Rado and Raybon save the world - AOTNZ tour March 2018

Published: Tue 30 Jan 2018 10:54 AM
Raybon Kan (Winner Metro Best Comedian, columnist and three-time winner of 'Test the Nation’) combines comedy forces with Nick Rado (Guest Panellist & Head Writer for TV3's '7 Days’, Just For Laughs Sydney, The Comedy Channel, Australia) tour New Zealand's small towns for the month of March in their live show 'Rado & Raybon Save The World.'
The first half of the show sees the duo rock the house with their individual stand up comedy; and in the second half they take the stage together to solve problems raised by that night's audience -- anything from world politics, new roundabouts, to overpriced paninis. There's no issue too big or too small that Raybon and Rado won't dare to rescue. They are comedy paramedics. When there's something wrong in your neighbourhood, who ya gonna call? Rado & Raybon!
For more information, contact:
Diana Moir, AOTNZ media liaison, 021 126 5738,
Steve Thomas, Arts On Tour NZ Trust, 0274 386 154 Facebook;
Nick Rado
Nick Rado is a multi-award-winning writer, MC and stand-up comedian. Nick is currently guest comedian, panellist and head writer for TV3’s award winning topical news comedy show ‘7 Days’; he is the four-time winner of the NZ Comedy Guild Award for 'Best Comedy MC' and recently performed at the Sydney Opera House for the prestigious Just for Laughs Sydney Showcase for The Comedy Channel on Foxtel, Australia.
“Crowd pleasing buffoonery at its best” –Three Weeks, Edinburgh Festival
“Charm, timing, originality and above all, funny, Rado has it all.”-Headliners Club, London
Raybon Kan
Named Best Comedian by Metro, and North & South, Raybon has performed at comedy festivals in Melbourne, Edinburgh and Montreal. His columns have been collected in his books 'America on Five Bullets a Day' and 'An Asian at my Table.' He's twice won the NZ Comedy Guild Award for Funniest Column.
"He has made live comedy his own. It's easy to be swept along for a roller-coaster ride that also provokes some serious thought.”- Otago Daily Times
"The true comedian’s ability to take the ordinary, the mundane, the unnoticed, and turn it into the bizarre."-The Press, Christchurch
Friday 2 March 7.30pm Whitianga
Town Hall
$30, $15 Students under 18
Book: Whitianga Paper Plus
Saturday 3 March 7.30pm Whakatane
Gateway Theatre
$20 Book: The Good Life
Sunday 4 March 7.30pm Opotiki
Deluxe Theatre
$25 Book: Deluxe Theatre, Opotiki Library
Tuesday 6 March 8.30pm Gisborne
Comedy at the Cossie Club
$25 Book: Cosmopolitan Club
Wednesday 7 March 7.30pm Waipawa
CHB Municipal Theatre
$35 Book: CHB Theatre or
Thursday 8 March 7pm Wanganui
Royal Wanganui Opera House
Adults $30, Seniors/Students (with ID) $25
Groups of 6 or more $22.50
Book: Royal Wanganui Opera House Box Office
Friday 9 March 8pm Upper Hutt
Expressions Whirinaki
$20 Book:
Sunday 11 March 8.30pm Onekaka
The Mussel Inn
$20 Book: Eventfinda for pre-sales
Tuesday 13 March 7.30pm Ashburton
Ashburton Trust Event Centre
Adult $27, Student $20, Door Sales $30 (fees apply)
Book: Venue or
Wednesday 14 March 7.30pm Geraldine
Crown Hotel
$25 Book: LOUK Clothing (No Eftpos)
Thursday 15 March 7.30pm Cromwell
Cromwell College Auditorium
Adults $25, SuperGold $20, Student $5
Book: Cromwell i-Site
Friday 16 March 7pm Queenstown
Heritage Hotel
$25 Book: Eventfinda
Saturday 17 March 8pm Invercargill
Asylum at Invercargill Brewery
$25 pre sales, $35 door sales
Monday 19 March 7pm Lincoln
The Laboratory
$25 Over the bar at the Lab
Tuesday 20 March 8pm Christchurch
Gloucester Room, Isaac Theatre Royal
Adults $35, $30 Gloucester Session Subscriber,
$255 a table of 4 inc wine and antipasto platter
$130 for 2 tickets inc wine and antipasto platter
Wednesday 21 March 7.30pm Hokitika
Old Lodge Theatre $20 Book: Hokitika’s Regent Theatre
Thursday 22 March 8pm Barrytown
Barrytown Hall
$20 door sales
Saturday 24 March 8pm Auckland
Uxbridge Arts and Culture Centre
$26 Book:
Sunday 25 March 7pm New Plymouth
TSB Showplace
Tickets from $20 (fees apply)
Book: 0800 TICKETEK or at TSB Showplace box office
Tuesday 27 March 7.30pm Putaruru
The Plaza
$25 Book: The Plaza, i-Site Tokoroa, Diamond Jewellers Matamata, Eventfinda
Wednesday 28 March 7.30pm Hamilton
The Meteor Theatre
$25, $20 unwaged
Friday 30 March 7.30pm Whangarei
The Riverbank Centre
$30 book
And Storytime Reyburn House Lane
Saturday 31 March 7.30pm Kaitaia
Te Ahu Atrium
$35 Book: Te ahu Café or
Arts On Tour NZ (AOTNZ) organises tours of outstanding New Zealand performers to rural and smaller centres in New Zealand. The trust receives funding from Creative New Zealand as well as support from Central Lakes Trust, Community Trust of Southland, Interislander, Otago Community Trust, Rata Foundation and the Southern Trust. AOTNZ liaises with local arts councils, repertory theatres and community groups to bring the best of musical and theatrical talent to country districts. The AOTNZ programme is environmentally sustainable – artists travel to their audiences rather than the reverse.

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