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Comedy Events in Wellington

Stand Up, Comedy Theatres & Comedy Club Events In Wellington

Witness the crazy comedy events in Wellington at the venues near you to laugh till your belly hurts. You cannot miss the chance to witness the popular names of the comedy scene. There are improv workshops, comedy class and comedy shows in Wellington too where you can try your hands out.

Lighten yourself and laugh it out at a comedy event near you in Wellington.

Upcoming Comedy Events in Wellington

Ongoing

Moon Landing 50th Anniversary Week

MOON 1 , 167 Riddiford St, Newtown, Wellington, New Zealand 6021, Wellington, New Zealand

Apollo 11: Mission duration 8 days, 3 hours, 18 minutes, 35 seconds Launched: 13:32 UTC 16th July 1969 Landed on the Moon: 20:17 UTC July 20th 1969 To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first successful Apollo space mission to the Moon, our Moon is ho... Read More

Mon Jul 15 2019 at 04:00 pm to Sun Jul 21 2019 at 10:00 pm

Today

Tröll

Circa Theatre , 1 Taranaki Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

Brought to you by Trick of the Light Theatre Company Written by Ralph McCubbin Howell Directed by Charlotte Bradley Performed by Ralph McCubbin Howell and Hannah Smith / Isobel McKinnon 13 – 20 July – School Holidays Circa Two It’s 1998. Otto is twelve... Read More

Tue Jul 16 2019
07:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Bleeding Black at BATS Theatre

BATS Theatre , 1 Kent Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

Work. Uni. Social Life. What do they have in common? Rugby. For Sam, at least. Ever since being told in his first match “Stop playing, or harden up.” Playwright and performer Christopher Watts returns to Wellington with the show that earned a nomination... Read More

Tue Jul 16 2019
09:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Tomorrow

Level One: Discover Improv!

Toi Poneke Arts Centre , 61 - 69 Abel Smith St, Te Aro, Wellington, New Zealand 6012, Wellington, New Zealand

Come and experience the wonder of Improv in this 8-week foundation course in Chicago style improv comedy taught by improv tutor James Smith (Wednesday 7-9PM x 8 weeks, beginning July 17th 2019) In a fun-fueled supportive group environment, through hilari... Read More

Wed Jul 17 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Jul 18 2019

My Best Dead Friend Edinburgh Fundraiser Season

BATS Theatre , 1 Kent Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

This is a story about my best friends. Ok, no, this is actually mostly a story about me. December, 1998. Dunedin. High summer in a town where there isn’t a lot to do. This is a comedy about death, revolution, unfulfilled love, and a possum. My Best De... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019
06:00 pm to 07:00 pm
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The Dark Art of Comedy

The PowWow Room , 74 Courtenay Place, Wellington, New Zealand 6001, Wellington, New Zealand

A dark comedy show with an art twist. Featuring four brilliant comedians: Lucy Roche - 2015 Nominee for Best Newcomer at the Wellington Comedy Awards, Winner of the 2016 Raw Comedy Quest. Advait Kirtikar - sellout season at the 2018 NZ International C... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019
07:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Astronaut Comedy Show 4

MOON 1 , 167 Riddiford St, Newtown, Wellington, New Zealand 6021, Wellington, New Zealand

Wellingtons newest and coolest comedy show. At Moon Newtown, one Thursday a month. From one of the creators of The Dank Comedy Show, Astronaut Comedy Wellington present a line up of 'cheers as' comedians. TICKETS @ EVENTFINDA below and on the door. http... Read More

Thu Jul 18 2019
08:00 pm to 09:45 pm

Jul 19 2019

The Remedy - July

The Fringe Bar , 28 Allen Street, Te Aro, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

From the people that bring you 'The Medicine Stand-Up Comedy' comes Wellington's brand-new pro comedy show... ...The Remedy! Heartily recommended by physicians everywhere as the best cure for someone needing a laugh, The Remedy will showcase some of NZ... Read More

Fri Jul 19 2019
08:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Jul 23 2019

High School Magical

BATS Theatre , 1 Kent Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

PlayShop Presents: High School Magical The ten year reunion at Spellington College of the Magical Arts threatens to open old secrets and cast new spells. A new magical improvised comedy, we welcome you to come along and reunite with a few old friends f... Read More

Tue Jul 23 2019
08:30 pm to 09:30 pm

Jul 24 2019

Her, Them, Us

Wellington , New Zealand

Join the VicUFO and UniQ for a night of poetry, comedy, song and dance by women and non-binary performers. Come down to the Hunter Lounge, grab a drink and a bite to eat, sit back and enjoy the show! Featuring: Class War On The Dance Floor, the solo ex... Read More

Wed Jul 24 2019
06:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Jul 25 2019

Free Japanese Film Night - Tampopo

Japan Information & Cultural Centre , Embassy of Japan NZ, Level 18, The Majestic Centre, 100 Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

Come along to our FREE Japanese Film night! This month's film is "Tampopo"! An enigmatic ramen connoisseur helps a ramen-making widow, Tampopo, on her quest for the perfect recipe. But this film isn’t just about making and eating a bowl of noodles, it’s... Read More

Thu Jul 25 2019
05:15 pm to 07:30 pm

Realistic Improv: Full 8 Week Class with Ben Zolno

Toi Poneke Arts Centre , 61 - 69 Abel Smith St, Te Aro, Wellington, New Zealand 6012, Wellington, New Zealand

Do you want your improv to be so tight, audiences insist you must have written it? Make them laugh until they can't breathe, then make them cry on the very next breath? Are you ready to be emboldened with a technique that makes it impossible for you to... Read More

Thu Jul 25 2019
06:30 pm to 09:00 pm

Jul 26 2019

D&B's Improv Comedy "Progress" Returns 26 July!

BATS Theatre , 1 Kent Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

After a brief improv research tour around the US, 2-person comedy/drama is on again, soon! Tickets: http://bit.ly/DBjulyTixNow Laugh and cry as this existential improv duo explore the absurdities of our current reality. This time, we question how our s... Read More

Fri Jul 26 2019
07:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Jul 27 2019

The Menagerie Variety Show

Opera House , Wellington, New Zealand

Experience a one-night-only variety show like no other, The Muppet Show meets The Royal Variety Performance, but fresher, weirder, more risqué and heaps more Kiwi. It’s a fast-paced show hosted by Ben Hurley with sixteen completely different acts. Come se... Read More

Sat Jul 27 2019 at 08:00 pm

D&D Live: Rolling in the Keep

BATS Theatre , 1 Kent Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

Comedians and improvisers take on the world’s most popular fantasy adventure game at BATS Theatre in Wellington! ROLLING IN THE KEEP The odious Lord Bray has put his whole castle on notice: very important guests are coming, and any servant who messes up... Read More

Sat Jul 27 2019 at 09:00 pm

Jul 28 2019

The Knotty Commander -Stand Up Comedy feat Manish Tyagi

The Fringe Bar , 28 Allen Street, Te Aro, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

Join us for a Hillarious night with one of Indias funniest comedians Manish Tyagi bringing you " The Knotty Commander" for the first time in Wellington Nothing better than unwinding your week with Laughter... Read More

Sun Jul 28 2019
06:30 pm to 08:30 pm

Jul 31 2019

Story Party Wellington | True Dating Stories

Cavern Club , 18 Allen Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

At Story Party you will hear true dating stories that will make you feel better because, let’s be honest, it could be worse. Story Party has played to sold out audiences in over 65 countries because the dating struggle is real worldwide! You'll hear stori... Read More

Wed Jul 31 2019 at 07:00 pm to Thu Aug 01 2019 at 07:00 pm

Pop-up Globe New Zealand Tour - Measure for Measure

Opera House , Wellington, New Zealand

Pop-up Globe presents Shakespeare's wild comedy Measure for Measure! Experience Moulin Rouge, Shakespeare-style with this all-singing, all-dancing cast as they take a wild romp through the seedy streets of 17th century Vienna, meeting larger-than-life ch... Read More

Wed Jul 31 2019 at 07:30 pm

Black Comedy

Gryphon Theatre , 22 Ghuznee Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

Black Comedy is ACTUALLY a comedy - a beautifully crafted, hilarious script from the pen of Peter Shaffer that results in a "a veritable detonation of human glee"! There's plenty of fun in this show, brought to you by a talented cast and production tea... Read More

Wed Jul 31 2019
07:30 pm to 09:00 pm

Aug 01 2019

Pop-up Globe NZ Tour: Opera House, Wellington

Opera House , Wellington, New Zealand

TICKETS ON SALE NOW After playing to over 600,000 people across Australasia in just three years, Auckland’s smash-hit sensation Pop-up Globe hits the road in New Zealand for the first time, taking their critically-acclaimed productions of Shakespeare’s H... Read More

Thu Aug 01 2019
07:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Pop-up Globe New Zealand Tour - Measure for Measure

Opera House , Wellington, New Zealand

Pop-up Globe presents Shakespeare's wild comedy Measure for Measure! Experience Moulin Rouge, Shakespeare-style with this all-singing, all-dancing cast as they take a wild romp through the seedy streets of 17th century Vienna, meeting larger-than-life ch... Read More

Thu Aug 01 2019 at 07:30 pm

Aug 03 2019

Pop-up Globe New Zealand Tour - Measure for Measure

Opera House , Wellington, New Zealand

Pop-up Globe presents Shakespeare's wild comedy Measure for Measure Experience Moulin Rouge, Shakespeare-style with this all-singing, all-dancing cast as they take a wild romp through the seedy streets of 17th century Vienna, meeting larger-than-life char... Read More

Sat Aug 03 2019 at 07:30 pm

Aug 04 2019

Pop-up Globe New Zealand Tour - Measure for Measure

Live In WLG , 175 Victoria Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

Pop-up Globe presents Shakespeare's wild comedy Measure for Measure Experience Moulin Rouge, Shakespeare-style with this all-singing, all-dancing cast as they take a wild romp through the seedy streets of 17th century Vienna, meeting larger-than-life char... Read More

Sun Aug 04 2019 at 01:30 pm

Aug 10 2019

Cringeworthy!

Circa Theatre , 1 Taranaki Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

10 Aug – 7 Sept Circa Two A smorgasboard of contagiously cringeworthy songs, served with a huge dollop of cheesy comedy. NZ in the 1970s and the cultural cringe was in full swing. Musical options were limited, popular music was served to us via a handfu... Read More

Sat Aug 10 2019
07:30 pm to 09:30 pm

Cringe Worthy!

Circa Theatre , 1 Taranaki Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

Enjoy a blast from the past at Circa Theatre this August, with CRINGE WORTHY!, a groovy, tubular, dynamite extravaganza that is equal parts nostalgic, humiliating, and hilarious! Brought to you by the creators of NZ’s favourite girl group, The Beatgirls,... Read More

Sat Aug 10 2019
07:30 pm to 09:00 pm

Aug 18 2019

Feast Your Eyes - Blind Fury (1989)

Coco at The Roxy , 5 Park Road, Wellington, New Zealand 6022, Wellington, New Zealand

Five senses. Five films. A dish and beverage to match each! Our mini film festival selection is a special collaboration between The Roxy & CoCo at the Roxy team, with each movie chosen to evoke one of the five senses. Each five senses films will be s... Read More

Sun Aug 18 2019
06:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Aug 25 2019

Physical Theatre & Mime Workshop: Wellington Sunday 25 August

Toi Poneke Arts Centre , 61 - 69 Abel Smith St, Te Aro, Wellington, New Zealand 6012, Wellington, New Zealand

A 3-hour intensive physical theatre and mime class for performing artists and any people wishing to develop their physical skills and awareness. Participants are taken on a journey of play and exploration, developing spontaneity, freedom, playfulness and... Read More

Sun Aug 25 2019
01:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Sep 12 2019

Isaac Butterfield - Why So Serious? (Wellington)

Hannah Playhouse , 12 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

This event is 15+ (must be accompanied by an adult) After selling out over 55 shows across Australia in 2018, Isaac Butterfield returns to the stage for his brand new hour of unfiltered and raw social observations of the society we live in today. 'Why... Read More

Thu Sep 12 2019
07:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Sep 20 2019

Dara O'Briain

Live In WLG , 175 Victoria Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

Please note: There is no elevator in the Opera House and access to the Dress Circle and Gallery are via stairs. The Gallery may be unsuitable for patrons with accessibility requirements or experience vertigo. For further information, please contact us on... Read More

Fri Sep 20 2019 at 08:00 pm

Sep 21 2019

Razzamatazz show for people with Special Needs

Wellington High School , 249 Taranaki Street, Wellington, New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand

Back by Popular Demand! The Kids Foundation Razzamatazz show lasts approximately 60 minutes and is suitable for all ages. Our show is intended to be enjoyed by special needs or disadvantaged children. Bring the kids and join us for fantastic family orient... Read More

Sat Sep 21 2019
12:00 pm to 03:00 pm

Celeste Barber - Challenge Accepted

Opera House , Wellington, New Zealand

Actor, Comedian, and Social Media Super Star Celeste Barber is the self proclaimed queen of everyday sophistication and low budget lifestyle aspirations. Her meteoric rise on Instagram, parodying celebrity photographs, has resulted in her taking meeting... Read More

Sat Sep 21 2019 at 08:00 pm

Sep 27 2019

Cool Story Bro! Stand-Up Comedy Show

The Fringe Bar , 28 Allen Street, Te Aro, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

'... and then I found $5!' Cool Story Bro is a hilarious stand-up comedy show, proving the age-old adage - things are just funnier when they're true. Join some of Wellington's funniest people as they confess their most bafflingly stupid decisions, blund... Read More

Fri Sep 27 2019
08:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Oct 01 2019

He Kura Korero – The Gift of Speech

Circa Theatre , 1 Taranaki Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand

By Rutene Spooner and Holly Chappell-Eason Director: Carrie Green Circa Two “Ko te reo kia tika, ko te reo kia rere, ko te reo kia Maori!” He Kura Korero encourages young people to be bold and brave in using Te Reo Maori in everyday life, whether they k... Read More

Tue Oct 01 2019
09:00 am to 10:00 am

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