Hasan Minhaj headlining theREP Aug. 5-8

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ALBANY – Comedian Hasan Minhaj showcases and prepares new material for his new one-man show in an intimate setting at Capital Repertory Theatre Aug. 5 through 8. 

No cell phones are allowed in the theatre during this performance. Patrons will be required to use the provided Yondr cell phone locking bag service if they are brought into the building.  In accordance with CDC and State guidelines for full capacity venues, everyone entering the facility must show proof of completed vaccination. Acceptable forms of proof are vaccinations cards or the Excelsior Pass.

Minhaj was the host and creator of the weekly comedy show Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj that premiered on Netflix in October 2018. The series explored the modern cultural and political landscape with depth and sincerity through his unique comedic voice. The show received a 2019 Peabody Award, a 2019 Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Motion Design” and was recognized for a 2020 Television Academy Honor.

In 2017, Minhaj earned rave reviews for his performance hosting the 2017 White House Correspondents’ Dinner, and for his one-hour Netflix comedy special Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King, which earned him a 2018 Peabody Award. A first-generation American, Minhaj joined The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as a correspondent in November 2014, where he was Stewart’s last hire. He continued on in that role after Trevor Noah took over as host the following year and remained on the show through August 2018.

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