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Neil Thornton is a comedian and writer from New York City, currently living and performing in Wellington, New Zealand. He's a regular in Wellington comedy clubs and has performed in Auckland and the Hutt, with an upcoming show in the New Zealand Comedy Festival.

In the United States, Neil performed regularly in New York City, Washington D.C., Provincetown, Fire Island, and the Poconos. He was the producer of New York's first all-bear comedy revue, "Funny. Furry. Fierce." He also hosted a popular weekly show, "Stand-Up @ RockBar."

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Upcoming shows in Wellington, Upper Hutt, Porirua, and Khandallah. Sign up for updates on the left, please!

My youtube stuff HERE:


"Comedy in the Hutt" with Urzila Carlson, Lower Hutt, NZ
"Raw Comedy Quest"(guest performer) - San Francisco Bathouse, Wellington, NZ
"Class Comedians" - Wellington, NZ
"Burlesque Baby" (Emcee) - Fringe Bar, Wellington
"The Medicine Standup" - Cavern Club, Wellington, NZ
"Raw Meat Comedy"- Fringe Bar, Wellington, NZ
"Late and Live"- The Classic Comedy Club, Auckland, NZ
New Zealand Fringe Festival


"Stand-Up @ Rockbar" - Rockbar NYC
"HomoComicus" - Gotham Comedy Club, NYC
"Gaylarious" - Washington DC
"MAULED: The Bears of Comedy" - Provincetown, MA
"Funny. Furry. Fierce." - NYC

Broadway Comedy Club, Gotham Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club, Comedy Village, Upright Citizens Brigade, Village Lantern, Beauty Bar, Duplex Cabaret, Producers Club, Comix, Eastville Comedy Club, "Electroshock Therapy" at Therapy Bar, People's Improv Theater, Crown and Anchor in Provincetown, Luca Lounge, Jester's Comedy Club, Turning Point Cafe, Rainbow Mountain Resort, BarTini, Lauging Devil Comedy Festival...