Upcoming shows are:
Saturday the 24th of November, 8pm at The Fringe Bar
Saturday the 22nd of June 2019, 8pm The Isaac Theatre Royal, Christchurch
Saturday the 27th of July 2019, 8pm The Wellington Opera House

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What’s happening in Wellington

We love all cabaret, Wellington has another regular show: Cabaret L’amour. So if The Menagerie isn’t on, perhaps you could catch that. Cabaret L’amour is run by the phenomenal Courtney L’amour who also runs classes at Studio L’amour, a burlesque troupe Les Folies de L’amour, and regular night for new burlesque acts; Burlesque Baby.

Another regular burlesque and cabaret show is Caburlesque, it’s every 2nd month at The Fringe Bar.

Keep an eye out for the shenanigans of Wellington collective Vaudeville Inc. they create pop-up speakeasys and story-arc burlesque productions in strange spaces.

Wellington has plenty fantastic comedy. Check out Raw Meat Mondays and Dank Comedy at The Fringe Bar. For the weirdest stuff go to Hard Cases Open Mic Night.

And if you are into spoken word poetry as much as we are you must check out Poetry in Motion.