Just for Laughs

Montréal, Québec (QC)

Just For Laughs is now known as the world’s largest comedy event, and brings close to 2 million people together to take in comedy in all its forms including gala performances, theatre, club shows, comedic films, open-air shows, television specials and an industry marketplace.

For almost 30 years, the Just For Laughs Festival has been treating spectators to the widest array of international comedians and purely funny people ever assembled. Thousands of artists from countries around the world have kept over 2 million people in stitches for an entire month at hundreds of shows and performances. Celebrations fill Montreal's indoor venues and Montreal’s streets are transformed into a giant open-air theatre.

The Just For Laughs comedy marathon has featured some of the world’s biggest comedy stars including: Jim Carrey, Jerry Seinfeld, Adam Sandler, Tim Allen, Drew Carey, Dave Chappelle, Dane Cook, Chris Rock, Ray Romano, Kevin James, Jason Alexander, David Schwimmer, Jay Leno, Denis Leary, Jon Stewart, Howie Mandel, and the late John Candy and George Burns, to name but a few.

Past Gala hosts have included Everybody Loves Raymond’s Ray Romano, Seinfeld alumnus Jason Alexander, the legendary John Cleese, The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart and box-office star Tim Allen, to name but a few.

The Just For Laughs Festival virtually takes over the entire city of Montreal, presenting a wide spectrum of comedy shows at indoor and outdoor venues.

Just For Laughs is not just the place to see favourite stars, but also discover new comics. During the Festival, Montreal becomes the Cannes of Comedy for over 500 industry executives, television producers, managers, agents and talent scouts. In the past, more than 100 network/studio deals have been signed at the Festival where comics are given the opportunity to showcase their talent at dozens of shows including The New Faces of Comedy series.

Tickets are available at 1-514-845-2322 or 1-888-244-3155 or may be purchased on line http://boxoffice.hahaha.com/

For more information about the Just for Laughs Festival visit the official web site at www.hahaha.com

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