An Irish(ish)man, a South American, a woman, and two Aboriginals walk into a theatre...
That's the set-up for a lively, possibly raunchy, night of comedy - slightly blue comedy to chase away the winter blues, so to speak.
Five talented performers from the 2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival are touring the region.
Kevin Kropinyeri, Dane Simpson, Ivan Aristeguieta, Nikki Britton, and Pat McCaffrie will appear at Armidale's TAS Hoskins Centre on Friday night.
Michael J Cornford, the theatre's operations manager, promises a fun night out in a warm venue on a cold winter's evening.
"We in Armidale get so few chances to really have a comedy night," Mr Cornford said. "Fortunately, we get to host these twice a year now; Sydney Comedy comes later in the year. They're always such a great time for everyone."
Most of the performers are up-and-comers, but some you may have seen on television. Kropinyeri, the show's MC, is billed as Australia's premier Aboriginal comedy star, with many special guest appearances on TV.
Dane Simpson and Nikki Britton both appeared on ABC's Comedy Up Late. Simpson performed at the Commonwealth Games Festival, while Britton has acted and performed in films and stage shows both here and overseas.
Venezuelan Ivan Aristeguieta starred in his own ABC sitcom, Lost in Pronunciation. Pat McCaffrie writes and presents for comedy shows on Channels 44 and 31, and writes for the ABC's Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell.
One warning, though: this is not a PG-rated night.
"It'll be at least MA, if not R!" Mr Cornford said. "Usually at least one of the comedians will be quite 'adults only' in their content. Audience beware that this will have some full-on material! Be warned if you sit towards the front, because comedians like to tease and pick people out of the crowd!"
The comics will perform in Tenterfield, Glen Innes, and Armidale this week, and Inverell and Tamworth the next.
"It's great that they get to cover so many of our local communities," Mr Cornford said.
TAS Hoskins Centre, Friday, June 14, 8pm. Cost $30-35. Tickets are nearly sold out for the Armidale event; those interested should book immediately: https://www.trybooking.com/BBCNZ.