The British comedian lights up the Caravelle Saigon
The growth of the comedy scene comes down to the work of a number of individuals in both Hanoi and Saigon. Here are a few of them.
The MC at Stand-Up Hanoi, Mike Ellis has played a key role in the development of stand-up comedy in Hanoi
Vascoâ€™s will host a night of unique stand-up comedy on Saturday May. 2.
While Ho Chi Minh City is finally getting a handle on this comedy thing, Hanoi is just coming into its own. Dara O Foghlu gets a chance to chat with one of the jokers leading the way. Photos by Julie Vola
On Wednesday Nov. 19, in conjunction with Magners Irish Cider, the newly formed Saigon International Comedy (formerly Apocalaughs Now) will present its first show, with two comics from overseas — comedic magician Jeffrey Tam (Philippines) and highly acclaimed London-based gagster Nik Coppin (UK).
From 8pm to 10pm on Nov. 21, Son Tinh nights and the Hanoi Comedy Collective presents a night of stand-up comedy.
In an attempt to bring you the best in alternative stand-up, the team behind Apocalaughs Now has scoured the 25 corners of the globe and on Tuesday Aug. 19 have onehelluva belly tickling show lined up for you.