Fri, Jan 20, 2023

4 PM – 5:30 PM EST (GMT-5)

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"Comedian Maysoon Zayid is bringing the funny to Princeton's Wintersession. She will be debuting her brand new show Funny Puppet. For the first time ever Maysoon will have the audience pick her jokes for her. The entire set will be improvised based on G-rated suggestions they toss her way. This is a once in a lifetime, one-night only event.

Meet the facilitator:
Maysoon Zayid is a 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 2014 and 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. She was a headliner on the Arabs Gone Wild Comedy Tour and The Together Live Tour. 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”.

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