Stand Up with Janine Harouni (Please Remain Seated)

  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

This show has performances in multiple locations

Description

Janine's father is a lifelong New Yorker and son of Middle-Eastern immigrants. He's also an avid Donald Trump supporter. Attempting to reconcile those things makes for one tense Sunday dinner. Catch multi award-winning newcomer Janine Harouni in her debut show about standing up for what you believe in, even if you have to do it really nicely. Winner: Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2018 and 1/3 of award-winning sketch trio Muriel. Seen/heard on Comedy Central, Comic Relief, BBC Three, and BBC Radio Four. 'Brilliant' (Chortle). **** (Evening Standard). **** (Skinny).

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
  • Accessible entry: Queue in courtyard. 5 steps down into space, For access via locked lift ask staff or at Box Office.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 2 - 5
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Finbarr Bevan 100 days ago

Seen Saturday 10 August. Janine comes across very well and is an engaging and likable character. The story is well constructed and well told, especially given that some details must have been difficult for her to talk about. It is also deeper than simply "getting along with family members you disagree with." The show is funny and has some good recurring jokes throughout the routine. I don't mean this as a criticism, it isn't a show that will have you crying with laughter, that would be very difficult to do given some of the material. It is however thoughtful, genuine and amusing. Someone I watched the show with described it as a funny Ted Talks and I would go with that but without the sanctimony and condescension that one often finds in a Ted Talks! I would certainly recommend seeing this show. 8.5/10.


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Broadway Baby (3/5 stars) 88 days ago

When will Joanne Harouni get to do the Ted Talk she deserves?In an unusual standup routine, Harouni devotes her hour-long performance to stories about her multifaceted father and lessons on emotional growth. You don’t change people’s beliefs by shouting at them, you change them through positive exposure to new cultures...

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The Scotsman (4/5 stars) 99 days ago

Spanning several popular stand-up themes – a young comic kicking against an older relative’s regressive views; that same comic returning to spend an enforced period of adulthood with their parents; an outsider’s perspective on contrasting cultures; and confronting a life-changing personal setback – Janine Harouni’s debut still manages to be...

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