's discretion depending on the nature of the performance
Photography / Video Recording Rules
- No Photography, Video recording or Audio recording is permitted for this event
Through All SISTIC Channels
10% Discount for Early Bird
[Valid from 16 May to 29 May 2018]
10% Discount for Senior Citizens (55 years old & above) / Local & Overseas Students / NSF
[Valid from 30 May 2018 onwards]
[Verification: Present valid ID / Student Pass / SAF 11B (Military IC)]
[Please note that random checks on concession tickets will be conducted at the point of entry]
[Patrons unable to present proof of eligibility are required to upgrade their concession tickets to full price tickets]
10% Discount for Mastercard
[Valid from 30 May 2018 onwards]
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