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SPECTRUM NOW FESTIVAL: Comedy Central Presents a Night of Stand Up with the Workaholics + Special Guests - March 9

SPECTRUM NOW FESTIVAL: Comedy Central Presents a Night of Stand Up with the Workaholics + Special Guests - March 9

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Comedy Central Presents a Night of Stand Up with the Workaholics IS SOLD OUT

 

7:00pm
Doors open  

7:30-7:45pm
Workaholics

7:45-8:35pm
Michael Hing
Susie Youseff
Mel Buttle
Cyrus Bezyan
Sam Campbell
Damien Power  

8:35-8:45 
Workaholics

Comedy Central's hit series Workaholics has wowed the world - and the geniuses behind it are coming to Australia for the very first time to host two hilarious comedy galas with some of Australia's best known and emerging comedians. From the minds of the hilarious and irreverent internet sketch group Mail Order Comedy, Workaholics is a single-camera comedy featuring three friends who work together from 9 to 5, live together from 5 to 9 and party together 24/7. Dress codes, deadlines and waking up before noon are not things these guys are used to. They do their jobs and sometimes they even do them well, but they show up late, leave drunk and always live for the day ... even if they don't know what day it is. Exclusively for the Spectrum Now Festival, the co-creators, stars and director of the hit series - Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm and Kyle Newacheck - leap from the television to the stage to host two hilarious nights of stand up comedy in The Big Top.

The Big Top concert series is a licensed, all ages (16+ recommended) event. Spectrum Now Festival recommends parents/guardians should consider whether the Big Top concert is appropriate for their child and recommends that any children under 16 years of age who attend the Big Top are accompanied by their parent or guardian. Persons who are 18 years of age or older and wish to purchase alcohol MUST have valid photo ID (passport, Australian driver's license, proof of age card). Spectrum Now Festival @ The Domain welcomes and caterers for all ages, is family friendly and free to attend outside of the ticketed Big Top events.

The Sydney Morning Herald Spectrum Now Festival presented by ANZ is Sydney's newest cultural festival, returning in March 2016 for its second year. The festival is set to entertain and amaze, with free and ticketed events across art, music, stage and talks, including a limited capacity Big Top venue installed in Sydney's Domain to house 11 nights of music and comedy.

Experience Now. Remember Forever.

spectrumnow.com.au

 

BLAKE ANDERSON

Blake Anderson is most noticeably recognized for his role as Blake Henderson on the hit COMEDY CENTRAL show "Workaholics." Already a growing success, it ended its summer run with an average of 2 million viewers tuning in per show, as well as having established itself as the highest-rated series in its timeslot among Men 18-24 and Men 18-34.

After growing up in Northern California, Anderson moved to Los Angeles and performed with the nationally renowned improv groups The Groundlings and Upright Citizens Brigade. He also toured the country as part of the National Lampoon Lemmings.

His sketch-comedy group, Mail Order Comedy, has headlined sold-out comedy shows all over the nation. He acts in, writes and produces all of Mail Order Comedy's material, including "Workaholics." As well as touring the country and performing stand-up at numerous famed venues, Anderson has also appeared in such popular shows as NBC's "Community," Fox's "House M.D.," and HBO's "Entourage." Anderson's next role will be as the voice of the character Dagda in the upcoming Fox Animation film, "Epic," which opens nationwide on May 24, 2013.

ADAM DEVINE

Adam Devine is best known for his role as Adam DeMamp on COMEDY CENTRAL's hit comedy "Workaholics." Already a growing success, the show ended its summer season with an average of 2 million viewers per show, establishing itself as the highest rated series in its timeslot among Men 18-24 and Men 18-34.

His sketch-comedy group, Mail Order Comedy, has headlined sold-out comedy shows all over the nation. Devine acts, writes and produces all of Mail Order Comedy's material, including "Workaholics."

Devine recently starred in the Universal comedy "Pitch Perfect," which follows the competitive world of collegiate a cappella and also stars Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, and Rebel Wilson.

Devine also performed in the "New Faces" show at the Montreal Comedy Festival, shortly after which, he was cast opposite Jon Heder and Diane Keaton in the Warner Bros. movie "Mamma's Boy." He appeared on COMEDY CENTRAL's "Live at Gotham" and on TBS' "Frank TV" and ABC's "Better Off Ted." Additionally, Devine was a recurring guest-star on ABC's "Samantha Who"

ANDERS HOLM

Anders Holm is known for his role as Anders Holmvik on the hit Comedy Central show "Workaholics." Already a growing success, it ended its summer season with an average of 2 million viewers per show, establishing itself as the highest-rated series in its timeslot among Men 18-24 and Men 18-34.Originally from Evanston, Illinois, Holm attended the neighboring University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he graduated with a history degree and was a varsity member of the swim team.Upon graduating, Holm moved to Los Angeles and was soon writing and performing for the sketch-comedy groups Second City LA and Upright Citizens Brigade. He also toured the country as part of the National Lampoon Lemmings. Holm has contributed as a writer's assistant on Fox's "Bones," the head writer's assistant on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher," and he acts, writes and produces all of Mail Order Comedy's material, including "Workaholics."

KYLE NEWACHECK

Respected for his diversity as a director, editor, producer, and writer, Kyle Newacheck displays his true passion as director of the hit Comedy Central show "Workaholics," on which he also appears as Karl Hevacheck. The show ended its summer season with an average of 2 million viewers per show, establishing itself as the highest rated series in its timeslot across all of television among Men 18-24 and Men 18-34.

Originally from Northern California, Newacheck graduated from the Los Angeles Film School with a degree in editing. His multifaceted talents opened many avenues, but his desire for comedy prevailed.

Newacheck currently directs, edits, and produces all of Mail Order Comedy's material, including "Workaholics." He has also directed an episode of NBC's "Parks and Recreation," as well as an episode of "Community." Most recently, he directed the music video for Childish Gambino's "Heartbeat," which received an MTV Video Music Award nomination for best hip-hop video.