FUNNY ARABS COMEDY SHOW - FRIDAY
Date(s) - 06/16/2023
7:30 am - 9:30 am
Busboys and Poets
US$19 – US$22 USD
FUNNY ARABS IS BACK! Arab-Americans from all over the US bring us laughter (again!)
Eman Morgan (Headliner)
Sarah Suzuki Harvard
Rola Z (Host & Producer)
FUNNY ARABS is a DC Stand-up Comedy series, created by Rola Z, in collaboration with Busboys & Poets, featuring an Arab-American Line up of DMV and NYC comedians. Hilarious performers you have seen at the DC Improv, Kennedy Center, NYC Gotham Comedy Club, Yalla Punk Festival, The Moth, Peacock TV and more!
Rola Z is the creator of FUNNY ARABS and is a show producer and comedian in DC. She has performed at the NY Arab-American Comedy Festival at the Gotham Comedy Club, DC Improv ‘Read the Room’ and Montreal clubs including the Wiggle Room. A corporate woman turned comedy show producer (because it’s more fun), Rola is of Lebanese origin and has lived in Greece, Dubai, Cairo, Montreal, and more. IG @ Rola DC Comedy
Eman Morgan is a top Egyptian-American comedian, based in New York City. He performs nightly across the vibrant city at various clubs and mics. He has regularly headlined the New York Arab American Comedy Festival for 11 consecutive years as well as performed internationally in both English and Arabic material. He’s back to headline FUNNY ARABS! @emanmorgan
Mahmoud Jaber is a Lebanese-American comedian who has been disappointing his parents by doing Stand-up comedy in Lebanon for 3 years @mahmoudjab.
Yasmin Elhady has toured all over the US and UK. She has performed at The Kennedy Center and has been featured on NBC’s True Story with Ed Helms and Randall Park, now streaming on Peacock. You can catch her Stand-Up comedy on TikTok (100k+ followers) and her comedic skits on IG (@yasminelhahahady). She has also appeared locally on WUSA9 with Reese Waters, NPR, The Washington Post, and in Vice Media’s book “Little America: Incredible True Stories of Immigrants in America,” which was later turned into an Apple TV+ series by Kumail Nanjiani.