TJ MCDONALD IN MY LIFE HAS BEEN A SERIES OF POORLY MADE DECISIONS
at Fringe Bar, Cnr Cuba & Vivian, Wellington
From 1 May 2012 to 5 May 2012
The Basement Studio, Lower Greys Ave, Auckland
From 15 May 2012 to 19 May 2012
Reviewed by: John Smythe;
THIS BILLY T AWARD NOMINEE HAS DONE SOME RIDICULOUS THINGS
TJ McDonald's brand new comedy show is an exploration of the absurd, dumb and, above all, hilarious choices that he's made throughout his life.
McDonald has become known for his brand of smart, edgy comedy and this brand new show is no exception. In what promises to be his most hilarious show yet, he willingly relives some of the most sharply embarrassing moments of his life, solely for the entertainment and amusement of his audience. From first dates and bedroom misadventures, to his Catholic upbringing and his relationship with drugs, no memory is too sacred or sinful to bring to the stage.
TJ is one of the newest professional comedians to arrive on the Auckland scene, having made the move from Wellington late last year. The move has paid off - earning TJ a nomination for the 2012 Billy T Award and landing him an upcoming appearance in the second season of TV2's A Night At The Classic.
TJ McDonald has been performing on the New Zealand circuit for five years. In 2010 TJ spent three months in the U.S.A, where he performed in Los Angeles, New York and Washington D.C. Then in 2011, TJ made the move from Wellington to Auckland in order to more firmly establish himself on the professional scene. TJ is a regular performer at The Classic Comedy Club in Auckland.
TJ's festival show will be premiering in Wellington on Tuesday 1st May and in Auckland on Tuesday 15th May.
‘Spirit of the Festival' Award Winner - 2010 NZ International Comedy Festival
2012 Billy T Award Nominee
“Funny, astute and intelligent... I highly recommend you go.” - Lillian Richards, Theatreview
As part of the NZ International Comedy Festival 2012
Dates: 1 May – 5 May, 7pm
Venue: The Fringe Bar, Cnr Vivian & Cuba St
Dates: 15 May – 19 May, 8:45pm
Venue: Upstairs @ The Basement, Level 1, Lower Greys Ave
Tickets: Adults $20, Conc. $18 / Groups of 6+ $18
Bookings: 0800 TICKETEK or www.ticketek.co.nz
Duration: 1 hour
For a full line up of performances, booking details & more information, visit www.comedyfestival.co.nz