- Publish Date
- Friday, 14 February 2020, 12:43PM
ZM is proud to Present the Electric Kiwi Billy T Jams Showcase!
We want you to share your best joke for your chance to win $500 of Electric Kiwi electricity and to VIP your way to the show!
We can’t promise your dad joke will win, but if you have a knee slapper, register it below and Fletch, Vaughan and Megan could be calling you on Friday to share it on air for your chance to win.
Electric Kiwi Billy T Jams
Friday February 28th
Q Theatre in Auckland
2020 NZ International Comedy Festival with Best Foods Mayo
April 30th – May 24th
The NZ Comedy Trust are delighted to announce that our 2020 Billy T Award nominees are:
- Brynley Stent (Have You Been Paying Attention?, Funny Girls, Jono & Ben, NZICF 2016 Best Newcomer nominee)
- James Mustapic (Shorty Street Scandal, NZICF 2018 Best Newcomer winner, 2019 Billy T nominee)
- Josh Davies (2019 NZ Fringe Most Promising Emerging Artist nominee)
- Lana Walters (Have You Been Paying Attention?, Funny Girls, NZICF 2018 Best Newcomer nominee)
- Ray O'Leary (Have You Been Paying Attention?, 7 Days, NZICF 2017 Billy T nominee)
Selected for their proven comedic ability, dedication to their craft, current form, and outstanding potential, five comedians are in the running to win the 2020 Billy T Award. The Billy T Award celebrates the memory and achievements of Billy T James, a comedian who forged a hugely successful career and changed the face of comedy in Aotearoa. The award supports up-and-coming comedians with the outstanding potential to take their comedy career to the next level. All five nominees kick off their Festival with a performance at the Electric Kiwi Billy T Jams on Friday 28 February at Q Theatre in Auckland.
Tickets to see the first offering from all the awesome 2020 nominees at the Electric Kiwi Billy T Jams are on sale now from comedyfestival.co.nz. This excellent showcase of outstanding new talent will be held on Friday 28 February 2020 at Rangatira in Q Theatre, hosted by the 2019 Billy T winner Kura Forrester and special guest Tom Sainsbury.
GRAND PRIZE INCLUDES:
Flights for two and a double pass to Electric Kiwi Billy T Jams at Q Theatre, Auckland.
Room at Four Points by Sheraton in Auckland
Dinner at Kura Restaurant
$500 free electricity from Electric Kiwi *
*Includes T’s and C’s