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      Bassem Youssef: "The Joke is Mightier than the Sword" in Salt Lake City

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      November 27, 2018

      Tuesday   7:00 PM

      Show Dates: Performances from 03 Dec 2013 Closing 05 Dec 2013Performance Schedule: Tues-Thurs: 7:30pmTickets:
      Salt Lake City, Utah

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      Bassem Youssef: "The Joke is Mightier than the Sword"

      Kingsbury Hall

      In Partnership with the Middle East Center

      Bassem Youssef, dubbed the Jon Stewart of the Arab World, was the host of popular TV show AlBernameg — which was the first-of-its-kind political satire show in the Middle East. Throughout its three seasons, AlBernameg became the most popular television show in Egypt’s history, with an average of 30 million viewers every week. Currently living in the U.S., Youssef was named one of Time Magazine’s most influential people, under the “Pioneers” category, and continues to challenge power with one of the most powerful weapons: humor.

      In his live one-man-show “The Joke is Mightier Than the Sword,” Bassem will share his wry observations on his own story, the current state of American politics, and how propaganda lays the foundation for dictatorial regimes.Show Dates

      Nov 27 @ 7:00 pm

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      Multi-show discount packages on sale June 1. Click the buy tickets link then select your package size. Ticket prices*:

      VIP $100 – includes meet and greet + signed book

      Tickets start at $25

      Youth 18 and under $10

      U of U students $5 (purchase at box office w/ U ID)

      Non-U students $10 (purchase at box office w/ school ID)

      U staff/faculty save 10% (purchase at box office w/ U ID)

      *Ticket prices subject to change

      Ticket delivery options (select at check-out):

      Easiest: Order online and print your tickets at home. It’s easy, free, and you won’t have to wait in line.

      Pick up at will call:  free

      Have them mailed:  $4 feeAdditional Information:

      Children under 6 are not admitted. Everyone must have a ticket regardless of age. No lap sitting allowed.

      Categories: Performing Arts

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