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Tuesday 16th Apr 2024

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WHAT'S HOT

Do your research ... the 2024 NZ International Comedy Festival is NOW on sale

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The CLASSIC Pick of the Fest in 2024

Welcome to the Classic Pick of the 2024 NZ International Comedy Festival wIth Best Foods Mayo - Thu 2 to Sat 25 May ...(Scroll down to see ALL our shows)

Join us on The Classic Facebook page for News, Tips, Daily Specials, Ticket Combos and Giveaways

WIN tickets to our 2024 Festival Shows with Audience Spot prizes at ALL our live shows during the countdown in April.

PREVIEW WEEK ... Now ON SALE.

Wed 1 May : The MEGA BiG Wednesday ... limited seats available.

Thu 2 May : The 5 STAR COMEDY PREVIEW at SKYCITY Theatre / 6+ world class comedians packed in to one huge 2hr show. Best way to sample the big laughs in this years Fest. Read all about it.

Fri 3 May ... we all take the night off and attend the Official Comedy Gala

Sat 4 May things start to really hot up...

It's a Shore Thing ... The COMEDY ALLSTARS AT THE BMC , Takapuna/ 6+ world class comedians. Your last chance to preview all our big acts for 2024 packed in to one huge show.

Meanwhile on Saturday, cityside, we have the The Classic Comedyfest Previews / 2 shows / Early Show at 7pm and a L8 Show at 10pm.

Sun 5, 12, 19 May: Comedy & Cocktails at The Churchill Bar - International line-up

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DO YOUR RESEARCH ... here is The Classic Choice / Tue 7 to Sat 25 May.

The BIG SHOW at Q Theatre (5 nights only / Tue 7 to Sat 11 May) - Hot Ticket!

THE CLASSIC COMEDY ALLSTARS Festival Edition (8:30pm / Tues to Sat)

IAN SMITH (England) in 'Crushing' (7pm / Tues 7 to Sat 18 May)

MARK SIMMONS (England) in 'Quip Off the Mark' (7:15pm / Tues 7 to Sat 18 May)

HENRY YAN (NZ) in 'Speaky' (8:45pm / Tue 7 to Sat 11 May)

IMAAN FRANK HADCHITI (Aust) (10pm / Thu 9 to Sat 11May)

KIRSTY WEBECK (Aust) in 'I'll Be the Judge of That' (8 :45pm / Tue 14 to Sat 18 May)

DAVID STUART (Scotland) in 'Good Breeding" (10pm / Thu 16 to Sat 18 May)

TE RADAR : RETROSPECTACLE (7pm / Tue 21 to Sat 25 May)

EL JAGUAR'S BOOK (FIGHT) CLUB (6pm / Tue 21 to Sat 25 May)

HANNAH CAMPBELL (Scotland) in 'Mirrorball' (7:20pm / Tue 21 to Sat 25 May)

TONY LYALL (NZ) in 'Lower The Tone' (8:40pm / Tue 21 to Sat 25 May)

THE DICE SHOW (NZ) (10pm / Thu 23 to Sat 25 May)

At the end of the day every Friday & Saturday

It's the CLASSIC L8 & LIVE SHOW  Festival Edition (10pm / Fri & Sat 10/11, 17/18 & 24/25 May)

 

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THE 5 STAR COMEDY PREVIEW 2024

Kick off your annual Comedy Fest - 6+ world class acts packed in to 1 show - A Taste of things to come

The Classic Comedy Fest Previews - Early & L8 Edition

A taste of things to come with 2 shows (7pm and 10pm L8) crammed with Comedyfest guest acts ready to party.

Comedy All-Stars at The BMC

It's a Shore Thing ... 6 world class Comedy Festival stars packed in to one huge show

Comedyfest AllStars & Cocktails at The Churchill

The ultimate 'next level' Premium Live Comedy Experience with an all-star line-up of local headline comedians, fabulous Gin and the best view in Auckland at sunset

The BiG Show 2024 – An International Comedy Showcase at Q

4 International Comedyfest stars plus surprise guests in 1 Big Show - 5 nights only - at Q Theatre

Ian Smith (Eng) : Crushing

Double Nominee for Best Comedy Show at the 2023 Edinburgh Fringe

Te Radar : Retrospectacle

5 different one hour shows over 5 nights. Only Te Radar can do this.

L8 & Live : Special Comedy Fest Edition

We wrap up the weekend each week in the Festival with a frenzy of L8 night live comedy featuring headliners, rising stars and surprise guests from across the Festival.

Mark Simmons (Eng) in 'Quip Off The Mark'

He's storming the UK pro comedy circuit and now hits the NZ Fest for the first time. Comedy Gold.

Kirsty Webeck (Aust) in 'I'll Be the Judge of That'.

Eagerly anticipated NZ Fest debut by this fast rising Aussie star

Imaan Frank Hadchiti ; 'The Self Appointed Ambassador for Lebanese Australian M*dgets'

The title of the show says it all. A unique comedian with a big voice.

Classic Comedyfest AllStars

Special Festival Edition of our most popular weekly show packed with headliners & rising stars.

Henry Yan : Speaky

Winner of the 2023 National Raw Comedy Grand Final at the Melbourne Comedy Festival

David Stuart in 'Good Breeding'

A fresh face on the NZ comedy circuit originally from Scotland.

The Dice Show

Late night improvised madness

El Jaguar's Book (Fight) Club

The first rule of book (fight) club is you don’t talk about book (fight) club…unless you use proper punctuation and grammar.

Tony Lyall in 'Lower the Tone'

Rising local star who you have seen all over the TV.

Hannah Campbell (Scotland) in 'Mirrorball'

Edinburgh Fringe Act of the Year 2023, Runner up