As a professional comedian, Maysoon has performed in top New York clubs and has toured extensively at home and abroad. She was a headliner on the Arabs Gone Wild Comedy Tour and The Muslims Are Coming Tour. Maysoon appeared alongside Adam Sandler in You Don’t Mess with the the Zohan and has written for VICE . She walked in New York Fashion Week and is proud to be an ambassador for the Cerebral Palsy Foundation.
Comedian Maysoon Zayid is developing a comedy series inspired by her own life at ABC called “Can-Can”. The single-camera project follows the life of a Muslim woman who has Cerebral Palsy (Zayid), as she struggles to find love, the right career, and discover who she is separate of her opinionated Muslim parents.
- Arabic Talks
Maysoon is available to give talks and comedy performances in Arabic.
- Words Matter
Maysoon battles bullying and discrimination through laughter and shows that equality for all is the key to a better world.
- Disability and Healthcare
Maysoon tackles the landscape of healthcare in America and highlights the obstacles faced by the disability community
- How to Be Inclusive While Still Having Fun
Maysoon discusses diversity and shares her tricks to being inclusive while still having fun.
- If you Cancan, You Cancan
Maysoon uses comedy to tell her tale of beating the odds as a multiple minority (Arab, Muslim, disabled woman of color) living in America. This hilarious talk is an extended version of her viral TED Talk, “I’ve Got 99 Problems and Palsy is Just One”.