New York Arab-American Comedy Festival

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Country and Region United StatesNew York
Type of Festival Comedy
Location of Festival New York, New York, USA
Festival Contact Information

New York Arab American Comedy Festival (NYAACF)
338 E. 70th St., Suite 3A
New York, NY 10021 USA

Festival Description

Founded and produced by comedian Dean Obeidallah, and comedienne and actress Maysoon Zayid the York Arab-American Comedy Festival (NYAACF) first took place in 2003. The Festival showcases the talents of Arab-American actors, comics, playwrights and filmmakers. The event features the outstanding talents and provides visibility to Arab-American artists with the aim of attracting positive attention to the Arab-American community.

The (NYAACF) assists in the production of the first stand up comedy festival in the history of the Middle East that took place in December 2008 — the Amman Stand-Up Comedy Festival. For more about this festival visit

Festival Dates October 18 - 20, 2012
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