Appears on: Rossini and Rimsky-Korsakov
Mohanad Elshieky is a stand-up comedian based in Portland, OR. He has recently been named as one of Team Coco’s Comics to Watch at the New York Comedy Festival and been featured on the Lovett or Leave it podcast, NPR, Buzzfeed, and the Put Your Hands Together podcast. You can see him on the docuseries Unprotected Sets by producer Wanda Sykes on EPIX. He has recently been named one of the “Top Three Funniest people in Portland” and been called an “Undisputed Genius of Comedy” by the Portland Mercury. Mohanad has opened for national touring acts such as Collin Quinn, Emily Heller, Andy Kindler, and Sarah Schaefer. He is also a co-host of Portland’s most powerful comedy show, Earthquake Hurricane.
Originally from Libya, Mohanad brings a unique perspective to the comedy scene; not afraid to say what on his mind, he discusses politics, racial issues, and has an opinion on everything. His comedy has been described as genuine and thought provoking. Mohanad once had a tweet about Uber that got more than half a million likes and got nothing back from Uber.