International comedy festival at Emanuel

Gibran Saleem, Ethan Herschenfeld and Wali Collins featured in International Comedy Festival at Emanuel

The eighth season of Stephen C. Widom Cultural Arts at Emanuel continues on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 3:00 p.m., with an International Comedy Festival featuring Gibran Saleem, Ethan Herschenfeld and Wali Collins.

Gibran Saleem was born in North Carolina and raised in Virginia in a Pakistani household. He started comedy while attending graduate school at NYU in Psychology. He has been featured on MTV, TV Land, Popcorn Flix, PBS, and performed his stand-up television debut on Gotham Comedy Live for AXS TV.
Ethan Herschenfeld has performed at comedy clubs in NY, LA, Chicago, and the UK, including Gotham, Caroline’s, the Comic Strip, the Comedy Store, Zanies, and the Ice House. As an actor, he has a long list of TV credits. As an opera singer, he has performed at Carnegie Hall and the Metropolitan Opera.
Wali Collins is a regular at all of the mainstream comedy clubs in the United States. His television credits include NBC, CBS, FOX, HBO, ABC, VH1,
Comedy Central, Netflix, Hulu, with featured appearances on Late Show with David Letterman. In the words of Robert Klein, “Wali Collins is versatile, smart and very, very funny.”

The show is funded in part by The Dorfman Family.

Following the show, there will be refreshments.

Tickets are $25 or 2 for $45. For further information and to purchase tickets, call (516) 482-5701.

Temple Emanuel of Great Neck is located at 150 Hicks Lane in Great Nec.


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