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The Furies present



One-woman powerhouse Tessa Waters returns to Wellington for keeps in 2019 with a brand-new hour of comedy and a tonne-load of energy to burn. The multi-award winning Waters’ new show Volcano is about bravery, motorbikes and the night Tessa’s great grandmother survived the eruption of Mt Tavurvur in 1940’s Papua New Guinea.

In Volcano, Tessa brandishes her unique form of storytelling, sketch and clown to draw on stories from her own family history of strong and powerful women. She explores her own value and worth in a post-apocalyptic landscape, pooling her talents for building morale, finding the funny and bringing people together. But will this be enough to save her when rations run out?

When she’s not tearing up the solo stage, Tessa is one third of the multi-award winning Fringe Wives Club who were recently nominated for BEST OF THE FEST at NZ Fringe in March.

Nominee Best International Show - 2018 NZ International Comedy Festival 

Spirit of the Fringe - 2018 Adelaide Fringe Festival

“A real force of are sure to leave on an elated high.” - Chortle UK 

"Waters is incredibly funny.” - Sydney Morning Herald AU

“Waters is a Thunderstorm of sketch and improv.” - The Music

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Ticket prices

Full Price $25
Concession $20
Group 6+ $20
Cheap Wednesday $20

*service fee may apply


1 hour.

Wheelchair accessible

Occasional bad language

R18, unless with a parent or legal guardian

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