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ex-pat international comic returning to Wellington!

Aug 19, 20th & 21st, 8pm
Wellington’s FRINGE BAR

Catch critically acclaimed ex-pat international comic returning to Wellington!

AFTER SOLD OUT SHOWS IN: New York, London, Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, Montreal, Berlin, Los Angeles, Nelson, Hamilton, Philadelphia, Edinburgh, Toronto, Sao Paulo, Taranaki, et cetera, Deb Filler will bring Well I’ll Tell Ya . . . to Wellington for 3 shows only! A delightful show of brilliance from New Zealand’s only Jewish comic called Debbie. This is a feel-good, lotta laughs, character filled, surprise-stuffed gala of joy from one of the world’s greatest storytellers.

Get ready for a heart-warming evening of cheeky Jewish humour, songs and stories from the star of the brilliant, sell-out one-women shows Punch Me in the Stomach and Filler Up! (Helen Hayes Nominated). Back for her first appearance in Wellington for 11 years, kiwi DEB FILLER is one of the most highly regarded solo performers on the international circuit.

"Filler is brilliant... warm, life-affirming, funny and affecting.” Sydney Morning Herald

Truly multi-talented, Filler has worked variously as a comic, a broadcaster, a writer, singer and entertainer. Passionate and witty, armed only with her material, Deb has been touring the world with her keen wit and sensibility for 25 years. She’s performed sold out solo shows in every Continent that’ll take her!

“Her timing is second to none, and her musical prowess is remarkable. Do not miss an evening with her. You’ll go home feeling joy and fulfillment.” – New Zealand Herald

Deb’s characters’, dynamic presence and engagingly sharp observations have made her an extremely popular performer both live and on television, in Canada and worldwide. Her solo show, Punch Me in the Stomach sold out throughout the world…and aired on TV3 (NZ) and international television.

“After a night with Deb Filler, anything is possible. Miss this show at your own peril.” - Sydney Jewish News

Well I’ll Tell Ya . . . is filled with characters, stories and some of the best Jewish jokes this side of the legendary New York Catskills..(That’s Hamner and the Twisted Pine Estate on LSD.) Pure entertainment! A Do Not Miss.

Outrageously brilliant Deb Filler over 3 fun nights:
August Fri 19th, Sat 20th & Sun 21st, 8pm
THE FRINGE BAR, 195 Cuba Street, Cnr Vivian and Cuba Streets, Wellington
Adult $32 / Concessions $27 Bookings:

YOUTUBE video of Deb


“Deb Filler is a consummate story teller… Her stories weave poignantly, hilariously and seamlessly throughout the evening, and for this reviewer it was sublime, like being seated in the living room of a masterful storyteller. Her jokes are brilliant, harnessing the truly great style of the masters of Jewish comedy. Her timing is second to none, and her musical prowess is remarkable. Do not miss an evening with her. You’ll go home feeling joy and fulfillment.” - NEW ZEALAND HERALD

“Deb Filler is a legendary story teller and comic. No one tells jokes like Filler, whose New Zealand background must have given her outsider status to study the timing of the greats: Danny Kaye, Sid Cesar, Mel Brooks and Joan Rivers. After a night with Deb Filler, anything is possible. Miss this show at your own peril.” - SYDNEY JEWISH NEWS


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