Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow 2024

Next date: Wednesday, 01 May 2024 | 07:30 PM to 09:45 PM


Australia's premier comedy roadshow is coming your way!

Australia's biggest and best comedy spectacular is setting off on its 26th annual road trip around the country! Showcasing the finest talents from the 2024 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, we're delivering a dose of laughter right to your doorstep! Featuring a line-up of beloved comedy royalty alongside the freshest sensations from the Festival, all in one hilarious show that guarantees nationwide laughs. Gather your pals, secure your tickets, and get ready for a well-deserved blast of comedy when the 2024 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow graces the stage in your neighbourhood!

The performance will feature up to 5 artists including a MC. Running time is 2hr 15 minutes including a 20-minute interval.

Introducing this year's line-up

  • MC – Carl Donnelly
  • Claire Hooper
  • Daniel Fernandes
  • Bronwyn Kuss
  • Luka Muller

Warnings: Performances often contain coarse language, adult themes, sexual references and material that may offend. The show is recommended for people aged 15 years or older. Smoke Machine/Hazer may be used during this performance.


‘A seamless and ultra-hilarious evening!’ Scenestr.

‘We were laughing from the moment the lights went down, to well into the drive home.’ Scenestr.

‘Wiping tears away and wheezing from the sheer joy.’ Australian Stage.

‘Side-splitting fun, razor-sharp, high velocity wit.’ Daily Examiner, Grafton (NSW)

‘Melbourne Comedy Festival Roadshow… has everyone’s humour covered.’ The Sunday Times (WA).

Purchase tickets

You can:

  • purchase tickets online via the book now button below (Arts and Culture Box Office is best viewed with Google Chrome browser)
  • contact the Box Office on 1300 888 802 (Monday to Friday 10am-3pm)

To book all-abilities seating please contact the box office directly.

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About the artists

Carl Donnelly

Carl Donnelly is a multi-award-winning stand-up comedian, podcaster and actor. After starting his comedy career in 2005, Carl's won a host of the most prestigious new act competitions. He's been be nominated for the Best Newcomer Award at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2009 and in 2013 was nominated for the principal award. In between he has won and been nominated for a series of other awards such as Chortle’s Best Club Comedian.

He has performed at the most prestigious festivals in the world comedy, from Montreal’s Just For Laughs to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival to Kilkenny Cat Laughs. His reputation as a stand-up has led to him appearing on countless television and radio shows such as ‘Mock The Week’, ‘Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled’ and more.

‘Observational genius’ The Guardian

‘[Carl Donnelly] was the first stand-up I’d seen perform in the round since Kevin Hart at

the 02 and trust me, Carl Donnelly was funnier’ Beyond The Joke

‘intelligently hilarious… right up there with the best’ Herald Sun

Claire Hooper

Claire Hooper started on the stage – crafting engaging, innovative live shows that blended stand-up, theatre and some hammer dancing.

Her 2006 show, ‘Oh’, earned her both critical acclaim and a nomination for the Melbourne Comedy Festival’s Best Newcomer award. A born storyteller with a sharp wit, Claire has gone on to regularly perform at festivals and comedy rooms all over the country.

Over the last decade, Claire has been captivating audiences and touring brilliant solo shows across the country to critical acclaim.

“The spritely Hooper shines… her animated expressions and dynamic movement sequences are precision quality.”

- Inpress

“marvellously entertaining… ★★★★

- Chortle

★★★★” - The List

Daniel Fernandes

Daniel Fernandes is one of India’s leading English Stand-Up comedians. With a comedy career spanning 10 years, he is a regular at venues across the country and has performed internationally at comedy festivals in the Netherlands (Utrecht International Comedy Festival), Singapore (Singapore Fringe), Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur International Comedy Festival) and Australia (Melbourne International Comedy Festival).

He headlines ‘Comedy Zone Asia’ at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2016 where he also performed his solo show ‘Daniel Fernandes – Unoffended’’ He returned to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival in 2017 to feature in the first ever Indian comedy showcase at the festival and was the first Indian comic to feature in the MICF Roadshows in 2017 and 2018 in Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia. Hit TV credits include ABCTV’s ‘Comedy Up Late’ aired in Australia and Comedy Central Asia’s ‘Stand-Up Asia’.

In April 2019, Daniel set the record for India’s longest unscripted live stand-up performance of 6 hours at his improvised stand-up show ’Talk to Me – Iron Man’. He routinely tours a 90 min version of this show across the country.

Bronwyn Kuss

Bronwyn Kuss is a writer and comedian who specialises in giving extremely dry recounts of everyday tragedies to astonishing comedic effect.

So astonishingly in fact, that Bronwyn’s debut solo show Any Goss saw her win the 2022 Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Director’s Choice Award, alongside Wil Anderson. She was also nominated for the prestigious Best Newcomer Award.

Based in Melbourne but born and bred in Ipswich, Bronwyn gave stand-up a crack for the first time in 2017. A few months later, she won RAW Comedy Queensland, and performed at the RAW National Final at the 2018 Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

★★★★ - The Age

★★★★ - Time Out

"A noteworthy new voice on the festival scene" Chortle

Luka Muller

Luka Miller is a Melbourne-based comedian, radio presenter, writer & podcaster who has performed all over Australia as well as headlining shows in Edinburgh, London, Berlin, Paris, Amsterdam, Singapore & Kuala Lumpur. He's sold out shows at Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Perth Fringe World, Adelaide Fringe, Edinburgh Fringe Festival & more.

Luka Muller can be heard regularly on Triple J and have appeared on SBS, Channel 9, ABC TV, the BBC, 3RRR FM & more.

"Quality... like jazz.” ★★★★ - The Age

“Charming, easy going company, marking him out as a comic on the rise.” – Chortle

"Personally revealing show… frank and hilarious.” - The Age


  • Wednesday, 01 May 2024 | 07:30 PM - 09:45 PM


Kyneton Town Hall, 129 Mollison Street, Kyneton, 3444, View Map

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