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Habib Siam presents: Survivor’s Remorse – A stand-up comedy special

May 31st, 2023 // Doors at 7pm // Show at 8:00pm // $30

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Promotional image for Survivor’s Remorse. Image backdrop is of host Habib Siam sitting on top of a graffitied concrete wall in front of a small concrete apartment complex. Habib is a medium skinned person with a dark beard and short dark hair. Habib is wearing a red bomber jacket, chino pants and matching Nike sneakers. Text reads: “Habib Siam presents a stand-up comedy special. Survivor’s Remorse. May 31, 8pm, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre.”Stand-up comic Habib Siam presents Survivor’s Remorse – a 75-min special about home, identity, and spending a little too much time in the woods.


Habib revisits the recent events in Lebanon, the accompanying sense of loss, and the difficulties trying to exist in two worlds, “here” and “there”, whose realities stand in such contrast. This is a show where grief meets laughter.


Survivor’s Remorse is in partnership with the McGill Alumni Association.



About Habib.


Born on Christmas day, a stone’s throw from Bethlehem, Habib thought he was the second coming and almost entered priesthood. Several countries and questionable life decisions later, he completed a Ph.D. at McGill University only to start doing stand-up comedy.

Habib has headlined clubs internationally and performed in multiple languages.
He currently splits his time between Canada and Lebanon, and may (definitely) own more shoes than anyone you know. 


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