UPDATE : Raw Comedy returns to The Classic every Monday from June 14th at 7:30pm when we kick off the heats for the 2021 Raw Comedy Quest. We're looking for the funniest new comedians of the year. Each Monday up to 12 acts compete for the chance to make the semi-finals in October.
Monday Raw DOOR SALES FROM 7PM - Bookings not essential
Individuals: No need to book. Just be at the club before 7.50pm for door sales
First in get seats - Don't be late!
Groups of Six or more looking to pre-purchase: Tables of 6 Discount available on Eventfinda, otherwise JUST door sales.
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Every Monday since 1997 it has been Raw Comedy Night at The Classic.
Up to 12 First timers and rookies take to the stage in the ultimate bungy jump of stand-up comedy. Each act has up to 6 minutes to play with.
Whether watching or performing, the combo of humankind's greatest fear - public speaking plus the added expectation of being funny makes Raw the most fun you can possibly have on a Monday.
Now is the time to build up some valuable stage time and try out all your ideas. Build and craft a set before we kick off the Heats for the 2021 Raw Comedy Quest in June.
Performers - If you want to take the leap? Here is how to book your spot.
All you need is up to 6 minutes of your own original live comedy.
Anything goes - stand-up, music, sketch, mime, dance.
Aim for funny not offensive. Laughs are better than gasps.
To book your open mic spot email: email@example.com
(Email not phone. And include Monday dates you are available)
TICKET OPTIONS: Bookings not essential / Door sales from 7pm
Eventfinda - Grab your mates and purchase a Table of Six Discount on Eventfinda.
Single tickets are not available for purchase online. Door sales only.
Comedy.co.nz - use the BOOK TICKETS function to reserve tickets and pay later.
Booking not guaranteed. Tickets held until 15 mins before the show. Don't be late!
On the Night - Door sales available from 7pm. We sell them until they are gone, so don't be late!
Only tickets to the shows on the night will be sold via box office. No pre-sales for another night.
For all shows we recommend arriving 15mins before the show starts.
Latecomers are not guaranteed seats
The Classic is a licensed bar requiring all minors (under 18) to be accompanied by THEIR parent.
Anyone looking under 25 will be asked for ID in the form of :
NZ Driver's License, Passport or HNZ 18+ Card.
8pm shows have an age restriction of 15 years old accompanied by their parent.
Entry will not be granted to unaccompanied minors, those without ID or intoxicated.