Comedy’s finest descend on our shores for the knee-slapping GC Laughs Festival
The week-long GC Laughs Festival is making a triumphant return to HOTA this March and it’s armed with a hefty bill of comedic heavyweights who are heading to our shores to do one thing, and one thing only – stir up some hearty chuckles from deep within your belly. Held from March 14–21, the knee-slapping event will bring eight days of non-stop laughs from some of the biggest names in the industry.
Comedy lovers are in for a treat, with a recent announcement naming funny folk like Em Rusciano (Friday March 20), Joel Creasy (Thursday March 19), sketch comedy duo Hot Department (Thursday March 19) and Aaron Gocs (Saturday March 21) on the GC Laughs Festival line-up. There’s also big names like Becky Lucas, Danielle Walker, Aaron Chen, Blake Freeman and Dusty Rich hitting the various HOTA stages are part of the festival from March 14–21.
Triple J’s Gen Fricker will grace The Basement on Thursday March 19, Matt Okine will take over the Paradise Showroom on Saturday March 21, while An Absolutely Mint Show – a NZ Comedy Gala, will bring together the best Kiwi comedians for one night only in the HOTA theatre on Friday March 20. You’ll also be able to catch some of the festival’s best local and international talent after-hours with Late Laughs. From 10:00 pm on March 20 and 21, Late Laughs will deliver crazy, fast-paced, quick-witted comedy with fresh line-ups and special guest hosts for those who like their giggles after dark. Keen for a belly laugh? Head to the GC Laughs website for tickets. Be quick!