SYDNEY COMEDY CLUB PRESENTS
COMEDY AT RIVERSIDE
Sydney Comedy Club is heading to Riverside Theatres for a monthly dose of laughs in 2018. Join top rating comedians from home and abroad each month as we present the best that the Sydney Comedy Club has to offer.
The March line-up is:
ANDREW BARNETT (MC)
GEARARD McGEOWN (Support)
GARY ECK (Headliner)
Saturday 24 March at 8pm
COMEDY AT RIVERSIDE
will also perform with different comedians on the following dates:
Saturday 21 April at 8pm
Saturday 19 May at 8pm
Saturday 16 June at 8pm
Saturday 14 July at 8pm
Saturday 18 August at 8pm
Saturday 15 September at 8pm
Saturday 20 October at 8pm
Saturday 17 November at 8pm
Andrew’s Comedy career began with a bang in 2010 when he made the NSW State Final of Raw Comedy. Since then Andrew has become a fixture of the Sydney comedy scene. Andrew has established himself as a crowd favourite across the Sydney Comedy Scene and beyond. He has performed in cities and towns around Australia.
Andrew has worked with comedians from across Australia and the world. He has opened for some of the finest International acts to visit Australia including Dom Irrera (USA) and Ian Bagg (Can). Andrew has also worked with some of the biggest names in Australian comedy including Akmal Saleh, Dave Hughes, Fiona O’Loughlin, Glenn Robins and Dave O’Neill.
In 2013 Andrew was invited by Australian Rock icons the Hoodoo Gurus to host the Comedy Stage at the Sydney leg of their invitational music festival ‘Rip it Up’.
Andrew has performed at numerous festivals across Australia, as a solo performer and part of ensembles. Andrew’s 2015 Sydney Fringe Festival Showwas described by The Daily Telegraph as a “knockout show”. Due to popular demand, Andrew’s 2015 Fringe Festival season was extended to include an encore performance.
In 2015 Andrew won the comedy prize in the ANZ Blue Rooms Competition as part of the Sydney Morning Herald’s prestigious Spectrum Now Festival.
In 2016 Andrew was selected to be part of the FRESH program at the Sydney Comedy Festival, which highlights the best emerging comedians in the festival.
Andrew has performed audience warm up for numerous television shows on Fox Sports Australia including Monday Nights with Matty Johns, The Cup Runneth Over, Matty Johns’ Big Weekend, NRL 360 and The Other Rugby Show. In 2015 Andrew also performed audience warm up for the National Rugby League’s annual player awards The Dally M Awards.
Andrew has a relaxed, affable style which belies a razor sharp wit. His comedy is filled with insightful observations and witty anecdotes. Andrew is sure to be a crowd favourite wherever he performs.
“Quick witted, sharp-tongued…” The Daily Telegraph
“Warm, personable and hilarious” – Akmal Saleh
A regular guest at the Sydney Comedy Store and all of Sydney’s top venues, Gerard has developed a loyal following and has been lucky enough to share the stage with Matt Okine, Ronny Chieng, Chris Rock and Amy Schumer to name a few.
Known for his deadpan, machine-gun delivery, Gerard was described as ‘a master of the self-piss-take’ by The Music 2017. His new show explores pizza theft, the perils of civil construction, redemption and everything in between.
Gary is an accomplished stand-up comedian, actor, writer and film director. He has performed all around the world from Singapore to Paris, to New York and London with shows at the Edinburgh, Melbourne and Sydney Comedy Festivals.
Gary has made numerous television appearances including, Spicks and Specks, The Footy Show, Rove, The Nation, Studio 10 and early in his career (when he had hair) hosted Candid Camera on Channel 10. Gary began his foray into comedy as a writer for 2DayFM’s Morning Crew, graduating to host his own nightly programme – The Late Show with Gary Eck. He can be heard regularly on Richard Glover’s Thank God It’s Friday on ABC 2. Gary has also been nominated for and Aria Award for his comedy album, The Hollywood Motel. He co-wrote and co-directed Happy Feet Two with Academy Award winner George Miller and voiced several characters for the film.
Gary won the world’s largest short film competition, Tropfest with his film, The Money and took second place two years prior with Tragic Love. He co-wrote and starred in the cult movie You Can’t Stop the Murders and featured in the film Boytown alongside Mick Molloy and Glen Robbins. Most recently Gary wrote and directed a commercial for Four Seasons Condoms that went viral around the world with over 25 million hits.