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Theatre on San Pedro Square
Located in the courtyard behind Peggy Sue's Restaurant 29 North San Pedro Street San Jose, CA 95110
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The theatre is in the same building as '50s diner Peggy Sue's, which is open late, so I went there after the show. I can't recommend it. Overcooked, flavorless burger; chili cheese fries tasted mostly of the beans.
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The theatre has a full bar with snacks - cookies, mini-cheesecakes; I had a Brie plate that wasn't abusively priced at six dollars. Not really anything to make a meal of.
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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 Scene

CATS (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.