United We Stand Up - Aug 15

By United We Stand Up (other events)

Thursday, August 15 2013 8:00 PM 9:30 PM

United We Stand Up Indo-Pak Comedy Shows!

Celebrate Indian and Pakistani Independence Day through comedy. Parades are boring! Let's "Pak" the house!

The show stars:

DHAYA LAKSHMINARAYANAN: A Hindu who grew up in Alabama trained as a scientist/engineer. She won Comedy Central Asia’s “Ultimate Comedy Challenge” and ON24’s virtual comedy competition. She has appeared on WGBH, KQED, and CBS. She is a favorite on NPR’s “Snap Judgment.”

SAMSON KOLETKAR: World's only Indian Jewish standup comedian. He won the 2010 Asian American Theater Company Comedy Competition, has performed at clubs, colleges and corporations in India, Canada and 12 states in U.S. & has been featured on Asian Jewish Life, Indian Express, NBC, CBS and NPR.

SHAZIA MIRZA: A trained biochemist, born and educated in England, daughter of Pakistani immigrants, and winner at the London Comedy Festival.

MONA SHAIKH, A Pakistani New Yorker is the founder of and has been featured on BBC and Washington Post.

IMRAN G: A Muslim Indian-American has placed in the Giggles Comedy Competition and won Walk The Plank Comedy Competition

** Food & beverages will be available for purchase at the venue.


Ages 16+ recommended. Please arrive early, open seating.