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Maysoon Zayid: Comedy Show Live in DC

Hosted by the Consul of the Washington, D.C. Live Entertainment Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Fri 19 Apr 20:30 - 22:00

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Maysoon Zayid is a TED Speaker (12M views!), comedian, actress, writer, and disability advocate. She is a graduate of Arizona State University and a Princeton Fellow. Maysoon is the co-founder/co-executive producer of the New York Arab American Comedy Festival and The Muslim Funny Fest. She was a full-time On Air Contributor to Countdown with Keith Olbermann and a columnist for The Daily Beast. She has appeared on 60 Minutes, CNN, ABC News, and Oprah Winfrey Networks. Maysoon had the most viewed TED Talk of Protected content was thrilled to collaborate with Huda Beauty.As a professional comedian, Maysoon has sold out top New York clubs and has toured extensively at home and abroad. Maysoon appeared alongside Adam Sandler in You Don’t Mess With the Zohan and has written for Glamour magazine. She limped in New York Fashion Week and is a recurring character on General Hospital. She is the author of the best-selling memoir Find Another Dream and is collaborating with Scholastic on her debut comic book Shiny Misfits.

About Shiny Misfits:

'You can fit in, or you can stand out. Bay Ann, our star in this graphic novel, is the ultimate misfit. Bay Ann’s life is far from perfect, but she glows through it anyway with a lot of help from her friends. May Bay Ann inspire you to shine as sparkly as she does. Not because she is disabled, but because she is exactly who she wants to be'