Get Inspired by Maysoon Zayid When the Entertainer and Advocate Comes to Houston

Asia Society Texas Center is excited to bring to the stage the multitalented Maysoon Zayid! Don’t miss your chance to see the actress, comedian, writer, and disability advocate right here in Houston on Saturday, February 8th.

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 Contributer to Countdown with Keith Olbermann and a columnist for The Daily Beast. She had most recently appeared on Oprah Winfrey Network’s In Deep Shift, 60 Minutes, and ABC News. Maysoon had the number one TED Talk of 2014 and was named 1 of 100 Women of 2015 by BBC.

As a professional comedian, Maysoon has performed in 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 Muslims Are Coming Tour. Maysoon appeared alongside Adam Sandler in You Don’t Mess with the Zohan and has written for VICE. She walked in New York Fashion Week and is proud to be an ambassador for the Cerebral Palsy Foundation.

Maysoon is currently developing a comedy series, Sanctuary, and is the author/narrator of the audio book Find Another Dream. Join in for a night of comedy and conversation with America's first Muslim woman comedian, talking about her life journey challenging stereotypes and tearing down barriers.

Don’t miss An Evening with Maysoon Zayid on Saturday, February 8th at the Asia Society Texas Center! Tickets start at $25 and are available for purchase at This program contains adult language and content. To learn more about Maysoon Zayid, please visit

It’s hard to leave home sometimes – trust us, we know. But King’s Cove Apartments in Kingwood, Texas believes it is important to not only stay active in your community, but to also express curiosity about new subjects. This event is the perfect chance to spread your roots and learn new things!

Event Time/Date:
Saturday, February 8, 2020—6:00 PM

Event Venue Location:
Asia Society Texas Center
1370 Southmore Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77004

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