Movses Shakarian is the Host/Comic also co-Producer on Armenian Allstars, which is a once a month stand-up comedy show, featuring variety of talented comics from all walks of life, to include, Armenian and Non-Armenian (“Odar”) comics in the greater Los Angeles area.
Mary Basmadjian, Movses Shakarian and Michael Passion have been working together for years to bring their own brand of Armenian comedy to a wide and diverse audience. You don’t have to speak Armenian to understand the jokes, but a quick trip to Glendale wouldn’t hurt.
Join the Allstars on the second Sunday of every month, 4:30 pm, at Flapper’s Comedy Club in Burbank.
Michael Passion, AKA Armenian Assassin is an American Armenian Comedian and Actor who has been hard at work in the Entertainment and Comedy industry since the late 90’s. With his Improv training from The Groundlings, ACME and Beverly Playhouse, he is on a different level of Assassin. Michael is also a Co-Producer on Armenian All Stars with Mary Basmadjian and Movses Shakarian
His stand up career began in 2006, when he first performed at The Comedy Store on Sunset and blew his audience away, shortly after, broke through the comedy game and has been spreading laughter across the country since.
Michael has appeared and performed on Jimmy Fallon, Nokia/Microsoft Theatre, All Star Comedy Jam with Katt Williams, The Rose Bowl parade ceremony, Flavor Flav Special, The Armos and a Piano Special, and many more venues and events.
Michael is a regularly appeared Comic/headliner at Los Angeles Comedy Clubs such as The Comedy Store, Laugh Factory, Improv, Ice House and Flappers. His characteristics and many accents, to include his physical comedy has opened a nee channel of fans across the board.
Michael’s Acting skills cannot be avoided, with his incredible writing and improv skills, he has captured thousand of fans across the world with his funny sketch videos, they can be viewed on his YouTube channel “Michael Passion Comedy”.
Michael has set to tour the world in 2017 as a co-producer and comic on a stand up show “Three Armos and a Piano”. He is also set to shoot his first ever, 1 hour Comedy special with Netflix in 2017.