Dave Chappelle and Netflix
Dave Chappelle has signed a 60 million dollar deal with Netflix for not one, but THREE new comedy specials! It's been twelve long awaited years since he last released a comedy special and his fans are going wild! It's an exciting time for comedians with Netflix supporting more and more great standup comedy!
Dave Chappelle's smashing return
Dave Chappelle just made a smashing return to television with his Saturday Night Live hosting debut! How was it? Two words. HE SLAYED! There couldn’t have been a better choice in hosts following the election.
Kevin Hart broke stand-up comedy records by performing his new special “What now?” to a football stadium of over 50,000 people! What now you ask? THIS! His film opened this week. Will you go see it?
MUSLIM FUNNY FEST SETS TO BREAK NEGATIVE STEREOTYPES
After a sold-out inaugural year, the Muslims are returning to NYC to make you laugh! The Muslim Funny Fest is set to be funnier and bigger than ever. Over 20 great comedians will take the stage July 12-14, 2016. The line-up includes Dean Obeidallah, Maysoon Zayid, Ali Al Sayed and many others. Tickets are on sale now at http://muslimfunnyfest.com/
A Farewell to the greatest
A Rabbi, a Reverend, an Imam, a Buddhist Monk, a former US President, a comedian & 15,000+ "family & dear friends" walked into a funeral.... and the rest is history. What a beautiful and powerful ceremony honoring Muhammed Ali filled with love and UNIFICATION! There were many beautiful eulogies given but comedian Billy Crystal’s really touched our hearts. Rest in peace Champ. You will always be The Greatest!
Fluffy returns to Dubai
Gabriel Iglesias is returning to Dubai on June 3rd with his new show #FluffyBreaksEven. One night only and well worth seeing live! Here’s one of our favorite jokes by him, enjoy!
MBC AND YAS ISLAND HAVE TEAMED UP TO BRING YOU ANOTHER EVENT AT YAS MARINA CIRCUIT ON THE 6TH MAY 2016!
ActionHA is a Jam packed festival with Hip Hop, pop, comedy, races and magic. Come down to Yas Marina Circuit where there will be performances from some of the Arab world’s most prominent stars, including: Ali Al Sayed, Maya Diab and Saad Lamjarred. If that is not enough alongside the great entertainment and shows lined up, ActionHA on Yas Island ticket holders will also be able to see all the Drag and Drifting excitement taking place on the track throughout the day for all you gear heads. You can book your tickets on https://www.yasmarinacircuit.com/
Nemr Live In Dubai
The hilarious Nemr Abou Nassar is heading to Dubai, as part of his world tour, to celebrate our 8th birthday with us! The show is this Saturday, April 16 from 7:00 pm onwards. Tickets are available here! Hope to see you there!
As One in honor of World Autism day
We are thrilled to announce that the film our founders had the honor of working on as theater and comedy coaches, As One: The Autism Project, will be released in UAE Cinemas to mark World Autism Day from April 3-7. Participating theaters include VOX Mall of the Emirates in Dubai and at Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi Bring your friends and family for this heartfelt, honest and often funny documentary. Don’t miss it!
As One - In cinemas soon
As One: The Autism Project is coming to cinemas in April. We mark #WorldAutismAwarenessDay with screenings of the film at VOX Cinemas at VOX Cinemas - Mall of the Emirates, Dubai and Nation Towers in Abu Dhabi from April 3-7. Don't miss it!Posted by As One: The Autism Project on Friday, March 25, 2016
Kevin Hart to perform in Abu Dhabi
It's official! Kevin Hart will be coming to Abu Dhabi for one night only to perform as part of his "What Now?" World tour. We can't wait to see him live! Tickets go on sale tomorrow and are expected to sell out fast.
Two Bellman Two Short Film
We are thrilled to announce that our very own Ali Al Sayed was cast in the Hollywood short film "Two Bellmen Two" starring Freida Pinto from Slum Dog Millionaire. The film includes tons of stunts, humor, Dubai scenery and is now live online! Check it out!
Two Bellman Two Short Film
We are thrilled to announce that our very own Ali Al Sayed was cast in the Hollywood short film "Two Bellmen Two" starring Freida Pinto from Slum Dog Millionaire. The world premiere is this week! Check out the trailer!
Russell Peters in Dubai
Russell Peters will be returning to Dubai for two performances on January 19th and 20th, 2016 as part of his “Almost Famous” tour. I’m not sure about the title though, because he’s already pretty famous! In the past his Dubai shows have sold out fast so you may want to book these in advance.
Dubai Comedy Festival 2015
The inaugural Dubai Comedy Festival was a massive success! 10 days of non-stop comedy featuring celebrity headliners Dave Chappelle and Trevor Noah as well as Regional comedians, Whose Line is it Anyways, street performers and many others! We were honored to be a part of it and produced three stellar comedy events. Dubai is now on the comedy map and we are already excited for next year!
Dubai Comedy Festival 2015
In local comedy news, the week-long Dubai Comedy Festival has just been announced. Headliners will include Dave Chapelle and Trevor Noah! We are thrilled to see comedy continue to grow in the UAE. More infomation at: dubaicomedyfest.ae
It’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival time!
It’s that time of the year again where thousands of performing artists from around the globe take the stage and streets! It’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival time! From dance to theater to comedy to circus and everything in between. We had a blast visiting and performing at The Fringe and encourage all to attend. To see the full list of shows head to their website: www.edfringe.com
Ryan Gosling finally eats his cereal
According to The Huffington post: “Ryan Gosling has finally eaten his cereal. The actor posted a Vine clip of himself pouring a bowl of cereal and eating it. Gosling pauses briefly to raise his spoon, a silent tribute to Ryan McHenry, the Scottish filmmaker and creator of the "Ryan Gosling Won't Eat His Cereal" meme who died on Sunday.
McHenry, who had bone cancer, was 27.”
Lip Sync Battle - The Show
Jimmy Fallon’s “lip sync battle” segment from The Tonight Show is being turned into it’s own TV Show! John Legend is already on board in full MC Hammer garb. It looks absolutely hilarious! Check out the official trailer.
Hit Comedy sketch to turn into full length film
The stars of the hit comedy series “Key & Peele” are set to turn their hilarious and over the top “Substitute Teacher” sketch into a full length film! Keegan-Michael Key will continue to expand upon his role of Mr. Garvey as Jordan Peele will take on the role of a rival teacher competing to be the student’s favorite teacher. We can’t wait to see how it pans out! Haven’t seen the original sketch yet? Check it out here.
New Daily Show Host Announced
It’s official! After only three guest appearances on The Daily Show, Comedian Trevor Noah has been signed on as the new host succeeding our beloved Jon Stewart when he departs. Read more
Simpsons Co-creator passes away
Sam Simons, the co-creator of #TheSimpsons passed away leaving his entire fortune to charity and helping those in need. Not only a comedy genius but an inspiration in all regards. May you rest in peace Sam
Academy Awards opens with a bang!
Neil Patrick Harris kicked off this year’s Academy Awards with a bang! He started off with one simple joke poking fun at the lack of diversity at this year’s Oscars then dove ‘straight’ (no pun intended) into a fantastic musical comedy number! We wouldn’t have expected anything less based upon his dynamic Broadway skills and quick humor. In case you missed it, here’s the video of the full opening.
Jon Stewart will be leaving The Daily Show
Breaking, and very sad, news flash! Jon Stewart has announced that he will be leaving The Daily Show! His contract is up in the Fall and they have yet to discuss replacements publically. He made a very heartfelt statement at the end of last night’s show. We are going to miss you Jon! Your timing, delivery, political satire and support for the Middle East is incomparable.
Eddie Murphy BacK on SNL
It’s official! After 30 long years Eddie Murphy is heading back to Saturday Night Live to make a guest appearance as part of their 40th anniversary. Now this is what “must see TV” is all about. Read more!
Naomi Watts trippin' at SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS
Naomi Watts’s ego must be getting big from all this attention because SHE BE TRIPPIN! LOL! Poor Naomi had an “OMG!” moment when she tripped over Emma Stone’s dress when going to speak about her contributions to the film Birdman. Luckily she didn’t fall so people had their giggle and quickly moved on. We are happy to see that the dark comedy Birdman is receiving so many accolades. Everyone is falling for it….even the cast! It’s great to see Michael Keaton back on the big screen. It’s long overdue.
The Golden GloBes 2015
Comediennes Tina Fey and Amy Poehler kicked off The Golden Globes with a comedy bang!
Catch a Smile Campaign
Our CATCH A SMILE campaign encourages the world to perform good deeds every month! Many thanks to Friday Magazine & 7 Days for helping us spread the word!
Funny Girls Go Pink
The HER-storical Funny Girls are back to perform a special show at DUBAI LADIES CLUB in support of Breast Care Awareness month! This is a ladies only event with booths and activities, so girls let your hair down and come out for some laughs all for a great cause! Event Info
Ali Al Sayed Nominated as Best Male Personality
“Best in Dubai” Nomination – we need your help! We are very happy to announce that Ali Al Sayed has been nominated in the "Best Personality" category by Ahlan! We hope you'll take a moment to vote him through to round 2. Thank you all for your continued support! Here’s the link for voting and entering the draw: events.ahlanlive.com
Dubomedy Interviewed as part of the Peeta Planet series
Ali and Mina thoroughly enjoyed their interview and comedy lesson with the “Peeta Planet” brothers as part of their Dubai One TV Series. Watch
Mina performs with Judah Friedlander from 30 Rock
Mina is super excited for her upcoming 5 show run with the hilarious Judah Friedlander at the Comedy Club NY from August 1-3, 2013. More Info
The show 'Dubai Comedy Cargo' at the Comedy Bar
Prep work for our self produced show in Toronto. Canada are you ready?