Just For Laughs: Toronto’s Comedy Festival

SEPTEMBER 21-30, 2023

Click HERE to see the list of shows and purchase tickets

Use code ‘EDGE‘ to purchase passes before general on-sale staring at noon June 7th!


Andrew Schulz – Ronny Chieng – Office Ladies
Leslie Jones – Jonathan Van Ness – Marlon Wayans
Nicole Byer – Sam Morril – Giggly Squad Live
Neal Brennan – Michelle Wolf – Michelle Buteau – Rory Scovel
Tom Papa – Bad Dates with Jameela Jamil – Jim Norton
Jessica Kirson – Napoleon Dynamite Live! – Joanne McNally
Drew Lynch – Trinidad vs. Jamaica Comedy Clash
Ron Funches – Carolyn Taylor – Catherine Cohen – Colin Quinn
Patti Harrison – Chris Redd – Dulcé Sloan
Dakota Ray Hebert – DeAnne Smith – Joe DeRosa
Jeremy Hotz – River Butcher – Jesus Trejo
Graham Kay – Alison Leiby – Mark Forward
Jay Jurden – Martin Urbano – Sam Morrison
… and so much more!

All tickets for Just For Laughs TORONTO can be purchased at toronto.hahaha.com
TORONTO, June 7, 2023 – Just For Laughs TORONTO presented by Beneva, in collaboration
with SiriusXM Canada, is excited to announce the first slate of artists performing at this year’s
highly anticipated return of Toronto’s premium comedy event of the year.
Get ready to immerse yourself in a vibrant comedy scene, as the festival presents a wide range
of diverse programming. The festival will feature the best in stand-up, entertaining cast panels,
film screenings and live comedy podcasts, transforming Toronto into the ultimate comedy hub,
taking centre stage in the city this September.

The highly acclaimed street festival will also make its triumphant return this year at Front St. E
and Berczy Park. Expanding upon the resounding success of its inaugural edition, the street
festival is set to captivate the city once again, presenting an amazing lineup of performances on
the free outdoor stage, food trucks, local area restaurants, installations and fully licensed site.
This inclusive event will be accessible to all, ensuring that everyone can revel in the laughter and
join the street party in the heart of the city.

“The 2022 festival was just the beginning of an exciting new era for Just For Laughs TORONTO”,
shares Executive Producer, Oz Weaver. “This year, we’ve expanded with an even bigger lineup
that is exceptionally impressive, encompassing a diverse range of comedic voices that cater to
all Torontonians. Additionally, our popular free outdoor Street Festival, which debuted last year,
is returning for its second edition and has quickly become a beloved fall tradition for the city.”
One of the key attractions of this festival is their innovative pass-holder system which allows you
to effortlessly hop between shows and discover new artists you’ve been meaning to check out.
Whether you’re in the mood for a comedy binge across town in one night or simply want to indulge
in as much laughter as possible throughout the 10-day festival, this pass system provides the
perfect opportunity to satisfy your comedic cravings.

Performing as part of this year’s festival are some of today’s most
celebrated comedy stars:
Andrew Schulz: The LIFE Tour – Saturday, September 30, 2023 – Scotiabank Arena,
8:00 PM
Internationally touring stand-up comic and podcaster, Andrew Schulz is known for his hilarious
and unfiltered comedy. Schulz capped off his last North American tour, Infamous, by selling out
Radio City Music Hall twice in one night. Nothing is off limits for Schulz, from culture to race to
politics. His audiences are some of the most diverse among any working comedian, with fans
vying to sit in the front rows of his shows to experience his merciless and masterful crowd work.
There’s only one rule at his shows—everyone gets these jokes.
In the podcast sphere, Schulz’s wildly popular show, Flagrant, is viewed by 2 million devout fans
per week. He also co-hosts Brilliant Idiots with legendary radio & television personality,
Charlamagne the God. Recent acting projects include the remake of the classic streetball comedy
White Men Can’t Jump. He also appeared in Netflix’s romantic comedy You People. Schulz will
soon be seen in the MGM football comedy, Underdoggs, as well as a drama titled, The Thicket.

Ronny Chieng – Saturday, September 23, 2023, 9:30 PM & Sunday, September 24, 2023,
7:00 PM – Meridian Hall
Ronny Chieng is a stand-up comedian, actor and correspondent on The Daily Show. He starred
in blockbuster films such as Crazy Rich Asians, Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten
Rings, Disney’s Doogie Kamealoha, M.D., NBC’s Young Rock and M3GAN. He has two stand-up
comedy specials on Netflix. He currently stars in Disney+ series, American Born Chinese; and
will appear in Hulu’s upcoming series Interior Chinatown.
An Evening with the Office Ladies – Thursday, September 21, 2023 – Meridian Hall,
7:00 PM

Despite portraying Dunder Mifflin frenemies Pam Beesly and Angela Martin on the hit television
show The Office, Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey have been best friends for over eighteen
years. They also co-host the hit weekly podcast Office Ladies sharing behind the scenes stories
of their time on the set of The Office and tales of their best friendship. Join them live as they gab
with you about The Office, navigating their early days in Hollywood while becoming best friends,
their mutual love of Keanu and more. This will be an evening of fun, laughter and friendship.
Leslie Jones – Saturday, September 23, 2023 – Meridian Hall, 7:00 PM

Three-time Emmy nominee and SNL alum, Leslie Jones can currently be seen starring in Taika
Waititi’s pirate comedy series Our Flag Means Death for HBO Max. Additionally, she will be
lending her talents to her new podcast, The Fckury, alongside co-host Lenny Marcus on Stitcher.
Recently, she completed filming the second season of the hit series, BMF for Starz. Jones recently
wrapped production on Out of Office, a film featuring Ken Jeong, Jason Alexander, and Cheri
Oteri. Jones has an impressive filmography that includes hits,
Coming 2 America, The Angry Birds Movie 2, We are Family, Masterminds, Sing, Ghostbusters,
Trainwreck, and more.

Fun & Slutty with Jonathan Van Ness – Friday, September 22, 2023 – Meridian Hall, 7:00 PM
Queer joy and side-splitting comedy, Jonathan Van Ness is an Emmy-nominated television
personality, 2x New York Times best-selling author, podcaster, comedian and hairstylist to the
stars. He stars on Netflix’s Emmy Award-winning reboot series Queer Eye, where he shines as
the hair guru and self-care advocate, and he is the host and executive producer of the Netflix
series Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness, based on Jonathan’s popular podcast of the
same name.

Marlon Wayans – Saturday, September 30, 2023 – Meridian Hall, 9:30 PM
Marlon Wayans is an actor, producer, comedian, writer and film director. His films have grossed
more than $736-million in domestic box office and $1-billion in global box office. As a stand-up
comedian, he is selling out nationwide and adding shows every weekend. His newest stand-up
special, God Loves Me, premiered on HBO Max in March 2023. Wayans can most recently be
seen on the big screen in Ben Affleck’s Nike drama AIR for Amazon Studios. Wayans is commonly
recognized for his role as Marcus Copeland in Columbia Pictures’ 2004 hit comedy White Chicks.
He also starred in the horror comedy spoof films Scary Movie and Scary Movie 2.

Nicole Byer – Friday, September 22, 2023 – Meridian Hall, 9:30 PM
Nicole Byer is an actress, comedian, writer, author and podcaster, she is perhaps most wellknown as the host of Netflix’s Emmy nominated competition baking series Nailed It!, which has
gained a cult following. She returned as co-host alongside John Cena for TBS’ Wipeout. Listeners
can hear Byer on four different podcasts, the fan-favourite being her popular weekly, award
winning, podcast Why Won’t You Date Me? which sees her inviting friends and guests to discuss
their dating lives all while trying to figure out her own.

Sam Morril – Thursday, September 21, 2023 – Meridian Hall, 9:30 PM
Sam Morril is one of the fastest-rising stand-up comics in the industry. He was a regular on
Comedy Central’s This Week at the Comedy Cellar. He was named one of Comedy Central’s
Comics to Watch in 2011 and has performed multiple stand-up sets on The Late Show with
Stephen Colbert, The Late, Late Show with James Corden and Conan. He’s also had stints on
Last Comic Standing, America’s Got Talent, @midnight with Chris Hardwick, and Inside Amy
Schumer. Morril can be heard on the podcast We Might Be Drunk with co-host Mark Normand
and seen on Netflix’s That’s My Time with David Letterman. His 4th stand-up special, Sam Morril:
Same Time Tomorrow, can also now be viewed on Netflix.

Giggly Squad – Friday, September 29, 2023 – Meridian Hall, 9:30 PM
Paige DeSorbo and Hannah Berner bring their top-rated podcast on the road. This live show
will make fun of pop culture, fashion, dating, and get the crowd involved like they’ve never been
able to before. Giggles are guaranteed. See you in court.

Neal Brennan: Brand New Neal – Saturday, September 23, 2023, 9:30 PM & Sunday,
September 24, 2023, 7:00 PM – Elgin Theatre
Three-time Emmy nominated writer, director, producer, and stand-up comedian Neal Brennan
has become a force in the comedy world. His latest Netflix comedy special Neal Brennan: Blocks,
was adapted from Neal’s hit one-man show Unacceptable. Brennan was recently a writer, creative
consultant, and on-air correspondent on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. He
is a long-time collaborator of iconic comedian Dave Chappelle, with whom he has created multiple
comedy fan favourites including the legendary Chappelle’s Show.

Michelle Wolf: It’s Great to be Here – Friday, September 22, 2023, 9:30 PM & Saturday,
September 23, 2023, 7:00 PM – Elgin Theatre
Michelle Wolf has quickly become one of the most influential voices in the comedy landscape.
Her Netflix special, Michelle Wolf: Joke Show received high praise and her first hour-long standup special, Michelle Wolf: Nice Lady, which premiered on HBO garnered a Primetime Emmy
nomination for Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special. In 2018, she made international
headlines as the much buzzed-about headliner of the White House Correspondents Dinner.
Wolf’s other television credits include The Break with Michelle Wolf on Netflix, Comedy Central’s
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and NBC’S Late Night with Seth Meyers.

Michelle Buteau – Thursday, September 21, 2023 – Elgin Theatre, 7:00 PM & 9:30 PM
Michelle Buteau is the creator, writer, star of the upcoming Netflix series Survival of the Thickest,
inspired by her autobiographical book of essays of the same name. She is also the host of popular
reality competition show, The Circle on Netflix. Other film and TV credits include Marry Me, First
Wives Club, Always be my Maybe, Awkwafina is Nora from Queens, Russian Doll, and Someone
Great. She hosts the popular podcast Adulting. Her one-hour comedy special Welcome to
Beautopia is streaming on Netflix and won the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Comedy Special.

Rory Scovel: The Last Tour – Friday, September 29, 2023, 9:30 PM & Saturday, September
20, 2023, 7:00 PM – Elgin Theatre
Rory Scovel can currently be seen starring as Danny in Apple TV+’s hour-long series Physical,
as well as in Paramount Picture’s Babylon. Prior to that, he starred in I Feel Pretty opposite Amy
Schumer and can be seen in New Line’s feature, The House, ABC’s Modern Family, and NBC’s
Superstore; as well as in his Comedy Central series Robbie which he also created. His hour
stand-up special Rory Scovel Tries Stand-up for the First Time is currently streaming on Netflix.

Tom Papa – Thursday, September 28, 2023 – Elgin Theatre, 7:00 PM
With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Tom Papa is one of the top comedic voices in
the country, finding success as an actor, host, and author, in film, TV, radio and podcasts as well
as on the live stage. Amongst his many Netflix specials, he also has a highly rated podcast
Breaking Bread with Tom Papa. He hosts the popular daily Netflix radio show, What A Joke With
Papa And Fortune on Sirius XM Channel 93 and the monthly show, Come To Papa Live on
Channel 94. He has starred in the critically acclaimed films; The Informant, The Haunted World
of El Superbeasto, and Behind the Candelabra.

Bad Dates with Jameela Jamil – Tuesday, September 26, 2023 – Elgin Theatre, 7:00 PM
Everybody has had them. Everybody can relate to them. And now it’s time to laugh at them on
BAD DATES, a hilarious new comedy podcast hosted by Jameela Jamil. Each week Jameela’s
favourite comedians, celebrities and funny friends share their epic and true dating nightmares and
misfires. Like the tale of the guy who could only get frisky on top of a pile of stuffed “Garfield” toys,
or the enraged beauty queen with food poisoning who chased her date through a kitchen window.
There’s even a bad date that involved gay Bigfoot. From the team behind the hit podcast
SmartLess, BAD DATES will make you laugh a lot, cry a little, and cringe just enough. Because
as we all know – the worst dates make the best stories.

Jim Norton – Thursday, September 28, 2023 – Elgin Theatre, 9:30 PM
American stand-up comedian, radio personality, bestselling author and actor, Jim Norton is the
co-host of The Jim Norton & Sam Roberts Show that can be heard every morning on SiriusXM
Satellite Radio. His latest stand up special, “Mouthful of Shame” is streaming now on Netflix
where Jim lays out a full serving of refreshingly unapologetic humor in his first Netflix comedy
special. In May 2016, he was announced as co-host of UFC’s Unfiltered Podcast with Jim
Norton & Matt Serra. Since 2014 he has been a contributor to Time Magazine. He has an
additional 4 one-hour comedy specials that can be seen on Hulu, Amazon and HBO GO.

Jessica Kirson – Friday, September 29, 2023 – Elgin Theatre, 7:00 PM
Jessica Kirson is a powerhouse on stage. She’s a hilariously relatable performer of sheer
silliness, vulnerability, and ridiculous characters. Her one-hour special Talking to Myself was
executive produced by Bill Burr and debuted on Comedy Central. She has also been featured on
Netflix, is a regular on This Week at the Comedy Cellar, and has appeared on The Tonight Show
with Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The View, HBO’s Crashing, and Kevin Can
Wait. Her countless comedic character videos have racked up over 200 million views on social

Napoleon Dynamite Live! – Wednesday, September 27, 2023 – Elgin Theatre, 7:00 PM
The beloved indie classic Napoleon Dynamite was made almost 20 years ago. Since then, much
has changed; but the characters, as enduring as they are endearing, stay in our hearts. Appealing
to the inner-teenager in each of us, the story, and more importantly the dialogue, makes Napoleon
Dynamite one of the most quoted movies of our time. Napoleon Dynamite makes us laugh – and
laugh hard – over and over again. This unique evening includes a full screening of Napoleon
Dynamite followed by a lively, freewheeling, moderated discussion with fan-favourite cast
members; Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite), Efren Ramirez (Pedro) and Jon Gries (Uncle Rico).

Joanne McNally: The Prosecco Express – Saturday, September 30, 2023 – Elgin Theatre,
9:30 PM
Joanne McNally has been taking Ireland and the UK’s comedy scene by storm, enjoying sell-out
Edinburgh runs with her stand-up shows Wine Tamer and The Prosecco Express. She is the cohost of the hugely popular podcast My Therapist Ghosted Me, which has over a million downloads
a week. Her numerous TV credits include ITV’s The Jonathan Ross Show, Comedy Central’s
Guessable and Comedians Solve World Problems, amongst many others.

Drew Lynch – Friday, September 22, 2023 – Elgin Theatre, 7:00 PM
Comedian and actor Drew Lynch captured the hearts of America with his Golden Buzzer
performance on Season 10 of America’s Got Talent, where he finished in second place. Since
then, Lynch has amassed millions of followers on social media while touring the world nonstop to
sold out audiences. He also appeared in a recurring role in the final season of IFC’s hit series
Maron, as well as TBS’ Conan. A favourite on the podcast circuit, he has made multiple
appearances on some of the most downloaded shows, giving his unique take on everything from
pop culture to news headlines to the life of a travelling comic.

Trinidad vs. Jamaica Comedy Clash – Sunday, September 24, Elgin Theatre, 9:30 PM
The Comedy Clash of TRINIDAD VS JAMAICA is back and this time we’re doing it PRIME TIME
WITH JUST FOR LAUGHS TORONTO for one night! This 20 Years consistently sold-out comedy
clash is always a fan favourite. Hosted by Jay Martin & Jean Paul, the Trinidad vs. Jamaica
Comedy clash is a Caribbean comedy battle Royale – the gloves are coming out with the heavy
hitters of laughter! Filled with music, games, and unlimited laughter, this year’s performance
features Zabrina Douglas, Christopher “Johnny ” Daley vs Brandon Ash Mohammed and Sterling

Ron Funches – Thursday, September 21, 2023, 7:00 PM & Friday, September 22, 2023, 7:00
PM – The Royal Theatre
Ron Funches is a triple threat. He is an excellent stand-up comedian, actor and writer. You may
know Funches from his many memorable television roles on The Goldbergs, Black•ish, New Girl,
Transparent, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Powerless, and Undateable. His films include Get Hard and
6 Underground. He loves animated television and film and has leant his voice to many projects
like Dreamworks Trolls, Disney’s Ivan The Great, Bob’s Burgers, Adventure Time, Final Space
and so many more. Some of his personal appearances include Conan, The Tonight Show, Match
Game, To Tell The Truth, Chopped, Cupcake Wars and Nailed It. His writing credits include The
Eric Andre Show, Kroll Show and several television pilots.

I Have Nothing: Sneak Peek Screening & ln Conversation with Carolyn Taylor – Saturday,
September 23, 2023 – The Royal Theatre, 7:00 PM
Join us for a sneak peek screening of the new Crave Original series, I HAVE
NOTHING which follows Carolyn Taylor (Baroness Von Sketch) on a quest to choreograph the
perfect full length pairs figure skating routine to Whitney Houston’s 1992 iconic hit song “I Have
Nothing.” Motivated by a teenaged obsession for the 1988 Calgary Olympics (but with no skating
knowledge or ability), Carolyn enlists the help of legendary figure skaters and good
friend Mae Martin to realize her lofty goal. The season culminates in a live performance of
Carolyn’s one-of-a-kind routine for an audience of figure-skating royalty, die-hard skating fans
and Carolyn’s teen idols. I HAVE NOTHING is produced by Blue Ant Studios in association with

Catherine Cohen – Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 9:00 PM & Thursday, September 28,
2023, 11:00 PM – The Royal Theatre
Catherine Cohen is best known for her 2022 hit Netflix comedy special The Twist…? She’s
Gorgeous. She can be seen in the Paramount+ feature film, At Midnight, and in the Hulu series
What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding. She has appeared in Comedy Central’s Awkwafina
is Nora From Queens, and she joined the cast for Season 3 of FX’s critically acclaimed series
What We Do In the Shadows. Her other on-screen credits include Netflix’s series Special, and
Michael Showalter’s feature The Lovebirds, Disney+ reboot of Home Alone, HBO’s High
Maintenance, Comedy Central’s Broad City and TBS’s Search Party.

Colin Quinn: Small Talk – Friday, September 29, 2023, 7:00 PM & Saturday, September 30,
2023, 9:00 PM – The Royal Theatre
Writer/Performer, Colin Quinn is a stand-up comedian from Brooklyn who has been a part of
your whole life even though you never asked for it. From MTV’s Remote Control to SNL to
Comedy Central’s Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. Quinn is not one to take a hint and bow out
gracefully. He’s been on Broadway and Off-Broadway with hit shows including Colin Quinn: The
New York Story, directed by Jerry Seinfeld, and most recently Colin Quinn: The Last Best Hope.
Film & TV credits include Trainwreck, Girls, and his web series Cop Show, streaming now on
Quinn’s YouTube channel. His last book, Overstated: A Coast-to-Coast Roast of the 50 States,
is now available.

Patti Harrison – Saturday, September 23, 2023, 11:00 PM & Monday, September 25, 2023,
7:00 PM – The Royal Theatre
Patti Harrison will next be seen in the Sundance hit comedy Theater Camp, set to be released
this summer. Last year she starred in the Paramount blockbuster The Lost City. She has
performed stand-up around the world to rave reviews. After her first film role in 2017’s A Simple
Favor, she’s made fans for her sociopathic character Ruthie on Hulu’s Shrill and various
appearances on I Think You Should Leave Tim Robinson, High Maintenance, Search Party and
The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. She’s written on multiple series including Netflix’s Big
Mouth, and has voiced the role of ‘Tail Chief’ in Disney’s ensemble Raya and the Last Dragon.
She can currently be seen on HBO Max’s hit series Made For Love and She Hulk, on Disney+.

Chris Redd – Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 7:00 PM & Thursday, September 28, 2023,
9:00 PM – The Royal Theatre
Chris Redd is an actor, writer, stand-up comic, and rapper. Some of Redd’s most famous TV
appearances included being a cast member on NBC’s Saturday Night Live; in addition to NBC’s
comedy, KENAN, and in the Peacock series BUST DOWN. In 2018, Redd received the Emmy
Award for the “SNL” song “Come Back, Barack.” He was featured as a roaster on the infamous
Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin. He can also be seen in films Popstar: Never Stop Never
Stopping, Disjointed, Deep Murder, The House, and A Futile and Stupid Gesture. On TV, Redd
starred in the cult-classic series Wet Hot American Summer, NBC’s Will & Grace, Netflix’s Love,
Comedy Central’s Detroiters and Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents.

Dulcé Sloan – Sunday, September 24, 2023, 7:00 PM & Monday, September 25, 2023, 9:00
PM – The Royal Theatre
Dulcé Sloan is one of the sharpest, fastest rising voices in comedy. Most recently a
correspondent on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, she has been hailed by
Variety Magazine, Rolling Stone and Timeout LA as a ‘Top Comedian To Watch’. She can
currently be seen in the FOX animated series Great North. She has also appeared multiple times
on the CNN New Year’s Eve Special with Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen, MTV’s Acting Out,
Comedy Central’s @Midnight, Tru’s Comedy Knockout, TBS’ Conan, and has made multiple
appearances as a correspondent on E! News Daily. Her signature point-of-view and confidence
drives her hilarious views on everything from her personal relationships to the absurdities of

Joke Signals, Hosted by Dakota Ray Herbert, Presented by SiriusXM – Tuesday, September
26, 2023 – Royal Theatre, 7:00 PM
Host Dakota Ray Herbert is an actor/comedian/writer on the rise. She was born and raised in
Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, and is a member of English River First Nation. On the small
screen, Herbert co-hosts APTN’s Crazy Like a Lynx. She also stars in the CTV comedy Shelved,
about a handful of smart and quirky characters who work at and inhabit a small, local library. In
addition, you’ll see Herbert on this season’s Run the Burbs on CBC.
This show will feature critically acclaimed comedians like Savannah Erasmus, Chad Anderson,
and Clifton Cremo.

Joe DeRosa: I Never Promised You a Rose Garden – Friday, September 22, 2023 – Royal
Theatre, 9:00 PM
“I Never Promised You a Rose Garden” is an all-new hour of hopeless comedy derived from the
dark mind of Joe DeRosa. Celebrating pure evil, abandonment, and societal collapse, Joe’s bleak
outlook on society will actually bring joy to you in this dire climate we’re all living in.

Additional Artists & Shows in the 42 include:
DeAnne Smith – Jeremy Hotz – River Butcher – Jesus Trejo – Graham Kay
Alison Leiby: Oh God, A Show About Abortion – Mark Forward: Safari Time – Jay Jurden
Martin Urbano: Apology Comeback Show – Sam Morrison: Sugar Daddy – Andrea Jin
Ariel Elias – Sydnee Washington – Gavin Matts – Jes Tom – Paul Elia
The Great Canadian Comedy Show, Presented by SiriusXM
Double Threat: Charles Haycock & Maddy Kelly
Double Threat: Nigel Grinstead & Ajahnis Charley
Double Threat: Hassan Phills & Malik Elassal
Double Threat: Chad Anderson & Adrienne Fish
Double Threat: Rachel Manson & Clifton Cremo
The Alternative Show with Mark Forward
LowKey with Paul Elia – Late Night Surprise
Absolute – Yuk Yuk’s Comedy – Second City – Nothing Fancy Comedy
Additional programming for the upcoming
Just For Laughs TORONTO
festival will be revealed in the coming weeks.
Presale on Passes will be available starting Wednesday June 7, at 12:00 PM
Public On Sale for Passes will be available starting Friday, June 9, at 12:00 PM
Andrew Schulz Passes AND Tickets will be available to the public as of Friday, June 9, at
12:00 PM
Presale on Tickets will be available starting Monday June 12, at 12:00 PM
Tickets will be available to the public as of Friday, June 16 at 12:00 PM
Festival passes range from $69 CDN (excluding service charges). Single tickets range from
$39.50 CDN (excluding service charges)
PRESS MATERIALS: To download available high-resolution images of artists and past
festivals, click here.

Established in 2012 and now in its 12th year, Just For Laughs TORONTO (formerly known as
JFL42), is a pass-based interactive comedy festival based in Toronto, created by the Just For
Laughs Group, the most important player in the global comedy industry co-owned by Groupe CH,
Bell Media and ICM Partners. Developed with a mandate to celebrate the most hilarious,
innovative, riveting and relevant comedy experiences in the world with Toronto audiences, Just
For Laughs Toronto’s unique interactive pass-based ticketing and reservation system makes it
the first comedy festival of its kind. Just For Laughs entertains millions of spectators with its
festivals on Canadian and international stages, in Montréal; Toronto; Vancouver; Austin, U.S.A.;
Sydney, Australia and London, U.K. The Group organizes shows featuring thousands of comics
from Canada and other countries, including established artists as well as up-and-comers; stages
its own comedy shows and musicals; produces touring shows; broadcasts digital and televised
content (notably Gags, which is shown in 150 countries and followed by an online audience of ten
million on YouTube); manages talented artists; and is the originator of the ComedyPRO and JPR
Pro industry conferences.
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