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American Comedian Chris Rock Returns to New Zealand this July

Tuesday 28 March 2017

American Comedian Chris Rock Returns to New Zealand this July

Spend the night filled with hilarious acts from multi-award-winning comedian, Chris Rock, as he brings his 'Total Blackout Tour' to Auckland.

After nine long years, Chris returns to NZ shores to show his clever comical acts that will surely make the audience wanting for more. As an actor, director, producer and writer, Chris is now one of our generation's strongest comedic voices. His career flourished for the last 30 years and his ongoing success led him to various fields of entertainment. His feature acting credits include the 'Grown Ups' and 'Madagascar' franchises, 'Head of State', 'Nurse Betty', 'CB4', 'Death at a Funeral', 'I Think I Love My Wife', '2 Days in New York', 'Dogma' and 'New Jack City'.

In 2014 he led the ensemble cast of 'Top Five', a critically acclaimed comedy feature that he also wrote and directed. In 2009 Rock ventured into the documentary world as a writer and producer of 'Good Hair', and in 2014 he executive produced 'Eat Drink Laugh: The Story of the Comic Strip', a documentary recounting the history of one of New York’s most famous comedy venues.

“...Chris is one of the greatest comedians of our time and I am delighted he is touring Australia and New Zealand again.” - Paul Dainty, President and CEO of TEG Dainty

Rock has won four Emmy Awards, three Grammy Awards and is a New York Times Best-Selling Author. In addition, he received two nominations for the 2016 Emmy Awards, for Outstanding Director for a Variety Special for 'Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo', and Outstanding Special Class Program for the 88th Annual Academy Awards.

See how Chris make the crowd burst into laughter as he performs with all-new jokes and quips that you wouldn't want to miss!