On Wednesday, March 23rd Carolines On Broadway in New York, NY brings Nemr to the stage on his debut U.S. Stand-Up Comedy Tour. Nemr is a Lebanese/American Stand-Up Comedian who is credited with establishing and pioneering the stand-up comedy scene throughout the Middle East where he performs in English. Nemr grew up in San Diego and then moved back with his family to Lebanon. He went on to break down barriers and unite people in a region where bombing on stage can have a completely different meaning.
“Language, food, clothes and lifestyles vary across ethnic groups and geographical regions, but to Lebanese American comedian Nemr Abou Nassar, humor transcends all cultural barriers; it is universal.” – The Arab American News.
He is an accomplished comic with six full feature specials, a prime time television show ‘A Stand Up Comedy Revolution’, and a movie release of two of his specials, ‘EPIC’ and ‘Victorious Secret.’ The release formed the basis of the movie which sold out over 3,000 seats in one night and played in a Roman Coliseum. He currently holds the record for the biggest show in every major country in the Middle East, with his latest special, Uninterrupted Funny Observations, selling out over 4,000 seats in one night in Beirut alone in July of 2014.
In May of 2014 he was also featured on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine (Middle East) solidifying Nemr’s legacy as the biggest name in stand up in the Middle East.
He is now back in the USA and aims to do in America what he did across the Middle East, bring people together through laughter and merriment. He comes bearing gifts of myrrh and frankincense. No you can’t smoke them.
Catch Nemr in his debut U.S. tour before he heads off to wrap up in the Middle East with shows in Dubai, Qatar, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Lebanon – making this the first ever stand-up comedy global event.
Visit: http://www.nemrcomedy.com/ or Watch: https://youtu.be/JgKxYF8ySis
Showtime: 7:30PM / Tickets start at $38.25
Phone: 212-757-4100 / Visit: http://www.carolines.com/
Carolines On Broadway is located at 1626 Broadway. New York, NY 10019