Don’t Die Yet! – “Laugh Die You – The Mob” 2017

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Laugh your way to “Laugh Die You” this 11th February 2017!

Laugh Die You” had in the past 18 months successfully brought 12,000 people to tears from too much laughter. “Laugh Die You”, a direct translation of a Cantonese phrase, “siu sei lei”, which quite simply means “to laugh until you die”, is expecting at least 4,000 Malaysians to fill its venue. Growing successfully, “Laugh Die You” is back with its 4th installment, “Laugh Die You – The Mob“! This time, it features our uprising homegrown KUAH JENHAN, multi-talented actor/comedian MARK LEE and ‘local angmoh’ comedian MARK ATHERTON.

Laugh Die You – The Mob” will be featuring the multi-talented Mark Lee, who will be hosting and singing in English, Cantonese and Hokkien. Our own darling of comedy Kuah Jenhan – dapper, ‘leng chai’ with a smile and quick-wit that kills, to take on Singapore’s Asian-wannabe, multi-lingual travel-bug, Jonathan Atherton.

All this is happening on 11th February at the Genting International Showroom, Genting Highlands!

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ARTIST LINEUP & PROFILE

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KUAH JENHAN, who’s formed the Malaysian Association of Chinese Comedians (MACC) along with Phoon Chi Ho and Douglas Lim in 2009, is a highly sought-after entertainer. His brand of humour and performance ethics has garnered the respect and accolades of some of the most experienced comics around. Tom Rhodes, Ronny Chieng, Nick Cody, to drop some names. Going beyond stand-up, Jenhan is also known for assuming different comedic roles and alter egos from time to time.

He has also performed two solo shows since 2011, and appeared at The Best of Malaysian Comedy in Australia last year. Jenhan is also a nominee for Perth Fringe World 2016 – COMEDY AWARD: ‘Like This Like Dad’ and ‘The 9th BOH Cameronian Arts Award – MUSICAL: Best Original Book And/Or Lyrics – Lat Kampung Boy’. His brand of humour and performance ethics has garnered the respect and accolades of some of the most experienced comics around. Tom Rhodes, Ronny Chieng, Nick Cody, to drop some names. Going beyond stand-up, Jenhan is also known for assuming different comedic roles and alter egos from time to time.

MARK LEE, a Singaporean Chinese comedian, actor, television host and film director. Lee is famous for, amongst others, playing the title role in Singapore’s Mediacorp Channel 5 television sitcom Police & Thief as Lee Tok Kong, Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd as guest appearance Lee Kok Peng from season 5 until season 7 and in Mediacorp Channel 8 television sitcom Holland V as Su Hao. He also gained recognition for his work with Jack Neo and Henry Thia in films such as Money No Enough and Liang Po Po: The Movie and long-running comedy variety programme Comedy Nite. He made his directorial debut in the comedy horror film The Ghosts Must Be Crazy.

Having won numerous awards such as the coveted All Time Favourite Artiste award in the Star Awards 2010 and became the first host-cum-comedian to win the award as the previous winners were predominantly thespians. As such he will no longer be in the run for the Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes awards in future Star Awards. Lee was also a line-up for Popcorn Studio’s Laugh Die You 2.5, a successful comedy event held at Genting International Showroom back in January 2015.

JONATHAN ATHERTON is a well-known comedian, an avid traveller having entertained people from TV shows, radio and on stage all over the world and now calling Singapore his home. Aside from performing club and theatre shows, Jon has also brought smiles to stressed out company executives and government figures. He has performed for Singapore Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Finance, Shell Oil, APC Shipping, Titan, Lamborghini, Pernod- Ricard, HSBC, Standard Chartered, Malaysian Australian Business Council, plus literally scores of Transglobal and local companies.

He also performs regular charity work for organisations such as Magic Bus (India), Red Crescent, Pawse for a Cause. Jon has shaped up the stand-up circuit in Singapore, helm of Comedy Club Asia and has built the market in Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia and Vietnam whilst building bridges across the entire Asian continent and the Indian subcontinent. He speaks a multitude of languages – Indonesian, Malay, Thai, Japanese, Swahili, Uganda, and German – just to name a few.

MICHAEL LEANER is a recording artiste from Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. Michael Leaner has collaborated and shared stage with many namely and renown local celebrities such as Amber Chia, Shila Amzah, Ning Baizura, Jaclyn Victor, Vince Chong and many more.

A charismatic crooner, he is well known for his emotive and soulful voice. Michael is one of the uprising and sought after singer-performer in the region. Often sought for singing appearances in prestigious events, he was specifically chosen to perform for the honorary presence of Tun Dr.Mahathir Mohamad and Siti Asmah during their wedding anniversary, and many other that follows.

TO DIE OR NOT TO DIE? – TICKET INFO

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For Malaysians, tickets are priced at RM308 (VIP), RM258 (Gold), RM158 (Silver), respectively and are available only at Resort World Genting’s website HERE

Early bird tickets are available at 15% discount until Jan 15th 2017, so hurry up and don’t miss out on this spectacularly hilarious combo of entertainers coming your way!

Check out Laugh Die You’s FB page HERE

Grabcar is at your service too! Get RM20 off per ride to and from Genting Highlands on 11th February 2017  with the promo code: GRABLDY

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Author: Stephanie Leong

Making thunderstorms go pow-wow. Talk to me at stephanielkm@gmail.com

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