Leading comedian and comedy promoter, Comrade Fatso has announced two stellar stand up comedy productions set to debut at HIFA 2014. The first production is called 75%’and the second production is called WTF and both are set to feature some of Zimbabwe’s leading comedians.
75% will feature will feature three of Zimbabwe’s leading comedians including the irreverent Comrade Fatso, stand up comedy veteran, Michael K, and the indomitable Clive Chigubu. The production will happen at REPS Theatre during HIFA and it follows on from last year’s HIFA sell out success ‘51%’ comedy show which featured the same line up.
“The show is back re-packaged and filled with seventy five percent local content and twenty five percent real oranges. Daring to go where no one else dares to go – mainly because we’re crazy – the cast of Seventy Five Percent will present brand new material and attacks everything from social and political taboos to the more important things like ‘why are traffic reports on radio so bad’?”
says producer Comrade Fatso. The show is set for the 30th April as well as the 1st and 3rd May.
The second production is called WTF and will feature some of the leading lights of the comedy scene as well as a new-kid-on-the-block. WTF is set for REPS Theatre Upstairs at HIFA and will run from the 1st till the 4th of May. WTF is produced by Comrade Fatso and features rising comedians on Zimbabwe’s comedy scene Q The Boss, Simba the Comic King and SA-based Andrew Manyika. Q is a popular comedian on the Zimbabwean comedy scene and he has stepped onto every big comedy stage in Zimbabwe. Andrew Manyika, is a Writer, Performance Poet, Comedian and MC from Johannesburg. WTF will be hosted by the NAMA award winning comedian and founder of Simuka Comedy, Simba The Comic King. 75% and WTF are both productions of Magamba Network, one of Zimbabwe’s leading arts organizations.