Saturday, 19 Oct 2019 | 20 Safar 1441
‘Truth teller’ Russell Peters to perform in Muscat on June 10

‘Truth teller’ Russell Peters to perform in Muscat on June 10

Peters returns this time about with the Deported World Tour which kicked off in Australia in February 2018. One of the world’s most well-liked comedians, the Canada-born entertainer was Number three on the Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-paid comedians in 2013.

Billed as observational comedy, Peters’ style employs humour to showcase racial, ethnic, class and cultural stereotypes. Often self-deprecating, his personal experiences developing up in an Anglo-Indian family members in Canada is the supply of significantly of his comic material.

In an exclusive interview to Muscat Daily
, he spoke about the title of his newest planet tour. “Well, I live in the United States now. Both of my children are half-Latino and I’m brown, so I’m constantly on the edge of being deported,” he mentioned in his trademark politically alive wit.

Peters described the material on this tour as a lot more individual and ‘self-deprivating’ than ever. “I spent a lot of time working on the new act and people really seem to be enjoying it.”

About his capacity to unite multicultural audiences, he mentioned, “I think that my fans know that that’s really what I’m all about. My fans get that I’m not making fun of different groups, I’m calling out the stuff that we all see, but don’t say. I’m doing it from a place of acknowledgement and acceptance instead of doing it to put people down.”

Oman has created an impression on Peters, thanks to his earlier visits, the most current a single which was in 2016. “It’s beautiful and relaxing. Great hotels. Good food and the people are fantastic,” he mentioned of the country’s famed hospitality. “It’s also surprisingly multicultural. I always find out something new every time I’m there and I try to incorporate that into the act.”

Having forayed into the comedy enterprise 30 years ago, he claims he does not want to make an additional work to keep relevant but. He continues to be himself and he believes that is what his audience responds to. “Even though we live in a time where some people are looking to be offended, I’m still not going to be politically correct or be censored. I’m a truth teller and that’s what the world needs more of right now.”

As a parting shot, he mentioned, “I’m coming to Oman you guys; make sure that you’re at my show on June 10.” Tickets can be bought from www.hifmradio.com/comedy

Information Source: Muscat Daily

Check Also

Over 100 businesses to feature at Thai Trade Exhibition

Over 100 businesses to feature at Thai Trade Exhibition

Over 100 businesses - food and beverages, beauty products, fashion and accessories, perfume and oud oil, diamond, jewellery, hair care, health and wellness amongst others - will be the highlight of the Thai Trade Exhibition that will start on Tuesday.