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Akmal tours new show, 'Open for Renovations' in 2020

BY Tess O'Loughlin Publicity | 27-Feb-2020
Known for his incredible ability to deal with hot topics in a hilarious and slightly offensive way, Akmal promises this year to deliver a show that is punctual and jam-packed with words...some of which he will be using for the first time. @akmalsaleh #akmalsaleh @OfficialAkmal #OfficialAkmal
Akmal tours new show, Open for Renovations in 2020
Akmal - Open for Renovations
One of Australia’s most respected and accomplished comics, Akmal draws on his Arabic heritage, his experiences immigrating to Australia at the age of 11 and his disillusionment with religion and the modern world to deliver a stand-up show that is fresh, honest and ridiculously funny.

Saleh entered the world of comedy in 1990 under the alias Peter Salah (‘so people would think I was white’, he says). Since then, he’s performed in movies, on television and as a regular radio and talk show host, while also writing a book about his journey from Egypt and his life as an Arab on the Australian comedy circuit.

As a stand-up comedian, he’s performed at festivals all around the world, including Edinburgh, Montreal and The Melbourne International Comedy Festival. He has also won numerous awards, including two ARIA nominations for his live specials.

ADELAIDE FRINGE FESTIVAL

14th Feb – 16th Feb and 25th Feb – 1st of March
Gluttony – The May Wirth | 8:00pm

BRISBANE COMEDY FESTIVAL

14th and 15th March
Brisbane Powerhouse | 9:30pm (Sat) & 8:30pm (Sun)

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL

25th March – 19th April (No shows 30th March & 6th ,13th April)
The Anthenaeum | 25th March – 5th April 9:30pm (8:30pm Sundays) | 7th April – 19th April 6:45pm (5:45pm Sundays)