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Tom Chin, Sketchoff!#$%!!

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Vancouver comedian and performer Tom Chin talked with Joseph Planta about the Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre’s 3rd Annual Asian Sketch Comedy Competition, Sketchoff!#$!!, which is on at the Roundhouse this Friday and Saturday night. The performers include three of North America’s finest ‘hyphenated-Asian’ comedy teams: LA OPM, The Kupps, and Assaulted Fish. Call 604.713.1800 for more information; or check out http://www.vact.ca.


Text of introduction by Joseph Planta:

Take three teams of North America’s finest ‘hyphenated-Asian’ comedy teams and have them compete with one another for a Rice Bowl and a People’s Choy’s Award, and you’ve got the makings of a hilarious evening. The 3rd Annual Asian Sketch Comedy Competition or Sketchoff!#%: Ha Ha HA! takes place this Friday, 27 May and Saturday, 28 May 2005 at the Roundhouse Performance Centre in Yaletown at 8.00 PM. The competitors are two-time winner LA OPM from Los Angeles, The Kupps, veterans from Second City in Toronto, and Vancouver’s own Assaulted Fish. Tickets are $20.00 at the Roundhouse, or by calling 604.713.1800. Hit up www.vact.ca for more information. There’ll also be a special guest performance from stand-up comedian Jeffery Yu, and the evening will be hosted by Tom Chin, a local comedian, writer and performer. He joins me on the line this morning to preview Sketchoff!#%. Please welcome to THECOMMENTARY.CA, Tom Chin; Good morning, Mr. Chin.


Weblinks:

Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre: http://www.vact.ca

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