Moni Zhang: Child from Wuhan | Standup & Storytelling | English #060

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Moni Zhang: Child from Wuhan | Standup & Storytelling | English #060

A true story about Trauma, Love, and Diarrhea.

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Z-Bar Bergstraße 2 10115 Berlin Germany

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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

From a sweatshop in the ghetto of Wuhan, Moni made her way to Berlin. She searched hard for love, until a severe depression hit her, forcing her to face unresolved childhood trauma.

This one-woman show is a fine blend between storytelling & standup comedy. I'm going to share a true story about my impoverished childhood, dysfunctional family, sexuality, and diarrhea.

❓Is it funny? Yes, you possibly will pee a bit.

❓Is it only funny? No, you might cry a little.

🏆 Edinburgh Fringe 2022 sell-out show

🏆 Winner of Berlin New Standup Award 2019

👍 "I saw the show, twice! Moni is a very intelligent, funny, and great performer." - Shazia Mirza (British Standup Comedian & The Guardian Columnist)

👍 "Beautiful storytelling but overly sexual" - The Scotsman

👍 "An absolutely funny show" - Scottish Field

👍 "Moni Zhang’s storytelling abilities are profound. " - Entertainment Now

Who is Moni Zhang?

Originally From Wuhan, a cold, desolate place that became way too famous in 2020. A regular in The Berlin Comedy Scene and The Winner of Berlin NewStand Up Award, 2019.

Moni doesn’t hold back with her material. She approaches sensitive subjects like race, sex, and farting with the finesse of a bulldozer. Her wit, set up and unique delivery makes her act fun to watch, while her vulnerability makes her the bravest person you'll meet.

Besides comedy, Moni dedicates herself to promoting awareness for mental health. She founded the Berlin Mental Health Festival, a week-long art festival including many workshops and art performances. She also produces the weekly "It's Mental! Podcast" where she has in depth conversations with creatives about their mental health journey.

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Is it standup comedy?

Yes and no. It's a mixture between standup & storytelling. It will be funny and emotional.

What is Storytelling?

Imagine it's a movie. There will be up and downs. A good comedy movie will not only make you laugh but also cry a bit,.

I went to Moni's other shows, but not "Child from Wuhan". Will there be a lot of the same jokes?

No No No! Everything in "Child from Wuhan" will be brand new for you, except for two jokes.

When & Where?

Friday 17. Mar

Doors open: 8.00 pm

Show starts: 8.30 pm

📍 Z-Bar Berlin: Bergstraße 2, 10115 Mitte.


10€ at door with online reservation. (7€ for students / unemployed. Free for refugees.)

Limited capacity, please reserve a seat online to guarantee entry.

15€ at door without online reservation. (10€ for students / unemployed. Free for refugees.)

We accept cards & cash.

Wow, this show is so interesting, but I can't make it on this date :(

No worries! Moni is performing on other dates! Check it out at

Corona rules?

Currently, all Covid restrictions have been lifted in Berlin, masks are optional, please wear them if you wish, that is your business.

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