been | Hopeless Fountain Kingdom Tour

Last night, Spark Arena hosted Halsey’s Hopeless Fountain Kingdom Tour, with special guest Kehlani. It was clear to see how this was Kehlani’s third visit in 6 months; New Zealand

been | WEiRdO

WEiRdO – created by Waylon Edwards & William Duignan and directed by Jane Yonge, is a 60 minute production that taps into the ever pressing issue of racism and […]

NZICF 18 | 5 mins with James Roque

Like so many other Asian children before him, James Roque is a disappointment to his parents. He followed his dreams instead of following the path to become a respected […]

NZICF 18 | 5 mins with James Smith

James Smith is an accomplished comedian; born in Australia and now living in New York, he boasts a jaw-dropping CV. Aside from appearing on Comedy Central, ABC, Conan on […]

NZICF 18 | 5 mins with Marcel Lucont

Like a good Sauvignon, Marcel Lucont is crisp, dry, and French. A figurehead of the NZ International Comedy Festival, Marcel is returning to our shores with two shows this […]

NZICF 18 | 5 mins with Alex Williamson

After selling out shows in Sydney, Australian comedian, Alex Williamson brings his unique brand of comedy to this year’s festival. A twisted outlook that will question your faith in […]

NZICF 18 | 5 mins with Aiken Hutcheson

Wellington native, and NZ’s third funniest tall white comedian, Aiken Hutcheson is back with his latest show, Tallflower.  Audiences can expect an awkward, complicated, and comical show that mixes storytelling, offbeat […]

NZICF 18 | 5 mins with Aiken Hutcheson

Wellington native, and NZ’s third funniest tall white comedian, Aiken Hutcheson is back with his latest show, Tallflower.  Audiences can expect an awkward, complicated, and comical show that mixes storytelling, offbeat […] Continue Reading…

NZICF 18 | Billy T Jams

The NZ International Comedy Festival is nearly upon us, and after the Billy T James preview, I can safely say that it’s going to be fantastic. With few exceptions, […] Continue Reading…

NZICF 18 | Our top picks for the NZ International Comedy Fest 2018

It’s that special time of year when comedians from across the globe descend upon our great land for the NZ International Comedy Festival.  Like the years that have passed, […] Continue Reading…

interviewed | On the couch with Constantinople

For nearly twenty years the ensemble Constantinople have explored musical diversity through the lens of ‘East meets West’, an ever changing melting pot, much like the city after which […] Continue Reading…

watched | Death of Stalin

Armando Iannucci is the famed creator of Veep and British political satire show The Thick of It. He is back with a feature length wonder of wit and dark humour. […] Continue Reading…

interviewed | Troublemaker Andrew Papas

Trying to break away from a boy band image can be daunting, particularly when you were part of a double-platinum group that has toured internationally and opened for the […] Continue Reading…

been | A Brisk Wind Whistling Down Twin Oak Drive

Unexpected.  Quirky.  Nouvelle.   Just a smattering of the adjectives I would use to describe this solo thespian act, created and performed by the very talented and astute Phoebe […] Continue Reading…