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Urzila Carlson - Token African

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When:

  • Sat 17 Aug, 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Where:

The Blue Baths, Queens Drive, Rotorua

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Premium Seating:(Allocated theatre seating near the front): $50.00
  • Standard Admission: (Theatre style seating, first come, first serve): $40.00
  • Seniors Concession (Age 65+ yrs) & Students Concession (U18) : (Premium): $48.00
  • Seniors Concession (Age 65+ yrs) & Students Concession (U18) : (Standard): $38.00

Urzila Carlson announces Token African tour.

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Multi award-winning South African-Kiwi Urzila Carlson announces her brand-new show, Token African, will tour New Zealand this year.

The sharp-tongued stand-up will be performing in Auckland and Wellington as part of the New Zealand International Comedy Festival in May and continue to wreak havoc in July, performing at seven other locations throughout the country.

Featuring all new material and poking fun at her birth country, Urzila laughs that Africans have become the new must have accessory!

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. What makes you African? Is it enough that you’re born there? Do you need to be able to dance? Why does being South African not register as African in most places? You’re thinking about it right now aren’t you? Questioning it. This show will help you find focus, delivered to you by a 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. What makes you African? Is it enough that you’re born there? Do you need to be able to dance? Why does being South African not register as African in most places? You’re thinking about it right now aren’t you? Questioning it.

Africa changes people. People who visit to game reserves wear ranger outfits… why is that? We don’t wear scrubs when going to the doctor… Africa puts things in perspective, this show will help you find that focus, delivered to you by a Token African.

“Carlson is a gifted and accomplished comedian – an absolute must-see.” – Appetite for the Arts

“Belly laughs and guffaws aplenty.” – The Music

“Effortlessly likeable… stream of belly-laughs.” – The Age

Awards:
Winner Best Female Comedian – NZ Comedy Guild Awards – 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016
Winner New Zealand Comedy Festival 2014 & 2015
Winner TV3 People’s Choice Award 2013

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