Comedy Entree Whets the Appetite
For Immediate Release
Monday 24 April 2006
ODDFELLOWS FIRST LAUGHS
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
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