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Australia’s premier comedy roadshow rolls into Cessnock


Are you looking for the ideal way to start the June long weekend?

If the answer is “yes”, then head to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow when it rolls into Performance Arts Culture Cessnock (PACC) on Thursday 6 June.

The cream of the crop promises to deliver uproarious laughter when they take the Hunter stage from 7.30pm.

Australia’s biggest and best comedy spectacular is setting off on its 26th annual road trip around the country.

Photo: Jim Lee

And, it will deliver a dose of hilarity right to your doorstep with the finest talents from the 2024 Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

Get ready for a stellar line-up of beloved comedy royalty alongside the freshest sensations, all in one hilarious show.

It features the talented and deadly Andy Saunders (MC), festival favourite Daniel Connell, TV icon David Quirk and rising star He Huang.

“Gather your pals, secure your tickets and get ready for a well-deserved blast of comedy when the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow brings the best comedic talent to town,” a PACC spokesperson said.

“The reviews are pretty impressive, too.

Scenestr claimed: We were laughing from the moment the lights went down… well into the drive home.

“The Australian Stage said: Wiping tears away and wheezing from the sheer joy.

“Side-splitting fun, razor-sharp, high velocity wit is how the Daily Examiner, Grafton, described the show.”

Tickets are on sale at the PACC Box Office, by phone on (02) 4993 4266 or online at

For more information on the production, visit

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

  • When: Thursday 6 June
  • Where: PACC (Performance Arts Culture Cessnock)
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Bookings: or phone 4993 4266

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