Paramount Theatre | Seattle, Washington
The King’s Jester is breaking down cultural barriers one punchline at a time! STG Presents & Live Nation welcomes Hasan Minhaj at the Paramount Theatre Seattle on Friday, March 8th. With an endless stream of jokes tucked away in his pocket, the former “Daily Show” correspondent is extending his aptly titled Off With His Head Tour with thirty-eight new dates and second shows across North America. The American joker is best known for his show Patriot Act, which won both an Emmy Award for Outstanding Motion Design and a Peabody Award for its unique perspective on pop culture and politics. To this date, he has produced two Netflix specials that further showcase his talent in storytelling and expertise in social justice commentary. With this, an intimate comedic experience awaits at one of the grandest venues in Washington that boasts an opulent atmosphere partnered with sleek Renaissance charm! Secure your seats now by hitting the “Get Tickets” button above!
“WE’RE ROLLING OUT MORE SHOWS BABY!”
Hasan Minhaj is scheduled for a live stand-up performance at the Paramount Theatre Seattle on Friday, 8th March 2024. Although the ongoing Off With His Head Tour began in September, the comedian has revealed details about an extended trek, including more shows in various cities like Denver, Cleveland, New York, and more.
Hasan Minhaj has gained recognition for his brand of political comedy, frequently focusing on themes related to Islamophobia and the complexities of South Asian identity. He is best known for the record-breaking comedy show Patriotic Act, which won a prestigious Peabody Award along with an Emmy Award for Outstanding Motion Design.
Before hosting the award-winning spectacle, Minhaj was a correspondent on The Daily Show. After Trevor Noah's departure, Minhaj temporarily assumed the role of guest host last March of 2023. At the moment, there are speculations that he is a top candidate to take over the hosting duties permanently for the critically acclaimed skit.
“There’s something clinical about how finely wrought every individual part is: the moment of sincerity, the tightening spotlight, the pause - then the punchline,” The Guardian shares in a recent review about the tour. Using these tools, the charismatic and animated host narrates stories about fertility treatment and the experiences of new parenthood, followed by an incident from his youth.
Moreover, some of his most memorable feats include headlining the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in 2017, being named one of Time’s 100 most influential people, and featuring in an extensive sit-down interview with former President Barack Obama. A
“All my stand-up stories are based on events that happened to me…I use the tools of stand-up comedy—hyperbole, changing names and locations, and compressing timelines to tell entertaining stories. That’s inherent to the art form,” he shares when asked to comment about a recent article from The New Yorker that argues how his emotional stories are often false and exaggerated.
The Paramount Theatre Seattle hosts some of the most engaging live shows on top of Broadway productions and concerts, which makes it the best place to hold such an intimate and exclusive event. Hear an abundance of punchlines with your closest friends and family by purchasing your tickets now to Hasan Minhaj live on Friday, March 8th!