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Melbourne International Comedy Festival proudly presents

Zainab Johnson Appearing in Headliners (United States)

Melbourne International Comedy Festival proudly presents

Zainab Johnson Appearing in Headliners (USA)

Hot on the heels of a sold-out 2023 season, this year’s Headliners are set to take the stage in an exhilarating double bill, featuring two of the most dynamic and downright hilarious comedians the USA has to offer!

Featuring Fire Island star Joel Kim Booster and series regular of Amazon Original’s UPLOAD, Zainab Johnson.

Zainab Johnson is a multi-talented stand-up comedian, actress and writer, drawing inspiration from her distinct perspective molded by her upbringing in Harlem as one of 13 siblings in a black Muslim family. Despite earning a degree in Education and Mathematics and initially embarking on a teaching career, Zainab swiftly discovered her true calling, steering her towards the world of comedy.

Zainab is a series regular on the Amazon Original hit series UPLOAD, co-hosts Netflix’s 100 Humans and her comedy special Hijabs Off premiered on Amazon Prime Video last year. She has performed at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Comedy Festival first as a New Face of Comedy, then as one of Variety’s Top 10 Comics to Watch.

‘Laugh out-loud, thoughtful and honest.’ The LA Times

Suitable for audiences 15+

This show contains: Mild language.


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