America Meet World Live,
a project of the world’s first-ever global comedy platform, americameetworld.com
, brings you the rare opportunity to see the best comedians from around the world together on one stage in one night.
The August 20th show will feature:
Star of the Emmy-nominated political satire show, Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola
, and the 2014 Comic's Choice "Comic of Year," South African comedian Loyiso Gola has been enthralling stand-up and television audiences around the world for over a decade. Loyiso's refreshingly frank and outspoken comedy breaks taboos, with no fear of controversy, and as noted by the Wall Street Journal
is "taking South Africa by storm." Winner of numerous accolades, Loyiso has also been featured at top international comedy festivals, including Just for Laughs and the Edinburgh Fringe.
David's family fled the tyrannical rule of dictator Idi Amin in his native Uganda and settled in rural South Africa. Since then David Kibuuka has gone on to become one of the most prolific comedians Africa has ever seen, being featured regularly on television, films and all of the country's biggest comedy stages, including hosting Africa's biggest comedy show, Stand Up Africa
, and starring in MTV Film's Bunny Chow
. His unique background, coupled with an intelligence evidenced by his Finance degree, makes him a unique & distinct voice in comedy.
When people see Subhah Agarwal writing jokes, they often ask her why she's doing homework at the bar. You can find her performing those jokes at clubs across New York, with regular appearances at New York Comedy Club, The Stand, Stand Up NY, & the Laughing Devil. She has performed at the New York Comedy Festival, Women in Comedy Festival, and was a featured comedian on PBS's popular web series "Modern Comedian.” You can also catch her on the upcoming sketch show "Friends of The People" on Tru TV.
Alex Barnett, Host
Alex Barnett’s comedy is about family, specifically his family. As the White, Jewish husband of a Black woman (who converted to Judaism) and the father of a 3 year-old, Biracial son, he focuses his attention on the challenges of being a parent in a bad economy and the issues that confront interracial families (including the dynamics between members of the same family who are of different races).
Alex has been seen on the Katie Couric Show, been featured on Sirius/XM Radio’s “Raw Dog Comedy,” NBC’s EVB Live, ComedyTime TV, RT TV America and NYC-TV and in The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, and CNN.com.
Ben Kissel is a host of several shows and podcasts in New York. Since 2010 Ben has explored true crime, paranormal research, sports and politics on Cave Comedy Radio and has appeared weekly on The Last Podcast on the Left, Roundtable of Gentlemen and Abe Lincoln’s Top, as well as many guest roles on the popular network. Outside of hosting, Ben has written for MTV, MTV2, CMT, and TLC, and he has appeared on Aljazeera America and Sirius XM. He is currently producing his own television project, Lawbreaker
AMW Live is brought to you by America Meet World, an international comedy project by Single Palm Tree Productions.
Previous AMW Live shows have featured world-renowned comedian and playwright Anuvab Pal, who The New York Times calls "India's most intelligent stand-up comic," and Jewish South African stand-up sensation Nik Rabinowitz who CNN says is “a force to be reckoned with.”
To learn more about the world’s first-ever global comedy platform, check out americameetworld.com