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Laugh Your Stress Off!

Laugh Your Stress Off With Local Comedian Margaret Zhao: A Humor Therapy Event


"She has the best outsider's view of our society since Yakov Smirnoff - a very entertaining lady!"     Jeff Jena - Manager, Irvine Improv

"Margaret's constant consternation at American society and her witty observations make her fresh and outrageously funny." - Arnold Bernstein, Prescott AZ

Margaret Zhao, the winner of the Sharp Writ Book Award for best memoir,  Really Enough, will weave her incredible true story from the dust and hopelessness of the Chinese Cultural Revolution of her past, to the green rolling hills of the East Bay.  As a teacher of Qigong, Tai Chi and Chinese healing arts, Margaret Zhao will present her unique blend of humor, movements and demonstration to bring you a remarkable evening of laughter and energy.  

Her stand-up comedy debut dates back to 2000 at various improvs, dinner clubs, churches and other venues. She has performed at the Irvine Improv, the Laugh Factory in Hollywood, Rotary Clubs of Orange County, CSU Fullerton, American Fibromyalgia Association, Orange County Vegetarian Club, Pleasanton New Comers Club and many more.

ith her inimitable charm, sincerity and humility Margaret engages and energizes her audience. Treat yourself to an evening of hilarious fun and uplifted spirit.

This family friendly event is also a fundraiser for the Bothwell Arts Center.  Seating is limited so reserve your tickets online at or The Bankhead Theater box office.  

When: Saturday December 3, 2016

Time: 7:00-8:30PM (doors open at 6:30PM)

Tickets: $20 before the event, $22 at the door.

Autographed books and open bar available in the lobby. 

Beer and wine available at the no-host bar.

Earlier Event: November 11
Chris Proctor Concert
Later Event: December 4
Nell & Jim Band in Concert