Cameron Blair - Gifted
Cameron Blair presents
Cameron Blair - Gifted
From an early age Cameron Blair realised he had a gift; he could reunite those in the physical world with those that had crossed over…
ODDFELLOWS Billy T award nominated comic Cameron Blair is back with a new show: “Cameron Blair – Gifted”.
In the show Cameron takes on the character of a TV psychic medium - much like in Sky TV’s Crossing Over with John Edwards or TV3’s Dare to Believe staring New Zealand’s Jeanette Wilson - to produce humorous readings from the other side.
Cameron interacts with the audience in a similar manner to any TV psychic medium, however the readings are obviously unauthentic despite being phrased in such a way to sound profound. At one stage Cameron stops to ask an audience member: “…was there quite a big age difference between you and your grandmother?”
Much of the humor is generated by Cameron’s character maintaining the belief that he is an authentic medium, while all the time making broad generalisations or leading the audience down a path that ends in obvious predetermined conclusions.
It’s encouraging seeing one of New Zealand’s up and coming comedians attempt a show with a consistent theme, with no let up on the laughs, which just keep on coming. Definitely a must see in this years festival.
Cameron began performing in early 2002, on the thriving London comedy circuit. Since then he has made corporate and professional appearances in Scotland, Australia and New Zealand. In the August 2002 Edinburgh Comedy Festival he gained 3 and 4 star reviews from leading UK press.
On Cameron’s return to New Zealand in 2003, he quickly established himself as a regular at the Classic Comedy Bar at the top of Auckland's Queen St and won a New Faces competition sponsored by 'The Rock' radio station. In 2004 he teamed up with two other comedians in a sell out show that won 'Best Newcomer' for the New Zealand International Comedy Festival. Cameron returned to the festival in 2005 to perform in the sell out show “A Kiwi and a Tongan”.
Dates: Wed 24 – Sat 27 May 7pm
Venue: The Comedy Underground, cnr Wellesley St & Queen St, Auckland City
Tickets: Adults $20 Conc./ Groups 10+ $17
Bookings: Ticketek 09 307 5000
Dates: Wed 31 May – Sat 3 June 7pm
Venue: BATS Theatre, 1 Kent Tce
Tickets: Adults $15 Conc./ Groups 10+ $12
Bookings: BATS 04 802 4175