Big nominations at our biggest festival yet!
The votes are in! Five stars of our NOTHING BUT STAND UP (R18)
series are nominated for the 2013 NZ Comedy Guild Awards racking up a huge
BEST SHOW CONCEPT
An award to honour fresh and brave ideas regardless of commercial
success. The NZ show (either in or outside the Festival) that was
based on a really good idea that was gutsy and broke new comedy
ground. This isn't about ticket sales or reviews, it's about a
bloody good comedy idea.
Nick Rado - The
Funniest Joke in the World
Your favourite kiwi comedy "show" (as in a specific event, rather
than a normal showcase) this year, either during the Festival or at
any other time.
Nick Rado -
The Funniest Joke in the World
Michele A'Court - Stuff I Forgot to Tell My
THE GREEN ROOMER
The comedian who is the most fun to share space with off-stage.
The person who you see when you walk in and think, this is going to
be a good night, no matter what happens on stage.
The comedian who has done the best job of hosting comedy shows
this year; the one who creates the best environment for comedians
to work in
GAG OF THE YEAR
It'll be subjective and contentious and opinions will vary, but
here are their gags written as best we can…
Elwood - 'Jesus was a 30 year old guy. Throws a
massive party serves tapas, turns water to wine, party so hard
doesn't rise till 3 days later.'
BEST MALE COMEDIAN
The guy you rate as the best in the business this year
BEST FEMALE COMEDIAN
The woman you rate as the best in the business this
THE KEVIN SMITH MEMORIAL CUP FOR BEST ARTIST
The act who has made their mark, either nationally or
internationally, with one or more breakthrough achievements over
the last year.
Carlson - Sydney comedy gala performance