Friday, 8 March 2013
Jarred Christmas returns home...to Christchurch CHRISTCHURCH
— Ex pat Cantabrian Jarred Christmas returns to Christchurch during this years NZ Comedy Festival. Jarred left in 2000 to find fame and fortune in the United Kingdom. He has since become one of the top standup comics on the British circuit and has been nominated for the prestigious Chortle Award as Best MC 4 times.
By Awesomeness Comedy
Monday, 25 February 2013
Awesomeness Comedy Lives up to its name...again AUCKLAND
— Eclectic lineup comes to the NZ International Comedy Festival
Awesomeness Comedy has built up its reputation over 5 years bringing the surprise standouts from far and away and the best in what the local scene has to offer. Each show is handpicked by bosses Rhys Darby and his wife Rosie Carnahan.
By Awesomeness Comedy
Monday, 15 October 2012
Much-loved BBC Television Classic Yes, Prime Minister LIVE on Stage in NZ
The hilarious and much-loved BBC television series, Yes, Prime Minister is back – LIVE on stage and coming to New Zealand in 2013.
By Sally Woodfield, SWPR
Tuesday, 11 September 2012
Touring Do or Di? 5 October – 4 November - a whodunit musical game show spoof
By Oamaru Opera House
Thursday, 7 June 2012
Artist Len Lye celebrated in new multi-media opera AUCKLAND
— In a feat of artistic innovation, the life and work of one of this country’s most inventive artists will soon be immortalised in an original New Zealand opera.
Thursday, 26 April 2012
Laugh So Much That Snot Comes Out of Your Nose AUCKLAND
— EVER WONDERED HOW SLEEPING BEAUTY SLEPT FOR 100 YEARS WITHOUT NEEDING THE LOO??
Mr Boon is back with an exciting NEW show for kids of all ages.
Friday, 20 April 2012
The freedom to laugh AUCKLAND CITY
— “The freedom to laugh to me means that you are allowed to do it no matter where you are in the world and no matter what it is you are laughing about,” said self confessed comedy nerd Rhys Mathewson.
Wednesday, 4 April 2012
Rhys Darby on his new book
Check out this rather entertaining clip of Rhys Darby talking about his new book, This Way to Spaceship, which comes out April 12.
Tuesday, 20 March 2012
Flight of the Conchords - Tickets on sale THIS WEEK!
Tickets go on sale this week for the highly anticipated Flight of the
Conchords tour and demand has prompted the shows promoters to come up with a
plan to combat scalping.
Monday, 20 February 2012
Idiots of Ants tour New Zealand
You may already know them as creators of YouTube sensations 'Facebook in Real Life' and 'Wii Breakfast', and now the sketch comedy stars of Edinburgh and Montreal Comedy Festivals – Idiots of Ants (aka.
Wednesday, 5 October 2011
The Backingblack comedy scrum AUCKLAND
— Everyone loves to laugh and Thursday 6th October sees a line up of Kiwi comedians from all walks of life entertaining fans at HQ with a FREE rugby-themed evening of standup comedy.
Wednesday, 7 September 2011
Special concert brings hope to mill town of Kawerau KAWERAU
— Two of New Zealand's best comedians, the Laughing Samoans, will headline a special comedy concert to be held in Kawerau on September 24.
Friday, 3 June 2011
Have a laugh with Queenstown Winter Festival QUEENSTOWN
— New Zealand’s funniest comedians and a ribbing of TV3’s comedy satire show ‘7 Days’ are to provide the perfect recipe for side-splitting entertainment at this year’s American Express Queenstown Winter Festival (June 24 – 3 July).
Tuesday, 24 May 2011
Wednesday, 13 April 2011
Master Mimic to Perform in NZ
MIMIC ASTOUNDS AUDIENCES WORLDWIDE WITH RECORD BREAKING 52 IMPRESSIONS IN 5 MINUTES
Edinburgh Fringe Festival veteran Anil Desai, is a British comic and master impressionist who performs in New Zealand next month for the first time ever.
Monday, 4 April 2011
Comedy maverick Chris Brain - Back from tickling the dark underside
CHRIS BRAIN IS DELIGHTFUL (AND OTHER BLASPHEMY) - IN A WORLD OF TV FRIENDLY COMICS, HE IS A MAVERICK
Most days Chris Brain is delightful, but like his mind, his comedy is peppered with the dark side of existence.
Tuesday, 29 March 2011
If comics were rock stars, Glenn Wool is the King
Travelling the world performing for two years, this rolling stone has gathered a hefty passport stamp collection and a raft of stories.
Thursday, 17 March 2011
CORBETT AND EGO: The Laziest Men in NZ Comedy
CORBETT & EGO in LA-Z-MEN
The first standup up comedy show written from and performed entirely from LAZYBOY armchairs.
Wednesday, 16 March 2011
MR BOON'S BIG TIME LAST CHANCE QUIZ SHOW
Mr Boon's Big Time Last Chance Quiz Show is set to rock the 2011 Comedy Festival as he hosts a game show like no other.
Monday, 14 March 2011
Experience Christmas Early
NZ comedians stand up with Amnesty International for imprisoned Burmese comic AUCKLAND CITY
— Zarganar is one of the most remarkable men I have ever filmed.
Friday, 11 February 2011
William Shatner coming to NZ AUCKLAND CITY
— No one can tell a story like William Shatner.