BILLY T JAMS- A comedy showcase extravaganza

Hosted by Rhys Mathewson

Join us as we kick off the Comedy Fest’s calendar with one hell of a comedy showcase at Q Theatre to introduce you to this year's exceptional Billy T Award nominees.

It’ll be a night where you get a hilarious taster of the hottest up-and-coming comedians on the Kiwi scene:

  • Alice Snedden – Best Newcomer nominee at Comedy Fest in 2017, SNORT improv, Boners of the Heart podcast and 7 Days
  • Donna Brookbanks - Best Newcomer nominee at Comedy Fest in 2017, SNORT improv, Funny Girls
  • James Malcolm – RAW winner, Billy T Nominee in 2016
  • Melanie Bracewell – RAW winner, Best Newcomer winner at Comedy Fest in 2017, The Project, 7 Days
  • Two Hearts (Laura Daniel & Joseph Moore) – Jono & Ben, both previous Billy T nominees, 7 Days

Hosted by Rhys Mathewson, who has taken out The Fred and the Billy T Awards... You may have recently seen him on The Project or at a wrestling match.

We also welcome a special performance by last year’s Billy T Award winner Angella Dravid.


*Special Earlybird price of $19.90 available until 5PM Friday 8 December, or until allocation is exhausted. Get in quick!


Q Theatre is proud to support Billy T Jams, as it provides a wonderful opportunity for Aotearoa’s next generation of comedians to perform in Q’s jewel, Rangatira. Proceeds from the tickets you purchase raise funds that will go directly to the 2018 Billy T winner. Supporting this event alongside us, you’ll be directly supporting New Zealand comedy as well as having a good time


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