Mohanad Elshieky is a New York based comedian who made his national tv debut on conan, has been featured on comedy central, and has toured with pop up magazine. in 2018, he appeared in an episode of epix’s “unprotected sets” and was listed as one of thrillist’s 50 best undiscovered comics. Mohanad, who most recently worked as a digital writer/producer on Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, has a special skill for making you laugh at the seemingly unlaughable. The Libyan-born comedian combines a deceptively laid-back demeanor with his whip-smart perspective on politics and culture. The Portland Mercury called him “an undisputed genius of comedy,” and he's been featured on podcasts such as Lovett or Leave It, Pod Save The People and Harmontown. Elshieky zeroes in on topics that seem off limits - then surprises you with how hard you’re laughing.
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Tickets For Upcoming Shows
- Mon | November 6th - 9:15PM | Midtown
- Hilarious Habibis Presented by the New York Comedy Festival
- Hilarious Habibis – hosted by Gena B. Jones and Lynn Maleh – is Hollywood's FIRST EVER stand up showcase featuring exclusively Middle Eastern/North African [MENA] comedians. The show, which has been featured in Alaraby TV and Between East, aims to bring together a diverse group of artists and audiences to laugh about everything, from brown parent trauma and cultural hiccups to AMC commercials and lube. What began as a way for MENA comedians to get in front of agents and managers has evolved into something so much bigger: a countercultural hub for the MENA community in LA and beyond. Past shows have featured a range of up-and coming and established MENA comics, including Bassem Youssef, Maz Jobrani, Dina Hashem, Aristotle Athari, and Crystal Marie.Tonight features Lili Michelle, Nataly Aukar, Dan Mahboubian Rosen Mohanad Elshieky and hosts Lynn Maleh and Gena B. Jones.