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The Shizzle Nizzle of Stand Up, the Magic of Mime

Come down to BATS this week and tickle that funnybone with Curry and Chops - from New Plymouth to New Delhi. Ben Hurley and Tarun Mohanbhai will make you laugh...

Also Mime International presents The Magic of Mime, not to be missed! Eminent director Robert Bennett hands over the reigns of the company on the eve of his 65th birthday. Friday and Saturday night only.

Curry and Chops - From New Plymouth to New Delhi
Season: Tuesday 9 - Saturday 20 December (no show Sunday/Monday)
Time: 8pm
Tickets: $16 waged/$12 concession and groups 8+

Tarun Mohanbhai, Billy T Nominee 2001 and Ben Hurley, Wellington's best Stand up 2002 are two rising stars of Kiwi stand-up gracing the prime-time stage at BATS. Take a New Zealand born Indian and a Taranaki, corn-fed yokel and pair them up, the results areŠinteresting!

"This is Fusion Comedy, a mix of styles, kind of like a re-mix, I guess this is mo' comedy" describes Hurley. Mohanbhai says "this is the shizzel nizzel of stand up, we've got mo' laughs fo' sho'!"

Join New Zealand's top Indian comic, and "Hawerian" turned provincial comic king for the cultural showdown of the year! Skits, live stand-up and perhaps even a Œtraditional' dance off or two will be sure to have you leaving with a smileŠand perhaps a craving for a good lamb korma.

Kick off summer with some good hearty curry, chops and laughs!

The Magic Of Mime
Season: Friday 12 and Saturday 13 December
Time: 6.30pm
Tickets: $15 waged/$10 concession

BATS is proud to announce two very special nights with New Zealand's eminent director of illusionary and puppet theatre. Come celebrate 28 years of theatre making with Mine International director Robert Bennett as he hands over the directorship of this prolific and prodigious company on the cusp of his 65th Birthday. Two nights only so don't miss out.

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BATS Theatre 1 Kent Terrace Wellington, Aotearoa bats@bats.co.nz bookings 802 4175 office 802 4176 fax 802 4010 www.bats.co.nz Curry and Chops - 9 - 20 December Magic of Mime - 12 + 13 December
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