In this harsh political climate we need comic relief! The Markaz is pleased to present a very special comedy show starring Eman El Husseini & Jess Salomon from New York City, hosted & introduced by Sultans of Satire and New York Arab American Comedy Festival regular, Noël Elgrably. Don't miss this very funny, one-night-only show!
TICKETS ARE JUST $15 AND CAN BE PURCHASED ONLINE BELOW, or at the door (cash only) the night of the show. This comedy special takes place at the Pico Union Project, 1153 Valencia St, Los Angeles, CA 90015. Free parking, general seating, first-come, first-served.
Comedian Eman El Husseini is the bomb—and that's not just because she's Palestinian, Muslim and queer.
She and her wife, Jewish comedian Jess Salomon, are based in New York City. Eman is also an astute social observer, read her stuff here!
Jess Salomon describes herself as a "comedian, writer and family disappointment."
She is a former UN war crimes lawyer turned stand up comic. The Montreal Metro has called her comedy “charming and intelligent.”
When she’s not writing and performing Jess likes to check in with her old colleagues in The Hague. She enjoys hearing how sad the war criminals are without her observational wit and storytelling to keep them going. She believes they are jealous of her comedy audience and regret what they have done.
About the Host
He describes himself variously as an Arab Jew, a Sephardi and "a cultural train wreck." Noël Elgrably can be seen performing regularly at Los Angeles area comedy clubs such as The World Famous Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory, The Improv, and The Icehouse. He is an alumni of the New York City Arab-American Comedy Festival, the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, is a regular cast member of The Sultans of Satire: Middle East Comic Relief Show, and has appeared on Showtime and Fox TV. He has trained as a dramatic actor and was featured in the indie feature films “Bad Space," "Body High" and "Clean" and the comedy short films "Please God Someone Normal" and "Gone Too Far."
- March 26, 2017 at 7pm – 8:30pm
- Pico Union Project, 1153 Valencia St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
- $15.00 USD
- 16 people are going