LONG STORY SHORT (25 MARCH)

Gotten used to seeing newbies try out their best 3 minutes at a regular comedy open mic? It’s time to level up!

In this curated open mic, regular performers and established local comedians will test out their longer material. Watch live as experienced comics test out their conceptual pieces, tricky premises, and storytelling skills just for you!

TJF OPEN MIC (26 MARCH)

If you’ve ever wanted to try standup comedy in any language, this is the platform for you!

Come and watch regular open micers and established comedians try out their stuff and sign your name up too so you can get a chance to see if you’ve got what it takes to be funny!

HARITH ISKANDER: GASTROLOGY (27 MARCH)

What is it the news these days? People say whatever they want and do whatever they feel like it seems. With 24-hour news stations, livestreams, social media influencers, and viral sensations, how do all these things affect us as Malaysians? What’s up with all this hot gas? Join Harith Iskander as he explores this with this signature theatrical comedic style and amusing observations!

COMEDY HEAVYWEIGHT (28 MARCH)

We’re here to give you the skinny on the biggest comedians in Malaysia! On this night of hilarious heavyweights, these comedians will hit you hard with their punchlines and knock you silly!

Featuring Papi Zak, Abdul Raqib Karim, Steven Bones, Justin Heyes, Netflix’s own Kavin Jay and hosted by Farid Azmeir, here’s to an unforgettable night of comedy you won’t want to miss!

FUNNY & THANNI (29 & 30 MARCH)

This weekend, the country’s best Malaysian Indian comedians come together to bring you two nights of hilarity back-to-back! With acclaimed comedians Brian Tan, Prakash Daniel, Hindravel Chandrabose, Keren Bala Devan, and hosted by Suresh from THR Raaga, it’s going to be a night of unforgettable comedy by Indians, for Indians! But of course, you can bring your non-Indian friends along too! Don’t be shy!

BFM SPEAK EASY (30 MARCH) - FREE SHOW

A show that speaks freely about poetry. This recurring show on BFM regularly invites poets, spoken word artists, and various poetry luminaries to discuss the art of poetry in Malaysia. Now for the first time ever, Speak Easy will be held at The Joke Factory. Come on down!

COMEDY SCRIPT WRITING WORKSHOP (30 & 31 MARCH) - FREE SHOW

Working on a piece that needs to be funny? Bring your work and let’s punch it up together! Facilitated by experienced comedians. Limited seats available.

ARTS & CRAFT WITH RECYCLED MATERIALS (30 & 31 MARCH) - FREE SHOW

Being out the creativity in your child (or yourself!) by joining this arts and crafts workshop. Recycled materials provided.

FEMXTALK DARE TO BE DIFFERENT (31 MARCH) - FREE SHOW

Continuing the acclaimed series of FEMxTalk previously attended by luminaries such as YB Hannah Yeoh, Syed Azmi, and Tunku Elana Khyra, this edition focuses on championing the differently-abled and atypical women of Malaysia who stepped up and gain success in their chosen field despite the larger than normal challenges that they face in their day-to-day.

LONG STORY SHORT (31 MARCH) - FREE SHOW

Gotten used to seeing newbies try out their best 3 minutes at a regular comedy open mic? It’s time to level up!

In this curated open mic, regular performers and established local comedians will test out their longer material. Watch live as experienced comics test out their conceptual pieces, tricky premises, and storytelling skills just for you!

LADIES ALOUD (1 APRIL)

Ever wondered where the funny women comedians are? Wonder no more! This open mic comedy night is a night where regular female open micers and established comediennes try out their new materials!

And if you’re a lady who wants to try out standup comedy for yourself, this is the place to sign up. Come and show your support for the ladies!

TJF OPEN MIC (2 APRIL)

If you’ve ever wanted to try standup comedy in any language, this is the platform for you!

Come and watch regular open micers and established comedians try out their stuff and sign your name up too so you can get a chance to see if you’ve got what it takes to be funny!

MAKING S#IT UP! (3 APRIL)

Making Sh#t Up hosted by Harith Iskander
A weekly improv comedy show with a rotating cast of comedians every week.
Comedians will perform in scenes, segments and games that are entirely unscripted(by God’s will) and/or predetermined by suggestions from the audience – whether the show is great or not it’s in YOUR hands!

OFFICE GOSSIP (4 APRIL)

We know that one guy in the office everybody has a story about, that one thing in our job that we all hate, or that one boss nobody can really complain about, right? If you want to destress after a hard week at work, then this is the show for you! These comedians are here to share their stories about how hard their regular office jobs used to be and the many little annoyances we all share related to the office life.

Featuring acclaimed local comedians Abdul Raqib Karim, Hindra Bose, Aaron Barber, Justin Heyes, Sundeep Singh, and hosted by Netflix’s very own Kavin Jay!

JD RAJA LAWAK (5 APRIL)

HEADLINER DEBUT ALERT! JD Raja Lawak akan headline dekat The Joke Factory!

Ahmad Zaidi Masri, atau lebih dikenali sebagai JD Raja Lawak, merupakan finalis Raja Lawak Musim 4. Dia juga pernah beraksi di KL International Comedy Festival 2015, Komediri Bersama Harith Iskander Season 1 & 2, Lawak Sorang2 Season 1, Oi! Jaga Mulut Season 1, dan juga kerap terlibat dalam persembahan di PJ Live Arts, Crackhouse Comedy Club, dan No Black Tie!

Dengan gaya komedi beliau yang memang 100% tak censored, JD juga pakar dalam menggunakan bahan lawaknya untuk meneroka topik-topik yang jarang dibualkan khalayak ramai. JD juga handal menggunakan muzik untuk menyampaikan material beliau. Jangan ketinggalan!

MAKING S#IT UP REMIX (6 APRIL)

The Joke Factory’s famous weekly improv comedy night is getting even wackier in this special remix edition! We’ll have a mashup of multiple games, all new games, and brand new fun! Everything is still made up on the spot and still hilarious as ever! Featuring Nizam Jentik-Jentik, Niamh Spurr, Farid Azmeir, Filzah Awok, and Papi Zak!

MAKING STUFF UP! (7 APRIL) - FREE SHOW

It’s time for another improv comedy night, family-friendly style! All your favourite improvisers and games you know and love, but this time, it’s fun for all ages! If you’ve seen Whose Line is it Anyway or our regular improv show Making S#it Up but would like to bring your whole family along and would prefer the jokes to be squeaky clean, then this is the show for you!

Making Stuff Up will be the same unpredictable horseplay you’ve come to expect, only with zero naughtiness so everybody in the family can have fun. Bring your grandma along!

COMEDY COMPETITION (7 APRIL) - FREE SHOW

Who is the funniest new kid on the block when it comes to the local open mic scene? Come and find out as 8 of the best newcomers battle it out on stage to see which one of them can make the room laugh the most, then vote for them and find out who wins!

LONG STORY SHORT (25 MARCH)

Gotten used to seeing newbies try out their best 3 minutes at a regular comedy open mic? It’s time to level up!

In this curated open mic, regular performers and established local comedians will test out their longer material. Watch live as experienced comics test out their conceptual pieces, tricky premises, and storytelling skills just for you!

TJF OPEN MIC (26 MARCH)

If you’ve ever wanted to try standup comedy in any language, this is the platform for you!

Come and watch regular open micers and established comedians try out their stuff and sign your name up too so you can get a chance to see if you’ve got what it takes to be funny!

HARITH ISKANDER: GASTROLOGY (27 MARCH)

What is it the news these days? People say whatever they want and do whatever they feel like it seems. With 24-hour news stations, livestreams, social media influencers, and viral sensations, how do all these things affect us as Malaysians? What’s up with all this hot gas? Join Harith Iskander as he explores this with this signature theatrical comedic style and amusing observations!

COMEDY HEAVYWEIGHT (28 MARCH)

We’re here to give you the skinny on the biggest comedians in Malaysia! On this night of hilarious heavyweights, these comedians will hit you hard with their punchlines and knock you silly!

Featuring Papi Zak, Abdul Raqib Karim, Steven Bones, Justin Heyes, Netflix’s own Kavin Jay and hosted by Farid Azmeir, here’s to an unforgettable night of comedy you won’t want to miss!

FUNNY & THANNI (29 & 30 MARCH)

This weekend, the country’s best Malaysian Indian comedians come together to bring you two nights of hilarity back-to-back! With acclaimed comedians Brian Tan, Prakash Daniel, Hindravel Chandrabose, Keren Bala Devan, and hosted by Suresh from THR Raaga, it’s going to be a night of unforgettable comedy by Indians, for Indians! But of course, you can bring your non-Indian friends along too! Don’t be shy!

BFM SPEAK EASY (30 MARCH) - FREE SHOW

A show that speaks freely about poetry. This recurring show on BFM regularly invites poets, spoken word artists, and various poetry luminaries to discuss the art of poetry in Malaysia. Now for the first time ever, Speak Easy will be held at The Joke Factory. Come on down!

COMEDY SCRIPT WRITING WORKSHOP (30 & 31 MARCH) - FREE SHOW

Working on a piece that needs to be funny? Bring your work and let’s punch it up together! Facilitated by experienced comedians. Limited seats available.

ARTS & CRAFT WITH RECYCLED MATERIALS (30 & 31 MARCH) - FREE SHOW

Being out the creativity in your child (or yourself!) by joining this arts and crafts workshop. Recycled materials provided.

FEMXTALK DARE TO BE DIFFERENT (31 MARCH) - FREE SHOW

Continuing the acclaimed series of FEMxTalk previously attended by luminaries such as YB Hannah Yeoh, Syed Azmi, and Tunku Elana Khyra, this edition focuses on championing the differently-abled and atypical women of Malaysia who stepped up and gain success in their chosen field despite the larger than normal challenges that they face in their day-to-day.

LONG STORY SHORT (31 MARCH) - FREE SHOW

Gotten used to seeing newbies try out their best 3 minutes at a regular comedy open mic? It’s time to level up!

In this curated open mic, regular performers and established local comedians will test out their longer material. Watch live as experienced comics test out their conceptual pieces, tricky premises, and storytelling skills just for you!

LADIES ALOUD (1 APRIL)

Ever wondered where the funny women comedians are? Wonder no more! This open mic comedy night is a night where regular female open micers and established comediennes try out their new materials!

And if you’re a lady who wants to try out standup comedy for yourself, this is the place to sign up. Come and show your support for the ladies!

TJF OPEN MIC (2 APRIL)

If you’ve ever wanted to try standup comedy in any language, this is the platform for you!

Come and watch regular open micers and established comedians try out their stuff and sign your name up too so you can get a chance to see if you’ve got what it takes to be funny!

MAKING S#IT UP! (3 APRIL)

Making Sh#t Up hosted by Harith Iskander
A weekly improv comedy show with a rotating cast of comedians every week.
Comedians will perform in scenes, segments and games that are entirely unscripted(by God’s will) and/or predetermined by suggestions from the audience – whether the show is great or not it’s in YOUR hands!

OFFICE GOSSIP (4 APRIL)

We know that one guy in the office everybody has a story about, that one thing in our job that we all hate, or that one boss nobody can really complain about, right? If you want to destress after a hard week at work, then this is the show for you! These comedians are here to share their stories about how hard their regular office jobs used to be and the many little annoyances we all share related to the office life.

Featuring acclaimed local comedians Abdul Raqib Karim, Hindra Bose, Aaron Barber, Justin Heyes, Sundeep Singh, and hosted by Netflix’s very own Kavin Jay!

JD RAJA LAWAK (5 APRIL)

HEADLINER DEBUT ALERT! JD Raja Lawak akan headline dekat The Joke Factory!

Ahmad Zaidi Masri, atau lebih dikenali sebagai JD Raja Lawak, merupakan finalis Raja Lawak Musim 4. Dia juga pernah beraksi di KL International Comedy Festival 2015, Komediri Bersama Harith Iskander Season 1 & 2, Lawak Sorang2 Season 1, Oi! Jaga Mulut Season 1, dan juga kerap terlibat dalam persembahan di PJ Live Arts, Crackhouse Comedy Club, dan No Black Tie!

Dengan gaya komedi beliau yang memang 100% tak censored, JD juga pakar dalam menggunakan bahan lawaknya untuk meneroka topik-topik yang jarang dibualkan khalayak ramai. JD juga handal menggunakan muzik untuk menyampaikan material beliau. Jangan ketinggalan!

MAKING S#IT UP REMIX (6 APRIL)

The Joke Factory’s famous weekly improv comedy night is getting even wackier in this special remix edition! We’ll have a mashup of multiple games, all new games, and brand new fun! Everything is still made up on the spot and still hilarious as ever! Featuring Nizam Jentik-Jentik, Niamh Spurr, Farid Azmeir, Filzah Awok, and Papi Zak!

MAKING STUFF UP! (7 APRIL) - FREE SHOW

It’s time for another improv comedy night, family-friendly style! All your favourite improvisers and games you know and love, but this time, it’s fun for all ages! If you’ve seen Whose Line is it Anyway or our regular improv show Making S#it Up but would like to bring your whole family along and would prefer the jokes to be squeaky clean, then this is the show for you!

Making Stuff Up will be the same unpredictable horseplay you’ve come to expect, only with zero naughtiness so everybody in the family can have fun. Bring your grandma along!

COMEDY COMPETITION (7 APRIL) - FREE SHOW

Who is the funniest new kid on the block when it comes to the local open mic scene? Come and find out as 8 of the best newcomers battle it out on stage to see which one of them can make the room laugh the most, then vote for them and find out who wins!

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