WEDNESDAY NIGHT COMEDY
The Avenue | 15 May | 7:30pm
Fresh from the Melbourne International Comedy Festival where you’ve seen him on this year’s Gala, Dane Simpson (MICF Gala, ABC) is headlining Wednesday Night Comedy at The Avenue with us this week! Hosted by Melbourne’s joke-telling juggler Michael Connell, it’s a side-splitting line up in the Back Room - book a table before we fill up. (07) 5592 1678.
Dane Simpson is one of Australia’s rapidly rising stars. He has toured around Australia doing various comedy shows. He has appeared on the MICF Comedy Gala, ABC’s Comedy UpLate. In 2018, He starred in the hit standup comedy show “Aborigi-LOL” which sold out its entire season at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival – and he also appeared on the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala. At the end of 2018 he toured Western Australia with his variety show “Great Danes”. Dane Simpson performed at the Commonwealth Games Festival and you might have seen him on “Have you been paying attention?”. In 2019 Dane will be back with his hit show Aborigi-LOL at Perth FringeWorld and Adelaide Fringe and will be performing his first solo show “Origins” at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
‘A brilliant highlight’ – The Age
‘Massively talented’ – Time Out
‘Dane Simpson is proving that the best comedy can be found in the most genuine human experiences’ – Daily Advertiser
Michael Connell is a Melbourne comedian who manages to apply his philosophical insights to train-bogans, juggling and super heroes, taking audiences on a journeys they never knew they needed to go on. Insightful, hilarious - he's opened for Weird Al Yankovic, performed to packed stadiums and he's here to host this week!
Comedy in the back room at The Avenue is a Wednesday night staple in Surfers Paradise – every week from 7:30pm! With huge lineups and some of the best comedians from around the country and abroad, prepare your laughing gear to see some of the best from around the country and around the world. We can't wait to see you there.