Marq Overton, is a Stand-up Comedian and freelance writer. As a teenager Marq Overton started performing at the world famous Apollo Theater, a few years later he was the muse for what became The Uptown Comedy Club. Marq Overton quietly put the Comedy, in the Uptown Comedy club. See part of his story in the documentary: “Uptown Comedy Club the Birth of Hip Hop Comedy”.
As a writer Marq has written for Spike TV 2003-5 – the Big Head People, an original animated sketch comedy and Brooklyn Supreme, a Law & Order Parody that takes place in Brooklyn and his prize and pet project is his off Broadway Play, “Die Laughing, One Man’s Story of Ignorance, Awareness and Redemption”. A Breast Cancer/Health care awareness piece that has been staged numerous times since 2007 and was once featured on Susan G Komen website. Marq Overton prides himself on originality, creativity and a great rapport with his audience.
His audiences love his story telling and how he brings the characters in his comedy to life. Some say Marq is a comedy gem one meeting away from Stardom…
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