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Monday, July 6, 2015

The JUST FOR LAUGHS 2015 Line-up

Here it is, the time to decide what shows you will be enjoying at this years festival! As usual there are numerous free outdoor activities like La Fura Del Baus July 17 & 19th,  Wyclef Jean in collaboration with Haïti en Folie on the 20th and  Weird Al Yankovic on July 21st to name a few.

Here is the full Gala Programming:

Tony and Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris closes this year’s festival with four performances hosting ourala, CIRCUS AWESOMEUS: featuring sword swallower Brett Loudermilk, amazing burlesque performer Bridget Everett, puppet comedy duo Sammy J and Randy, comedian Brad Williams, the world’s biggest (and saddest) musical clown Puddles Pity Party, Quebecois trapeze artist Hugo Desmarais, hilarious magic-man Ed Alonzo, and beatboxing heavyweight Beardyman!
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The mean queen of Glee, Jane Lynch, brings her dry wit to host and potentially berate an international lineup of the best comedians in the world, including special guest, Scottish superstar Danny Bhoy, and Tom Papa, Wil Anderson, Ronny Chieng, Ian Edwards and Dan Naturman.

Think you know Sir Patrick Stewart? Think again. Sir Patrick Stewart is showing that the comedy world is no match for this acting icon. Miss him and his lineup of amazing comedians like Kyle Kinane, Jim Breuer, Russell Howard, Gina Yashere and special guest Sebastian Maniscalco and you will miss out. That’s some blunt talk for you…

Star of Netflix’s The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Ellie Kemper, hosts a Gala with a lineup including the hottest all-star comedians of the moment: Margaret Cho, Chris Hardwick, Reggie Watts, Michael Che, Pete Holmes and Debra DiGiovanni.

Broadway meets comedy club as the star of The Good Wife and Cabaret, Alan Cumming, leads a lineup of seasoned stand-ups, including Rob Schneider, Joel Creasey, Orny Adams, Shaun Majumder, Sean Cullen, Dana Gould, Jen Kirkman and Todd Glass, taking audiences on a wild and glamorous comedy ride.

Wanda Sykes, one of the reigning queens of comedy, has a lineup of phenomenal comics like Keith Robinson, Nate Bargatze, Alonzo Bodden, Harland Williams and Tom Ballard. The Wanda Sykes Gala promises to bring the best comedy has to offer. No bells and whistles, just genuine laughter.

Canada’s own comedy legend Norm Macdonald is coming home to host a Gala with a lineup of top notch stand-ups, like Rhys Darby, Natasha Leggero, Brent Morin, Omid Djalili, J.B. Smoove, Sam Simmons and more! Join him Sunday night for a Weekend Update that won’t disappoint!  

The reigning king of ticket sales, Dave Chappelle, is adding a 9th show to his Just For Laughs run
After quickly selling out multiple shows, Dave Chappelle’s run at this year’s Just For Laughs Festival has been extended to an incredible NINE SHOWS! The latest Dave Chappelle show will take place on July 24th at 7 pm at Théâtre Maisonneuve. See the comedic genius perform at Place des Arts and experience the legend of Dave Chappelle, live.

Get your tickets now! Many shows are sold out already!


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