Get ready to groan! Wits have been sharpunned, wea-puns will be wielded, funny bones may well be broken. Will our competitors pun-ble under the pressure?!
After sold-out shows all over the country, The Pun Battle is back with worse word-play than ever before. Come along to see the capital's smartest alecks, wordiest nerds and biggest pun-ks, punslingers and pun-dits battle it out in an intense and hilarious head-to-head pun-off. With a cumulative total of over $2,000 cash prize money AND three spots in The NZ Pun Battle National Final! in November on the line, you could say that the stakes are pun-ishing.
Three shows in 2019!
Semi-final #1: Friday February 8th, 8pm.
Semi-final #2: Friday April 12th, 8pm.
Semi-final #3: Friday June 28th, 8pm.
And check out The Wellington Pun Battle Regional Final! on August 16th at The Grand.
Created and MC'd by Wellington's favourite over enthusiastic gender mess - award-winning comedy and cabaret producer, Hugo Grrrl.
Expect utter pundemonium as we decide once and for all if the pun is mightier than the sword. Because, as we all know, a good pun is its own re-word.
ENTER NOW! Why not give it a pun-t! There's prize money to be won. Are you a writer, improvisor, comedian, or are your friends just really sick of your incessant and unsolicited word-play? Come to a place where your genius will be appreciated. First in, first serve. DM Hugo Grrrl to confirm your spot.
Please note! Seating is not allocated so make sure to arrive early to nab a good vantage point. Doors open one hour before showtime, latecomers may not be admitted, and door sales are cash only. The event space is located up stairs with a service elevator available on request, but please get in touch before the gig if you have any accessibility concerns so we can best help you out.
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