Urzila Carlson to host Flick Electric Co Comedy Gala

Urzila Carlson has been announced as the host of the 2017 NZ International Comedy Festival Flick Electric Co Comedy Gala. The festival will run from 27 April – 21 May and The Flick Electric Co. Comedy Gala will showcase a plethora of amazing comedians, many for the first time on a New Zealand stage.

Urzila Carlson will lead the charge introducing audiences to an electrifying line-up of top-class local and international comedians that are turning up to celebrate the Comedy Fest’s 25th year.

For the first time this showcase will come to audiences in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Another added bonus is that Flick Electric Co. customers will get access to an exclusive VIP package, for more information head to flickelectric.co.nz.

Tickets for the Flick Electric Co. Comedy Gala go on presale Wednesday 8 Feb at midday and on public sale Thursday 9 Feb at midday. To sign up for pre-sale access head to comedyfestival.co.nz.


  • Auckland:                Thursday 27 April, 8pm @ ASB Theatre  (Filmed for TV3)
  • Christchurch:          Friday 28 April, 8pm @ Isaac Theatre Royal
  • Wellington:              Saturday 29 April, 8pm @ Opera House


All proceeds from this event will be invested into further development of the New Zealand comedy industry.