asian af Los Angeles

Asian AF LA is produced by Will Choi and co-hosted with Keiko Agena

 
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UPCOMING SHOWS

Friday, 1/19/18
9pm
UCBT Sunset
5419 W. Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90027

Buy Tickets: SOLD OUT
there will be a waitlist, day of show

RSVP on Facebook to get the latest details

 

December 2017

Fri. 12/22/17
UCBT Sunset - Los Angeles

HOSTS – Will Choi & Eugene Cordero

SPECIAL GUEST – Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat)

STAND-UP COMEDIAN – Long You

STAND-UP COMEDIAN – Kiran Deol

CHARACTER MONOLOGUE – "Ask the Dishes"
Writer/Cast: Jiavani Linayao

SKETCH/DANCE – "Asian Men: Undateable?"
Writers: Geo Lee & Chuck Maa
Cast: Geo Lee, Chuck Maa, Andrew Tran, Brian Siregar

VIDEO – Alfred Aquino II

MUSICAL COMEDY – Kevin Yee
with J. Elaine Marcos & Richard Ogawa

IMPROV –  Voltron
- Lilan Bowden (Andi Mack)
- Sarah Claspell
- Kim Cooper
- Eugene Cordero (Kong: Skull Island)
- Rene Gube (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
- Zac Oyama (CollegeHumor)
- Dhruv Uday Singh
- Kathy Yamamoto

 

November 2017

Fri. 11/24/17
UCBT Sunset - Los Angeles

HOSTS – Will Choi & Keiko Agena

STAND-UP COMEDIAN – Peter Kim (Chicago Justice)

STAND-UP COMEDIAN – Raja Michael

IMPROV –  Miss Golightly
- Jed Alcantara
- Will Choi
- Tony Garbanzos
- Terry Huang
- Vince Yap
- Weikei Yu

VIDEO – SeventhGrade (Chuck Maa, Geo Lee)

SPECIAL SCREENING – We Bare Bares
- special appearance by creator Daniel Chong & voice actor Charlet Chung

IMPROV –  Voltron
- Lilan Bowden (Andi Mack)
- Sarah Claspell
- Kim Cooper
- Eugene Cordero (Kong: Skull Island)
- Rene Gube (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
- Zac Oyama (CollegeHumor)
- Dhruv Uday Singh
- Kathy Yamamoto

 

October 2017

Fri. 10/20/17
UCBT Sunset - Los Angeles

HOSTS – Will Choi, Dan Lee, & Alex Song

SPECIAL GUEST – Jameela Jamil (The Good Place)

STAND-UP COMEDIAN – Alex Song (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon)

MAGIC SHOW – David Kwong (Deception)

CHARACTER – "The Interview"
Writer/Cast: Dan Lee (Rough Night)

MUSICAL COMEDY – Kevin Yee

SKETCH – "Marie Kondon't"
Writer: Alex Song
Cast: Will Choi, Alex Song

IMPROV –  Voltron
- Lilan Bowden (Andi Mack)
- Sarah Claspell
- Kim Cooper
- Eugene Cordero (Kong: Skull Island)
- Rene Gube (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
- Zac Oyama (CollegeHumor)
- Dhruv Uday Singh
- Kathy Yamamoto
- and guest improvisors Dan Lee & Alex Song

 

September 2017

Fri. 9/29/17
UCBT Sunset - Los Angeles

HOSTS – Will Choi & Keiko Agena (Gilmore Girls)

SPECIAL GUEST – Kelly Hu (X-Men 2; The Scorpion King)

STAND-UP COMEDIAN – Sheng Wang (Fresh Off the Boat)

VIDEO – Katie Malia (Almost Asian)

CHARACTER – "Census Taker"
Writer/Cast: Kathy Yamamoto

SKETCH – "Hanging with the Wife"
Writer/Cast: Mike Lane

MUSICAL IMPROV – Fantasia
- Shilpa Das
- Jiavani Linayao
- Chuck Maa
- Kathryn Molloy
- Kathy Yamamoto
- Weikei Yu
- and guest improviser Chris Grace (Superstore)

IMPROV – Voltron
- Lilan Bowden (Andi Mack)
- Sarah Claspell
- Kim Cooper
- Eugene Cordero (Kong: Skull Island)
- Rene Gube (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
- Zac Oyama (CollegeHumor)
- Dhruv Uday Singh
- Kathy Yamamoto
- and guest improvisor Allyn Pintal

 

AUGUST 2017

Fri. 8/25/17
UCBT Sunset - Los Angeles

HOSTS – Will Choi & Keiko Agena (Gilmore Girls)

STAND-UP COMEDIAN – Kevin Camia (The Dress Up Gang)

VIDEO – Kulap Vilaysack (Bajillion Dollar Propertie$)

CHARACTER – "Wedding Dancer"
Writer/Cast: Sarah Claspell

SKETCH – "Bargain Hunters"
Writer: Kay Kaanapu
Cast: Kay Kaanapu, Dione Kuraoka, Kaitlyn Tanimoto

SKETCH – "Hypemen Anonymous"
Writer: Kay Kaanapu
Cast: Geo Lee, Sunanda Sachatrakul, Connie Shin, Erich Tamola, Jenny Yang

IMPROV – Kaiju: The Mess Hall Superteam
- Albert Andrade
- Jane Kim
- Geo Lee (America's Best Dance Crew)
- PJ McCormick
- Kathryn Molloy
- Christopher Renfro
- Connie Shin
- Erich Tamola

IMPROV – Voltron
- Lilan Bowden (Andi Mack)
- Sarah Claspell
- Kim Cooper
- Eugene Cordero (Kong: Skull Island)
- Rene Gube (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
- Zac Oyama (CollegeHumor)
- Dhruv Uday Singh
- Kathy Yamamoto

 

JULY 2017

Fri. 7/28/17
UCB Sunset - Los Angeles

HOSTS – Will Choi & Keiko Agena (Gilmore Girls)

SPECIAL GUEST – Manny Jacinto (The Good Place)

STAND-UP COMEDIAN – Sherry Cola (I Love Dick)

VIDEO – Joy Regullano (White Fetish)

SKETCH – "Miss Asian America Pagent"
Writer: Joy Regullano
Cast: Keiko Agena, Feo Chin, Quincy Cho, Will Choi, Sherry Cola, Joy Regullano, Jenny Yang, Ai Yoshihara

STORYTELLING – Will Choi

SHORT FILM – Bernard Badion & Eugene Cordero (Kong: Skull Island)

IMPROV – K3wlAzN420
- Lizz Adams
- Chuck Maa (America's Best Dance Crew)
- Allyn Pintal
- Erich Tamola

IMPROV – Voltron
- Lilan Bowden (Andi Mack)
- Sarah Claspell
- Kim Cooper
- Eugene Cordero (Kong: Skull Island)
- Rene Gube (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
- Zac Oyama (CollegeHumor)
- Dhruv Uday Singh
- Kathy Yamamoto

 

june 2017

Sat. 6/10/17
UCBT Sunset - Los Angeles

HOSTS – Will Choi & Keiko Agena

SPECIAL GUEST – Suzy Nakamura (Dr. Ken)

STAND-UP COMEDIAN – Long You

VIDEO – Marques Ray & Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat)

CHARACTER –"Gideon's Art"
Writer/Cast: Suzy Nakamura

MUSICAL COMEDY – Kevin Yee

ELITE DAILY GAME SHOW – David Brown, Will Choi, Dione Kuraoka, Dhruv Uday Singh

IMPROV – Voltron
- Lilan Bowden
- Sarah Claspell
- Kim Cooper
- Eugene Cordero
- Rene Gube
- Zac Oyama
- Dhruv Uday Singh
- Kathy Yamamoto

 

MAY 2017

Fri. 5/12/17
UCBT Sunset Inner Sanctum - Los Angeles

"Asian AF Presents: AAPI Heritage Month AF"

HOSTS – Will Choi & Mike Lane

SPECIAL GUEST – Lewis Tan (Iron Fist)

STAND-UP COMEDIAN – Kiran Deol

VIDEO – Kulap Vilaysack (Bajillion Dollar Propertie$)

MOTHER'S DAY GAME SHOW – Mike Lane, Will Choi, Jiavani Linayao

STORYTELLING – Amy Hill (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)

IMPROV – Voltron
- Lilan Bowden
- Sarah Claspell
- Kim Cooper
- Eugene Cordero
- Rene Gube
- Zac Oyama
- Dhruv Uday Singh
- Kathy Yamamoto
 

 

APRIL 2017

Fri. 4/28/17
UCBT Sunset - Los Angeles

HOSTS – Will Choi & Mike Lane

STAND-UP COMEDIAN – Margaret Cho

VIDEO – Michele Selene Ang (13 Reasons Why)

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE – Tess Paras

SKETCH – "Got Your Back"
Writer: Kay Kaanapu
Cast: Kay Kaanapu, Dione Kuraoka, Kaitlyn Tanimoto

UNITED AIRLINES –  Will Choi, Joan Ford, Dione Kuraoka, Mike Lane, Connie Shin, Kaitlyn Tanimoto

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE – Alex Hwang

IMPROV – Voltron
- Lilan Bowden
- Sarah Claspell
- Kim Cooper
- Eugene Cordero
- Rene Gube
- Zac Oyama
- Dhruv Uday Singh
- Kathy Yamamoto

GHOST IN THE SHELL: THE MUSICAL!
- Writers: Will Choi, Mike Lane, Tess Paras
- Cast: Keiko Agena, Kim Cooper, Will Choi, Dione Kuraoka, Mike Lane, Jiavani Linayao, Tess Paras, Allyn Pintal, Kaitlyn Tanimoto, Dhruv Uday Singh, Kathy Yamamoto, Candice Yang

 

MARCH 2017

Fri. 3/24/17
UCBT Sunset - Los Angeles

HOSTS – Will Choi, Mike Lane, & Connie Shin

STAND-UP COMEDIAN – Marques Ray

SKETCH/DANCE – "Asian Men: Undateable?"
Writers: Geo Lee & Chuck Maa
Cast: Pauler Lam, Geo Lee, Chuck Maa, Andrew Tran, Justin Valles, Richard Wang, Yoshi Wright

SKETCH – "Queen Bee AF"
Writer: Amrita Dhaliwal
Cast: Alfred Aquino II, Geri Carillo, Varut Chee, Amrita Dhaliwal, Gilbert Galon, Bonnie He, Mike Lane, Christine Lin, Stephen Loh, Chris Quintos

CHARACTER – "Women's Empowerment Seminar"
Writer/Cast: Susan Song

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE – Jane Lui & Paul Dateh

HOSTING BIT – Mike Lane & Connie Shin

IMPROV – Voltron
- Lilan Bowden
- Sarah Claspell
- Kim Cooper
- Eugene Cordero
- Rene Gube
- Zac Oyama
- Dhruv Uday Singh
- Kathy Yamamoto

 

FEBRUARY 2017

Fri. 2/24/17
UCBT Sunset - Los Angeles

HOSTS – Will Choi, Mike Lane, & Connie Shin

STAND-UP COMEDIAN – Sheng Wang (Fresh Off the Boat)

MUSICAL COMEDY – Kevin Yee with J. Elaine Marcos

SKETCH – "Historical Strippers"
Writers: Lynn Yu, Ari Scott, Anna Cecilia, Chris O'Brien
Cast: Feodor Chin, Dione Kuraoka, Mike Lane, Connie Shin, Kaitlyn Tanimoto, Scott Yamamura

SKETCH – "PTA President"
Writer: Brendan Halloran
Cast: Will Choi, Dione Kuraoka, Mike Lane, Connie Shin, Kaitlyn Tanimoto, Scott Yamamura

SPECIAL APPEARANCE – Kelly Marie Tran (Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi)

SKETCH – "Asian Cops"
Writers: Gilbert Galon, Stephen Loh, Brian T. Arnold
Cast: Gilbert Galon, Rhett George, J. Elaine Marcos, Lana McKissack, Scott Yamamura

VALENTINE'S DATING GAME SHOW – Gilbert Galon, Dione Kuraoka, Mike Lane, Connie Shin, Dhruv Uday Singh

IMPROV – Voltron
- Lilan Bowden
- Sarah Claspell
- Kim Cooper
- Eugene Cordero
- Rene Gube
- Zac Oyama
- Dhruv Uday Singh
- Kathy Yamamoto

 

January 2017

Sat. 1/21/17
UCBT Sunset - Los Angeles

HOSTS – Will Choi, Mike Lane, & Connie Shin

STAND-UP COMEDIAN – Atsuko Okatsuka

SKETCH – "The Last Two People"
Writer: Cynthia Kao
Cast: Cynthia Kao, Scott Yamamura

CHARACTER – "Pastor"
Writer/Cast: Marques Ray

SKETCH – "The Cove-r Up"
Writer: Connie Shin
Cast: Will Choi, Mike Lane

SKETCH – "The Godmother"
Writers: Alfred Aquino II, Kaitlyn Tanimoto
Cast: Jesse Esparza, Dione Kuraoka, Kaitlyn Tanimoto, Scott Yamamura

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE – Dia Frampton & Jae Jin

CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE GAME SHOW – Will Choi, Mike Lane, Connie Shin, Susan Song, Marques Ray, Scott Yamamura

CHINESE LION DANCE – Mark Elefane & Andy Ta

IMPROV – Voltron
- Lilan Bowden
- Sarah Claspell
- Kim Cooper
- Eugene Cordero
- Rene Gube
- Zac Oyama
- Dhruv Uday Singh
- Kathy Yamamoto

 

NOVEMBER 2016

Tues. 11/29/16
UCB Sunset - Los Angeles
*Asian AF LA debut show

HOSTS – Will Choi, Mike Lane, & Connie Shin

STAND-UP COMEDIAN – Jenny Yang

SKETCH – "Veggie Committee"
Writers/Cast: Kay Kaanapu, Dione Kuraoka, Kaitlyn Tanimoto

SKETCH – "Spiderman is Gross"
Writer: Ann Maddox
Cast: Jesse Esparza, Ann Maddox, Connie Shin

SKETCH – "Group Photo"
Writer: Jesse Esparza
Cast: Jesse Esparza, Dione Kuraoka, Ann Maddox, Susan Song, Kaitlyn Tanimoto

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE – "Fetish Rap"
Writer: Cynthia Kao
Cast: Cynthia Kao, Tess Paras

 

WHAT DO YOU REALLY MEAN? GAME SHOW – Will Choi, Mike Lane, Connie Shin

IMPROV – Kilowatt: The Mess Hall Superteam
- Keiko Agena
- Quincy Cho
- Kay Kaanapu
- Chuck Maa
- Jiavani Linayao
- Allyn Pintal
- Joy Regullano
- Erich Tamola

IMPROV – Voltron
- Lilan Bowden
- Sarah Claspell
- Kim Cooper
- Eugene Cordero
- Rene Gube
- Zac Oyama
- Dhruv Uday Singh
- Kathy Yamamoto