The El-Salomons

The El-Salomons

Jess Salomon, Eman El-Husseini, Fareeha Khan

Wed · October 24, 2018

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

This event is 21 and over

**PLEASE NOTE: This event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.

*Individual performer appearances subject to change without notice. 

The El-Salomons
The El-Salomons
She’s hilarious and so is she! Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini are funny and married, to one another. One is Jewish the other Palestinian, they'll let you guess which one is which. They fell in love in Canada, got married and moved to America right before the last election. Famous for their love, their stand up and their ability to make really REALLY fantastic life decisions The El-Salomons (fresh off their sold out Off Just for Laughs run) will do it again for ONE NIGHT ONLY in Brooklyn, the place they now call home and where Jess proposed!

You can expect a combination of killer solo stand up and joint banter with a high probability of arguing since these two don't shy away from fighting especially in front of a crowd.

“Two married comics fuck with each other on stage, spreading love all over the place in the process.” - Tablet Mag
Jess Salomon
Jess Salomon
is a Canadian comedian who recently made the move to New York with her Muslim wife because she has excellent comedic timing. Since making the move, Jess was selected to be a 2017 StandUP NBC finalist and had her stand up featured on SiriusXM’s Raw Dog. She’s done lots of cool festivals in America like the Laughing Skull Festival, San Francisco Sketch Fest and the Boston Comedy Festival.

In Canada she’s been in Just for Laugh’s OFF JFL, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and on CBC’s “The Debaters”. Her stand up has aired on CBC Television and can be heard on SiriusXM’s “Canada Laughs” and CBC’s “LOL”.

Fun fact: before comedy Jess used to be a U.N. war crimes lawyer. The jury is still out on whether this was a good move
Eman El-Husseini
Eman El-Husseini
Since her comedy debut Eman El-Husseini has racked up an impressive list of credits.

Traveling across Canada, the U.S and the Middle East she covers a wide range of topics, from how lesbians are the new gentlemen to her parents’ wedding anniversary landing on, you guessed it, September 11th.

The Montreal Gazette describes her as “Fearless and ferociously funny” and named her “The queen of Montreal comedy”


New York Arab American Comedy Festival (2008-2015)
Amman Standup Comedy Festival (2009)
Just For Laughs Festival (2010, 2012 + 2014)
and more!
Fareeha Khan
Fareeha Khan
Fareeha Khan is a comedian, writer, actor, and artist based in NYC. She has written for MTV Decoded and Reductress, and she was part of the Riot x TBS Comedy Writers Lab last year. She has appeared in comedy shorts for Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central, and Funny or Die. She has performed on some of the best shows in the city, including Butterboy, Comedians You Should Know, Asian AF, and more. You can see her performing stand up and characters regularly around town or at one of the shows she hosts: The 'Sup Show at Caveat and OutCasts at Union Hall. She also does improv with her pal Rachel Kaly at a fun and insane two-prov show called Twins F*cking. Her web series Ronnie Luvs Comedy is available on the internet. In it, she plays a teenage boy named Ronnie, which she got the "Best Actress" award for at Quickie Fest IV because I guess she's good at playing a teenage boy. She hails from Pakistan and also somehow Virginia.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215