Viva La Divas!
The NZ International Comedy Festival Presents
Lindauer Comedy Divas
Though girl power may have faded much like the skimpy Union Jack dresses which became synonymous with the movement, female comedy is still as commanding as ever as this year’s Lindauer Comedy Divas event once again looks to show the men a thing or three.
This glamorous event has been a cornerstone of the NZ International Comedy Festival and has provided audiences with a stunning array of local and international comediennes. Once more hosted by the Queen Bee of New Zealand comedy, Michele A’Court on its opening night in Wellington on April 27th and in Auckland April 28th,, The Festivals all girl line up will feature an international host also, as Julia Morris crosses over the ditch from Australia for the second Auckland showcase on May 4th.
This year’s Lindauer Comedy Divas include Irene Pink, Justine Smith, Penny Ashton, Jan Maree, Diane Spencer, Emma Olsen, Jim Stanton, Caroline E Waltz and more, all vying to steal the spotlight away from their male counterparts in the Crunchie Comedy Chamber. The show will also feature special appearances from Scottish comedian Janey Godley in Auckland and direct from England, the 2006 If.comedy Best Newcomer Award Winner Josie Long.
In 2007, both Diva shows sold out, so make sure to grab your waterproof mascara, your girlfriends and manbags and enjoy a night out with laughs and bubbles, courtesy of the night’s sponsors, Lindauer, giving away goody bags for all and major prizes on the night.
Oh yes. It’s ladies night and the feeling’s more than right!
Lindauer Comedy Divas plays:
AUCKLAND Monday 28 April and Sunday 4 May 2008 7:30pm at the Crunchie Comedy Chamber, Auckland Town Hall, THE EDGE® Hosted by Michele A’Court on Mon 28 April and Julia Morris on Sun 4 May Featuring local favourites Justine Smith, Penny Ashton, Jan Maree, Irene Pink, Diane Spencer alongside special international guests Janey Godley (Scotland) and Josie Long (England)… plus more. Tickets: Adults $32.50, Concessions $28.50, Groups of 10+ $28.50 (service fees may apply) Booking: TICKETEK: 0800 TICKETEK (0800 245 5385) Show Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Sun 27 April 7.30pm, Paramount Theatre Hosted by Ms Michele A’Court and featuring local favourites Justine Smith, Caroline E Waltz, Penny Ashton, Jim Stanton, Emma Olsen and special UK guest Josie Long…plus more. Tickets: Adults $32.50, Conc. $28.50, Groups 10+ $28.50 (service fees may apply) Bookings: TICKETEK: 0800 TICKETEK (0800 245 5385) or at the Paramount 04 384 4080 Show Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes