MACC IS FINALLY IN SINGAPORE!
The MACC (Malaysian Association of Chinese Comedians) is the brand name for a collection of 4 stand-up comedians namely Douglas Lim, Kuah Jenhan, Phoon Chi Ho and Dr Jason Leong. Since establishing itself in 2009, the MACC has become one of the most recognizable and anticipated stand-up comedy shows in the country.
Since 2010, the MACC have consistently produced and performed sold out shows every year. Their latest offering for 2017 is NOW That’s What I Call Jokes: Volume 8. It is a showcase of 4 unique stand-up comedians with witty observations, anecdotes, and song parodies largely influenced by their personal lives and experiences here in Malaysia.
Audiences will be guaranteed a good time provided they are:
– Easily amused
– At the show
– Fluent in the English Language
ABOUT THE PERFORMERS
Douglas Lim is now primarily a STAND-UP COMEDIAN. But his involvement with the entertainment industry in the last 2 decades witnessed him taking on many roles. For example, he is an ACTOR on both screen and stage (Spontan, Lat the Musical, 1957 – Hati Malaya, Los & Faun, TenTenTen, Kopitiam, Homecoming, P.Ramlee the Musical, Tunku the Musical, Broken Bridges, etc…). He is also a COMPOSER & LYRICIST for tv and stage (Kopitiam, Reality, Ghost, Cuci the Musical, etc…).His stand-up comedy performances include “Kings and Queen of Comedy Asia”, “Laugh Die You”, “Lawak Ke Der”, “The haritHDouglas Show”, Comedy Club KL, Comedy Club Singapore and M.A.C.C. Douglas Lim was nominated for Best Actor in a Comedy at the Asian TV Awards. He lost to Gurmit Singh (Phua Chu Kang)!
Standup comedy fans in Malaysia have witnessed the best deliveries of comedic curveballs from Kuah Jenhan.
In the last four years, Jenhan has performed at sold-out shows for paying audiences in the main urban towns in Malaysia: Petaling Jaya, Ipoh, Johor Bahru, Penang and has been honored to share a stage with his fellow comedians in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Singapore.
He is a highly sought after entertainer at corporate events, having performed for intimate groups of 150 to crowds of 3,000 people. His brand of humour and performance ethics has garnered the respect and accolades of some of the most experienced comics in Malaysia and in the region.
Jenhan is also a columnist with Esquire magazine, a radio and voice over talent, a script-writer for TV, feature films, in the performing arts. He has been associated with international brands such as Philips, Ben Sherman, Levi’s and TEDxKL.
Phoon Chi Ho
Together with the Malaysian Association of Chinese Comedians (MACC), founded by local wit wizard Douglas Lim, Chi Ho has helped produce more than 30 sold-out shows with the group and has shared the stage with local greats like Harith Iskander, Patrick Teoh, and Afdlin Shauki, as well as international comedians like Paul Ogata, Gina Yeshere, Kumar and many more.
In 2012, Chi Ho co-wrote and acted as the bumbling waiter in the local English sitcom Small Mission Enterprise (3 seasons), which starred Alvin Wong, Baki Zainal, Ash Nair, Wak Doyok, Chelsia Ng, Indi Nadarajah, Adibah Noor, and more. In 2014, his dashing looks earned him a main supporting role in a new Malay sitcom, Cakap Melayulah (on Astro Warna), starring Nabil, Shahrol Shiro, Jasmin Hamid and the legendary Khatijah Tan.
In 2015, Chi Ho was given the opportunity to flex his creative muscles when he penned 3 episodes for one of Malaysia’s most popular edutainment TV shows – Oh My English!
When he’s not performing, he channels his passion for comedy as an “unofficial promoter” of all-things-comedy in Malaysia.
Dr Jason Leong
It has been a groundbreaking time for Dr. Jason Leong. In October 2013, he became the first Malaysian to win the Annual International Comedy Competition held in Hong Kong where he was also voted Overall Audience Favourite. He won 40,000HKD in cash plus an opportunity to tour the US where Dr. Jason performed in various comedy shows in Los Angeles, Minneapolis and New York.
2013 was also the year Dr Jason made inroads in corporate comedy. His first major production in collaboration with Pfizer Malaysia called ‘Get H4RD, Stand UP!’ brought together international comics from Singapore, Hong Kong and Philippines. It sold out to maximum capacity at 1350 seats over 3 nights in November and boosted Pfizer’s brand awareness tremendously.
Additionally, Dr Jason worked with Alliance Bank Malaysia and helped inject comedy into their 2013 campaign called the Bizsmart Academy SME Innovation Challenge. Dr. Jason appeared in their online viral ad, wrote and directed their radio ad, hosted and performed comedy for their finale, the Awards Celebration in December.
Dr Jason’s public appearances include being the resident emcee of Comedy Kao Kao, a monthly comedy show which he started 2 years ago and in the Malaysian Association of Chinese Comedians (MACC) produced by Douglas Lim.