Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King

DSP Shows Presents

Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King

Sat · January 21, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$22.00 - $27.00

This event is all ages

Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King
Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King
Homecoming King, is the theatrical debut of humorist and "The Daily Show" senior political correspondent Hasan Minhaj. Homecoming King, the story of the "New Brown America," is based on true events from Minhaj's first generation Indian-American experience. Navigating between two worlds, it follows Minhaj's arrival in the US, meeting his sister, interracial love, racism, bullying, and his family's quest to achieve the elusive American Dream.

Hasan Minhaj is a comedian in New York. He is a correspondent on the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning program "The Daily Show". A 2014 Just For Laughs 'New Face', he was selected by the Sundance Institute to develop 'Homecoming King' and corresponding feature film at the prestigious New Frontier Storytelling Lab. A featured storyteller on The Moth Radio Hour, his work has garnered acclaim in film, web, and television. He hosted the documentary special 'Stand Up Planet' produced by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. His viral web series 'The Truth with Hasan Minhaj' has been featured in countless publications including The Huffington Post, Gawker, and New York Times. He has been seen on a variety of other television programs including Arrested Development on Netflix, HBO's Getting On, and @Midnight on Comedy Central.
Venue Information:
State Theatre of Ithaca
107 West State St.
Ithaca, NY, 14850
http://www.stateofithaca.com/