Stand-up Amman

Back in January, Ahmad and I went to see Russell Peters perform live in Amman. I had previously seen him in Montreal and was a little disappointed by his set then because he performed for a very short while. In Amman, however, he came with three other fabulous comedians on his tour and altogether they performed for a whopping 2.5 hours! The show was sold out in days and held in a large theater, I assumed it was simply a one off.

So it seems Amman is surprising me in yet another way! On Saturday night, Ahmad and I attended a live show at Chaplin’s Comedy Club in Weibdeh, apparently the first comedy club in the Middle East! Hidden off Paris Circle in Weibdeh, Chaplin’s is a homey little place with a beautiful outdoor area in the summer and a spacious room set-up inside for live shows. Continue reading