Welcome to The Classic, NZ's home of live comedy, celebrating our 25th Anniversary Year in 2022.
These shows are regularly selling out in advance or have limited door sales - but we recommend our L8 Show at 10 pm as an alternative.
COVID ORANGE UPDATE: Scanning & Vaccine Passes are no longer required / Masks are optional but we still offer Exclusive Tables for your bubble and maintain all our excellent Hyper-Hygiene Protocols for your comfort and Safety.
Every Friday and Saturday night at 7:30 pm it's the main event of the week featuring our favourite headliners, along with the rising stars and the pick of our new faces. There is a fresh line-up every week which you can check the details of on our website if they are not already listed here.
Look who's talking - May / June 2022 ...
Fri 27 & Sat 28 May: MC Tony Lyall with Andrew Clay, Paul Douglas, Becky Umbers & Ray O'Leary
Fri 03 June: A Showcase of recent Winners & Finalists in the Raw Comedy Quest with MC Keegan Govind introducing Courtney Dawson (Winner2019), Ruby Esther (Winner2017), Thomas Chapman (RunnerUp2020), Heta Dawson (Finalist2019), Hamish Webber (Finalist2019), Jack Ansett (Finalist / Sth Island Winner 2015).
Sat 04 June: Grand Final of the 2021/22 Raw Comedy Quest with MC Eli Matthewson
Fri 10 & Sat 11 June: MC Alan McElroy with Cori Gonzalez Macuer, John Carr, Lana Walters, Bridget Davies & Guests.
Fri 17 & Sat 18 June: MC Keegan Govind with Michele A'Court, Guy Montgomery, Irene Pink and Thomas Chapman
Fri 25 & Sat 26 June: MC Vaughan King with Nick Rado, Liv McKenzie, Steven Lyons and Joel McCarthy
Fri 1 & Sat 2 July: MC Tim Batt with Brendhan Lovegrove, Itay Dom, Simon Kay & Guests.
The Classic is a world-class comedy club, according to all our international friends and customers. Fully licensed and seated cabaret-style with a full range of beverages and a snack menu.
This is the ideal night out for family, friends, the social network or your workmates or office party.
Please note that the 7:30 pm show often sells out in advance on Eventfinda. If you miss out there is always the 10 pm L8 Show offering an alternative on the weekend.
Prior booking, particularly for Exclusive Tables, is recommended otherwise door sales from 7 pm if not sold out.
Seating is cabaret-style with options for Exclusive 'Bubble' Tables;
Single General Admit - $32
Exclusive Table of 2 - $64 ($32 ea)
Exclusive Table of 4 - $120 ($30 ea)
Exclusive Table of 6 - $180 ($30 ea)
Exclusive Table of 10 - $280 ($28 ea)
GROUPS: Just book the required number of tables and add a single General admission, if required, to suit your 'Bubble' group size. Transaction fees will apply.
Bar & Ticket Office open at 6:45 pm
Seating in the main venue commences at 7:10 pm
Seating is allocated and we fill the venue from the front
All bookings under the same name are seated together
Showtime is 7:30 pm (Prompt)
Call 3734321 if your arrival is delayed.
CATERING / FOOD OPTIONS:
We have a regular Bar Snack Venue which can be ordered the night.
We do not offer any full meal/dining options but our showtime of 7:30 pm suits those who wish to dine before coming to the show.
Check out Tanuki's Sake Bar & Restaurant and Tanuki's Cave (Yakatori) which is right next door!! They have a function room for larger groups - early bookings are essential.
The Classic is a licensed bar. R18 / Supervised.
Minors under 18 can be admitted if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Shows may contain mature adult content that may offend some people.
Anyone looking under 25 will be asked for ID in the form of NZ Driver's License, Passport or HNZ 18+ Card.
Entry will not be granted to minors, those without ID or intoxicated persons.