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Tito’s a Sporting Chance

Tito’s a Sporting Chance

Looking at the funny side of sport

Ben ‘Tito’ Caldwell has always wanted to make his living from playing sport.

He was going to be the first multiple international that represented New Zealand at rugby, league, cricket, football, boxing and any other sport he was delusional enough to believe he could have succeeded at.

Things didn’t quite turn out how he had planned. But he still dreams of pulling on a silver fern that isn’t on a replica jersey and representing his nation at a sport. One day, maybe?

A regular on the Wellington comedy scene and winner of the 2013 New Zealand International Comedy Festival ‘Spirit of the Festival’ Award, Tito will be tackling his obsession with all things sport. He examines the effect that sport success and failure has had on New Zealand and his own life. His stupidly competitive nature, tales of athletic glory and infamy, getting fit, going to the gym and why he identifies himself as a cunning underdog are all covered in this show.

Tito’s storytelling is insightful, friendly and entertaining. He’s not afraid of being the butt of his own joke and people shouldn’t be surprised at how personal his material gets.

If you like your sport, you like stories over a beer or two and you like to laugh, then give Tito and his show a sporting chance.

Dates: May 5 - May 9 at 8.30pm
Venue: Kitty O’Shea’s, 28 Courtney Place
Tickets: Adults $15, Conc. $12, Groups 6+ $12 (Excludes booking fees)
Bookings: Tito’s a Sporting Chance


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