Canadian Comedian Russell Peters Live in Qatar for the First Time


Russel Peters

ALIVE Entertainment, Iconic Qatar, I Love Qatar and Sheraton Doha Resort & Convention Hotel present Russell Peters. After selling out arenas around the world with his Notorious World Tour, including sell out performances in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Oman global comedy rock-star Russel Peters is to perform in Qatar for the first time for a ‘Special Engagement’ of the Notorious World Tour on Sunday 20 October 2013 at the Sheraton Doha Ballroom.

Peters began performing in Toronto in 1989. His popularity extends to several countries, as he has since also performed in the UK, US, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Afghanistan, Sweden, South Africa, India, the Caribbean, Philippines, Vietnam, mainland China, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Singapore, UAE, Bahrain, Jordan, Norway, Lebanon, Oman, and Malaysia, among other places. In Canada, Peters became the first comedian to sell out Toronto’s Air Canada Centre, with more than 16,000 tickets in two days for the single show. He ended up selling over 30,000 tickets nationally over the two-day sales period. His show in Sydney, Australia on 15 May 2010 had an audience of 13,880, making it the largest stand-up comedy show in Australian history. He broke a UK comedy sales record at London’s O2 Arena when he sold over 16,000 tickets to his show on 2009.Russell Peters’ performances on 5 to 6 May 2012 in Singapore also set attendance records for a single stand-up comedian at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Russell Peters Notorious World Tour also features Comedian/Singer J Chris Newberg, and uses video and screens to deliver a more up-close and intimate show. As part of last year’s complete tour experience, Peters collaborated with Netflix to make the first Netflix original stand-up comedy special; Notorious, which will air exclusively on Netflix on 14 October 2013. On this day, viewers will also be able to watch Russell Peters vs. The World, a four part behind-the-scenes documentary, on Netflix.

Ticket will be on sale starting Thursday 26 September 2013 with prices ranging from QR250 to QR550. Stay tuned for further details on where to buy the tickets!

Note: This event is only for those at the age of 21 and above. Qatar ID or passport required for entry.

For more information, check out the event’s page on Facebook.

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