Live Nation Presents: Jim Gaffigan Is Bringing The Funny To Dubai Opera This November

Live Nation Presents: Jim Gaffigan Is Bringing The Funny To Dubai Opera This November

Live Nation Middle East is thrilled to announce that the renowned American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer, Jim Gaffigan, will be performing as part of his highly anticipated “Barely Alive” Tour at Dubai Opera on November 25th. Well known for his unique brand of humour, this event promises to deliver an unforgettable evening of side-splitting laughter and entertainment for comedy enthusiasts in Dubai.

Jim Gaffigan is no stranger to the comedy scene, with a remarkable career spanning various mediums, he is a three-time Emmy winning comedian, actor, writer, and producer, with his own style of comedy that revolves around his keen observations on life. Gaffigan’s talent has garnered him multiple accolades, including seven Grammy nominations for his outstanding performances and a place on the Forbes’ 2019 list of top ten comedians.

He recently reached a milestone as the first comedian to surpass one billion streams on Pandora, solidifying his status as a global comedy sensation. His ninth stand-up special, “Comedy Monster,” premiered on Netflix in December and was nominated for a Grammy, while his 10th comedy special will be released later this year.

Beyond his stand-up success, Gaffigan continues to captivate audiences with his acting skills. He can currently be seen as the lead in the Sci-Fi dramedy, “Linoleum,” and he will portray the iconic character Mr. Smee in Disney’s upcoming “Peter Pan and Wendy”. He is also set to appear in Netflix’s “Unfrosted” alongside Jerry Seinfeld, Melissa McCarthy, James Marsden, and Hugh Grant. Furthermore, Gaffigan stars in the independent film “Susie Searches,” which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) this year.

Jim Gaffigan’s versatility extends to the small screen, where he has made appearances in critically acclaimed shows such as “Portlandia,” “Bob’s Burgers,” and the HBO cult hits “Flight of the Conchords.” He has showcased his dramatic talents in various roles as well, including appearances in “Law & Order.” In addition to this, he has starred for two seasons in the critically acclaimed semi-autobiographical “The Jim Gaffigan Show”, which he also wrote and produced with his wife Jeannie.

His many further acting credits include roles in the likes of “Three Kings”, “Super Troopers 1 & 2”, and “Chappaquiddick”. 2019 was Gaffigan’s biggest year to date with an astonishing eight films releasing, three which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival including “Troop Zero”, “Them That Follow” and “Light From Light” – with many festival goers and press calling Gaffigan the “King of Sundance.”

Gaffigan’s show at Dubai Opera, which will be part of the “Barely Alive” tour, is set to be a standout event on the comedy calendar, offering fans in Dubai an opportunity to experience Jim Gaffigan’s uproarious and insightful comedy first-hand. Presented by Live Nation Middle East, this show promises an evening filled with laughter, wit, and unforgettable moments.

Tickets for the “Barely Alive” tour are available at and go on sale on 3 August at 12 pm. For more information on Jim Gaffigan and his upcoming projects, visit