"¡Asiático!"  directed by Herbert Siguenza (Culture Clash)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                     Kill Date: September 5, 2011

"... biting, incisive, devastating comedy ..."
-Ossie Davis (1999), actor, “Do the Right Thing,” “Get on the Bus”
Los Angeles- Los Angeles' own award-winning 18 MIGHTY MOUNTAIN WARRIORS Comedy Troupe is back in action at The Complex with the WORLD PREMIERE of "¡Asiático!"And this time they’re directed by renowned theater artist Herbert Siguenza (Culture Clash, A Weekend With Pablo Picasso,) who will bring his years of comedy experience and a Latino flavor to the Asian American comedy of the Warriors. The resulting concoction can only be called "¡Asiático!"or “all things Asian!” in Spanish.
"¡Asiático!"Features a collection of ALL NEW comedy material.
            Since 1994, 18MMW have been known for not only finding the humor in Asian/Asian American issues and pop culture touchstones like filmmaker John Woo, but also everything else under the sun.  In "¡Asiático!"you'll stifle guffaws as:

* European Vampires and a Chinese vampire experience a clash of cultures!
* 2 Asian Slackers go on an Inception style journey into the mind of a straight A student!
* Everything you wanted to know about Central Asia in song!
* and more!

"¡Asiático!"is written and performed by Ewan Chung, Michael Chih Ming Hornbuckle, Golda Inquito, Diana Toshiko,  Greg Watanabe and Peter J. Wong and others.  Additional material by Herbert Siguenza!

            Members of the press and one guest are invited to attend opening night or any other performance.  For press comps or publicity info please contact Michael Hornbuckle at (818) 900-2194 (vm) or email 18mmw.mail@gmail.com.

The 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors are a pan-Asian American sketch comedy troupe. Through 16 years of original productions and nationwide touring, the group has established itself as a force in the world of comedy. Now located in Los Angeles, The Warriors have been honored with the following awards:
* 2005 Bay Area's Best Sketch Comedy Troupe!
* 2006 CHAMPIONS! International Sketch Comedy Championships!
* 2007 subjects of regional Emmy-Winning documentary "The Mighty Warriors of Comedy."
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WHAT: 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors present the world premiere of "¡Asiático!"  
WHEN: August 12- September 4 2011 Preview August 11. Thur, Fri, Sat & Sun @ 8pm.
WHERE: The Complex, 6468 Santa Monica Blvd, Hollywood, CA  90038 (East of Highland Ave.)
PRICES: $20 General, $15 Students & Seniors (w/valid ID); $10 ea Groups of 6 or more. Ask for special group rates. $5 August 11 preview!
 RESERVATIONS/INFO: (818) 900-2194 (vm) or email 18mmw.mail@gmail.com or online at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/186386.


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