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Maz Jobrani at Carolines on Broadway

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Featuring Tehran and special guest, Zarna Garg! Doors open @ 7 PM EST

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Price: 46.50 – $116.00

Sari, Not Sorry at Caroline’s On Broadway

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Do you believe Indian aunties should finally be paid for their nuanced, enlightened opinions? The answer is Yes!

So what are you waiting for? Come join us for this and more truths at Zarna Garg’s‘Auntie Unleashed’ standup comedy show at Carolines on Broadway.

At a time when we’re not able to travel, let Zarna bring India to you. Enjoy an easy evening of culture, laughs, food and drinks.

Zarna Garg is one a billion (literally)—an Indian immigrant, mom, and lawyer turned New York standup comedian and TikTok star (https://www.tiktok.com/@zarnagarg) with more than 25 million views on the platform. She is one of a handful of brown women comedians in the world, and quite possibly the only one who publicly takes on her mother-in-law.

Zarna has performed standup at sold-out clubs across the country and headlines her own show at the famous Carolines on Broadway. Unwilling to let the pandemic stop her, Zarna has kept audiences laughing with online comedy shows (as profiled in the New York Times) and impromptu sets outside major landmarks across New York City including Central Park and The Met attracting respectfully distanced audiences of up to 200.

Zarna is also an award-winning screenwriter with a movie inspired by her life story currently in development. This debut screenplay won Best Comedy Feature at the Austin Film Festival 2019 and was also a 2019 semi-finalist in the Academy Nicholl Fellowships screenwriting program.

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Comedian Zarna Garg debuts monthly show at Caroline’s on Broadway, “My American Dream.”

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She’s female, South Asian, and a mom of three. Zarna Garg is an award-winning screenwriter and stand-up comedian and is going against the odds as she challenges stereotypes as a fresh new face and voice on the comedy circuit. Her new monthly show at Caroline’s on Broadway called “My American Dream” debuted on February 19, 2020. The next show date is April 8, 2020.

Zarna’s debut show was sold out, with over 300 attendees. Zarna transformed Caroline’s into a festive Indian space with candles, garlands, and idols reminiscent of a wedding in Jaipur. Regina Decicco hosted, with guest spots by Mark Normand, Gibran Saleem, Alex Carabano, and Brian Scott McFadden. Zarna headlined. The audience responses were ecstatic. “She’s just hilarious,” raved one spectator. “I’ve never seen anything like this show.”

“Getting to perform at Caroline’s absolutely meant everything to me,” shares Zarna. “The team at Caroline’s understood my vision immediately and saw value in it. They understood that this modern immigrant perspective and this aspect of storytelling has not yet been explored in comedy, even though it affects a big demographic, especially in New York City. A club with the stature of Caroline’s has the potential to get my voice out onto the world stage and at the same time, they could reach another community through me.”

“My show highlights a true journey of how a person becomes American, and their hilarious attempts at integrating within the social structure,” adds Zarna.“I take everyday experiences that are relatable to millions of people and make light of them, from a perspective that is familiar to some and fresh to others.”

Zarna has produced and performed in multiple sold-out comedy shows in top comedy clubs across NYC including the groundbreaking HinJews shows. She has been hailed by CNBC as “the zany, outspoken voice of the Indian American woman.” Her comedy uniquely combines the immigrant and American experience. She is one of a handful of female Indian comedians, and possibly the only one who publicly takes on her mother-in-law. Zarna has received numerous community accolades for pioneering one-of-a-kind works as an Indian mom of three and former lawyer turned comedian.

Zarna’s comedy screenplay REARRANGED won the Best Comedy Screenplay Award (placing #1 out of 11,000 scripts) at the Austin Film Festival. It was also a 2019 Academy Nicholl Fellowships Semi-Finalist. REARRANGED was recently optioned by Marginal Mediaworks under the aegis of CEO and founder Sanjay Sharma.

The next installment of “My American Dream” will be April 8, 2020 at Caroline’s on Broadway (1626 Broadway, New York, NY 10019.) For more information and tickets, click here.

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Comedian Zarna Garg debuts monthly show at Caroline’s on Broadway, “My American Dream.”

Comedian Zarna Garg debuts monthly show at Caroline’s on Broadway, “My American Dream.” 1920 1080 chasej

Zarna Garg is an award-winning screenwriter and stand-up comedian. Her new monthly show at Caroline’s on Broadway called “My American Dream” debuted on February 19, 2020. The next show date is April 8, 2020.

Zarna has produced and performed in multiple sold-out comedy shows in top comedy clubs across NYC including the groundbreaking HinJews shows. She has been hailed by CNBC as“the zany, outspoken voice of the Indian American woman.”

Her comedy screenplay REARRANGED won the Best Comedy Screenplay Award (placing #1 out of 11,000 scripts) at the Austin Film Festival. It was also a 2019 Academy Nicholl Fellowships Semi-Finalist.

She has received numerous community accolades for pioneering one-of-a-kind works as an Indian mom of three and former lawyer turned comedian.

Her comedy uniquely combines the immigrant and American experience. She is one of a handful of female Indian comedians, and possibly the only one who publicly takes on her mother-in-law.

“Getting to perform at Caroline’s absolutely means everything to me,” shares Zarna. “The team at Caroline’s understood my vision immediately and saw value in it. They understood that this modern immigrant perspective and this aspect of storytelling has not been explored yet in comedy, even though it affects a big demographic, especially in New York City. A club with the stature of Caroline’s has the potential to get my voice out onto the world stage and at the same time, they could reach another community through me.”

“My show highlights a true journey of how a person becomes American, and their hilarious attempts at integrating within the social structure,” adds Zarna.“I take everyday experiences that are relatable to millions of people and make light of them, from a perspective that is familiar to some and fresh to others.”

The next installment of “My American Dream” will be April 8, 2020 at Caroline’s on Broadway (1626 Broadway, New York, NY 10019.) For more information and tickets, click here.

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