AotearoHA Comedy Carnival
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|Thu 9 Dec ’10, 8:00pm||
Where: The Opera House, 111 - 113 Manners St, Te Aro, Wellington
Restrictions: All Ages
Event listed by: Elephant99
Roll up! Roll up! Direct from the originators and presenters of the world-renowned NZ International Comedy Festival comes a comedic extravaganza of the most wonderful vaudevillian proportions – the AotearoHA Comedy Carnival.
Your ringmaster extraordinaire Peter Helliar (AUS) will host a congress of colossal comedians in an international comedy spectacular!
Marvel with wonder as the most marvellous Boy With Tape On His Face - Sam Wills (NZ) creates a world of possibilities where the only certainty is laughter, returning from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with 5 star reviews and a “Best Newcomer" nomination.
Be astounded by stand up comedian & TV star Ben Hurley (7 Days), winner of both the Billy T & Fred Awards, as he reveals his most ‘Excellent timing, belly laughs and an easy charm’ (The Christchurch Press).
Be enthralled at the mastery of Australia's Sammy J & Randy, as they dazzle you with their ‘filthy, frenetic and gloriously funny’ comedy (Chortle - UK). They boast 5 star reviews from Edinburgh and the Barry Award for “Most Outstanding Show” at the 2010 Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
Witness with astonishment the staggering sleight of hand of 2010 Billy T Award nominee Jarred Fell, as he commands the stage combining fast-paced razor sharp wit and a tornado-like approach to magic, gore and comedy.
Wonder at this magical mix of premium performances - a freak show of the most fabulous confabulations! This is only the first announcement of the many comedians signed up for this prestigious event; making this is the hot ticket for pre-Christmas celebrations.