International stand-up comedy returns to these fine shores on Wednesday Aug. 26 and Thursday Aug. 27 courtesy of “smart, funny but filthy” US comic, Matt Davis.
Knowing the importance of laughter to the good folk of Ho Chi Minh City, on Jun. 4 Saigon International Comedy will once again bring its contagious medicine to the citizens of this fair town. Teaming up with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Vietnam (CanCham), two of Canada’s finest comics, Pat Burtscher and Garrett Jamieson, will descend on Phatty’s for a night of unbridled, north-of-the-border hilarity.
Vietnam’s stand-up scene is starting to attract some bigger fish from the global comedy pool.
Comedy lovers and hecklers get ready. After a short but well-needed hiatus, Saigon International Comedy is returning to Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday Mar. 18 with a great, post St. Patrick’s Day line-up.
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.
Award-winning comedian Ro Campbell is coming to Vietnam to make you laugh. Word caught up with Ro to get some intimate insights into the man and his work.