Bassem Youssef

Bassem Youssef, Vr 12.04.2024, Theater Amsterdam Amsterdam


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Dubbed the Jon Stewart of the Arab World, cardiac surgeon Bassem Youssef was the host of popular TV show Al Bernameg - the first political satire show in the Middle East. Originally a 5-minute show on YouTube, Al Bernameg became the first online-to-TV conversion in the Middle East and the most-watched show across the region with 40 million viewers every week, and over a million subscribers to its YouTube channel.

Bassem's live stand-up performances effortlessly merge his political insights, personal anecdotes, and cross-cultural experiences from Egypt and America. His extraordinary ability to balance comedy and commentary, tackling serious issues with humour and wit and addressing topics from immigration to censorship to the current state of global politics. His comedy always promises to prompt the audience to engage in thought-provoking reflections.

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