February 22 - February 24

Bassem Youssef: The Middle Beast Tour

Special Event Downtown

Bassem Youssef: The Middle Beast Tour

Dubbed the Jon Stewart of the Arab World, cardiac surgeon Bassem Youssef was the host of popular TV show Al Bernameg – the first political satire show in the Middle East. Originally a 5-minute show on YouTube, Al Bernameg became the first online-to-TV conversion in the Middle East and the most-watched show across the region with 30 million viewers every week, and over a million subscribers to its YouTube channel. In recognition of his success, Youssef was named among the Time Magazine most influential list for 2013 – under the “Pioneers” category, was awarded the International Press Freedom Award by the CPJ, and was chosen by Foreign Policy magazine as one of the global thinkers during the same year. Youssef currently performs his one-man show, LATE FOR DEMOCRACY around the globe and the first title in Bassem’s upcoming children’s book series, The Magical Reality of Nadia published on February 2nd, 2021 by Scholastic and is currently being developed as an animated series. Bassem can be seen in MO (Netflix) and RAMY (Hulu) and just wrapped shooting a recur on UPLOAD (Amazon) as well as LIONESS for Paramount+. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.

02/24/2024 9:45 PM

Door Time: 8:45 PM

Other Showtimes

Feature: TBD

Tickets: $25-$35

  • Shows starting at 9:30pm or later are 21+, and shows starting earlier are 18+ with a valid ID.
  • Seats only guaranteed until showtime. Ticket price is more expensive at the door (if any remain).
  • Premium seating is in the front row of the balcony, and front two rows. General Admission is first come, first serve.
  • There are no refunds on any ticket purchases.
  • 2-item minimum in showroom. This means each person must purchase 2 items off the menu. This can be an alcoholic, or non-alcoholic drink, or any of our food items.

Show/Doors Times

  • 7:00 PM Show/6:00 PM Doors
  • 7:30 PM Show/6:30 PM Doors
  • 9:45 PM Show/9:00 PM Doors
  • 10:15 PM Show/9:30 PM Doors

Location
Downtown
933 Market Street
Tacoma, WA 98402

Dubbed the Jon Stewart of the Arab World, cardiac surgeon Bassem Youssef was the host of popular TV show Al Bernameg – the first political satire show in the Middle East. Originally a 5-minute show on YouTube, Al Bernameg became the first online-to-TV conversion in the Middle East and the most-watched show across the region with 30 million viewers every week, and over a million subscribers to its YouTube channel. In recognition of his success, Youssef was named among the Time Magazine most influential list for 2013 – under the “Pioneers” category, was awarded the International Press Freedom Award by the CPJ, and was chosen by Foreign Policy magazine as one of the global thinkers during the same year. Youssef currently performs his one-man show, LATE FOR DEMOCRACY around the globe and the first title in Bassem’s upcoming children’s book series, The Magical Reality of Nadia published on February 2nd, 2021 by Scholastic and is currently being developed as an animated series. Bassem can be seen in MO (Netflix) and RAMY (Hulu) and just wrapped shooting a recur on UPLOAD (Amazon) as well as LIONESS for Paramount+. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.