OPM – DECADE OF HITS

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L.A.’s award-winning multicultural sketch comedy troupe marks its 10th anniversary by serving up a DECADE OF HITS, showcasing its trademark irreverent humor.
And since it’s a celebration…there will be $1 beers and $1 Crown Royal shots (21+ only). ;O)

OPM-Decade

This may be the last chance to see OPM live on stage for a looooooooooong time.
Nine performances only! Catch us while you can!

The Flight Theatre @ The Complex
6472 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90038

Nov 5 (8pm , 10pm)
Nov 10 (8pm)
Nov 12 (8pm, 10pm)
Nov 17-18 (8pm)
Nov 19 (8pm, 10pm)

Cast: Ewan Chung, Charles Kim, Brian Slaten, Jae Suh-Park, Rodney To, Diana Toshiko, Nika Williams

Directed by Eddie Mui

Tickets: $15
Purchase online: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/206786 (STRONGLY ENCOURAGED!)
For groups of 5 or more, email to opmcomedy@gmail.com for rates and details.


Photo by Toshikophoto

OPM goes artsy at the Pacific Asia Museum

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OPM puts on a different kind of performance (art) at Pacific Asia Museum’s Fusion Friday event this Friday!
Come eat, drink, and be merry. You never know what crazy characters from OPM will show up…they’ll be roaming the premises providing entertainment.

Fusion Fridays

Featuring Steve Brady, Ewan Chung, Charles Kim, Rasika Mathur, Burl Moseley

Mad Green Tea Party
July 15th
7:30-10:30pm

It’s the classic art of tea – with a big twist! A “through the looking glass” night of tea and unexpected surprises, plus celebrate the opening of our new special exhibition 40 Years of Building the Pacific Asia Museum Collection. Enjoy open galleries, tea tasting, performances, make your own tea cup, and more – plus enjoy tasty drinks and delectable treats from the Komodo and Paradise Cookies trucks in the parking lot. As always, we’ll have DJ Tony in the courtyard along with a cash bar. Asian-inspired and cocktail attire is highly encouraged.

Award-winning GREEN TEA PARTY at L.A. Comedy Fest

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Just in time after the elections and multiple wins at the SF Fringe Fest (Best Sketch Comedy, Audience Fave Award, Sold Out Award), the GREEN TEA PARTY returns to the L.A. Comedy Fest.
Now with new material including appearances by Sarah Palin, Kim Jong-Il, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Julius Caesar, and the cast of Glee!

Cast photo - SF

GREEN TEA PARTY
Thursday, 11/18 @ 9:00 pm
Friday, 11/19 @ 7:30 pm
Sunday, 11/21 @ 8:30 pm

ACME Comedy Theatre
135 N. La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Starring: Julia Cho (11/19 & 11/21), Ewan Chung, Charles Kim,
Diana Toshiko (11/18), Dave WIlder
Directions by Esther Chae
Tickets: $10 online, $15 at the door

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Current stop…SF Fringe Fest!

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OPM’s GREEN TEA PARTY rally is in San Francisco with Ewan Chung, Charles Kim, Dave Wilder, and this week’s featured actress JULIA CHO!
Things got off to a great start with DIANA TOSHIKO in last weekend’s show. Only three more chances, San Franciscans…
Called “buzz-heavy” by SF Weekly!

If you’re tired of sketch comedy “as usual”… If you’re weary of Big Network misspending your prime-time hours… If you like Asian people in general… then come out and support the GREEN TEA PARTY!
Winner of Best Sketch Comedy at last year’s Fringe.
“Explosive sketch comedy…” (San Francisco Bay Guardian)


Cast photo - SF

GREEN TEA PARTY
FRI SEPT 10 – 10:30 PM
SAT SEPT 11 – 6:00 PM
SUN SEPT 12 – 4:30 PM
FRI SEPT 17 – 10:00 PM
SAT SEPT 18 – 7:00 PM
SUN SEPT 19 – 1:00 PM

EXIT Theatre
156 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA 94102


Starring: Julia Cho (2nd weekend), Ewan Chung, Charles Kim, Diana Toshiko (1st weekend), Dave WIlder
Tickets: $10 at the door, $12.99 online (recommended!)

The audiences spoke!

Reviewer: emmet
Conquers Tired Stereotype
Very pleasantly surprised. Many Asian/Am comedies wallow in that old premise: generational gap in Asian/Am families. OPM was completely different and very funny. Right from the start they challenged middle class Asian/Am political values in opening skit. Jeopardy was hilarious and Chuy the Cholo was hilariouser. … Great ideas, lots of energy and talent. More Asian/Am comedy please!

Reviewer: Jaye Lee Vocque (Ultrasuede Productions)
Thank you!
You made our Fringe. Funniest show I’ve seen for a while.

The GREEN TEA PARTY continues…

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Thanks to everyone who supported the first rally at the L.A. Comedy Fest.
OPM continues its tour…this time, with new players and 30 minutes of NEW material And it’s BYOB!!

If you’re tired of sketch comedy “as usual”… If you’re weary of Big Network misspending your prime-time hours… If you like Asian people… then check out GTP! Featuring Barack & Michelle Obama, Steve Jobs, Kim Jong-Il, Sarah Palin, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the President of Toyota Motors, and more!
This is one party worth supporting.

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June 20 (Sun) at 8:30 pm
June 23 (Wed) at 7:00 pm

Theatre Asylum
6320 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90038

Starring: Julia Cho, Ewan Chung, Leo Flowers, Peter Jae, Lanny Joon, Elaine Kao, Charles Kim, John Lopez, Randall Park, Lee Sherman, and Jae Suh

Tickets: $12 (cash ONLY at door)
RSVP: opmcomedy@gmail.com
(Industry comps available. Please call 323-463-2942.)

OPM at the Museum of Tolerance

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OPM continues to celebrate Asian Heritage Month with an appearance at a star-studded event at the Museum of Tolerance.

Sunday, May 23, 2010
12:00pm-4:00pm

Museum of Tolerance
Simon Wiesenthal Plaza
9786 West Pico Blvd (southeast corner of Pico Boulevard and Roxbury Drive)
Los Angeles, CA 90035

Starring: Julia Cho, Charles Kim, Dom Magwili, Lee Sherman

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The Basco Family Hosts: Where Are You From? A Tard and Feathered Event

SPECIAL PERFORMANCES THROUGHOUT THE DAY: Polynesian Dance, Martial Arts Demonstration,Comedy and Improv, DJ’s, Poetry, Special guests, activities for all ages, and performances from the Basco Family.

TO RSVP YOU MUST CALL 310.772.2505
$15 admission includes museum, shows and all activities for the day
Advance ticket purchase strongly recommended
Program info here.

Join our Tea Party!!

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OPM is brewing up a new show for the L.A. Comedy Fest at Acme in May.

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May 12 (Wed) at 7:30 (be sure to check out OPM alum Aaron Takahashi’s group, The Turnbuckle Boys, afterwards at 9 pm!)
May 19 (Wed) at 9:00
May 20 (Thu) at 7:30
May 21 (Fri) at 7:30

Starring: Ewan Chung, Peter Jae, Elaine Kao, Charles Kim, John Lopez, Caroline Pho
NOW with a special guest appearance by comedian BRANDON JOHNSON (Funny or Die Presents…)!

ACME Comedy Theatre
135 N. La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Tickets: $10 online, $14 at the door
(Industry comps available. Please call 323-463-2942.)

In the meantime, please enjoy this OPM digital short featuring Ewan Chung, Randall Park, and Dave Wilder.
Directed by John Lopez

Happy Holidays from OPM!

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Heartfelt thanks to everyone who supported us and came out to the shows this year in L.A. and San Francisco.
We’re looking forward to seeing more of you in 2010.
In the meantime, be on the lookout for new surprises here on the website. If you missed any of the shows, check out our Video section to see what we shorts by Randall Park we featured.

Season’s Greetings from OPM

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L.A. Comedy Fest dates are in!

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OPM will be performing The Best of FISTS OF FUNNY at the L.A. Comedy Fest in November.
All shows are shared bills. OPM’s 30-minute sets are on following dates in the following order.

Thursday, 11/19, 8:00 pm
Iprov, Josh Rencher, OPM

Friday, 11/20, 9:30 pm
The Riot Act, Kevin Avery, OPM

Saturday, 11/21, 8:00 pm
Elon James White, Booth and Pat, OPM

Sunday, 11/22, 8:30 pm
Last Ferry to Hobart, Anzu Lawson, OPM

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Starring: Julia Cho, Ewan Chung, Lanny Joon, Charles Kim, Rodney To, Dave Wilder

Directed by Esther K. Chae

Acme Comedy Theatre
135 N. La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Tickets are $9.99 online; $12 at the door

Back to SoCal

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Thanks to everyone who came to the show in Pasadena.
If you missed it, don’t worry…there will be more show dates in November at the L.A. Comedy Fest. Check back here for the latest updates!

After a triumphant run and winning “Best Sketch Comedy” at the SF Fringe Fest, OPM brought back the award-winning show for L.A. audiences.

FISTS OF FUNNY

SATURDAY, 10/3 at 8:00 PM

Pacific Asia Musuem
46 North Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101
(View map here)

Starring: Julia Cho, Ewan Chung, Lanny Joon, Charles Kim, Katie Leonard, Rodney To, and Dave Wilder
Featuring short films with Randall Park and Jae Suh

Directed by Esther K. Chae
Sound by Shane Redsar
Lights by John Lopez

Fists of Funny in Pasadena

Fists of Funny in Pasadena

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