REVIEW: Red Bastard (NZ International Comedy Festival)

May 4, 2016
[Hold your nerve] My anxiety levels rapidly increased as it got closer to 7:15pm. Going to theatre is normally the most natural thing for me, an everyday routine. But this time I was genuinely apprehensive. Why? I knew Red Bastard was interactive. I knew that there probably would be some abuse thrown out at us, considering the title character is based […]

REVIEW: Wilson Dixon’s Back Catalogue (NZ International Comedy Festival)

May 3, 2016
[Catch-up on your Dixon] Performing a selection of songs from his various pun-titled albums, Wilson Dixon’s Back Catalogue is an excellent opportunity for those unfamiliar with New Zealand’s favourite American country and western comedy singer to catch up on over a decade of anecdotes. The Cripple Creek comedian is the stereotypical modern day redneck, with an astute eye on small […]

REVIEW: Le Comique (NZ International Comedy Festival)

May 2, 2016
[Merde Oui!!!] Le Comique definitely offers an eclectic mix of comedic performances during this 2 ½-hour-show.  The charming and hilarious caricature of a Frenchman, Marcel Lucont is fabulous at the helm as he keeps us entertained between acts.  He also has the uncanny knack of sucking in the audience, endearing himself more and more as the night progresses. Lucont was […]
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