After successfully launching in February 2017, and followed up by sold-out shows in April, July & Sept, Comedy Masala International is back from 19 – 21 October with another diverse line up of international comedians who will perform live in Pakistan for the first time!
After firmly establishing themselves as Pakistan’s premium international stand-up comedy experience, Comedy Masala International is proud to announce its fifth edition of shows this October, with MORE live international stand-up comedy! Comedy Masala will put on 5 shows over 3 nights and will feature brand new acts & brand-new jokes!
Visiting Pakistan this October are:
1. SHAZIA MIRZA (UK)
Shazia Mirza is an award winning British stand-up comedian and writer, and has featured on BBC, ITV, The Graham Norton Show, The Jonathan Ross Show, The Late Late Show & Channel 5.
2. BRAD UPTON (USA)
Brad has performed more than 5,000 shows across the world and has featured on NBC, HBO, A&E, MTV and Showtime.
3. DWIGHT SLADE (USA)
A veteran in the industry, Dwight Slade has appeared on HBO & Comedy Central. Slade’s stand-up has gained international stature after earning a five-star review at the prestigious Edinburgh Fringe and the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival.
All shows will be hosted by Comedy Masala founder & Pakistani comedian, UMAR RANA (seen on Comedy Central Asia & voted 2013 Top 10 Comedians in Asia by Top 10 Magazine).
Comedy Masala International has now successfully established itself in Pakistan with the aim to make Pakistan one of the world’s largest hubs for international comedians touring South & South East Asia. The franchise will continue to bring live international stand-up comedy to Pakistan, featuring comedians from North America, Europe, Australia & South East Asia. Comedy Masala will expand to Dubai, Oman, Lahore & Islamabad in 2018. Comedy Masala (Singapore) is currently Singapore’s biggest & most popular weekly stand-up comedy show, as was listed as one of the World’s Top 10 comedy nights and has been listed by Traveller, Australia. Comedy Masala has also been aired on popular TV channel, Comedy Central Asia.