Review: Gad Elmaleh (All In English) at Joe’s Pub

Gad Elmaleh is so famous in France that he performs to arena-sized audiences and gets recognized everywhere he goes. In America, not so much. So much not so that Elmaleh can joke about how his luck winning over a lady in Los Angeles turns from bad to comically so only after some Francophone tourists enter their cocktail lounge. That dynamic — and how Elmaleh¬†sees¬†both sides of the exchange — goes a long to way to helping ease Elmaleh’s transition from French-speaking comic giant to English-speaking neophyte in America. He’s in the middle of his first 10-night run in New...

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