Comedy

Bassem Youssef presented by Live Nation

The Middle Beast Tour

Saturday, September 14 at 7:00 pm

Pantages Theatre

photo of bassem youssef wearing a black shirt holding a microphone standing in a spotlight

In Bassem Youssef’s one of a kind solo comedy performance, the audience is taken on a personal journey from Bassem’s career as a heart surgeon in Egypt to finding himself in the middle of the Arab Spring and becoming the host of the largest political satire show in the history of the Arab World. His jokes earned him worldwide recognition as “The Egyptian Jon Stewart,” but also got him arrested, interrogated, and ultimately prompted his escape to America just as the country was going through its very own identity crisis.

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