Sketch Comedy Telemongol from Contemporary Asian Theater Scene
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The last date listed for Telemongol was Friday February 16, 2007 / 7:00pm.
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Presented by Contemporary Asian Theater Scene and Asian American Theater Companyl, TeleMongol uses the sketches to tell the story of AHOLE-TV (Asia Home of Language Entertainment), a fictional cable network with a mission to create programming by and for the Asian Pacific American community.
The show takes a satirical look at both the behind-the-scenes politicking at the station and the programs chosen to air. Skewering everything from the issues faced by ethnic media to well-known icons like American Idol reject William Hung and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il, TeleMongol promises to be an irreverent look at contemporary Asian American pop culture.
About the Ticket Supplier: Contemporary Asian Theater SceneCATS (Contemporary Asian Theater Scene) is a San Jose based, non-profit organization committed to presenting Asian Pacific American arts in Silicon Valley, by providing high quality, thought-provoking, educational and innovative programming which communicates Asian Pacific American experiences to all communities.
CATS is funded by the city of San Jose, Arts Council Silicon Valley, California Arts Council, Community Foundation Silicon Valley, Applied Materials, Packard Foundation, Lucia Cha, our generous donors, volunteers, and audience.