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Bassem Youssef

Closed June 6, 2018

The Egyptian comedian brings you The Joke is Mightier then the Sword!

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The Joke Is Mightier than the Sword

Bassem Youssef has earned his rightful place in the international comedic scene. Hailing from Egypt, the star held one of the most popular seats on TV with his wildly successful Al-Berameg. Known for his controversial political satire, Bassem Youssef built a growing fan base from Egypt to the Middle East to the rest of the world. Heading to Philadelphia to be a part of the International Festival of the Arts, Youssef brings his satirical humor to a brand new audience!

Running for three years Al-Berameg managed to draw in over 30 million viewers every week! After being arrested for allegedly insulting the President of Egypt the star comedian decided to end the show due to political pressures. In his latest stage show "The Joke Is Mightier than the Sword" Youssef shares his personal stories and thoughts on the undulating political landscape.

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Performance date: 6 June 2018

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