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Chopper Confirms Extra Shows for Auckland

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Chopper Confirms Extra Shows for Auckland

Heath Franklin’s CHOPPER has added two extra performances of his latest offering REPEAT OFFENDER as part of the 2014 NZ International Comedy Festival.

People tell you to follow your heart. Well Chopper followed his heart and it got him arrested, jailed and stabbed, which lead Chopper to the conclusion that his heart is a f**king idiot.

Repeat Offender is about that moment where every part of your body wants to smash something in half, like an amphetamine-addled Godzilla, but takes a few deep breaths, reassesses the situation and then does it anyway. It’s about the choice between letting things ruin your day, or being a Teflon-coated duck’s back.

Restraint has never been Chopper's strong point, but with a great moustache comes great responsibility. The truth can be uncomfortable though, like a bum full of pine cones, and it rarely wins friends. Chopper has a growing list of people who are a bit cranky with him; but let’s face it, feelings are for losers and teenagers…because ‘feeling’ is what you are busy doing when everyone else is out getting what they want.

As seen on TV3’s 7 Days, Heath Franklin’s Chopper is a worldwide comedy icon, selling over 250,000 tickets in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Chopper is also promoting the release of his new live DVD, The Sh*Tlist, which was recorded at the 2013 NZ International Comedy Festival and released in Dec 2013.

AUCKLAND
Dates: 14 – 17 May, 7.30pm
EXTRA SHOWS: Fri 16th 9.30pm, Sat 17th 9.30pm
Venue: SKYCITY Theatre, Level 3, Cnr Wellesley & Hobson Sts
Tickets: Adults $42.90, Conc. $38.90, Group $36.90
Bookings: 0800 TICKETEK (842 538) or ticketek.co.nz
For full tour details see below

REPEAT OFFENDER also plays
May 7 Palmerston North - Regent on Broadway, 06 357 9740 www.ticketdirect.co.nz
May 8 Napier Municipal Theatre, 0800 842 538 www.ticketek.co.nz
May 9/10 Wellington Opera House – as part of the 2014 NZ International Comedy Festival SKYCITY, 0800 842 538, www.ticketek.co.nz
May 13 Rotorua - Civic Theatre, 0800 111 999 www.ticketmaster.co.nz
Jun 4 Queenstown Memorial Centre, 0800 842 538 www.ticketek.co.nz
Jun 5 Invercargill - Civic Theatre, 03 211 1692 www.ticketdirect.co.nz
Jun 6 Dunedin - Regent Theatre, 03 477 8597 www.ticketdirect.co.nz
Jun 7 Christchurch - CBS Canterbury Arena, 0800 842 538 www.ticketek.co.nz
Jun 8 Nelson - Theatre Royal, 03 548 3840 www.ticketdirect.co.nz

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