Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search


Comedy Entree Whets the Appetite

For Immediate Release
Monday 24 April 2006


Monday 15 May 7.30pm

Venue: Downstage Theatre

Please book through Downstage ph. 04 801 6946

Comedy Entrée Whets the Appetite

Monday 15 May sees a comedic spectacular kick the ODDFELLOWS NZ International Comedy Festival off with a bang! The premiere of ODDFELLOWS First Laughs, a star-studded showcase, opens 3 weeks of festival madness. Hurry and book now so you don't miss out!

A VIP event, a limited number of tickets to the ODDFELLOWS First Laughs will be released for public sale, allowing audiences a rare opportunity to check out the stunning line-up on offer in the 2006 ODDFELLOWS NZ International Comedy Festival programme.

Fifteen comedians in total will strut their stuff on stage - come and see your favourites and check out the talent you may not have seen before.

Winner of the 2004 ODDFELLOWS Billy T Award and celebrated Wellington comedian Ben Hurley, returns home to host this sell-out event, after a successful year on the international comedy circuit performing throughout the UK, Ireland, Dubai and Australia. ODDFELLOWS First Laughs features an impressive line-up of talent including International comedians The 4 Noels (NZ/AUST), Charlie Pickering (AUST) and Janey Godley (SCOTLAND), and local comedy heroes Dai Henwood, Rhys Darby, plus many more.

The complete list of performers in no particular order:

1 James Nokise
2 Jerome Chandrahasen
3 The 4 Noels
4 Charlie Pickering

5 Cori Gonzalez-Macuer
6 Dai Henwood
7 Janey Godley
8 Rhys Darby
9 Mrs.Peacock (Jarrod Baker and Dave Smith)

10 Mullet Brothers (Steve Wrigley & Greg Ellis)
11 Jeremy Elwood


© Scoop Media

Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines


Electronica: Restoring The World’s First Recorded Computer Music

University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Jack Copeland and UC alumni and composer Jason Long have restored the earliest known recording of computer-generated music, created more than 65 years ago using programming techniques devised by Alan Turing. More>>


Scoop Review Of Books: Almost Getting Away With Murder

The Black Widow by Lee-Anne Cartier: Lee-Anne Cartier is the sister of the Christchurch man found to have been murdered by his wife, Helen Milner, after an initial assumption by police that his death, in 2009, was suicide. More>>

Howard Davis: Triple Echo - The Malevich/Reinhardt/Hotere Nexus

Howard Davis: The current juxtaposition of works by Ralph Hotere and Ad Reinhardt at Te Papa perfectly exemplifies Jean Michel Massing's preoccupation with the transmigration of imagery in a remarkable triple echo effect... More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Nō Tāu Manawa

Vaughan Rapatahana responds to Fale Aitu | Spirit House by Tusiata Avi: "fa’afetai Tusiata, fa’afetai, / you’ve swerved & served us a masterclass corpus / through graft / of tears & fears..." More>>

9 Golds - 21 Medals: NZ Team Celebrates As Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Close

The entire New Zealand Paralympic Team, led by kiwi sprinter and double gold medallist Liam Malone as flag bearer, are on the bus to the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. There, they will celebrate the fantastic successes of the past 10 days. More>>


New Zealand Improv Festival: The Festival Of Moments To Return To The Capital

The eighth incarnation of the New Zealand Improv Festival comes to BATS Theatre this 4-8 October , with a stellar line-up of spontaneous theatre and instant comedy performed and directed by top improvisors from around New Zealand and the world. More>>


Get More From Scoop



Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news