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The Big Show 2017


Tue 9 May 2017, 8:30pm–10:30pm
Wed 10 May 2017, 8:30pm–10:30pm
Thu 11 May 2017, 8:30pm–10:30pm
Fri 12 May 2017, 8:30pm–10:30pm
Sat 13 May 2017, 8:30pm–10:30pm

Where: Q Theatre, 305 Queen Street, CBD, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Full: $49.50
  • Concession and groups: $45.50
  • Monday / Tuesday Special: $39.50
  • Additional fees may apply

Too big for The Classic, too big for The Comedy Chamber - four International comedians in one big 2 hour show - Live at Q Theatre.

Since 2006 ‘The Big Show’ has become one of the most popular shows in the annual NZ International Comedy Festival promising a line-up of world class comedians each night in a 2 hour show.

In previous years audiences at The Big Show have been introduced to world class comedians such aS Andy Parsons, Stephen K Amos, Mark Watson, Phil Nichol, Jason Cook, Neil Delamere, Carey Marx, Terry Alderton, Milton Jones, James Acaster. Ismo Leikola and many more.

In 2017 The Big Show has a new home in the Rangatira Theatre at Q, 305 Queen St, offering a superior atmosphere and a wicked range of hospitality options with excellent food and beverage facilities. Ideal for you, your friends, work mates and social network.

The Big Show 2017 boasts a 'best of British' line-up featuring the rising stars on the UK Pro circuit including;

Ed Gamble (England) - "An ability to open his mouth and spontaneously say something hysterically funny" The Guardian UK

Lou Saunders (England) - Named one of the Top 10 comics to see in Vogue, Elle, TimeOUT, The Guardian, The Times and The Independent.

Iain Stirling (Scotland) - "One of the best joke writers on the circuit" GQ mag

Adam Hess (England) - "No man could surely speak that fast for an hour, packing in so many gags and covering so much ground"

The Big Show 2017 – Auckland City

Dates: Mon 1 May to Sat 13 May (No show Sunday) 8:30pm
Venue: Q Theatre, 305 Queen St.
Tickets: Adults $49.50, Conc. $45.50 (Mondays & Tuesdays $39.50)
Bookings: OR 09-9709700 &

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8:30 p.m. at Rangatira @ Q Theatre

Adults $49.50, Conc. $45.50, Monday & Tuesday Special $39.50

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