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    Comedy @ the ‘G

    The MCC is delighted to announce its first Comedy @ the ‘G, pre-match function for 2013.

    Laugh along with some of Australia’s top comics - including Lawrence Mooney, Xavier Michelides and Linda Beatty - while enjoying a two-hour snack food and beverage package with friends prior to the Geelong-Hawthorn AFL match. 


    Lawrence Mooney - With an encyclopedic knowledge and quick wit his sage advice on the prickly topic of women was a highlight of the ABC’s Agony Uncles and his insightful one man show “Lawrence of Suburbia” won rave reviews at the 2012 Melbourne International Comedy Festival.


    Xavier Michelides - Xavier has won awards, taken part in five Melbourne International Comedy Festivals, three Melbourne Fringe Festivals and performed stand-up all over Australia, supporting acts such as Steven Wright and Weird Al Yankovic.



    Linda Beatty
    - With a magical Celtic harp, heavenly singing, and comic fairytales, Linda is a very unique comedian. Those who love comedy, Disney and cabaret will thoroughly enjoy Linda Beatty.

      

    There is a maximum one guest per member. Guests will need a visitor ticket to access the ground and members should ensure they pre-purchase their visitor tickets for guests through the usual purchase points. A reserved seat on Level 2 to watch the match is also included.

    Access to other member-only areas will require a Balcony pass which members need to apply for in advance. Advance applications for this match will open on Monday June 24 at 9.00am.

    This function has sold out. To join the waiting list, please email your details to mccfunctions@mcc.org.au.

    Date: Saturday, July 06, 2013
    Time: 5:30 pm
    Location: Hans Ebeling Room
    Dress: Neat casual (as per Members Reserve dress requirements)
    Cost: $40.00 members

    $40.00 guests
    Sorry, Bookings are now closed for this function.