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.
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
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
It’s 1998. Otto is twelve... Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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...
Heartily recommended by physicians everywhere as the best cure for someone needing a laugh, The Remedy will showcase some of NZ... Read More
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
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!
Class War On The Dance Floor, the solo ex... Read More
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
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
After a brief improv research tour around the US, 2-person comedy/drama is on again, soon!
Laugh and cry as this existential improv duo explore the absurdities of our current reality. This time, we question how our s... Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Live In WLG ,
175 Victoria Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand
10 Aug – 7 Sept
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
'... 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
By Rutene Spooner and Holly Chappell-Eason
Director: Carrie Green
“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