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Best Foods Comedy Gala

  • Venue

    The Opera House

It’s a massive celebration of Aotearoa and international comedy and you’re invited. The Best Foods Comedy Gala traditionally kicks off the NZ International Comedy Festival and the 2024 iteration will be no different. It showcases some of the finest local and international acts that will be seen during the festival. All offering a glimpse of their freshest gags and giggles.

This year hosting the extravaganza is the self-proclaimed "People’s Princess of Aotearoa", Chris Parker. He’ll be introducing Chopper, Brynley Stent, Pax Assadi, Abby Howells, and Takashi Wakasugi. You’ll also get to see Nazeem Hussain, Hayley Sproull, He Huang, Alice Snedden, Rhys Mathewson and Eli Matthewson. Book now for a rock-solid, show-stopping gala of giggles.