Dubai Comedy Festival Adds to Star-Studded Program:

 Dubai Comedy Festival Adds to Star-Studded Program:

Bassem Youssef, Riaad Moosa, Joey Rasdien, Schalk Bezuidenhout, Loyiso Gola, Micky P. Kerr and more!

Dubai Comedy Festival, the 11-day extravaganza, which takes place from 12th to 22nd of May reveals the remaining acts in its LOL-loaded line-up

Dubai, UAE (April 2022): Dubai Comedy Festival has revealed the remaining headliners for this year’s star-studded program. Jam-packed with international stars, fan favourites and local legends, the laugh-a-minute line-up will delight audiences in The Agenda, Coca-Cola Arena, The Theater Mall of the Emirates and more from May 12-22.

Produced by BRAG, Live Nation, and DXB Live and presented by Dubai Calendar, an initiative of Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism, Dubai Comedy Festival is rolling out the red carpet for illustrious acts that will bring a world of laughs.

Headliners Josh Widdecombe, Vir Das, Jo Koy, Gad Elmaleh, and Russell Peters will set the tone for 11 full days of hilarity and happiness, with unforgettable live performances.

The remaining acts announced today will visit the UAE from Egypt, Lebanon, South Africa, Palestine, Kuwait, United Kingdom, and Jordan, bringing with them side-splitting stand-up shows that will resonate with the city’s international population and its visitors.

BASSEM YOUSSEF

May 21st at The Agenda (English language show)

Doors Open: [insert time] Show starts [insert time]

Age Policy: Entry for 16 years of age and above

Tickets: dubaicalendar.comticketmaster.ae

Former heart surgeon, Bassem Youssef quit his day job to become a stand-up comedian. Today, he’s hailed as the Egyptian Jon Stewart, and his brand of clever and controversial comedy has tickled audiences from New York City to Dubai.

AWK.WORD COMEDY: SHADEN FAKIH, CHAKER BOU ABDALLA, and NOUR HAJJAR

May 19th at The Theater Mall of the Emirates (Arabic language show)

Doors Open: 8:00 PM | Show Starts: 8:30 PM

Age Policy: Entry for adults 18 years of age and above

Tickets: dubaicalendar.comticketmaster.ae

Guess who’s back? The first underground stand-up comedy platform in Lebanon is back in town, featuring the great Shaden Fakih, Chaker Bou Abdalla, and Nour Hajjar. Bringing their strong opinions and Lebanese-centric jokes, this is bound to be an Arabic show to remember!

ALAA EL SHEIKH, NOHA KATO, and MOHAMED HELMY hosted by MOHAMED BADR

May 17th at The Theater MOE (Arabic language show)

Doors Open: 6:30 PM | Show Starts: 7:00 PM

Age Policy: Entry for 16 years of age and above

Tickets: dubaicalendar.comticketmaster.ae

Arabic speakers: don’t miss the chance to laugh in your native tongue and celebrate Egyptian comedian at its best! This Arabic showcase features Egyptian comedians, Alaa El Sheikh, Noha Kato, and Mohamed Helmy! Get ready to roll into the aisles laughing.

ADI KHALIFA, AHMAD ALSHAMMARI, and EMAN KHALLOUF

May 17th at The Theater Mall of the Emirates (Arabic language show)

Doors Open: 8:30 PM | Show Starts: 9:00 PM

Age Policy: Entry for 16 years of age and above

Tickets: dubaicalendar.comticketmaster.ae

Adding more to the list of Arabic showcases here’s your chance to keep the laughs going as three amazing comedians from the region – Adi Khalifa, Ahmad Alshammari, and Eman Khallouf make their appearance right after the first show. Whether you connect with Palestinian, Kuwaiti, or Jordanian humor, this show has what you need!

THE NEW MATERIAL COMEDY TOUR with RIAAD MOOSA, JOEY RASDIEN, SCHALK BEZUIDENHOUT, hosted by ABZ ALI

May 15th at The Agenda (English language show)

*Special screening with exclusive cut of New Material

Doors Open: 5:00 PM | Show Starts: 6:00 PM

Age Policy: All Ages

Tickets: dubaicalendar.comticketmaster.ae

This trio of comedians from South Africa will have audiences hooting and howling at their hilarious brand of comedy. Hosted by home-grown talent, Abz Ali, the powerhouse performance will wrap with an exclusive cut of New Material – eight years after Riaad Moosa’s original movie Material was released.

*Organised by Blu Blood Group

LOYISO GOLA

May 20th at Coca-Cola Arena (English language show)

Tickets: dubaicalendar.comticketmaster.ae

Award-winning South African comedian Loyiso Gola released Unlearning – the first African Netflix stand-up special – in 2021 and will appear at the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai for the first time this year.

*Organised by Braga Conceptz

MICKY P. KERR

May 20th at The Theater Mall of the Emirates (English language show) 

Tickets: dubaicalendar.comticketmaster.ae

Micky P. Kerr tickled the funny-bone of a nation as a Britain’s Got Talent finalist in 2018, and has since charmed international audiences with his unique musical comedy act. Fusing droll ditties with jovial jokes, this act is one to watch.

*Organised by Arabian Entertainment House

Stay tuned to www.dubaicomedyfest.ae and check out Dubai Comedy Festival’s social media channels for additional line-up details..  

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