Civic Long Weekend @ Celebration Square

Saturday & Sunday, August 5th, 6th, 2017

Artists

Maz Jobrani

MAZ JOBRANI is currently set to co-star in SUPERIOR DONUTS, a new CBS sitcom slated to come

out in the Spring of 2017. He has had three Showtime standup comedy specials, BROWN AND

FRIENDLY, I COME IN PEACE and most recently, I’M NOT A TERRORIST, BUT I’VE PLAYED ONE

ON TV, which is now available on Netflix. He performs stand-up live around the world, including

the Middle East where he performed in front of the King of Jordan. In the Spring of 2016 he

performed at the White House where he had the privilege of introducing Michelle Obama. His

tour also took him to the Kennedy Center where he headlined a show as part of their 2016

season. He was a founding member of The Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, which aired on Comedy

Central in 2007. Most recently, Maz starred as the title character in the award-winning indie

comedy, JIMMY VESTVOOD: AMERIKAN HERO, a film which he co-wrote and co-produced and is

now available on all major outlets online. He has co-starred in many films including Disney’s,

THE DESCENDANTS, Sydney Pollack’s THE INTERPRETER and Ice Cube’s FRIDAY AFTER NEXT.

With over 50 guest star appearances, Maz can regularly be seen on television’s most popular

shows. Guest stars include GREY’S ANATOMY, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, TRUE BLOOD, and

SHAMELESS. He is a regular panelist on NPR’s WAIT WAIT DONT TELL ME and has given 2 TED

Talks. His LA Times Best Selling Book, I’M NOT A TERRORIST BUT I’VE PLAYED ONE ON TV, was

published by Simon & Schuster.

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