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Big Wednesday ... Fresh Comedy in 2023

Ticket Information

  • Single General Admit: $16.38 each ($15.00 + $1.38 fees)
  • Exclusive Table for Two: $32.76 each ($15.00 + $1.38 fees)
  • Exclusive Table for Four: $65.52 each ($15.00 + $1.38 fees)
  • Exclusive Table for Six: $98.28 each ($15.00 + $1.38 fees)
  • Exclusive Table for Ten: $143.50 each ($14.00 + $0.35 fees)
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  • Wed 22 Nov 2023, 7:30pm–10:00pm
  • Wed 29 Nov 2023, 7:30pm–10:00pm
  • Wed 6 Dec 2023, 7:30pm–10:00pm
  • Wed 13 Dec 2023, 7:30pm–10:00pm
  • Wed 20 Dec 2023, 7:30pm–10:00pm

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Scott Blanks

Welcome to The Classic - NZ's World class 'Home of Live Comedy' for over 25 years.
And our happy place

Every Wednesday is 'BiG Wednesday' - fresh comedy night featuring our guest MC introducing up to 12 acts busting out their latest routines

One of our most popular nights over the last quarter century where our regular favourite pros, rising stars and promising new faces who have graduated from our Raw Open Mic's work out their fresh comedy for your entertainment.

Look who's talking ...

Weds 20 Dec : MC Itay Dom with Mo Kheir, Paul Douglas, Tony Lyall, Keegan Govind, Barnie Duncan, Ocean Denham, Zach Hall, Floyd Lee, Elisa Bonnafous, Charlotte Hansen, Anand Patel, Loud Jess & Guest comedians

Big Wednesday returns in 2024 on Jan 10th - See separate listing.

TICKETS: Door sales are usually available from 7pm onwards - bookings not essential but we recommend prior booking for Exclusive Tables & Group bookings.
All Presales are available here on Eventfinda.

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 - $60 ($15 ea)
Exclusive Table of 6 - $90 ($15 ea)
Exclusive Table of 10 - $140 ($14 ea)

For larger Groups of any size just book a combination of tables and add a single General admission, if required, to suit your 'Bubble' group size. e.g. (10+4+1 = 15). All group bookings will be seated together.
Transaction fees will apply.

Bar & Ticket Office open at 6:45pm

Seating in the main venue commences at 7:10pm

Seating is allocated and we fill the venue from the front

All bookings under the same name are seated together

Showtime is 7:30pm (Prompt)

Call 3734321 if your arrival is delayed.

We have a regular Bar Snack Menu which can be ordered the night including pizza, fries, Fried Chicken, fresh Sushi & Edamame beans.
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.
For larger groups we recommend platters from the Finger Food Catering Company. (

The Classic is a licensed bar. RP18 / 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.

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