stand upquizzes, wrestling, camping, drags, music and dance, Just for Laughs outdoor programming will be colorful and diverse for its 40th anniversary in July.
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Yesterday, during a rather popular press conference, Just for Laughs and Just For Laughs unveiled the elements of their outdoor programming.
In all, some 250 shows and more than 400 artists will entertain festival-goers, indoors and outdoors, starting July 13. In addition to the Quartier des Spectacles, the festivals will extend this year to the Esplanade PVM of Place Ville Marie as well as to Saint-Denis Street.
- Listen to Anaïs Guertin-Lacroix’s cultural chronicle on QUB radio:
“It was time we met! launched the Vice-President of Francophone Content for the Just for Laughs Group, Patrick Rozon. I want to congratulate all the programming teams and all the artists who have embarked on our madness. »
From July 21 to 30, many free shows will be held on one of the Quartier des Spectacles stages. We will thus be entitled to the return of Furyhosted by Élyse Marquis, on July 21.
FESTIMANIA, with Martin Vachon as master of ceremonies, will offer a mix of wrestling and humor on July 23. Maxim Martin will host a big quiz Do you know your comic?July 24.
Philippe Laprise will meet festival-goers on July 25 with his camper’s christmas. The drags will also be back with Extravaganza!piloted by Mado.
On the English side, Just For Laughs will present the free outdoor show The Goddamn Comedy Jam, hosted by Josh Adam Meyers. Trixie Mattel, big winner of season 3 of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars will also come to play outside.
Indoors, JPR and JFL will feature a host of popular artists during the last two weeks of July. In the disorder, we will be entitled to the shows of Mike Ward (under listening), Jean-Marc Parent (The JMP event) and David Goudreault (Between the lines), in French, as well as Amy Schumer (Whore Tour), Jimmy Carr (Terribly Funny 2.0) and Kevin Hart (Reality Check), in English.
▶The 40th edition of the Just for Laughs and Just For Laughs festivals will take place from July 13 to 31. hahaha.com.