The New Zealand Comedy Trust & Century Entertainment present

Rhys Nicholson


How about a nice little hour where we pretend the last couple years haven’t happened, yeah? That sounds nice doesn’t it? Yeah. A nice little comedy show with your ol’ pal Rhys. Lovely.

Red hot off the stage from winning Most Outstanding Show at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, hosting the Melbourne Comedy Gala, judging Ru Paul’s Drag Race Down Under and releasing his Netflix comedy special Rhys Nicholson: Live at the Athenaeum (phew!) - the sharply dressed and even sharper-witted Rhys Nicholson returns to Tamaki Makaurau for one night only at Q Theatre.

This is Rhys’ first show back in Aotearoa since hosting the Best Foods Comedy Gala  and selling out his entire run in 2019, where he won audiences over with his rapid fire routines. Get in quick, this will sell fast.


WINNER - Most Outstanding Show

Melbourne International Comedy Festival - 2022

WINNER - Best International Show

NZ International Comedy Festival - 2018


“The Comedy Festival show with the highest number of laughs per minute....Nicholson is an absolute master of the form” 

✭✭✭✭✭ - TIMEOUT, AUS 

“The star of Rhys Nicholson has certainly risen”

✭✭✭✭✭ - AU REVIEW

“The expertly delivered tat-a-tat joke rate never remarkable it is to see someone so entirely in command of their work and style” -

✭✭✭✭1/2 - THE AGE

“Sharp focus on punchlines that few could match” -

✭✭✭✭ - CHORTLE

“Provides more humor in his hour than most average stand-ups"


  • Auckland Shows

Ticket prices

Full price $39
Concession $34
Group 6+ $34

*service fee may apply


1 hour.

Wheelchair accessible

May contain colourful language and adult themes