Welcome to The Classic, NZ's home of live comedy, kicking off a brand New Year of Live Comedy.
Late & Live every Saturday night, at 10pm the mic is open to all-comers keen to have a go at stand-up comedy. All you need is up to 6 minutes of your own original live comedy. Anything goes - stand-up, music, sketch, mime, magic ...anything you find funny.
Our guest Pro MC introduces up to 10 open mic rookies each week in a 90- minute frenzy of raw comedy.
Look who's talking on Summer Raw
Sat 8 April : MC Sri Nair with Henry Cheung, Kent Briggs, Alexander Petropavlovskiy, Michelle Wiley, Mudit Mahajan, Elisa Bonnafous, Isa Maria & Guests
Sat 15 April : MC Chester Jerrat
Sat 22 Apr : MC James Mustapic
Sat 29 Apr : MC's Bailey Poching & Crum
If you would like to perform;
Sign on by emailing email@example.com.
THE RAW COMEDY CALENDAR in 2023
Sat 7 Jan to Sat 29 Apr at 10pm : Raw Comedy - Open Mic / Non-competitive.
Sat 03 May to Sat 27 May : No Open Mics / Comedy Festival time!
Sat 3 June to Sat 30 Sept at 10pm : The Heats for the 2023 Raw Comedy Quest ... our search for the Funniest New Comedian of the Year with $2500 in prize money, The Glory and offers of Pro gigs to WIN.
Sat 07 & Sat 14 Oct at 10pm : The Semi-Finals of the 2023 Raw Comedy Quest
Sat 28 Oct at 7:30pm : The Grand Final of the 2023 Raw Comedy Quest
Prior booking, particularly for Exclusive Tables is recommended otherwise door sales from 6:30pm.
Seating is cabaret style with options for Exclusive 'Bubble' Tables;
Single General Admit $10
Exclusive Table of 2 - $20 ($10 ea)
Exclusive Table of 4 - $40 ($10 ea)
Exclusive Table of 6 - $48 ($8 ea)
Exclusive Table of 10 -$80 ($8 ea)
Just book the required number of tables and add a single General admission, if required, to suit your 'Bubble' group size. Transaction fees will apply.
CATERING / FOOD OPTIONS:
We have a regular Bar Snack Menu which can be ordered the night including pizza, fries, Fried Chicken, fresh Sushi & Edamame beans.
We do not offer any full meal/dining options but our showtime of 7:30 pm suits those who wish to dine before coming to the show.
Check out Tanuki's Sake Bar & Restaurant and Tanuki's Cave (Yakatori) which is right next door!! They have a function room for larger groups - early bookings are essential.
For larger groups we recommend platters from the Finger Food Catering Company. (fingerfood.co.nz)
The Classic is a licensed bar. R18 / Supervised.
Minors under 18 can be admitted if accompanied by a parent of legal guardian.
Shows may contain mature adult content that may offend some people.
Anyone looking under 25 will be asked for ID in the form of NZ Driver's License, Passport or HNZ 18+ Card.
Entry will not be granted to minors, those without ID or intoxicated persons.