WEDNESDAY NIGHT COMEDY
The Avenue | November 14 | 7:30pm
He’s a world traveller, Australian-born and headliner internationally, Marcus Ryan is your headline act for Wednesday Night Comedy at The Avenue! Joining Marcus, Fiona Mcgary is a veteran of Australian comedy and we’re thrilled to have her host. Reserve your seat for Wednesday Night Comedy - (07) 5592 1678.
Australian born, Marcus worked on-air in breakfast radio before kicking off his stand-up comedy career in Melbourne. A finalist and runner up in national competitions ‘Raw Comedy’ & ‘Green Faces’ ‘03 secured an invitation to the Edinburgh Fringe the same year, followed by a selection for the coveted Melbourne International Comedy Festivals (MICF) handpicked showcase ‘Comedy Zone’ ’04. With a taste of the UK circuit, it wasn’t long before London became home and travel an even bigger part of his work life. In 2005 he appeared at five major comedy festivals: Melbourne, Hobart, Montreal and again Edinburgh, where he was scouted for the Rising Stars showcase at the Vancouver Comedy Festival. As well as touring the UK, Western & Eastern Europe, he returned to North America in 2011 where he was selected from over 500 comics across Canada & USA to take part in the World Series of Comedy in Las Vegas, making him the only act from outside of North America in the event. Winning his heat, he made the finals, receiving great recognition from promoters, bookers, & peers, wedging a foot in the door in the US. Marcus is a well-travelled professional act capable of winning over any audience, in any city in any country and most definitely one to watch!
‘You won’t be disappointed’ – The West Australian
‘Effortlessly funny...unpretentious, informal, belly-laughs-a-minute stand-up’ ThreeWeeks, UK
Fiona Mcgary, is an incredible comic with close to 20 years of experience in the comedy industry, performing on stages around the country and around the world. She'll draw you in with unbelievable, misfit tales and keep you reeling with laughter the whole night! Her comedy writing talent has been utilized by The Courier Mail, Gold Coast Bulletin, Triple M, FHM magazine, she’s been seen on ABC TV, Stand Up Australia, heard on Triple M, Hot FM, and Hit105. Her exceptionally original approach to comedy gigs leaves her audience sore from laughing while feeling motivated and inspired.
Every week comedy is taking over the back room at The Avenue, Wednesday nights from 7:30pm! With huge lineups and some of the best comedians from around the country and abroad, prepare your laughter muscles to see some of the best from around the country and around the world - and all in Surfers Paradise. We can't wait to see you there!