The Georgia Straight - - Arts /Timeout -

OH MY GAD! He was a movie star who went on to be­come the most beloved standup comic in Europe. Talk about your charmed life. While not ex­actly throw­ing it all away, Gad El­maleh de­cided he wanted more, so he boned up on his fourth lan­guage (English) and moved to New York in an ef­fort to slug it out in the clubs. And damned if he hasn’t suc­ceeded, now tour­ing theatres all over North Amer­ica—in­clud­ing the Chan Cen­tre for the Per­form­ing Arts on Satur­day (Novem­ber 4).

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