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Comedy Night

LYC Bear New Zealand Week

Thursday 16 February, 8pm 2017

The Classic Comedy Club  321 Queen Street, Auckland City
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Note: this event took place during the 2017 Auckland Pride Festival. See for the 2018 Festival.

It’s time to feed the Bears again!  The hugely popular comedy show celebrating LYC Bear New Zealand Week and Auckland Pride is back at The Classic for the third year in a row!

Starring “The Capital’s Funniest Bear” Neil Thornton and an all-star line-up of New Zealand’s best LGBT and LGBT-friendly comics, including “the little gay rock-star of New Zealand comedy” Eli Matthewson, and some familiar faces from TV3’s 7 Days.

Neil Thornton is a comedian from New York who tours all over New Zealand and the world.  In the US, Neil was the producer of New York’s first all-bear comedy revue, Funny. Furry. Fierce, and MAULED: The Bears of Comedy at Provincetown Bear Week.

Eli Matthewson is a 2015 Billy T Award nominee, has featured on TV3’s 7 Days and AotearoHA, and is a core writer and cast member of Jono and Ben and Funny Girls.

Always an incredibly side-splitting night, with pre-show drinks from 7pm.  Bears have been known to suffer from hyperventilation, so bring a paper bag just in case.

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