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Laugh Festival Line Fri11 - Sun 13

FRI 11 MAY

DOWNSTAGE THEATRE

Michael Smiley (Ireland)
The Parting Glass
A normal everyday tale of drunkenness, dancing and disintegration.
7pm
Tickets: Adults $25 Conc/Groups 10+/LP $20
Bookings @ Ticketek 04-384 3840 or Downstage 04-801 6946

The 4 Noels (AUST/NZ)
Doomriders
It’s Young Frankenstein meets The Exorcist, 4 Noels style!
8.30pm
Tickets: Adults $25 Conc/Groups 10+/LP $20
Bookings @ Ticketek 04-384 3840 or Downstage 04-801 6946

Late LAUGHS!
A stellar array of comedians scrape the bottom of the barrel of taste to shock, titillate and, of course, make you LAUGH!
11pm
Tickets: $10
Door Sales Only

BATS THEATRE

Insomnia
A twisted story of sleep deprivation that makes impotence a much smaller bedroom issue.
7pm
Tickets: Adults $15 Conc/Groups 5+/LP $12
Bookings @ Ticketek 04-384 3840 or BATS 04-802 4175

Jan Maree
It’s in the Bag!
Just like the gameshow! only not. R18 -contains filth and audience
participation.
10pm
Tickets: Adults $10 Conc/Groups 5+/LP $8
Bookings @ Ticketek 04-384 3840 or BATS 04-802 4175

The Improv Bandits
No scripts, no gimmicks, no safety net! The renegades of improvised comedy.
11pm
Tickets: Adults $12 Conc/Groups 10+ $10
Bookings @ Ticketek 04-384 3840 or BATS 04-802 4175


CIRCA STUDIO

Vick’s Boy
by Ben Bettenbender
An outrageous comedy about sex, blackmail and naked ambition
7.30pm
Tickets: Adult $25 Conc $19 Friends of Circa $17
Bookings @ Circa 04-801 7992 www.circa.co.nz


PARAMOUNT

Ewen Gilmour’s
Last Stand
Not only will you witness Ewen’s last NZ
LAUGH! Festival show, you could become the proud owner of a 1970 Singer
Vogue.
8.30pm
Tickets: Adults $22.50 LP $19.50
Bookings @ Ticketek 04-384 3840

THE ILOTT THEATRE

Raybon Doggy Dogg
Formerly known as Raybon Kan, he’s now da bomb comical gangsta, keepin
it real for the peeps in the street.
9pm
Tickets: Adults $20 Conc/LP $16 Groups 5+ 18
Bookings @ Ticketek 04-384 3840


SAT 12 MAY

BATS THEATRE

Anny Freitas and Moira Aberdeen
The Chronic Ills
Two lassies whose lives are turned upside down by Chronic Fatigue Syndrome share their own brand of alternative medicine on international M.E Day.
5.30pm
Tickets:
Bookings @ Ticketek 04-384 3840 or BATS 04-802 4175

Insomnia
A twisted story of sleep deprivation that makes impotence a much smaller bedroom issue.
7pm
Tickets: Adults $15 Conc/Groups 5+/LP $12
Bookings @ Ticketek 04-384 3840 or BATS 04-802 4175

Jon Stubbs
The Merinos
8.30pm
Tickets: Adults $12 Conc/LP $10 Groups 10+/U16 $8
Bookings @ Ticketek 04-384 3840 or BATS 04-802 4175

Jan Maree
It’s in the Bag!
Just like the gameshow! only not. R18 -contains filth and audience
participation.
10pm
Tickets: Adults $10 Conc/Groups 5+/LP $8
Bookings @ Ticketek 04-384 3840 or BATS 04-802 4175

The Improv Bandits
No scripts, no gimmicks, no safety net! The renegades of improvised comedy.
11pm
Tickets: Adults $12 Conc/Groups 10+ $10
Bookings @ Ticketek 04-384 3840 or BATS 04-802 4175

DOWNSTAGE THEATRE

Michael Smiley (Ireland)
The Parting Glass
A normal everyday tale of drunkenness, dancing and disintegration.
7pm
Tickets: Adults $25 Conc/Groups 10+/LP $20
Bookings @ Ticketek 04-384 3840 or Downstage 04-801 6946

The 4 Noels (AUST/NZ)
Doomriders
It’s Young Frankenstein meets The Exorcist, 4 Noels style!
8.30pm
Tickets: Adults $25 Conc/Groups 10+/LP $20
Bookings @ Ticketek 04-384 3840 or Downstage 04-801 6946

Late LAUGHS!
A stellar array of comedians scrape the bottom of the barrel of taste to shock, titillate and, of course, make you LAUGH!
11pm
Tickets: $10
Door Sales Only

CIRCA STUDIO

Vick’s Boy
by Ben Bettenbender
An outrageous comedy about sex, blackmail and naked ambition
7.30pm
Tickets: Adult $25 Conc $19 Friends of Circa $17
Bookings @ Circa 04-801 7992 www.circa.co.nz

PARAMOUNT

Ewen Gilmour’s
Last Stand
Not only will you witness Ewen’s last NZ
LAUGH! Festival show, you could become the proud owner of a 1970 Singer
Vogue.
8.30pm
Tickets: Adults $22.50 LP $19.50
Bookings @ Ticketek 04-384 3840

THE ILOTT THEATRE

Raybon Doggy Dogg
Formerly known as Raybon Kan, he’s now da bomb comical gangsta, keepin
it real for the peeps in the street.
9pm
Tickets: Adults $20 Conc/LP $16 Groups 5+ 18
Bookings @ Ticketek 04-384 3840

SUN 13 MAY

PARAMOUNT

Cult comedy film - Man on the Moon (M)
A recount of the life of eccentric comic genius Andy Kaufmann, starring Jim
Carey.
4pm
Tickets: Adult $11, Conc $9, Senior Citizens/Children $5
Bookings @ Paramount 04-384 4080 or Door Sales

MID CITY BAR, MANNERS ST

Fresh Blood
Pulp Comedy’s Sully O’Sullivan introduces the future of NZ Comedy in Fiona
MacKinnon, Steve Wrigley, Rachel Callinan and musical duo mrs peacock.
6pm
Tickets: Adults $12 Conc/Groups 10+/LP $8
Bookings @ Ticketek 04-384 3840 or Mid City Bar 04-385 6839

BATS THEATRE

Micetro©
The Ultimate Comedy Challenge
It’s crash-and-burn improv where improvisers are drawn at random to perform
scenes, songs and sagas that are scored by the audience.
7pm
Tickets: Adults $12 Conc/Groups 10+ $10
Bookings @ Ticketek 04-384 3840 or BATS 04-802 4175

CIRCA STUDIO

Vick’s Boy
by Ben Bettenbender
An outrageous comedy about sex, blackmail and naked ambition.
4.30pm
Tickets: Adult $25 Conc $19 Friends of Circa $17
Bookings @ Circa 04-801 7992 www.circa.co.nz

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