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July August Culture Run – Melbourne Comedy Festival, Angels and a Penang Hokkien Sob Story

July August Culture Run – Melbourne Comedy Festival, Angels and a Penang Hokkien Sob Story

Melbourne Comedy Fest

The superstars of Australia’s biggest laugh-fest will be coming to town and it promises to be an absolute riot. Touted as the Christmas of comedy festivals; The Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF) Roadshow will be making a stopover in Kual Lumpur on July 4th and 5th, exclusively at the PJ Live Arts Centre @ Jaya One.

Hosted by Harley Breen, Joel Creasey, Anne Edmonds, Luke Mcgregor and our own Ronny Chieng making his Malaysian debut.

Don’t  wait, get your tickets at ; www.tix.my and www.pjlivearts.my for my information.

angelsinamerica theatrethreesixty’s 2014 season continues with the Tony Kushner epic Angels In America: Part One – Millennium Approaches. The Malaysian premiere of this Pulitzer and Tony award winner will be directed by theatrethreesixty’s artistic director Christopher Ling and features an illustrious 9-member ensemble cast led by Qahar Aqilah, Jon Chew, Dominic Lucien Luk and Sandra Sodhy. Angels In America: Part One – Millennium Approaches plays at the Damansara Performing Arts Centre (DPAC) Black Box from Friday, August 8 to Sunday, August 17.

Ticket info: www.dpac.com.my

haixinkailor

 HAI KI XIN LOR (You Mean The World To Me) is the illuminating story written, produced and directed by Saw Teong Hin of “Puteri Gunung Ledang” fame. This original Penang Hokkien play, which is an almost autobiography will be the closing event for George Town Festival 2014. A story  that spans two generations of a Penang family, HAI KI XIN LOR will be presented in the lilting Penang Hokkien patois, which is a unique production that features an ambitious staging inspired by the Hungry Ghost festival stages with an innovative story-telling approach to an illuminating story of family, love and forgiveness.
With English and Mandarin subtitles, HAI KI XIN LOR will be staged from 28th – 31st August at the atmospheric century old clan building complex, the Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi.  A respected  cast from Penang, Melaka and Singapore, HAI KI XIN LOR features popular actors Neo Swee Lin, Chelsia Ng and Frederick Lee.

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