*MEDIA ALERT*

Just For Laughs Continues to Bring the Heat This Summer!

 

Star of NBC and Yahoo’s hit comedy series, Community, Joel McHale is back as Gala host on Sunday, July 30th, 9:45 pm at Salle Wilfrid- Pelletier at Place des Arts.

 

Comedy icon, Judd Apatow, adds another solo-show on Thursday, July 27th, 8:00pm at 5ième Salle at Place Des Arts.

 

Hosts Tommy Dassalo and Karl Chandler will be recording Australia’s funniest and longest-running podcast, The Little Dum Dum Club on Saturday, July 29th, 12:00pm in that Ovation Room, Level 5 at Hyatt Regency Montreal.

 

Arthur Simeon and Andrew Santino are bulking up the OFF-JFL lineup with their solo shows. Simeon performs from Thursday, July 20th through to Sunday, July 23rd, 8:45 pm at Ballustrade in Monument-National; Santino performs on Friday, July 29th, 10:30pm at Montreal Improv.

 

 

 

Famous funny man and star of NBC/Yahoo’s smash comedy series, Community, Joel McHale triumphantly returns to flex his emcee muscles once again on the Just For Laughs Gala stage. Having previously hosted E!’s The Soup, ABC’s The ESPYs, and the White House Correspondents' Dinner, Joel McHale is no stranger to the hosting game. McHale continues to impress audiences by performing his stand-up routine to sold-out audiences around the country. The Joel McHale Videotron Gala presented by Air Canada will take place Sunday, July 30th at 9:45pm, Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier at Place des Arts.

 

By popular demand, comedic genius Judd Apatow adds another solo show. The prolific writer/director of such films as Knocked Up, The 40-Year-Old Virgin and the director of Trainwreck, as well as executive producer of HBO’s Girls and Crashing and Netflix’s Love, is considered one of the most sought-after comedy minds in the business. Judd Apatow’s newest performance will take place Thursday, July 27 at 8:00pm, 5ième Salle.

 

Australia’s Tommy Dassalo and Karl Chandler will be recording their celebrated comedy podcast, The Little Dum Dum Club live at this year’s festival. A seminal podcast in Australia, The Little Dum Dum Club shares a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how comedians talk offstage, always locking in some special guests. The Little Dum Dum Club is recording live on Saturday, July 29th at 12:00pm, in the Ovation Room, Level 5 at the Hyatt Regency Montreal.

 

Comedians Arthur Simeon and Andrew Santino join the OFF JFL roster. Simeon performs from Thursday, July 20th- Sunday, July 23rd, 8:45pm at the Monument-National, and Santino performs on Friday, July 29th, 10:30pm at the Montreal Improv.

 

Notable additions including solo shows, concerts, galas and other special events will continue to be announced!

Just For Laughs is presented by Videotron, in association with Loto-Québec.

 

Videotron presents OFF-JFL & Zoofest in collaboration with Pabst Blue Ribbon.

 

Tickets on sale today at 10:00am

 

For tickets by phone, online or in person:

The Just For Laughs Box Office, 514-845-2322, hahaha.com presented by Videotron

 

Looking for the best way to experience the Just For Laughs Festival? Get a JFLMTL Pass! Available passes include: the JFL 2-Show Pass for $99.99, 3-Show Pass for $139.99, and 5-Show Pass for $215. Each pass includes one free ticket every day from July 25th-29th some restrictions apply).

 

THE JUST FOR LAUGHS FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY VIDEOTRON
IN ASSOCIATION WITH LOTO-QUÉBEC

 

The Just For Laughs Festival would like to thank its public partners: Government of Canada, Destination Canada, Gouvernement du Québec, City of Montréal and Tourisme Montréal for their support.

 

The Just For Laughs Festival runs from July 12th-31st, 2017 in Montreal, Canada.

 

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