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Fil-Am comedian to ‘come home’ in series of shows

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Fil-Am comedian to ‘come home’ in series of shows

/ 12:04 AM October 24, 2017
Jo Koy

Jo Koy

Jo Koy, the Filipino-American comedian known for his hilarious skits that poke fun at the quirks of being raised by a Filipino mother in the United States, will be heading to the Philippines later this year for a series of standup shows, according to local promoter MMI Live.

The 46-year-old comic—Joseph Glenn Herbert in real life—will take the stage at The Theatre at Solaire on Nov. 30 and Dec. 3 (call 891-9999); and at the Waterfront Hotel and Casino in Cebu on Dec. 1 (232-6888).

From performing in coffee shops in Las Vegas, Jo Koy went on to land regular appearances in such TV shows as “The Adam Carolla Show” and “Chelsea Lately.”

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Jo Koy has appeared in specials on Comedy Central, which include “Don’t Make Him Angry” and “Lights Out.” Meanwhile, his third special, “Jo Koy: Live from Seattle,” is now being streamed on Netflix. —ALLAN POLICARPIO

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