Comedy Festival Return Season

You thought it was all over for this year but surprise… we are more than averagely excited to announce the return of some of the hot ticket shows people were gushing about during the 2017 NZ International Comedy Festival powered by Flick Electric Co.

If in the last month you’ve said “Is the Comedy Fest over already? Dammit I meant to see lots more shows…”. Luckily, we’ve got the proverbial time machine for you. For one-week- only, Basement

Theatre will host seven shows for you to enjoy as part of the Comedy Fest Return Season at Basement Theatre in Auckland.

Alice Snedden – Self-Titled Tue 5, Thu 7, Sat 9 Sept at 7pm Best Newcomer 2017 - Finalist

“Self-Titled is funny, relatable and engaging – mainly down to the fact that Snedden well and truly knows her audience.” –

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Eli Matthewson – The Year of Magical Fucking Tue 5, Thu 7, Sat 9 Sept at 8.15pm Fred Award 2017 - Finalist

“…he nails every punchline, with entertainingly candid jokes and an engaging, animated delivery.” – NZ Herald

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Guy Williams – Why Am I Like This? Tue 5, Thu 7, Sat 9 Sept at 9.30pm Billy T Award 2012 - Winner

"What’s most incredible and amazing about Williams is his rapport with the audience.” - The Spinoff

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Mel Bracewell – Brace Yourself Wed 6, Fri 8 Sept at 7pm Best Newcomer 2017- Winner

“At only 21, Bracewell's proving herself to be a whip-smart comedian both online and IRL.” - NZ Herald

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Donna Brookbanks – Cat-Lady- in-Waiting Wed 6, Fri 8 Sept at 8.15pm Best Newcomer 2017 - Finalist

“Irresistibly quirky...a colourful explosion of curiosity and intrigue.” – Gather & Hunt

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Hamish Parkinson and Ryan Richards – Fuq Boiz Wed 6, Fri 8 Sept at 9.30pm Fred Award 2017 - Finalist

“Fuq Boiz were something else. I had no idea what to expect from this unlikely combination of Hamish Parkinson and Ryan Richards, but I really enjoyed it.” – The Spinoff

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Fri 8 Sept at 11pm

"[Snort] has become Auckland's amazing hothouse of comedy talent. Must see." – The Daily Blog

If you are in front of a device that connects to the internet, then is the place to go for all the information you could ever want about the Comedy Fest Return Season.

Get your tickets early so you can enjoy and relive some of the highlights of this year’s Fest.