#InTheLoop | Saturday Night Show Is Serious Laughing Matter
BY QEDC It's In Queens
Luckily, this group lives up to its nickname!
Flushing Town Hall will offer Crazy Talented Asians & Friends: An Evening of Live Comedy on Saturday, April 17, at 8 pm.
Through stand-up routines, sketches, and wacky stories, these jokesters will discuss their struggles during the COVID quarantine. They’ll also pay a special tribute to Manhattan’s Chinatown and renowned Queens-born photographer Corky Lee, who died recently.
Otter Lee (below), a Chinese-American actor, writer, and general funnyman, will be the master of ceremonies. He’ll work with East and South Asian comedians on this show, which is recommended for those age 13 and over. Here’s some info on Lee’s partners.
Jatin Chhugani is a comedian, writer, and founding member of Overstep Comedy, an Asian-American sketch team.
Patricia Dinglasan is a stand-up comedian whose videos “Mom-Lan” and “Fashion Looks for Remote Learning” appeared on WhoHaHa.
Vivek Netrakanti is a writer and stand up comedian who produces and performs in the show “Token White Guy” at Carolines on Broadway and Q.E.D. Astoria. He has also written sketches for Upright Citizens Brigade and Magnet Theater.
Becky Yamamoto is a comedian, actor and writer who has appeared in independent films such as “Fort Tilden” (SXSW Grand Jury Prize Winner) and “3rd St. Blackout” (LA Film Festival).
Angel Yau is a comedian, storyteller, actor, and filmmaker. The Queens woman founded Asian American Film Thing, an all-AAPI film show.
Images: Otter Lee