GRAND FINALE! Stories on REDEMPTION


AS TOLD BY:

JANEY GODLEY
is a Scottish stand-up comedian and writer. Her autobiography, Handstands in the Dark, was a UK Top Ten bestseller and she was a 2006 Scotswoman of The Year finalist

JOSEPH HARPER
Is an award winning NZ comedian who’s show Billy pilgrim OR; marching toward death with wobbly legs like a velociraptor just wrapped up its run in the Comedy Festival

JONOTHAN GOULD
Is an arts and law student and a weekly contributor to TVNZ’s Channel U

SUSANNA ANDREW
Is co-director of True Stories Out Loud & the books editor for Metro Magazine

WALLACE CHAPMAN
Is a radio presenter and television host on Back Benches & a street style blogger

Each person has 10 minutes to tell a TRUE, UNSCRIPTED, PERSONAL story relating to the topic of hitting rock bottom. You may have heard this kind of thing on This American Life or The Moth cause that’s where we got the idea to run an antipodean series from. These stories are always awesome. They can be funny, strange, devious, enlightening, honest, moving and brilliant, but they are always worth hearing.

Tickets are $20 or $15 if you’re a student -
book online now @ http://qtheatre.co.nz/true-stories-out-loud-the-apocalypse or http://comedyfestival.co.nz/auckland/show/the-apocalypse
Q box office will be open for sales until 30 min prior to performance each session starts at 5.30pm
service fees may apply

Check out our main page here
https://www.facebook.com/pages/True-Stories-Out-Loud/158750477539606

VENUE: We’re DOWNSTAIRS at VAULT which is next door to & a part of Q Theatre. Pick up or purchase your tickets at Q’s box office & grab a drink, then head outside, to the left & down the stairs to TRUE STORIES OUT LOUD…

Want to hear but weren’t there? Podcasts!

Tim’s story on the topic of REVELATION was as part of the current Auckland International Comedy Festival & our series on The Apocalypse. Tim’s story is about coming to terms with his mixed racial heritage and how everything came together over a trip to Hong Kong and a rice cooker.

Tim Lambourne is a journalist turned television presenter on TVNZ’s U live.  He earnestly says things like “I’m pretty excited about that new Katy Perry video coming in” & “How about Kim Kardashian and Kanye…crazy!!!.
He’s also one half on the award winning blog theshutterpirates.com

Stories on Hitting ROCK BOTTOM

This is the third of The Apocalypse series of True Stories Out Loud running in the 2012 International Comedy Festival.

Stories on hitting ROCK BOTTOM will be told by:

Guy Williams
comedian and writer for the Jono Project

Tim Wilson
Author of Their Faces Were Shining & recently retired from the position of TVNZ’s foreign correspondent

Rose Matafeo
TV host, Billy T 2012 nominee

Paula Morris
NZ author of Rangatira who has lived in New Orleans and is now residing in the UK

Arthur Meek
Playwright, actor, comedian and writer currently in the play:
Richard Meros Salutes the Southern Man

Sonja Yelich
NZ poet

Each person has 10 minutes to tell a TRUE, UNSCRIPTED, PERSONAL story relating to the topic of hitting rock bottom. You may have heard this kind of thing on This American Life or The Moth cause that’s where we got the idea to run an antipodean series from. The stories can be funny, strange, devious, enlightening, honest, moving and brilliant, but they are always worth hearing.

Tickets are $20 or $15 if you’re a student -
book online now @ Q Theatre or Comedy Festival
Q box office will be open for sales until 30 min prior to performance each session starts at 5.30pm
service fees may apply

VENUE: We’re DOWNSTAIRS at VAULT which is next door to & a part of Q Theatre. Pick up or purchase your tickets at Q’s box office & grab a drink, then head outside, to the left & down the stairs to TRUE STORIES OUT LOUD…

SEE YOU THERE!

Stories on REVELATION

Opening night sold out. Now it’s time for round 2.

Stories on REVELATION as told by:

Tom Furniss – 48 hour film festival winner

Stephen Anthony Maxwell – actor & true gentleman

Tim Lambourne – TV host, journalist & DJ

Jesse Mulligan – food blogger & comedian

Owen Scott – Author of Deep Beyond the Reef

Rhys Mathewson – Comedian

Limited seats for an intimate venue
so book online now

Saturday 5th MAY @ 5.30pm
Vault at Q – 305 Queen Street
ph (09) 309 9771
(Vault’s entrance is to the right of the main entrance & downstairs – there is a bar in the main foyer & a box office for door sales)
book tickets @ www.qtheatre.co.nz/ or www.comedyfestival.co.nz
Q box office will be open for sales until 30 min prior to performance
$20 tickets / students $15 service fees may apply

2012 International Comedy Festival & we’re in it!

We’re extremely excited to announce that TRUE STORIES OUT LOUD will be running a series of live story telling over four Saturdays in the upcoming Auckland Comedy Festival. Seeing as it’s 2012 we thought it best to share stories about THE APOCALYPSE, so over April and May you will be treated to some of NZ’s finest comedians, actors, artists, authors and ordinary folk sharing their true stories on the topics of:
Faith, Revelation, Rock Bottom and Redemption.

Here’s the shake down of dates and topics:
April 28th Saturday – Faith
May 5th Saturday – Revelation
May 12th Saturday – Rock Bottom
May 19th Saturday – Redemption

PRE-SALES for the Comedy Festival go ON SALE TODAY

In the spirit of early reveals – here’s a smattering of our storytellers so far confirmed:

Rose Matafeo
Comedian & Chanel U host
Arthur Meek
Actor & award winning playwright
Tim Wilson
TVNZ’s American correspondent & author of Their Faces Were Shining
Owen Scott
Author of Deep Beyond the Reef
Jesse Mulligan
Food writer for Metro magazine, comedian & team captain on 7 Days
Tim Lambourne
TVNZ Chanel U host & journalist
Nic Sampson
Comedian,  ex-Power Rangers star & writer for The Jono Project
Joseph Harper
Comedian & award winning playwright
Stephen Anthony Maxwell
Actor & gentleman
Guy Williams
Comedian and writer for The Jono Project & that guy who went on national TV promoting whaling
Tom Furniss
Screenwriter, comedian & winner of 2011 48HOURS film competition for his mockumentory about Chumping (guys who jump over children)

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