[act-ma] Oct 7, Comedy show: Dean Obeidallah for VP [ "an angsty Arab Chris Rock" ]

pf soto pfsoto at mynas.com
Wed Sep 12 18:00:05 PDT 2012


*PLEASE CIRCULATE*

*Award Winning stand-up comedian Dean Obeidallah comes to The Regent 
Theater for one show on*

* Sunday, October 7 joined by Arab-American YouTube comedy star "Go Remy"***

  Dean Obeidallah brings his show "Dean Obeidallah for Vice President" 
to the Boston area which comically tackles everything from the 
presidential election to Islamaphobia to pop culture.

/The San Francisco Weekly wrote: "Dean Obeidallah is a gruff-voiced, 
shoot-from-the-hip New Yorker...fresh and clever."/

/The Washington Post called Dean: "an angsty Arab Chris Rock." /

//Promo trailer for the tour: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nt3UDpaA-rI

<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nt3UDpaA-rI>Dean Obeidallah has appeared 
on numerous US and international TV shows including Comedy Central's 
"Axis of Evil" special, ABC's "The View," "Comics Unleashed," NBC's 
"Rock Center," MSNBC's "Up with Chris Hayes," Current TV's "The Young 
Turks," and can be seen weekly on CNN offering comedic commentary on 
political and topical issues. He also writes weekly opinion articles for 
CNN.com. (www.deanofcomedy.com <http://www.deanofcomedy.com/>)

He is co-director/co-star of the soon to be released documentary "The 
Muslims Are Coming!" which also features The Daily Show's Jon Stewart, 
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow, comedians Lewis Black, David Cross, Maz Jobrani, 
Janeane Garofalo, Colin Quinn and more. Official Trailer: 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1brf79VyF40.

*Special guests for the show: *

*"Go Remy"* -- the Arab-American YouTube comedy star who has toured the 
US and made such famed comedy music videos as "Hey There Khalilah," 
"Saudis in Audis," and ""The Tabbouleh Song" which as been viewed over 1 
million times: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FaNzrtu0KM. His latest 
EP, "The Falafel Album," is available now on Comedy Central Records.

*Raj Sivaraman* - Raj uses his unique perspective to highlight the 
quirks of American imperialism, objectivist philosophy, the theory of 
evolution, and why Cheesecake Factory cheesecakes are the best. Raj has 
performed with noted comedians such as Gary Gulman, Eddie Brill, Shane 
Mauss, and Myq Kaplan. He also asked out Kate Middleton on a date, and 
she no-showed. But he's too proud to take her back now.

*Show Details:*
Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 7:30 PM

The Regent Theater

7 Medford Street, Arlington, MA

Tickets: 
http://www.regenttheatre.com/details/dean_obeidallah_for_vice_president or 
call 781- 646-4849

Tickets: $20
$15 for student upon showing valid student ID at box office




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