Neil Thornton is a comedian from New York City currently living
in Wellington. He's a favorite in Wellington and Auckland comedy
clubs and performs all over New Zealand, opening for performers
such as Urzila Carlson, Mike King, Paul Ego, Jeremy Corbett,
Brendan Lovegrove, Ewen Gilmour, Jeremy Elwood, and many others. He
will soon be appearing in the TV3 comedy special "After
In the United States, Neil performed in New York City, Washington D.C., Provincetown, Fire Island, and the Poconos. He was the producer of New York's first all-bear comedy revue, "Funny. Furry. Fierce." which sold out three years in a row, and performed in "MAULED: The Bears of Comedy" at Provincetown Bear Week.
Gay bear. American expat. Aging slacker. Watch him tackle the irony of homophobia, the humiliation of childhood, and the uncharted territory of man-on-man marriage. His comedy is by turns intellectual, bawdy, angry, and insightful, but most of all funny.
"A bold performer with intelligent material. Constantly amusing and thought-provoking." - ruminator.co.nz