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You say Tomayto, I say Tomahto



Dave says “tomayto,” Michael says “tomahto.” But they do have one thing in common. They’re funny.

Dave Wiggins (US/NZ) and Michael Connell (AUS) present: "You say Tomayto, I say Tomahto" Transmission Room, Cnr Mayoral Drive and Queen Street City Fri 26 - Sat 27 May 10.00pm Part of the ODDFELLOWS New Zealand International Comedy Festival

However you say it, you'll enjoy this show! Come join Dave Wiggins (NZ/USA) and Michael Connell (Aus) in an hour of stand up.

Michael has established himself as one of Australia’s hottest young comedians. In 2004 Connell was the winner of the Campus Comedy Competition, declaring him Australia’s funniest student. “Connell left me wanting more” –

Originally from the States Dave Wiggins brings a fresh take on life in New Zealand. Wiggins, voted NZ Comedy Guild Best Newcomer ’03, has spent the last few years performing all over the country. He is a regular face at the Classic Comedy Bar, New Zealand’s only full time comedy club.

“Every festival there are a few hidden gems.... Dave Wiggins is one of those gems.”

This show combines two of Australasia’s brightest young comics in an hour showcase of their individual talents.

Show contains no offensive material


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