Stand Up and Be Laughed At

Posted on April 5, 2007

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Cairo is a comedy cow and we’re milking it.

Stand Up Cairo is reviving the lost art of Egyptian stand up comedy. We will be holding auditions on the April 15 and 16 from 6-10 pm during which talented individual performers will be invited to perform a two minute skit of original material in Arabic or English. We are talking here about classic stand up: one (wo)man and a microphone. We are not interested in theatre troupes, nor do we want re-enactments of 1960s monologues. We are looking for the accountants, students, waiters and doctors who can find the comedy in Cairo’s craziness.

What: Stand Up Cairo/Karkara Foo2 el Nile auditions
When: 15/16 April 2007 from 6-10pm
Where: CiC (Contemporary Image Collective)
20 Safeya Zaghloul St. off Kasr El Aini St., Mounira
Contact: standupcairo@gmail.com
Tel: 02 – 3377535
Website: http://standupcairo.blogspot.com

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