Comedy Cebu, a newly-formed observational comedy group, will stage its debut show tomorrow, Friday, at 8:30 p.m. with a one-time only free admission show entitled “Laugh Trip #2 Queen City of the South: Cebu” at the Ibiza Beach Club in Mövenpick Hotel, Lapu-Lapu City.

The show will feature some of the best stand-up comics not only in the country but from around the world. Comedy Cebu founder Gary Jackson, Sean Hebert from TakeOut Comedy HKG, GB Labrador and Alex Calleja from Comedy Manila and headliner Tony Baker from Comedy Central will be performing.

HEADLINER. Among the performers is Tony Baker from Comedy Central. (Contributed photo)

HEADLINER. Among the performers is Tony Baker from Comedy Central. (Contributed photo)

At 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, the group will stage “SinuLOL! International Comedy Show” in The Scrapyard Lounge, 2F The Henry Hotel-Cebu, One Paseo Saturnino on Maria Luisa Road entrance cor. Gov. M. Cuenco Ave., in Banilad. Entrance fee will be at P200 per person.

This show will be featuring Comedy Cebu founder Gary Jackson, Sean Hebert from TakeOut Comedy HKG, GB Labrador from Comedy Manila and headliner Tony Baker from Comedy Central.

These comedians practice point-of-view comedy made popular by comic legends such as George Carlin, Louis CK, Ricky Gervais, Will Ferrell, Chris Rock, and Fil-Ams Rex Navarette and Jo Koy. This type of comedy, which makes use of anecdotal, life observation and perspective humor, is very different from the drag queen and insult comedy popular in mainstream comedy clubs here in the country.

Comedy Cebu said in a press release that it “does not only aim to bring seasoned stand-up comics from Manila and other countries to Cebu, but we are also intent on initiating the formation of a local observational comedy community.”

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“Comedy Cebu’s goal is to provide not only quality stand-up comedy entertainment to Cebu and but also a productive avenue for aspiring comics of all ages, race/nationalities and gender orientations, who can deliver their sets using point-of-view comedy in Bisaya/Tagalog/English.

To contact the organizers, call +63 905248 7908 (tap on phone number to call from your phone) or email [email protected].

For more information about the group, check out their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ComedyCebu or their website at www.comedycebu.com.

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