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Bassem Youssef & Maz Jobrani Added to the Lineup for the Inaugural Edition of Abu Dhabi Comedy Week

Bassem Youssef & Maz Jobrani Added To The Lineup For The Inaugural Edition Of Abu Dhabi Comedy Week

With tickets going on sale on Friday, March 8th at 10am, make sure to mark your calendar and grab yours!

Abu Dhabi Comedy Week is gearing up to be an unmissable event, and the excitement just keeps growing as another sensational act has been added to the lineup. Renowned comedians Bassem Youssef and Maz Jobrani are set to join forces for a side-splitting show on May 24th, promising a night filled with laughter and unforgettable humor.

When: Friday, May 24th

Where: Etihad Arena, Yas Island

The Comedy Duo: Bassem Youssef and Maz Jobrani

Bassem Youssef, known as one of Egypt’s funniest men, is set to grace the stage alongside Maz Jobrani, a globally acclaimed standup comedian from the USA. Their combined comedic prowess and unique humor are sure to captivate audiences and leave them in stitches.

Bassem Youssef, a former surgeon turned comedian, gained international recognition as the host of “Al Bernameg,” the first political satire show in the Middle East. With his sharp wit and insightful commentary, Bassem garnered a massive following, reaching 30 million viewers weekly. He has been featured in Time Magazine’s most influential list and received the International Press Freedom Award for his contributions to media and comedy.

Maz Jobrani’s comedic talents have taken him to the heights of television and film. With appearances on popular shows like “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” and “Shameless,” Maz has established himself as a household name in comedy. His standup specials, including the Netflix original “Immigrant” and solo specials on Showtime, have received critical acclaim worldwide. Maz’s ability to tackle cultural nuances and everyday absurdities with humor has earned him a dedicated fan base globally.

Bassem Youssef & Maz Jobrani Added To The Lineup For The Inaugural Edition Of Abu Dhabi Comedy Week (1)

A Night of Laughter and Entertainment

The duo will take the stage at the Etihad Arena on Yas Island on Friday, May 24th, promising an evening filled with laughter and entertainment. Audiences can expect a blend of sharp satire, observational humor, and hilarious anecdotes as Bassem and Maz showcase their comedic talents.

The Etihad Arena, located on Yas Island, provides the perfect setting for this comedy extravaganza. With state-of-the-art facilities and a spacious auditorium, attendees can enjoy an immersive experience and soak in the laughter-filled atmosphere.

How to Secure Your Tickets

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to witness Bassem Youssef and Maz Jobrani live in action. Tickets for their performance go on sale on March 8th at 10 am and can be purchased through the official Live Nation Middle East website. Ensure you secure your tickets early to guarantee your spot at this highly anticipated event.

About Abu Dhabi Comedy Week

Abu Dhabi Comedy Week is set to become a cornerstone of the live entertainment scene in Abu Dhabi. Presented by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi and Yas Island in collaboration with Live Nation Middle East, the festival promises a week-long extravaganza of laughter and fun. From comedic legends to emerging talents, the festival showcases a diverse lineup of performers, ensuring there’s something for everyone to enjoy.


Get ready for a week filled with laughter, entertainment, and unforgettable moments at Abu Dhabi Comedy Week. Join Bassem Youssef, Maz Jobrani, and a host of other talented comedians as they light up the stage with their unique brand of humor. Secure your tickets now and be part of the emirate-wide celebration of laughter and joy.

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