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Festival Late & Live

Festival Late & Live

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  • Sat 28 Apr ’12, 10:00pm – 11:45pm
  • Wed 2 May ’12, 10:00pm – 11:45pm
  • Thu 3 May ’12, 10:00pm – 11:45pm
  • Fri 4 May ’12, 10:00pm – 11:45pm
  • Sat 5 May ’12, 10:00pm – 11:45pm
  • Wed 9 May ’12, 10:00pm – 11:45pm
  • Thu 10 May ’12, 10:00pm – 11:45pm
  • Fri 11 May ’12, 10:00pm – 11:45pm
  • Sat 12 May ’12, 10:00pm – 11:45pm
  • Wed 16 May ’12, 10:00pm – 11:45pm
  • Thu 17 May ’12, 10:00pm – 11:45pm
  • Fri 18 May ’12, 10:00pm – 11:45pm
  • Sat 19 May ’12, 10:00pm – 11:45pm
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The Classic Comedy Club, 321 Queen St, Auckland CBD



Ticket Information:

  • Full Fri & Sat: $24.00
  • Full Wed & Thu: $20.00
  • Group concession: $20.00



No promises but some content may offend when the stars of the NZ International Comedy Festival let loose at the end of a hard day’s night.

The Classic Late & Live, every Wednesday to Saturday at 10pm, is a crowd favourite during the annual Comedy Festival. A show where punters have come to expect the unexpected with spontaneous moments of comedy gold that are tucked away in a show that features local and international comedians letting loose at the end of a long day at the office.

The unpredictable show is hosted each night by one of the international guest comedians visiting the festival. Traditionally at Late & Live comedians will challenge the audiences, break some new ideas and aim to be as topical as possible, matching wits with each other and the punters.

And audiences can look forward to some fireworks in week one when Australian festival legend, Brendon Burns hosts the show (Sat 28 April to Sat 5 May), a comedian with a reputation for roasting hecklers and idiots alive.

“The honest truth is often funny and never dull. And that’s exactly what you get with Burns.” said the Guardian UK.

Check out YouTube - Brendon Burns Vs Heckler - over 1 million hits

The Classic Late & Live – Weds to Sat @ 10pm throughout the 3 week festival at the ‘Home of Live Comedy’, kicking off Sat 28 April.

Line-ups are posted every day on www.comedy.co.nz and at the door of The Classic.

Dates: 28 April – 2 to Sat 5 May, Wed 9 to Sat 12 May, Wed 16 to Sat 19 / 10pm
Bookings: 0800Ticketek or www.ticketek.co.nz or www.comedy.co.nz

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