The Just For Laughs comedy festival announced its first slate of performers for its 36th edition of the Montreal-based fest. Tiffany Haddish and Trevor Noah are set to join event along with Jo Koy, Jimmy Carr and previously announced guest Kevin Hart.
This year marks a return to the festival for the Emmy and Peabody-Award-winning host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah. He will host two of the five Just For Laughs Galas that will take place over five evenings. The multi-comic galas will take place on Saturday, July 28 at 6 PM and 8:30 PM at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier at Place des Arts.
Girls Trip breakout and star of The Last O.G. Tiffany Haddish will host her first ever Just For Laughs Gala at 11 PM on July 28 at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier at Place des Arts. She will bring her brand of comedy to the event appropriately called The Tiffany Haddish Gala. The show will feature a lineup of hilarious comedians and special guests for one show only.
Other additions to this year’s festival include Jo Koy’s Break The Mold Tour as well as Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits World Tour. Just For Laughs also brings its club series back this year with The Ethnic Show and The Nasty Show with Maz Jobrani, Gina Brillon, Francisco Ramos, Matteo Lane, Orny Adams, Robert Kelly, Brad Williams, Nikki Glaser, Mike Britt, Ms. Pat and Derek Seguin. The events are in addition to “The Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour” performance.
The Just For Laughs comedy festival starts July 11 and continues through July 29.