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Sex, Lies and Improvise: The Second Coming


Sat 11 May 2013, 8:00pm–9:00pm
Wed 15 May 2013, 8:00pm–9:00pm
Thu 16 May 2013, 8:00pm–9:00pm
Fri 17 May 2013, 8:00pm–9:00pm
Sat 18 May 2013, 8:00pm–9:00pm

Where: The Horse and Trap, 3 Enfield St, Mt Eden, Auckland

Restrictions: R18

Ticket Information:

  • Full: $24.00
  • Concession: $20.00
  • Additional fees may apply


Listed by: Penny Ashton

After taking a year off to bask in the afterglow, ConArtists’ sexiest show is back to titillate more than just your funny bone. Tell us your saucy stories and we’ll improvise waves of comedic pleasure based on your juicy bits. Slip between our sheets to hear songs, poems and scenes all invented on the spot with you as our naughty inspiration. It’s like Whose Line Is It Anyway mated with Sex in the City with you got the lead role. But relax, it’s all anonymous!

Sex, Lies and Improvise has been ConArtists’ most successful show to date having sold out numerous dates across numerous years. You arrive, fill in an anonymous questionnaire and we use your sordid stories as our stimulation.

ConArtists have been cracking the crack-ups for over 20 years now. Their members include some of the original TheatresportsTM players in New Zealand in Clare Kelso, Geoff Dolan, Lori Dungey and Nigel Burrows along with Penny Ashton, Allan Roberts, Scott Sinclair and new up and coming stars of the scene. Their shows Austen Found: The Undiscovered Musicals of Jane Austen, Enid Untold: Five Go Mad on Improv and Instant Anatomy have been a huge hit and brought a whole new style of Improv to a wider audience.

Their members have won numerous awards and competitions including Best Comedy at the Auckland Fringe, The Improvaganza Masters of the Universe Competiton in Edmonton and a number of World Theatresports Titles. They have also featured in hundreds of TV and stage productions including The Almighty Johnsons, Lord of the Rings, In My Father’s Den, The Billy T James Awards, The Comedy Gala, Would I Lie to You, 7 Days, Gloss and Give Us a Clue to name but a few.

“...gut busting brilliance.” Sex, Lies and Improvise - Theatreview 2010
“...I think I might be hooked.” Instant Kiwis - Theatreview 2011
“’ll have a ball...” - Theatreview 2011

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