There’s lots to look out for in 2016,with a few comedians making their way here to our shores. Ranging from self-deprecating humor, to making fun of stereotypes and tackling social justice issues, these guys know what’s up. Check them out if you haven’t already.
Kevin Hart (Feb 2)
Best known for starring in movies, TV shows and hosting two episodes of Saturday Night Live, American comedian Kevin Hart is here during his Asia tour. The stand-up comedian talks a lot about his personal life, his children, his insecurities, especially his height. Expect impersonations of the people he meets, and his impression of a “rich white guy laugh.” Tickets start at $98 on Sistic. Suntec International Convention & Exhibition Centre, 8pm
Russell Peters (Feb 15)
Margaret Cho (Mar 5)
Korean-American funnywoman Margaret Cho is coming to Singapore. Part of The Psycho Tour, Cho will be talking about everything she is mad about at the moment, ranging from police brutality, racism and violence against women. Cho is known for her brutally honest comedy, and tackles difficult subjects like LGBTQ issues, body image and sexuality with both rage and disarming humor. Of course, a Margaret Cho show wouldn’t be complete without quips about growing up Asian-American and fall-to-the-floor-laughing impressions of her parents.You can get tickets for this show on Sistic. Prices start at $88. Kallang Theatre, 8pm