The Reel To Real Crowdwork Tour: Abishek Kumar and Nirmal Pillai

The Reel To Real Crowdwork Tour: Abishek Kumar and Nirmal Pillai

8:00pm - Friday, Aug 9, 2024

Presented by EKAK Entertainment

Comedian Abishek Kumar, one of Chennai’s most popular stand-up artistes, burst onto the scene with the now super-popular online alternative character, Mrs Janaki, was also recently seen in a cameo in Harish Kalyan-starrer Oh Manapenne! (2021). The theatre-artiste turned comic is also a regular on many OTT-based comedy shows including Comicstaan Semma Comedy Pa and LOL: Enga Siri Paappom, both on Amazon Prime Video. Ahead of his multi-city The Reel To Real Crowdwork Tour, we catch up with the Chennai paiyyan.

Nirmal Pillai’s standup comedian style (while sitting) take on the story of milk in India, as part of his ‘Parotta Act’ series, caught the attention of many, propelling him to YouTube creator celebrity status.

Friday, August 9
Doors 7:00 pm | Show 8:00 pm

Please note: This show is performed in 80% English / 20% Tamil

Balcony (General Admission) $49+ s/c | $53 at the door
VIP (Main Floor, Rows A-C) $89+ s/c | $93 at the door
Section 2 (Main Floor, Rows D-I) $69+ s/c | $73 at the door
Section 3 (Main Floor, Rows J-O) $59+ s/c | $63 at the door

Tickets on sale Wednesday, June 3 @ 10:00 am

*Minors permitted (16+). Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service.
*Sorry, Rio Theatre Groupons and passes n/a for this event.
*Event Producers & Rio Theatre staff reserve the right to ask any guest to leave or remove them from the venue for if guests choose not to comply to the house rules.
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*Seating for this event is assigned on the main floor / general admission in the balcony. We encourage all guests to arrive at least 45-60 minutes before showtime to ensure time to find seats and get snacks at concession.

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Seating Arrangement

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