08
Apr
09

Ass Buster: Egypt Hosts The Middle East’s Largest Comedy Show!!

In brief, because the description and video given by the organizers is way too long and has everything you need, THIS IS HUGE! Egypt’s First Comedy Rumble is here!

Just because everything is over-sized in Egypt, and just because Jordan and Saudi Arabia started having comedy festivals, Egypt just happens to host the Middle East’s largest stand-up comedy festival to date, 3 shows running through 2 days!

Don’t get me wrong… Egypt has recently hosted the largest Middle East leg of the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour in November 2007, followed by “Maz, Ahmed & Friends” in May 2008 and “Arabs Gone Wild” in November 2008.

All of these major events were organized by Benchmark Solutions, and have attracted audiences of more than 15,000 people creating a huge buzz around standup comedy in Egypt, with plans to continue to have 3-4 events per year.

So yeah, there you have it, 2 hours per show of non-stop laughter… so show up or get your balls chopped off!! Oh and guess who’s gonna be there to review the show… yep! Ass Buster’s covering the show!

Here’ are the organizers’ event details and the video after the break:

Comedy Box Productions and Benchmark proudly present their upcoming event: EGYPT’S 1ST COMEDY RUMBLE.
This show will be the biggest so far with 8 standup comics planned to perform and 3 shows running in both Cairo and, for the first time ever, Alexandria.

Featuring:
Ahmed Ahmed  (Axis of Evil)
Maz Jobrani (Axis of Evil)
Ted Alexandro
Angelo Tsarouchas
Akram Hosny (aka Sayed Abu Hafiza – Cairo Shows only)
George Azmy (One of the best local stand-up comedians)
Moataz Attalah
Sherif Azab

Show details:

CAIRO:
– Friday, April 17th, 2009
– Two shows: 4 pm and 9 pm
– Venue: Cairo International Conference Center (Cheops Hall)
– Ticket Categories: EGP 75, 125, 175, 250

ALEXANDRIA:
– Saturday, April 18th, 2009
– One show: 6 pm
– Venue: Alexandria Bibliotheca (Great Hall)
– Ticket Categories: EGP 75, 100, 150

Tickets are now on sale now online and at the following venues:

Cairo:
Online through TicketsMarche.com Ticketing Office (delivery to your
  door by TNT throughout Cairo, accepts all major credit cards)
– Call 010-TICKETS
Virgin Megastore, City Stars, Nasr City
Etisalat Outlets:
  Maadi: Maadi City Center and 43 el Gzayer St.
  Mohandeseen: 28 El Thawra St.
  Heliopolis: 41 El Hegaz St.
  Cairo-Alex Desert Road: Dandi Mall

Alexandria:
Roteract Alexandria Ramleh (Alex event partners)
Etisalat Outlets:
  Alexandria City Center
  Miami: Eskander Ibrahim St.
  Smouha: 26 Fawzy Moez St.

Sponsored by:

Sponsors: 7up / Etsialat / Subway (Ass Buster side note: which is finally open soon in Cairo: Maadi/Zamalek)
Official Carrier : EgyptAir
Ticketing partner: Virgin Megastore
TV Partner: Melody TV
Radio Partner: Nile FM 104.2 – Cairo’s Number 1 Hit Music Station
Transport Sponsor : Sessions Tours
Main Media Sponsors: TeenStuff Mag / Kelmetna Mag / Community Times / Alex Times

Show up!!! And RSVP on Facebook here.

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