Updated 20 April 2021
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Dubai Comedy Festival announces its first headliners

Dubai Comedy Festival announces its first headliners

The Dubai Comedy Festival, taking place from May 13-22, has revealed its first headliners as part of a jam-packed line-up of multilingual shows.

  • Gad El-Maleh

    The French-Moroccan stand-up comedian and actor has starred in several feature films, including “Coco,” and “Midnight in Paris.” 

  • Eddie Griffin

    The popular comedian-turned-actor has built an ever-growing fan base since starting his comedy career in 1990. The Kansas City-born star is best known for portraying Eddie Sherman in the sitcom “Malcolm & Eddie.”

  • Maz Jobrani

    The US-Iranian comedian and actor has made appearances on television’s most popular shows, starred in award-winning films and has also been a regular guest on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and “The Late Late Show with James Corden.”

  • Nemr

    The Lebanese-American stand-up comic is a pioneer of the stand-up comedy scene in the Middle East. He has written seven full feature shows, the latest of which was a world tour that took him to major US cities, Europe and across the Middle East.  

  • Alexander Revva

    Better known by his stage name Arthur Pirozhkov, Revva will perform alongside his partner-in-crime Mikhail Galustyan.

  • Mikhail Galustyan

    The 41-year-old is a Russian showman, comedian, screenwriter and producer.