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Semi-finalists announced for the 2014 Raw Comedy Quest

On the 22nd April 2014 Back Twenty two Raw comedians have made it to the next level of the 2014 Raw Comedy Quest following 8 heats of the annual competition at The Classic, NZ’s home of live comedy.
 
The semi-finalists are Amanda & Livi, Ashton Brown, Brendan Kelly, Chelsea McEwan Millar, Craig Savage, Dave Nichols, Dylan Stewart, Ed Gunn, Harley Ofoia, Julia Holden, Kate Han, Laura Daniel, Leben Norrie, Louise Beuvink, Luke Callaghan, Natasha Hoyland, Neal Morshead, Oliver Harris, Sophia Johnson, Robbie Ellis, Ryan Langford, Suzanne Paul and Thanaa Majeed.
 
A very positive feature of this year’s semi-finalists is the eleven women, including a duo, making up almost half the list of competitors.
 
They will compete over two semi-finals at The Classic on Sun 27th April and Sun 4 May before a final list of six to seven will be announced for the Grand Final on Sun 11th of May at Q Theatre.
 
They are competing for $2000 in prize money, the glory and offers of professional work as a comedian.