April 29 - May 4, 2025

Azhar Usman

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Born and raised in Chicago, Azhar is among the world’s leading Muslim standup comedians. As co-founder of the internationally acclaimed Allah Made Me Funny-The Official Muslim Comedy Tour, he has performed in over a dozen countries on five continents, including Egypt in 2007, where he performed the first standup comedy show in that country’s history. A concert-documentary film of the same name is slated for release in 2008. Azhar has appeared on MTV Networks and will be profiled in the upcoming PBS documentary Standup: American Muslim Comics Come of Age, by filmmaker Glenn Baker.

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