Cherry Lane Theatre presents The Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj's one-man comedy chronicling his experiences growing up as a first-generation Indian-American. More…
Based on true events from Minhaj’s life navigating two worlds, 'Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King' is a comedy that follows Minhaj’s arrival in the US, his first meeting with his estranged sister, and his family’s quest to achieve the elusive American Dream. Minhaj explores interracial love, racism, bullying while discussing bigotry, acceptance, and forgiveness.
See it if you're a Minhaj fan. He's charismatic and eager to please. His stories spotlight America's racial issues without the weight of slavery.
Don't see it if you want a coherent evening. The stories are disjointed; not all are effective. Still I found myself engrossed, laughing, and thinking.
See it if You enjoy one-person shows, ever seen Hasan Minaj on The Daily Show, appreciate comedic memoirs.
Don't see it if You didn't think The Daily Show with Jon Stewart was funny.
See it if you like good storytellers, you're interested in nontraditional stories and underrepresented voices, you want to a good hearty laugh
Don't see it if you are expecting more traditional theatre. This is more musings on a life so far than plot arc realized.
See it if you enjoy story-line comedy presented in a modern way. Will definitely resonate more with multicultural viewers or anyone with an open mind
Don't see it if you're a theater critic looking for reasons to find holes in a lightly crafted, raw story of a man.
See it if you love a story told by a consummate performer; funny, touching, very entertaining. Hasan is charming, intelligent, and easy to route for
Don't see it if you're going to be out-of-town during its run,