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HANDSOME BOY

Pax Assadi

Theatre Royal
Fri 21 Oct | 8.00 pm

After an impressive 11 year career in the Aotearoa comedy scene, Pax Assadi is launching his first nation-wide tour, hot off the heels of his critically acclaimed (very personal, very hilarious!) sitcom, Raised By Refugees.

THOROUGHLY MODERN MĀUI

Rutene Spooner

Theatre Royal
Sat 22 Oct | 8.00 pm

The music theatre star that is Rutene Spooner is channelling the Māori hero Māui into a modern-day icon – complete with rhinestones and glitter. Don’t miss the charmingly quick-witted songs, hilarious antics and heart-felt storytelling.

THE KING OF TAKING

Thom Monckton

Theatre Royal
Tue 25 Oct + Wed 26 Oct | 6.30 pm

A brand-new show from acclaimed physical comedy performer Thom Monckton (The Pianist), The King of Taking boasts circus, mime and a whole lot of velvet.

DADDY SHORT-LEGS

Eli Matthewson

The Boathouse
Fri 28 Oct | 8.00 pm

One of the best joke-writers in Aotearoa made headlines this year as part of the first-ever same-sex couple on Dancing With The Stars, leading in week one before a shock elimination in week two. Whaaaat?! Now Eli Matthewson is back behind the wheel, sharing those huge life revelations that take place in the crappiest of cars.

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