Competition Line Ups

This is for the English-language competition. For Chinese-language, click here.

Standup Comedy Competition Shows:

Local Heat (Monday, April 24)

Comics in Shanghai can apply for a 5 minute spot on the Local Heat show. The top 2 performers will win a wildcard entry into the Preliminary Rounds.

Preliminary Round 1 (Tuesday, April 25)

List is in show order

  • Jesse Appell (USA, Beijing)
  • Bjorn Dahlman (Sweden, Shanghai)
  • Batbileg Batts (Mongolia)
  • Alejandro Scott (Chile, Shanghai)
  • Storm Xu (China, Shanghai)
  • Lincoln Daw (Australia, Shanghai)
  • Chino Liao (The Philippines)
  • Ollie Horn (UK, Fukuoka)
  • Sherry Shaoling (USA)
  • Drew Fralick (USA, Shanghai)

Preliminary Round 2 (Wednesday, April 26)

List is in show order

  • Jamin Lin (Taiwan, Taipei)
  • Drew Pells (USA, Suzhou)
  • Scott Mitchell (Scotland, Singapore)
  • Misha Kalhin (Belarus, Suzhou)
  • Laurent Dupont (France, Shanghai)
  • Steve Lee (HK, USA)
  • Stevo Joslin (USA, Phnom Penh)
  • Reyhaneh Rajabzadeh (USA, Shanghai)
  • Byron Murphy (Ireland, Shanghai)
  • Chris Wegoda (UK, Bangkok)

Preliminary Round 3 (Thursday, April 27)

List is in show order

  • Andrew Grant (Canada, HK)
  • Rudy Tyburczy (USA, Seoul)
  • Jennifer Wong (Australia)
  • Ida Knox (USA, Shanghai)
  • Sam Yarborough (USA, Taipei)
  • Jorge Castellanos (USA, Shanghai)
  • Garron Chiu (US, HK)
  • Ben Frank (USA, Shanghai)
  • Danay Kidane (Sweden, Shanghai)
  • Norah Yang (China, Shanghai)