Fair or Festival

First Annual NYC Asian Comedy Festival

January 25 – January 26, 2020
5 – 12AM

THE PIT IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE OUR FIRST ANNUAL ASIAN COMEDY FESTIVAL, RUNNING FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JANUARY 25 & 26, 2020!

Produced by The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT) with Creative Producers Otter Lee, Kate Moran and Edward Pokropski, the Asian Comedy Festival (ACF) looks to celebrate the burgeoning Asian comedy scene in NYC, and highlight some amazing Asian identifying performers and teams from around the world.

Notable acts include: Asian AF (featured on NBC and NY Times), Asian Not Asian podcast (featured on Vulture and AV Club), AZN Pop (featured on NBC, PBS), Overstep Comedy (NY Sketchfest), Bryan Yang (Standup NBC showcase semi-finalist), Jes Tom (TimeOut New York’s “LGBTQ POC Comedians We’re Obsessed With.”), Karen Chee (Late Night with Seth Meyers), Usama Siddiquee (Just For Laughs, Desus and Mero), and more.

Festival will take place at The PIT Striker Mainstage and Underground theaters, located at 123 E 24th street between Lexington and Park Ave South. For public transit, take the NRW or 6 trains to 23rd street.