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This 90 Minute All Asian Comedy Show will Make You Laugh Long Time!

Biography

This 90 Minute All Asian Comedy Show will Make You Laugh Long Time! Founder and hilarious stand up himself, Edwin San Juan has brought together a collection of the best Asian stand-ups on the scene today including, Paul Ogata, Bernadette Balagtas, Joey Guila, Shawn Felipe as well as other special guest performers appearing in the show from time to time!

Edwin San Juan is considered to be the most successful Filipino comedian working today! His style on stage is laid back, but his quick punch lines and hilarious stories keep every audience roaring! He has appeared on NBC, PAX, and Showtime. He has made numerous appearances on BET’s Comic View and is featured on the best of Que Loco son Galavision. He received the honor of being the only non-Latino comedian appearing on the Latino Comedy Fiesta Platinum DVD series. Currently, Edwin performs his stand-up comedy across the country, and for the troops overseas. Regularly, h e can be seen at all of the top clubs in Los Angeles. www.EdwinSanJuan.net

Paul Ogata won the title of the Funniest Asian-American Comedian In The U.S., at the nation-wide TakeOut Comedy Competition. With the finals on Paul’s home turf of Waikiki Beach, he pulled off the victory and won the title. (Tiara and scepter not included.) “Amazing Asian,” a short film starring Paul Ogata as an under-appreciated superhero, premiered to sold-out crowds in Honolulu in May of 2004. The comedy is now headed to the Hawaii International Film Festival as well as film festivals on the West Coast. Paul is also an award-winning recording artist. “Mental Oriental” hit the record stores to good reviews and propelled Paul to win the 1999 Hawaii Music Award for Most Popular Comedy Artist. www.PaulOgata.com

Bernadette Balagtas grew up in the Philippines. Her parents struggled to bring her and her three sisters to America in hopes of providing a better life. Once in America, Bernadette’s main goal was to be a contestant on the legendary game show “The Price is Right”. While in the Philippines, she saw a man win a washer and dryer by bidding one dollar and thought to herself, “Wow, only in America.” Her big break came when she beat out over a thousand girls for the lead role of Rose Mercado in the critically acclaimed movie “The Debut”. This ground breaking film is the first Filipino-American movie ever made and released in the United States. Roger Ebert gave it a “thumbs up” and stated that “newcomer Bernadette Balagtas has marquis potential”. www.bernadettelive.com

Joey Guila Filipino comedian is the host of a new television show called Comedy Zen on ImaginAsian TV. In the bay area he won the Kings of Comedy competition which led him to perform on P Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy in New York. Joey’s tours include, Latham Entertainments Kings of Comedy Search Tour 2003, Takeout Comedy Tour 2004, Brown Seoul Comedy Tour 2005 and The Furious Four Comedy Tour coming to a city near you! www.JoeyGuila.com

Set List

90 Minute Comedy Show

Paul Ogata 20 Minutes
Bernadette Balagtas 20 Minutes
Joey Guila 20 Minutes
Edwin San Juan 30-45 Minutes