Shows

Flirting Like an American 

A naive single professor comes from Russia with(out) love. His fluency in numbers and statistics is only matched by his cluelessness in the not-so-international language of women and romance. Will he ever understand and be able to conquer the heart of the mysterious, exotic creature known as the American Woman?  Will he find love or remain romantically monolingual forever?  Follow Sufian Zhemukhov’s harrowing and hilarious journey as he navigates the foreign world of dating and romance in the New World! The show includes stories that were featured on PBS and won The Moth and The National Storytelling Festival.The show Flirting Like an American was performed at Capital Fringe festival in Washington, DC and KeyBank Fringe Festival in Rochester, NY.

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An American Immigrant

The show “An American Immigrant” tells about Sufian’s personal experience as a first-generation immigrant in the U.S. and a university professor, which might be much funnier than you would expect. The premier performance was held on September 11, 2019 at the Folklore Society of Greater Washington. The show includes stories that were featured on PBS and won The Moth and The National Storytelling Festival.

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