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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Comedy Masala International launched in Karachi in 2017, and produced sold-out shows in Feb, April, July, Sept, Oct & Nov. Comedy Masala International is launching its 2018 season from 22 – 24 February. As always, Comedy Masala is bringing another 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 seventh edition of shows in 2018 this February. Comedy Masala will put on 5 shows over 3 nights and will feature brand new acts & brand-new jokes!

Visiting Pakistan this February are:

1. EDDY BRIMSON (UK)
Eddy Brimson is one of the UK circuits most in demand headline acts. Eddy is equally at home internationally having taken to the stage from Norway to China with just about everywhere in between. His performances the Melbourne and Perth Comedy Festivals have secured his place in the comedy industry.

2. PAT BURTSCHER (CAN)
For the past eighteen years, Toronto-based comedian Pat Burtscher has been touring the globe with a pocket full of ideas, a brain full of questions and a heart full of love. His unique capacity for reducing the universal to the personal (as well as his ability to spend an entire show reducing a heckler to dust) has earned him critical acclaim and recognition as one of the most exciting stand ups working on the international comedy circuit today.

3. LEO FLOWERS (USA)
Leo has been featured on NBC, MTV, FOX, CARSON DAILY, STARZ. His delivery has been described as “smooth and deliberate.” No two shows are ever alike, as he’s always attacking the issues of the day and revealing personal anecdotes. Infusing stand up with storytelling, Flowers captivates audiences of all demographics.

4. UMAR RANA (PAK)
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 plans 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 by Traveller News, Australia. Comedy Masala has also been aired on popular TV channel, Comedy Central Asia.

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