Three Generations of Australian comedy legends.
Gary Eck, Co-Director Happy Feet 2, ARIA AWARD nomination & Tropfest Winner, is one of Australia’s most popular stand-up comedians, performing from Edinburgh to Paris to New York and London. As seen on ‘Spicks and Specks’ Mick Molloy’s ‘The Nation’ and The Movie hot ‘Boytown’ and recently co-directed with Academy Award winning director George Miller on ‘Happy Feet 2. And has written countless funny TV ads, one being the most complained about in the entire year!
Regularly heard on NOVA, 2WS, MMM and ABC 702’s Thank God It’s Friday with Richard Glover. These days you don’t catch the incredibly busy Gary Eck often in a comedy club, so make sure you don’t miss it!
WITH Ray Badran – performed across Australia, The UK, The United States, New Zealand and Hong Kong. Widely regarded as one of the rising stars in Australian comedy, Ray has been lucky enough to work with Chris Rock, Marc Maron, Amy Schumer, Comedy Bang Bang, to name a few. He once also had a joke stolen online via The Lad Bible, and with over 20 million likes, he was eventually given the credit.
In 2017 wrote and starred in his own web tv show on Comedy Central – No Experience Necessary. Ray has been a regular on the Australian club and festival circuit for the past 10 years. In this time Ray has honed his performance skills and material and is now considered at the forefront of a new generation of comedians who are both edgy and inventive. He is rapidly making a name for himself as one of the country’s finest comedian MC’s and his astute, observational style make him a hit with any audience.
Hand-selected by The Sydney Comedy Festival Directors to host the prestigious Breakout Comedy Tour which travels to Brisbane, Perth and Sydney and showcases the brightest emerging comedians in the country. He was also selected to perform for the Comedy Channel’s ‘Best of the Fest’.
With Peter Meisel – if you haven’t heard Pete yet, give it time. He is from New York! You will hear him!! The expatriate who has been living in Sydney for over 30 years. He moved to Australia to become a teacher but when he found all of his students laughing at him he started stand-up comedy. It been nearly 20 years now and Peter has performed on television, film, comedy clubs as well as his bedroom. And depending on whom you ask, he has made millions of people chuckle, guffaw, and chortle at him or with him.
“Meisel is running hot, plying them with his self-effacing style” UNDERWORLD MAGAZINE.
PLUS THREE SPECIAL GUEST COMEDIANS