Jordan to stage stand-up festival

Fest to run Dec. 2-5

LONDON — Jordan is finding its funny bone.

The country is set to stage the Amman Stand-Up Comedy Festival in association with pay TV net Showtime Arabia. Fest will take place Dec. 2-5 and is one of the first of its kind in the Arab world.

Four-day fest is the brainchild of the Greater Amman municipality and has been developed in close collaboration with the New York-based Arab-American Comedy Fest.

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