Welcome to The Classic , NZ's home of live comedy, celebrating our 25th Anniversary Year in 2022.
COVID RED UPDATE : The Classic is open at Covid RED Light with our own range of protective measures including reduced capacity providing separated and distanced exclusive tables to fit your bubble size, hyper-hygiene protocols and all new effective air-con and air flow throughout the venue. We recommend the use of masks when ordering drinks and using the bathrooms. Vaccine Passes scanned on entry.
Late & Live every Saturday night from January 8th to Feb 12th at 10pm it's 'Summer Raw' where our Raw comedians stake their claim to being the next big thing in local live comedy.
Our guest Pro MC introduces up to 10 open mic rookies each week in a 90- minute frenzy of raw comedy.
Always popular with summer audiences looking for something a little different and the occasional 'comedy car crash'.
So why not realise that New Years Resolution and take a few risks in 2022? A great time to start and find out whether you have what it takes in our next Raw Comedy Quest Competition in search of the Funniest New Face of the Year.
If you are keen to perform then email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign on.
Prior booking, particularly for Exclusive Tables is recommended otherwise door sales from 6:30pm.
Seating is cabaret style with options for Exclusive 'Bubble' Tables;
Single General Admit $15
Exclusive Table of 2 - $30 ($15 ea)
Exclusive Table of 4 - $54 ($14 ea)
Exclusive Table of 6 - $84 ($14 ea)
Exclusive Table of 10 - $130 ($13 ea)
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.
BOOKINGS & CONDITIONS OF ENTRY at 'Red Light ' under the Covid Protection Framework
Valid Vaccine Passes will be required for all patrons, staff and comedians. These will be scanned at the Front Door prior to entry. Valid Vaccine Passes will also be required when booking in advance on Eventfinda. All members of your bubble / group will require a Valid Vaccine Pass.
Masks are optional while seated, drinking and laughing. We recommend mask use when ordering drinks or using the toilet facilities.
Contact Tracing using our QR code will be required.
Capacity is limited to 60 people at Red Light in the Main Venue in order to maintain acceptable social distancing between tables & bubbles .
REFUNDS - In the event of a Covid lockdown full refunds will be available or a transfer to the next best available date, after the lockdown.
CATERING / FOOD OPTIONS:
We have a regular Bar Snack Venue which can be ordered on the night.
We do not offer any full meal / dining options but our showtime of 8pm suits those who wish to dine before coming to the show.
Check out Tanuki's Sake Bar & Restaurant which is right next door!! They have a function room for larger groups - early bookings essential.
The Classic is a licensed bar. R18 / Supervised.
Minors under 18 can be admitted if accompanied by a parent of 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.