Alan McELROY - comedian
James NOKISE - comedian


Monday 2nd Mar 2015

8:00 p.m. at The Classic

Heats $5 / Semi-Finals $10 / Grand Final $25

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    The NZ International Comedy Festival is coming April 23 - bookings now open

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    April 23rd at SKYCITY - Now On Sale - Early bookings recommended

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    It's a shore thing! One Night Only Sat 25 April at the BMC

Summer Laughing

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Kick back in the silly season and join NZ's best pro comedians along with the rising stars and promising new faces for some summer laughing at the home of live comedy.

There's fresh comedy with 10 comedians for $15 on Big Wednesday , our Comedy Allstars at 8pm on Friday and Saturday's and our Late & Live shows including the Summer Raw Open Mic on Saturday nights at 10:30pm.



A new season of Raw Comedy on Monday nights returns as we count down to the heats of the 2015 Raw Comedy Quest

Summer Comedy Allstars

Kick back this Summer with NZ's best Pro comedians featuring every Fri & Sat at 8pm at the home of live comedy

Summer RAW - Late & Live

Our Summer Laughing 'Open Mic' Late & Live on Saturday nights

BiG WEDNESDAY ... Summer

It's a new year and a whole new season of fresh comedy featuring 10 comedians for just $15 EVERY Wednesday

Anniversary Weekend Comedy Special - New Pro's Showcase

10 comedians for just $20 - the Classic pick of New Pro's to watch out for in 2015

Andy Zaltzman - Satirist for Hire

Direct from the UK - One Night Only at The Classic

Funny, Furry Fierce

Celebrating Bear NZ Week and Auckland Pride Festival with some of the best LGBT comics in NZ.


UK comedian, James Acaster is back for 4 nights only performing his very latest show yet to be seen by the world!

Star of the 2013 and 2014 NZ International Comedy Festival, multiple nominee for Best Comedy Show in the Edinburgh Comedy Awards and live at The Classic for 4 shows only in March. Must see.

So you think you're funny?

Then why not enter the 2015 Raw Comedy Quest. $2000 in prize money, the Glory and offers professional work up for grabs. Heats kick off on March 2nd for 8 weeks. Start gigging now on Monday Raw.


Raw Comedy is back on Monday nights for 2015.

So you think you're funny? Well stand-up on Raw Comedy every Monday from 9 Feb. Up to 10 acts each week give it a go along with our Pro MC. Everyone who signs up now will be eligible for the 2015 Raw Comedy Quest - our annual search for the funniest new face of the year in March/April/May of 2015. All you need is up to 6 minutes of your own original comedy routine. Email to sign on.

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Yelp talks about The Classic

Somebody likes NZ's home of live comedy

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James Acaster Live in the 2013 NZ Comedy Festival Gala on TV3

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