The Seventh Edition of Toronto’s Comedy Festival Returns from September 20 – 29, 2018 Toronto, May 29, 2018- The seventh annual JFL42 Festival, in association with SiriusXM, is returning to Toronto from September 20 – 29 with the first roster of headliners confirmed to take the stage at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts: Seth Meyers, Jo Koy, Wanda Sykes, Hannibal Buress, Anthony Jeselnik, Chris D’Elia and Ken Jeong. Featuring a boisterous combination of comedy’s esteemed stand-ups and rising stars, JFL42 gives you big laughs assembling some of the funniest artists for Toronto’s biggest comedy event of the year.
Good things come in threes, which is why ComedyCon’s third year at JFL42 promises to be the best yet. The unmatched daytime program will take place from September 21 to 23 and September 28 to 29 as it continues to grow by popular demand. Highlights include more In Conversations than ever before starring Jo Koy, Wanda Sykes, Anthony Jeselnik, Chris D’Elia, Ken Jeong, Lil Rel Howery, Margaret Cho, Maria Bamford, and Anthony Atamanuik (as Donald
Trump). This year’s up-close and hysterical cast panels will feature the faces of the awardwinning CBC TV breakout comedies Workin’ Moms and Baroness von Sketch Show. Popular podcasts Dax Shepard’s Armchair Expert, Thick Skin with Jeff Ross, Inside the Closet, Mike on Much, and The Dork Forest podcast will give fans the opportunity to attend and intimately experience podcasts they’ve only ever tuned into on their devices. From the chance to listen in on candid conversations with their favourite comedians, to hearing behind-the-scenes secrets of their favourite comedy shows and podcasts, audiences will get to learn more about the inner workings of the comedy business. Each of the ComedyCon events are available to JFL42 pass holders.