Shailee just wrapped up her comedy special ‘Mt Everest Diaries’ in San Francisco. After the epic success, she is all set for new

cities in the year 2023. Denver, New York and more! Stay tuned for updates.

Shailee Basnet in Comedy

Shailee started as a stand-up comic in the year 2011 in Nepal. After successful debut in the Nepali special titled ‘Thadai That’, Shailee has been performing in Nepal and the US.

In 2017, Shailee had her big break at Gotham Comedy Club in New York, voted as one of the top ten comedy clubs in the USA. Her show ‘Top Shot Comedy with Shailee Basnet’ was a runaway hit. Shailee has since returned to Gotham Comedy Club with more shows.

As a climber working for empowerment of young women, Shailee works with heavy-duty subject in a daily basis. Her vision is to bring the powerful developing world perspective and female narrative to the global mainstream entertainment through the language of comedy.

Her journey as a climber turned comedian has been covered by The ESPN, New York Daily news among others.

During the pandemic she started her online special ‘Mt Everest Diaries’ which has been a favorite among her followers. The special is landed at the iconic Sydney Goldstein Theatre in San Francisco, City Arts & Lecture on 8th October 2022. 

Shailee is gearing up for new comedy specials for the year 2023. 

Media Coverage

ESPN writes, After climbing the Seven Summits, Shailee Basnet is conquering the eighth: New York’s comedy scene

The Nepali Times reports Shailee On the Top of the World again!

New York Daily News on the journey of Nepali woman from mountain climbing to Manhattan comedy.

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