Introducing our funniest new series, illarious, as we present "America's Least Wanted" at I Heart Halal!
Join us Saturday, April 14th for a comedy showcase starring some of America's top Muslim stand-up comics including:
Headliner Mo Amer, (CBS's The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, Comedy Central's @midnight, and whose first one-hour original standup special is expected to drop later this year)
Supporting acts include
Ramy Youssef, (USA's Mr. Robot, CBS's The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Nick@Nite's See Dad Run)
Zainab Johnson, (HBO's All Def Comedy, NBC's Last Comic Standing, BET's Comic View)
Ahamed Weinberg, (NBC's Late Night with Seth Meyers, IFC's Comedy Bang Bang, HBO's Insecure).
Hosted by Chicago native, Azhar (Amazon's Patriot)
The Cold War changed standup comedy. While the world slowly recovered from WWII, political fears in America grew to a fevered pitch. Then something funny happened: standup evolved from joke telling to truth telling. Jewish and black comedians proved that comedy could transform public perception, while exposing the absurd phobias about America's marginalized and misunderstood. AMERICA'S LEAST WANTED is a reflection of the times. Starring some of America's top Muslim standup comics, the show employs the power of humor to expose our collective fears and hypocrisies, and to help us laugh at ourselves.
For Tickets and More info, head over to www.ihearthalal.com
illMuslims flagship series 'Be Social' is a national art social / mixer series designed to bring together divergent populations to celebrate creative output, support makers, and network in a lively / interactive space.