12 May 2016

Bob Franklin to headline Melbourne Comedy Festival Showcase

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is on the road again with a huge night of laughs at the Empire Theatre on Saturday May 14.

Featuring some of the best from one of the world’s biggest comedy festivals, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is a night of hilarity not to be missed.

Now in its 18th year, the Roadshow brings some of the best home-grown talent and international comedians to more than 75 destinations across Australia.

Hosted by award-winning comedian, writer, director and author, Bob Franklin, this year’s show features an impressive and diverse lineup.  

The Empire Theatre performance also stars rising star comedian Jess Perkins and Melbourne based award winning comedian David Quirk.

Renowned American duo, the Pajama Men will present their new sketch Pterodactyl Nights as part of their incredibly one of a kind performance.

Australia’s premier Aboriginal comedy star Kevin Kropinyeri will also be on stage following his visit earlier in the year as part of the Aboriginal Comedy Allstars tour.

Warning: Performances may contain coarse language, sexual references and material that can offend. It is recommended for people aged 15 years and older.

For more information or to purchase tickets, contact the Box Office on 1300 655 299 or visit www.empiretheatre.com.au