LAUGH OUT LOUD
Dubai is cracking up with comedy shows this month – on April 19 and 20 Atul Khatri (pictured above) is at The Junction, Alserkal Avenue. The Mumbai-based businessman who took up stand-up comedy to overcome the monotony of turning 40 was one of three finalists at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival in Delhi in 2012. Shows at 8.30pm; tickets from Dh150 at tixbox.com. Comedian Sunil Grover’s Dr Mashoor Gulati’s
Comedy Clinic (pictured below left) will treat sadness with slapstick comedy once again at Shaikh Rashid Auditorium, the Indian High School on April 20, Grover will not only pay his crazy doctor character from The Kapil Sharma Show, but he will also enact the show’s other popular comic characters, Nurse Bumper, Gutthi and Rinku Bhabhi. Tickets from Dh75 at dubai.platinumlist.net. The show starts at 8.30pm.
British comedian Russell Howard (pictured above right) is bringing his Round the World Tour 2017 to the Dubai College Auditorium from April 20-22. The stand-up comic known for his TV show Russell Howard’s Good News will be joined on stage by fellow Brit funnymen Steve Williams and Steve Hall. Tickets from Dh295 at platinumlist.net
There’s much to laugh about with Eddie Izzard’s Force Majeure show at Dubai World Trade Centre on April 27. The comedian and actor who has made memorable appearances in films such as Ocean’s Twelve and The Chronicles of Narnia is performing in the UAE as part of the DXB Laugh series. Tickets from Dh295 at platinumlist.net; the show starts at 7pm.