Kung Pao, which has been featured in the NY Times, LA Times, Chicago Tribune… is a take-off on the tradition of Jews going to a Chinese restaurant and a movie on Christmas. The brainchild of San Francisco-based Jewish comedian, Lisa Geduldig, Kung Pao solves the age-old question, “What are Jews supposed to do on Christmas?” Created in 1993, Kung Pao was the country’s first Jewish comedy on Christmas in a Chinese restaurant show. The event caters to over 2000 people each December, with some people having attended every year. Kung Pao features Yiddish proverbs in its fortune cookies including “With one tuchus, you can’t dance at 2 weddings” which will be available this year through the event website. Kung Pao has been ordering custom fortune cookies from the Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory in San Francisco’s Chinatown since 1994 and continues to support this local business during the pandemic. For the first time in 58 years, the fortune cookie factory had to stop production in March but has since started up again albeit slowly.
FEATURING JUDY GOLD, ALEX EDELMAN, & LISA GEDULDIG
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24 & FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25
at 5pm PST (6pm MST/7pm CST/8pm EST)
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2020
at 2pm PST (3pm MST/4pm CST/4pm EST)
Tickets: $25 – $50 (Pay what you want) • www.CityBoxOffice.com/KungPao
Partial Proceeds Benefit:
• Southern Poverty Law Center’s “Teaching Tolerance”
• The Helen and Joe Farkas Center for the Study of the Holocaust
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