What Becomes of the Cancelled Comedian? – Case Study #3: Chris Ryan

“Look, my dad’s favourite saying is: ‘Don’t waste a crisis’.”- Chris Ryan

Just three years into her rising comedy career and with her new show I Thought It Would Be Nice all polished and ready, Canberra comedian Chris Ryan has had her plans turned upside down by the cancellation of the 2020 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. But with the Coronavirus shutdown she sees opportunity.