2019 NZ International Comedy Festival with Best Foods Mayo





Dave is single and turning 30. He’s stood at the bar.
Eurydice is a tree nymph.
Bruce Springsteen is on the jukebox.
"Orpheus is beautiful. Simply and ineffably put."

Apr 17 to Apr 18 2019

NZ International Comedy Festival 2019

The annual NZ International Comedy Festival with Best Foods Mayo is back this May, with yet another bangin’ line-up of laughs.

May 2 to May 26 2019

Phill Jupitus // Sassy Knack

Get ready for an hour of tales, laughs and diversions. Watch in delight and/or horror as this experienced funny man drags laughs out of the chaos of his own life. 

Apr 30 2019

Dialogue Matters

Like your comedy with a side of something more serious? Thought provoking, intimate and hilarious, Dialogue is the Festival’s storytelling show, hosted by Pax Assadi.   

May 22 2019

The Big Show 2019

A festival fave - five world-class comedians in one big two-hour show featuring a 'Best of British & Irish' line up.

May 8 to May 18 2019

BEST COMEDY SHOW ON EARTH – Mother’s Day Special

Get a sneak peak of Comedy Fest’s biggest stars and freshest talent in this fast-paced stand-up showcase that’s guaranteed to have you finding your next fave!

May 12 2019

Pax Assadi // Raised By Refugees

Yo, it's yah boy Pax, and I'm taking time off from being a dad to do a brand new hour of comedy for you!

May 14 to May 18 2019

Urzila Carlson // Token African

Africans have become the new must have accessory. Okay, not really, but everyone knows one, works with one or has a sister that's dating one of us.

May 3 to May 4 2019

Snort With Friends – Edinburgh Fundraiser

Auckland's favourite comedy improv troupe Snort is back with more delightfully unruly scenes, featuring special international and local guest cameos from across the Festival.

May 3 2019

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