Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

Jim Jefferies Kicks Off New Zealand Tour

Jim Jefferies Kicks Off New Zealand Tour

Kicks Off His Much-Anticipated New Zealand Tour This Wednesday + Four Shows Already Sold Out + Named Interrobang's 2016 Stand up Comedian of the Year

Stand-up heavyweight Jim Jefferies’ hotly anticipated 11-date New Zealand tour begins this Wednesday 11 January at Invercargill’s Civic Theatre, after being postponed in 2016 due to the filming of his own brand-new major US TV pilot.

With four shows across Christchurch and Auckland already sold out - including additional shows added to meet public demand - and the rest of the tour selling fast, it’s clear that the Kiwis can’t get enough of Jim Jefferies!

This will be Jim’s largest New Zealand tour to date; playing 11 dates throughout Invercargill, Dunedin, Christchurch, Auckland, Wellington, Palmerston North, New Plymouth, Hamilton and Napier.

- The List (UK)

- Edinburgh Evening News (UK)

The Australian-born, US-based comic was last in the country for two sold out shows at Auckland Town Hall and Wellington Opera House for the 2016 New Zealand Comedy Festival, and previously in 2014 for his sold-out debut NZ show at Auckland’s ASB Theatre.

‘The ultimate rock star...insanely entertaining and incessantly unremorseful.’ - Beat Magazine (AUS)

‘Jefferies is one of the most exciting comics to watch in a live setting’ - LaughSpin (USA)

‘A gifted, word-class comic’ - NewsHub

With more than 200 million online views and a total of 50,000 tickets sold on his 2016 Australian tour, Jim is one of the biggest comedy stars in the world. He was recently named 2016 Stand Up Comedian Of The Year in The Interrobang’s readers poll in which over 10,000 people voted:

‘Jim Jefferies is a comedy powerhouse. He aims to kill and he succeeds every time. A comedy sledgehammer in some moments, and a rapier in others, Jefferies is the big winner in this year’s vote.

If there was a Mt Rushmore for comics performing today, Jim Jefferies would have to be considered. He's released eight hour specials in just seven years, and his latest, Freedumb is just brilliant. Jefferies’ The Unusual Punishment Tour was wildly successful, and we hear he is developing a late night style talk show with Comedy Central.

Jefferies is both shocking and smart, and unbelievably fast and his fans are hardcore and loyal. Because he isn’t a self promoter you might not be aware just how gigantic he is, but show up at any of his theater shows and you’ll see what a force he is and continues to be, in the US and around the world. Jim Jefferies is 100% here to stay and he is your readers pick for 2016 stand up comedian of the year.’

Don’t miss your chance to see him on his biggest New Zealand tour yet - every past show Jim has done in the country has sold out - get in quick!

JIM JEFFERIES LIVE TOUR DATES
Presented by Frontier Comedy & Radio Hauraki

Tickets on sale now | All shows All Ages*

Wed 11 Jan
(formerly Thu 20 Oct)
Civic Theatre, Invercargill
SELLING FAST!

ticketdirect.co.nz | Ph: 0800 224 224

Thu 12 Jan
(formerly Fri 21 Oct)
Regent Theatre, Dunedin
SELLING FAST!

ticketdirect.co.nz | Ph: 0800 224 224

Fri 13 Jan
(formerly Sat 22 Oct)
Isaac Theatre Royal, Christchurch
SOLD OUT!

Sat 14 Jan
(formerly Sun 23 Oct)
Isaac Theatre Royal, Christchurch
SOLD OUT!

Mon 16 Jan
(formerly Wed 19 Oct)
ASB Theatre, Auckland
SOLD OUT!

Tue 17 Jan
(formerly Sat 29 Oct)
ASB Theatre, Auckland
SOLD OUT!

Wed 18 Jan
(formerly Fri 28 Oct)
Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington
SELLING FAST!

ticketek.co.nz | Ph: 0800 842 538

Thu 19 Jan
(formerly Thu 27 Oct)
Regent On Broadway, Palmerston North
ticketdirect.co.nz | Ph: 0800 224 224

Fri 20 Jan
(formerly Wed 26 Oct)
TSB Showplace, New Plymouth
SELLING FAST!

ticketmaster.co.nz | Ph: 0800 111 999

Sat 21 Jan
(formerly Tue 25 Oct)
Claudelands Arena, Hamilton
SELLING FAST!

ticketek.co.nz | Ph: 0800 842 538

Sun 22 Jan
(formerly Mon 24 Oct)
Municipal Theatre, Napier
ticketek.co.nz | Ph: 0800 842 538

* U18s must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian
This event is recommended for patrons aged 16 and over

ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 


Howard Davis: NZSQ Conclude National Tour With ‘Release’ Programme

The NZSQ concluded their national tour in Wellington with a three-part programme, the triumphant final installment of which was entitled ‘Release.’ It included three pieces representing radical musical innovation... More>>

Howard Davis: The Show Must Go On - ‘La Traviata’ Opening Night Wobbles
Casting problems have beset ‘La Traviata’ since its first performance in March 1853 at Venice’s La Fenice opera house. Sadly, Saturday night’s premiere at Wellington’s newly-restored St James Theatre proved no different... More>>



Howard Davis: Dennis Villeneuve’s Dune - A Brief History

So many elements of Herbert’s novel have since become tropes of popular SciFi that Villeneuve’s film sometimes seems deceptively derivative. What makes all this nonsense essential viewing is his astonishing visual sensibility. More>>


Howard Davis: Jill Trevelyan's Rita Angus

Although Angus has become one of Aotearoa’s best-loved painters, the story of her life remained little known and poorly understood before Jill Trevelyan's acclaimed and revelatory biography, which has been republished by Te Papa press. More>>

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland