Melbourne International Comedy Festival proudly presents
Dave Merheje (CAN)
Winner Homegrown Comic Award 2011 Montreal Just For Laughs
Dave Merheje is making waves as one of the edgiest comics in Canada today. Drawing from his Lebanese-Canadian heritage and personal experiences straight from the streets, Dave is unfettered by political correctness. His 'no fear' approach to comedy has gained a loyal following.
Pure raging energy, he is electric, aggressive and in-your-face. Nothing is sacred as he fires off on urban life, Middle Eastern politics, Islamic extremists, working in strip clubs, club culture and drugs.
Dave has performed with comedians Maz Jobrani and Hannibal Buress, and to sold-out crowds all over Canada and the US, including festivals such as Just For Laughs in Montreal, the New York Arab American Comedy Festival, the Boston Comedy Festival and top clubs such as The Knitting Factory in New York and The Improv in LA.
Currently based in Toronto, he has created and produced his own successful shows including Dear Dave, his live advice column/one-man comedy show, and We Ain't Terrorists (as seen on ABC2), a barrier-smashing comedy revue that shatters racial stereotypes and pokes fun at today's climate of heightened fear and paranoia.
"Armed with a rapid-fire rant style, Merheje paced himself brilliantly and had everyone doubled-over with laughter." Rover
"Incomparable." Montreal Gazette
Appearing in Headliners, Tue 1-Sun 13 Apr https://twitter.com/DaveMerhejehttp://www.davemerheje.com/