Upstairs at Helium: Umar Khan

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Fri, Aug 30, 2024
Sat, Aug 31, 2024

Upstairs at Helium: Umar Khan

Umar Khan is a Baltimore comedian who has been performing for the past 13 years. He’s become a regular at clubs, colleges, independent shows, and theaters in the around the country. He has three comedy specials on YouTube. His latest special is "Let's Talk About It!," A fully improvised crowd work special. He released “Who Cares” in 2021 and “Umar Khan: Live in Baltimore” in 2018.

He has performed at The DC Improv, Warner Theater in DC, 9:30Club, The Historic Sixth & I Synagogue, Hilarities in Cleveland, Punchline Philly, and Philly Helium. In 2016 he was invited to be on Tig Nataro's Bentzen Ball in DC at the Kennedy Center. Umar has had the opportunity to feature for great comedians like Tim Dillon, Mark Normand, Joe List, The Daily Show's Hasan Minhaj, Todd Barry, 30 Rock's Judah Friedlander, Greg Fitzsimmons, Kyle Kinane, and Hari Kondabolu.

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