Emmy-nominated sketch comedy troupe
a bitingly hilarious mix of favorite sketches, monologues, and videos
Fridays and Saturdays, May 4-12 at 8 p.m. & 10 p.m.
The Hideout Theater, 617 Congress Ave., Austin, TX. 78701
Celebrate Cinco De Mayo weekend with "The Earth's Mightiest Latinos" The Latino Comedy Project! The LCP returns with “Los Abengers”, a set of all-new comedy and some of your favorite sketches, monologues, and videos! Media, pop-culture, politics and parody collide in the LCP's usual fast-paced whirlwind assault on the absurdities of American life. This time the LCP takes aim at new targets in all-new sketches:
LCP gives the heroes of Marvel Comics summer blockbuster “The Avengers” a full barrio makeover; presents the cutting-edge in Latino eating disorder treatments; examines the horrific effects of Mitt Romney’s “multi-cultural” family background on his personal relationships and policy-making; interviews the world’s most famous Latino puppet and gets the dirty dish on certain well-known Muppets; explores the conflicted inner psyche of the modern Latina; And much more!
The LCP’s YouTube comedy videos have received over thirteen million views worldwide. The LCP cast also co-wrote and were featured in an MTV3 comedy ad campaign which was nominated for an Emmy Award.
The Latino Comedy Project writers and performers are: LCP Artistic Director Adrian Villegas, Sandy Avila-Ramirez, Guillermo De Leon, Petra Felix, Dan Grimm, Daniel Gutierrez, Lena Long, Javier Smith, Mandi Tapia, Minerva Villa and Nick Walker.
So prepare yourself for an exciting and hilarious night of irreverent, fast-paced comedy from a distinctly Latino point of view. They're bad. They're brown. They're the Latino Comedy Project.