Tom and Gerrit Make Noise​

Thomas Klever and Gerrit Gray are happy to present "Tom and Gerrit make Noise". An amalgamation of two of the hippest young comic talents in the Christchurch scene, you're sure to have a bloody banger of a time! Klever Tom is a master of silliness. Jokey wokes? he’s got ‘em. Loopy laments? You bet! he won 3rd place in the Grandpa Figs Fresh comedy competition 2017 and then later went on to win the hearts of all those that set eyes on him.‘I want to Fuck Tom.’ Cam McLeod‘I want to Fuck Tom.’ Elliot McKenzie‘I want to Fuck Tom.’ Snap Presented by RuseWebsites‘I have fucked Tom.’ Georgie SivierThere you have it folks, Tom is not one to miss! Gerrit Gray is a firecracker of a young man. Gerrit Gray was given the title of the People's hero after one special comedy performance on one regular wednesday. Gerrit Gray has taken up the mantle to fight for you. Yes you. The lazy, the regular schmuck, the regular, to let you know that you don't need talent or intelligence to succeed in this world. An exciting performer, he puts in the mahi to make sure you have a good time. Bountiful energy, a smile that could melt a glacier, a giant of a man with a Golden Retriever's joyful demeanor. Tom and Gerrit make Noise will meld the serenading talents of Thomas Klever and the endless volcanic energy of Gerrit Gray to make for a show you won’t want to miss. Held at the Dragon’s Den on the 9th and 10th of November, Tickets are cheap as chips so make a good choice and get a couple!

The Thinking Peron's Idiot​

Last year Rusty brought you his smash-hit show "I Learnt Something Once", going on to take it nationwide and over the Tasman to widespread critical acclaim and audience delight.Fresh from a sold out show in the Nelson Fringe Festival, and a critically acclaimed run during Dunedin Fringe, Rusty brings his latest show, "The Thinking Person's Idiot", on tour around the country.He hates it when people bring it up, but Justin "Rusty" White is a critically acclaimed, multi award winning comedian. Who wouldn't be embarrassed by descriptions of his "virtually uninterrupted hour of laughter" show I Learnt Something Once, like "a gem of a show", or the somewhat over the top "finely polished masterwork" (Theatreview). How would you like being described as "can only be described as hilarious" (ArtMurmurs Wgtn). How would you recover from being "undoubtedly the highlight of the night" (Caclin magazine) then going on to win Best Comedian (2016 & 2017 Chch Comedy Awards)? All right, we get it! Jeez. Rusty wishes people would stop going on about it…"I don't want to labour the point, but this is a funny, funny, funny, funny, funny show" - TheatreviewStop it."Justin White is a hidden gem of a comic who deserves to be better known. If you see his name on a poster somewhere do yourself a favour and buy a ticket." - Nzcomedyreviews Akl"His dry, deadpan delivery complements perfectly the outrageous content of his stories for a combination that will make you ache with laughter" - TheatreView Dndn"Can only be described as hilarious" - ArtMurmurs Wgtn"A fearless mix of form and content, constructed with intention and intelligence" - EchoesFromTheWings NlsnWinner Best Comedian 2016/2017 Chch Comedy Awards Winner Best Male Comedian 2017 Go Media Comedy Carnival Winner, Best Gag Chch Comedy Awards 2017Winner, Best Show, Dunedin Frinch Awards 2017Winner, Best Out Of Town Show, Nelson Fringe Festival (w/ Georgina Sivier, for the play HER). Show also nominated for Best Script, Edgiest Show, Best Actress & Best Actor.​

The Rotten Apple Doesn_t Fall Far From the Toxic Tree​

 Dan Brader is an NZ comedy veteran. He began his career in Australia in 2007 and has performed all over Australia and his home country of NZ in comedy clubs and festivals. He's also performed two solo tours of NZ. Brader is a unique performer in the NZ comedy landscape with a style that combines sharp, cynical observational material, free wheeling storytelling and moments of inspired off-the-cuff improvisation.  "Brader is a comic you will love or hate, but he's never dull."--New Zealand Theatre Review."Brader's unique comedic style set him apart."--The Southland Times  "In a comedy world that can be a bit ‘same-y’, Dan Brader dares to be different"--ARTSHUB  "Known for his morally-questionable storytelling, Dan has a way of making your own wild stories seem tame by comparison"-- Busselton Mail"He walks his own line and drags the laughs out of it with a sharp shake."--Gagging For It

The Palmy Army​

Four up and coming comedians from the Manawatu are quick marching south, locked and loaded with laughter ammo!Featuring Astarté, Mama Z, Nathan Cross, Zac McCall and mc'd by Tito. These comedic soldiers are readying themselves to launch a mini invasion on Christchurch Comedy Carnival. Join them in the trenches for some Guerrilla LOLfare! Brought to you by The Comedy Hub.

The Future of Comedy​

This is a show filled with the acts who you may not yet have heard of, but are making big waves in the world of comedy. These are the stars of tomorrow, selected by Grandpa Figs himself. Going to this show will be like seeing Elvis’s first performance at the Humes’s Annual “Minstrel” show in April 1953…. Except way less racist.You’ll be the envy of all your friends when in a couple of years you can say “I saw them before it was cool”. People love that stuff. Honestly people can’t get enough of people telling them how they saw an act before it was cool. Buy tickets, be loved by people.Age warning: expect mature content

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