Projek Disko Baldi return for PJ Laugh Fest.
Projek Disko Baldi return for PJ Laugh Fest.

A fortnight dedicated to comedy? It could only be PJ Laugh Fest. With a huge array of stand-up comedy, improvised comedy and stage shows, you certainly won’t be bored. Here are our top five picks for the festival. For all listings, click here.

Faulty Towers Dining Experience

14 May – 1 June; 7.30pm, 12.30pm matinees on weekends (RM185 for dinner; RM165 for lunch; discounts for groups of 6)

Remember the much-loved British TV show Fawlty Towers? This theatre show is inspired by the mishaps of that infamous hotel. It’s an unusual theatrical experience where the audience gets to enjoy a three-course meal. The performance takes place as part of the meal, dishing up lots of laughs.

 PJ Live Arts Studio.

Making Sit-Up Comedy: Harith & Friends

21 – 22 May; 8.30pm (RM30, RM40, RM50)

Malaysia’s eminent comedian Harith Iskander will be joined by a stellar cast including Jit Murad, Douglas Lim and many more. The Improv sketch comedy show is a chance to see a different side of these comedians, departing from the usual stand-up routines.

PJ Live Arts Theatre

Shear Madness

28 May – 1 June; 8.30pm (RM50, RM65, RM80)

Shear Madness is a mystery whodunnit which will keep the audience on their toes. Set in a hair salon, the production has been localised to play to Malaysian humour and features a cast of larger-than-life characters who most solve the murder of a world famous pianist.

PJ Live Arts Theatre

Projek Disko Baldi Sings

15-18 May; 8.30pm, 3pm matinees on weekends (RM55)

The lovable cast of Projek Disko Baldi are back – and this time, they’ve got new tunes. The ensemble cast (featuring Tuan Faisal, Iedil Putra, Redza Minhat, Megat Shahrizal, Ashraf Zain, Shamaine Othman and Sherry Alhadad), will mix BM and English with their show-stopping original songs.

PJ Live Arts Cabaret

Cerita Malam Jumaat

29 May; 9pm (RM20)

Bringing you comedy in Bahasa Malaysia, Cerita Malam Jumaat is presented by seasoned storytellers such as Hishamuddin Rais. A satirical alternative to mainstream Malaysian comedy, this intimate live show is on for one night only.

PJ Live Arts Cabaret

Find out more and book your tickets here. Discounts available for LIVE card holders.