Maz Jobrani
The Den Theatre
1331 N Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
The Den Theatre
1331 N Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
Comedy, Stand-Up
Runs Aug 07Aug 08, 2020

Maz Jobrani was most recently seen playing the loveable “Fawz” on the CBS comedy Superior Donuts as a series regular. He can often be seen on television’s most popular shows such as Grey’s Anatomy, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Detour, Last Man Standing and Shameless. Maz starred as the title character in the award-winning indie comedy, Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero, a feature which he co-wrote and co-produced and is now available on all major outlets online. He’s co-starred in many additional films, including Sydney Pollack’s The Interpreter, Disney’s Descendants and Ice Cube’s Friday After Next. Maz’s original Netflix standup special Immigrant was filmed at the prestigious Kennedy Center and is currently available for streaming. He’s also released three additional solo specials on Showtime including: Brown and Friendly, I Come In Peace and I’m Not a Terrorist, But I’ve Played One On TV. In the spring of 2016, he performed at the White House where he had the privilege of introducing Michelle Obama. As a UC Berkeley alum, Maz gave the keynote speech to the graduating class of 2017. Maz served as the host for the 45th International Emmy’s in New York. He was a founding member of “The Axis of Evil” comedy tour, which aired on Comedy Central. He is a regular panelist on NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! and has given two TED Talks. His LA Times Best Selling Book, I’m Not a Terrorist, But I’ve Played One On TV, was published by Simon & Schuster. Maz executive produced Everything Must Change, a documentary about his sister’s battle with breast cancer which is currently available on iTunes. Maz hosts his own podcast Back to School with Maz Jobrani with the All Things Comedy Network.

Tehran Von Ghasri is a comedian, TV personality, actor, host, writer and social activist. A Washington, D.C. native, Tehran was born to an Iranian father and African-American mother with Zoroastrian, Muslim, Baptist and Jewish grandparents making him and his comedy as international and culturally diverse as they come. Armed with double undergrad degrees, Masters, and a JD, Tehran combines his education with life experience, unique cultural perspective and universal charm to bring comedy, social commentary and activism alive on stage. A mix of Dave Chapelle meets Maz Jobrani, you can find Tehran online @IAmTehran, hosting his own show every Monday/Thursday at the world-famous Laugh Factory, on his Dash XM Radio show/podcast Imperfect Gentlemen every Tuesday, or on Back to School with Maz Jobrani on ATC.

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