Have you heard the one about the Jewish and Palestinian Muslim-American comedians?
Scott Blakeman and Dean Obeidallah, perform their two-man standup show, which “offers smart, thoughtful humour about our families, ethnic and religious backgrounds, as well as our progressive political humor.” StandUp for Peace aims to open dialogue on the Middle Eastern conflict through humor
Scott Blakeman is known for his political comedy and standup class; he’s taught comedians like Jon Stewart and Caroline Rhea. Scott is an “astute, funny political observer” who has been called “the top political comedian working in New York today.”
Dean Obeidallah has appeared regularly on Comedy Central and numerous international television and radio programs. He is the co-creator and co-producer of the New York Arab-American Comedy Festival, as well as co-director and co-producer of the documentary The Muslims are Coming!
Together, the two comedians put on a hilarious performance that has received rave reviews from audiences all over the country.
Opening will be local comedian Simon Cadel, who plays comedy clubs all around Manhattan, and has performed at several Purple Crayon open mic nights. Join us for a hysterical evening!
Get tickets at www.purplecrayoncenter.org/live