Middle Eastern Comedy Festival Past

Oct 4-7, 2010 - Los Angeles, CA, United States

Schedule:

Opening Night Gala, October 4, Laugh Factory, 8001 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA, 90046

Hosted by Aron Kader (Axis of Evil, Comedy Central) and featuring:

K-Von (MTV’s Disaster Date)
Ronnie Khalil (You Can’t Kill Stephen King!, CNN)
Ari Shaffir (HBO’s Down and Dirty)
Maria Shehata (Showtime’s Bridging the Gap)
Eman Morgan (Showtime’s Bridging the Gap)
Mike Batayeh (You Don’t Mess with Zohan, Sleeper Cell)
Ahmed Ahmed (Just Like Us, Axis of Evil, Comedy Central)

Tuesday & Wednesday , October 5 & 6

Sketch Nights: The Wizard of Oz-lamabad...and Other Fine Farces
Join us for two shows each night with the best selection of comedic theater and SNL style sketch comedy written and performed by the best Middle Eastern talent, interspersed with even more stand-up comedy!

Sketch Night Directors
Amir Arison (Vamps)
Bethany Geaber (Criminal Minds)
Patrick Cavanaugh (Mad Men)
Ronnie Khalil (You Can’t Kill Stephen King!)
Ryan P. Shrime (The Unit)

Sketch Night Performers
Aline Elasmar (Huge)
Amro Salama (Modern Family)
Ashley Adler (Gym Rats)
Bethany Geaber (Criminal Minds)
Charles Marina (Beirut...Hide & Seek)
Dan Alemshah (Emergency Room 2)
Jay Ali (Rizzoli & Isles)
Maz Siam (Nude Nuns with Big Guns)
Meena Dimian (Freedomless)
Parisa Fakhri (House)
Ronnie Khalil (You Can’t Kill Stephen King!)
Ryan P. Shrime (The Unit)
Tamara Dhia (Transient)
Ursula Taherian (My Uncle Rafael)
Wissam Saliba (Angels be thy Devil's Prey)

Sketch Night Comedians
Tuesday Early Show: Matthew Nouriel
Tuesday Late Show: Dana Nasser, Gulden
Wednesday Early Show: Marie-Thérèse Abou-Daoud, Amir Talai
Wednesday Late Show: Charles Marina, Nidhal Abaza

Thursday, October 7

Closing Night Showcase, Shenanigans and Shameless Shindiggery!
(i.e. Awesome Show and Closing Party!)
A perfect bookend to the Festival, featuring our full sketch show as well as even more stand-up comedy. Tickets to this show include a VIP pass to our closing party. Come join the cast and crew to unwind, celebrate and tell us how brilliant we are!

Closing Night Comedians
Jimmy Goson (Kennedy Center)
Noël Elgrably (Sultans of Satire)
Marie-Thérèse Abou-Daoud (NBC Diversity Showcase Finalist)
Max Amini (Heroes, Mind of Mencia)

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