[PAST EVENT] Jesse Appell Comedy Performance
On Saturday, February 11th join the William & Mary Confucius Institute for a comedy performance by Fulbright scholar and intercultural comedian, Jesse Appell. Jesse is well-known for his performances in Xiangsheng (cross-talk) comedic style, improv comedy, and Chinese stand-up. His bilingual comedy writing aims to overcome cultural gaps by focusing on storytelling and character rather than surface differences and stereotypes. Jesse?s performances, writing, and commentary on Chinese comedy, media, and culture have been seen and heard on CBS, TEDx, PBS, NPR and PRI, as well as Chinese media such as CCTV, BTV, and CRI. His W&M performance is free and open to the public and will be held in English on February 11th from 7:30- 8:30pm in Tucker 127A. For more information on Jesse visit his website www.laughbeijing.com.