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Yakov Smirnoff UNITED WE LAUGH comes to Omaha Performing Arts online

Aug 19, 2020, 15:43 PM by Dara Hogan

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TICKETS NOW ON SALE 

Omaha Performing Arts presents an online comedy special by comedian Yakov Smirnoff, UNITED WE LAUGH on Saturday, August 29 at 8:00 PM. 

Tickets to access the event are $25 per person and go on sale TODAY at TicketOmaha.com. There is also a meet and greet option for $50.  After completing the purchase, you will receive an email confirmation providing you with instructions on how to access the performance. 

Yakov Smirnoff is a Russian immigrant who loves America and being American. UNITED WE LAUGH is a 75-minute comedy special by Smirnoff. He’s an iconic comedian, movie star, best-selling author and most recently, he earned a doctorate degree in Leadership from Pepperdine University. Living a life that’s as exciting as ever, Yakov has married his sweetheart, is currently touring the world doing stand-up, and even has his very own theater in Branson, Missouri. With the heart of a dreamer, Yakov Smirnoff has made the impossible possible and continues to inspire others with his message that America is still "What a Country!" Keep an eye out for his brand-new podcast on ABC radio. 

Smirnoff soared to the top of the comedy world performing on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson and countless other television programs, including as a regular character on "Night Court" and the star of his very own show, named after his famous catch-phrase, “What a Country!” He branched out to the big screen where he starred in movies with Tom Hanks, Robin Williams, and Jack Nicholson to name a few.