No plans this weekend? Well, let’s make some!
From carnivals, to stand-up comedies, to magic shows to Marathons, here’s our checklist of events happening across Chennai this weekend.
Karthik Kumar’s Second Decoction
What: Chennai lad Karthik Kumar’s much successful stand-up comedy special is back to Chennai for one final round after touring all over India and abroad. This one is a celebration of all the things that are second best – that we reserve for ourselves, because we don’t deserve any better! It’s a celebration of the Middle Class upbringing, filled with Hope, Dreams and Life Savings just enough to pay the First EMIs for them.
When: Saturday, May 27th, 3 PM
Where: Museum Theatre, No-406, Pantheon Road, Egmore, Chennai, 600008
Price: Silver: Rs.400
Student Discount : Rs.200
Gold – SOLD OUT
S.Ve.Shekher’s Brand New Comedy ”One More Exorcist”
What: Tamil comedy play by veteran comedian S.Ve.Shekher.
When: Sat, May 27th 7.00PM / Sun, May28th, 4.00PM
Where: Vani Mahal: Chennai,
103, G.N. Road, T.Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600017, India
Price: Rs.300 – Rs.1500
The Madras Carnival – Summer Edition
What: An event with a host of stalls covering food, clothing, accessories, art collectables and stationary stalls catering to a crowd of 500 to 600 people with live performances.
When: Sun,28th May, 11.00 AM
Where: Sir Mutha Venkata Subba Rao Concert Hall: Chennai,
Lady Andal Premises, Shenstone Park, # 13/1, 7, Harrington Rd, Chetpet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600031, India
Alchoholics Atrocious – A night of drunken stories
What: We believe the name says enough. Suman Kumar and Suhas Navaratna from Bangalore are bringing Alcoholics Atrocious to Chennai. It’s going to be an evening of hilarious drunk stories. But, don’t worry, the show isn’t at a bar, so there won’t be any drunken brawls. Hosted by Priyanshu Mishra from Chennai Comedy, it’s sure to be a lot of fun for drinkers and
When: Saturday, May 27th, 7.30 PM
Where: The English Tearoom, 17, Kasthuri Ranga Road, Kasturi Estate, Alwarpet,Chennai, 600018
Price: Entry pass: Rs.300
Buy 3 get free: Rs. 900
RUN FOR HUNGER FREE NATION
What: A marathon organized by Food Bank India to spread awareness about their initiatives. Category – 3 KM
When: Sunday, May 28th, 6.00 AM
Where: Besant nagar beach.
Psychological Comedy Magic Show
What: Magician Manoj’s shows guarantee remarkable experience with rip-roaring funny routines, from start to finish combing both skills of comedy magic and psychology.
When: Saturday, 27th May, 6.30 PM
Where: The Music Academy Mini Hall
Old No. 306, New No. 168, T.T. Krishnamachari Road, Royapettah, Pudupet, Gopalapuram, Chennai, 600014
Price: Entry: Rs. 300
F5 by Ensomneacks
What: An evening in the name of stand-up, Improv comedy and music. This edition of F5 by Ensomneacks features Stand up comedy by Jagan Krishnan along with another surprising budding stand up comic. This edition will also feature Improv comedy.
When: Saturday, 27th May, 7.00 PM
Where: Alliance Française of Madras, 24, College Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai, 600006
Price: Entry pass: Rs.250
Sunday LOL at Bay 146
What: This week’s Sunday LOL features two brilliant comics as headliners – Baggy and Sneha, hosted by Jagan.
When: Sunday, May 28th, 7.30 PM
Where: Bay 146, Hotel Savera, Dr Radha Krishnan Salai, Mylapore, Chennai, 600004
Price: Entry pass: Rs. 500