Comedy Masala International launched in Karachi in 2017, and produced sold-out shows in Feb, April, July, Sept, Oct & Nov. Comedy Masala International launched its 2018 season in Feb 2018, marking one-year of international shows in Karachi. Comedy Masala returns from 26 – 28 April, featuring the breakout comedy star from ‘America’s Got Talent’ TOM COTTER, plus Kyle Grooms and Liz Miele. As always, Comedy Masala is bringing a brand-new line up of international comedians who will perform live in Pakistan for the first time!
Comedy Masala International is Pakistan’s premium international stand-up comedy experience, and is proud to announce its eight edition of shows in April 2018. Comedy Masala will put on 5 shows over 3 nights and will feature brand new acts.
Visiting Pakistan this April are:
1. TOM COTTER (USA)
Tom has made appearances on NBC, CBS, Tonight Show with Jay Leno, America’s Got Talent, Howard Stern & Last Comic Standing. Tom Cotter is the breakout comedy star from ‘America’s Got Talent’. Tom Cotter is one of the most prolifically funny comedians in the country. He is the MASTER of side-splitting wordplay. He remains a familiar face from appearances on the late-night talk show circuit (such as THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO, CRAIG FERGUSON & BYRON ALLEN) in countless broadcasts, and in his own original comedy specials.
2. KYLE GROOMS (USA)
Kyle has been seen on P.Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy, VH1, NBC & Comedy Central. He has acted & written for DAVE CHAPPELLE, and Kyle is one of the hottest comics on the USA circuit today. He’s been featured on several TV, radio and internet broadcasts, including Jamie Foxx’s “Laffapalooza”
3. LIZ MIELE (USA)
Liz has been seen on Comedy Central & Gotham City Live. Liz Miele also recently appeared on Hulu’s “Coming To The Stage,” and NPR’s “Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me”. She’s the writer & producer of the animated web series “Damaged”. Her joke “Feminist Sex Positions” went viral both on YouTube and Upworthy.com. Liz also recently released her debut comedy album, “Emotionally Exhausting” on iTunes and Amazon.
4. UMAR RANA (PAK)
All shows will be hosted by Comedy Masala founder & Pakistani comedian, UMAR RANA (seen on Comedy Central Presents Stand-Up Asia & voted 2013 Top 10 Comedians in Asia by Top 10 Magazine). Umar was the official opening act for BILL BURR in Singapore, and has hosted & opened for Hollywood comedian Rob Schneider. Now celebrating his EIGHTH year (and 450+ shows!) as the Founder & Resident Host at Comedy Masala Singapore, Umar will once again take you on a ride throughout the show.
ABOUT COMEDY MASALA
Comedy Masala is Singapore’s biggest & most popular stand-up comedy night, with over 475+ shows produced over 8 years. Comedy Masala International launched in Pakistan to massive success in 2017, and has now put on 35 shows in Karachi since Feb 2017. Comedy Masala has cemented its place in Pakistan’s history as being the first regular international stand-up comedy show. Comedy Masala Singapore also holds the No. 1 rank in SE Asia, and was listed as the Top 10 comedy nights in the world (TRAVELER, AUSTRALIA). Comedy Masala Singapore was also featured on COMEDY CENTRAL ASIA.