2014 NZ International Comedy Festival – Where the LOLS aren’t Silent

Comedy Fest 2014Get ready for the L to the O to the L because the  2014 NZ International Comedy Fest, in cahoots with Old Mout Cider, will be tickling your funny bone and making you cackle from April 24 through to May 18. The full fest line-up will be available on Friday March 7 at 10am, but you can get a cheeky sneak peak from Wednesday 5 March at 10am if you sign up at comedyfestival.co.nz.

April 24 in Auckland – Old Mout Cider Comedy Gala: Ireland’s Jason Byrne plays host to the likes of Reginald D Hunter, Brits James Acaster, Sara Pascoe, Carl Donnelly and Ian D. Montfort and local favourites Paul Ego and Urzila Carlson with more to be announced.

April 27 in Wellington – First Laughs: MC’ed by French raconteur Marcel Lucont, will feature the likes of Reginald D. Hunter, Sarah Pascoe, Jon Gordillo, James Acaster, Ian D. Montfort, Ben Hurley, Paul Ego and Urzila Carlson, with more to be announced.

April 28 in Auckland and May 5 in Wellington – Next Big Things

Fan favourite events such as Late Laughs for the debauched, uncensored, no holds barred comedy fix is a staple. We’ll also get a peak at the future of New Zealand Comedy with the free High School workshop producing the Class Comedians Showcase, and a show for teenagers The 5PM Project hosted by Rose Matafeo. We’ve also got family friendly Stand-Up For Kids and Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones. Best of the Billy’s is this year hosted by Dai Henwood, who also takes the reigns of Last Laughs where we’ll see killer performances from the five Billy T Award nominees and The Fred Award finalists.

Old Mout Cider Comedy Gala plays
Thurs 24 April, 8PM
The Civic Theatre, Cnr Wellesley & Queen Sts
Tickets $94.90 + booking fee
09 970 9700 or ticketmaster.co.nz

Old Mout Cider First Laughs plays
Sun 27 April, 7pm
The Opera House, 111-113 Manners St
Tickets $76.50 + booking fee
0800 TICKETEK (842 538) www.ticketek.co.nz

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