Maysoon Zayid

Up Coming Shows                                                           For Tickets Click Below 
Friday, August 28, 2015 - Connect Marketplace - Pittsburgh, PA

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - Carrie Hammer Fashion Show New York Fashion Week

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - PACSTX 2015 Annual Conference - San Marcos, TX

Friday, September 18 Women Moving Millions NYC

Thursday, September 24, 2015 The Big Brown Comedy Hour Comic Strip Live NYC

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO

Friday, October 9, 2015 - New York Comic Con NYC

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 2015 ERG & Council Conference - Alexandria, VA

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - Canadian Women's Foundation - Calgary, AB (Dinner)

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - Canadian Women's Foundation - Calgary, AB (Breakfast)

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - Canadian Women's Foundation - Toronto, ON (Breakfast)

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - Eastern Connecticut State University - Willimantic, CT

Friday & Saturday, November 6 & 7, 2015 - New York Arab-American Comedy Festival NYC

Friday December 4, 2015 - TD Bank Toronto, ON

Friday, December 11, 2015 - MPACE Annual Conference - Disneyland, CA

To book Maysoon contact Jeff Lesh  

WME Entertainment

The festival was founded in 2003, by comedian Dean Obeidallah and I, to showcase the talents of Arab-American actors, comics, playwrights and filmmakers, and challenge as well as inspire our fellow Arab-Americans to create outstanding works of comedy. Now in its 10th year! 

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My Bio:

Maysoon Zayid is an actress, professional standup comedian, and writer.She received a BA in Acting from Arizona State University. She is the co-founder and co-executive producer of the New York Arab AmericanComedy Festival. Maysoon was a full-time On Air Contributor to Countdown with Keith Olbermann, and has most recently appeared on The Melissa Harris-Perry Show and Huffington Post Live.
Maysoon has appeared on Comedy Central's The Watch List, PBS's America at a Crossroads: Muslim Comics Stand Up, CNN, HBO, As The World Turns, Law & Order, MTV, 20/20, BBC's The Doha Debates, and had a feature role in Adam Sandler's You Don't Mess With the Zohan. As a professionalcomedian, Maysoon has performed in top New York clubs, and has touredextensively at home and abroad. She is a headliner on the Arabs GoneWild Comedy Tour and The Muslims Are Coming Tour.
Maysoon's one-woman show, LAW, was produced and directed by the legendary Kathy Najimy, and debuted at LA's Comedy Central Space. Her screenplay, LAW, was chosen for the Sundance Middle Eastern Screenwriters Lab. Maysoon was a delegate at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. She is the founder of Maysoon's Kids, a scholarship and wellness program for Palestinian disabled and wounded refugee children. She is delighted to be a 2013 honoree of United Cerebral Palsy NYC's Women Who Care Awards.