Nemr is a Lebanese/American comedian who is credited with establishing and pioneering the stand-up scene throughout the Middle East where he performs in English. Nemr grew up in San Diego and then moved back with his family to Lebanon. He went on to break down barriers and unite people in a region where bombing on stage can have a completely different meaning.
Nemr just released a one-hour comedy special, No Bombing in Beirut, on Showtime. It was filmed in both Lebanon and America during his 2016 world tour to demonstrate how similar people from opposite sides of the world really are.
Nemr recently appeared on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore on Comedy Central. In May of 2014 he was featured on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine (Middle East) solidifying Nemr’s legacy as the biggest name in stand up in the region.
Following his global breakout success, don’t miss Nemr’s brand new stand-up comedy show, Love Isn’t the Answer.
Last updated: June 2018