bringing the funny: pork filled players, 18 mighty mountain warriors, asian comedy night

Hey Seattle! Asian American sketch comedy troupe Pork Filled Players present their new show "Lard & Order: Pork Filled Intent," running now through November 3, Fridays and Saturdays, late night at the Theatre Off Jackson. The Players, Seattle's oldest sketch comedy group and the longest surviving Asian American theatre, are coming at you with an all-new barrage on law and order, crime and punishment and Bush and the "T" word. As a special added attraction, the Players are importing two sketch from Canada, Assaulted Fish and Disoriental. For details on the show and the Pork Filled Players, check out their website here, and their MySpace profile here. Go Maggie.

Speaking of sketch comedy... down in southern California, the world-famous 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors present their latest show "LOUDER FASTER FUNNIER!" No one is safe! Nothing is sacred! They take on Spartans. Iwo Jima films by Clint Eastwood. China (1.3 billion people and counting). The show is running now through November 11 for a limited three week run at GTC Burbank. For more information, got to the 18MMW website here. And check out their MySpace profile here.

And since we're talking about comedy, if you're in the Bay Area, don't miss Contemporary Asian Theater Scene's 7th Annual Asian Comedy Night, featuring comics Rex Navarrete and Ali Wong. This Saturday, October 27th at the Le Petit Trianon Theatre in San Jose. Two shows at 6:00pm and 9:00pm. Fun stuff! For more information about the show visit the CATS website here. And get your tickets online here.