Craig Ferguson, Jeff Ross And Melissa Leo Added To Just For Laughs Line-Up In Montreal

The Just For Laughs Festival runs from July 12 - 31.

Jennifer Coxby Jennifer Cox

Craig Ferguson returns for one night only, two shows on Saturday, July 29th at Monument-National.

Ferguson is coming armed with an arsenal of new material for his latest solo stand-up show The New Deal. The cunning and charismatic comedian takes the stage to recount gut-busting life experiences and deliver scathing social commentary for two shows on Saturday, July 29th at Ludger-Duvernay at Monument-National.

Videotron Gala Montreal: An Intervention Gala will take place Monday, July 31 at 7pm at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier at Place des Arts. Fans should prepare themselves for tough love from sharp-tongued comedians in this star-studded intervention for Canada’s most delightfully dysfunctional metropolis.

Jeff Ross and Dave Attell will bring “Bumping Mics” for three nights from Wednesday, July 26 – Friday, July 28, with midnight shows at L’Astral presented as part of Jack Astor’s Show Series.

The Nasty Show declared Ari Shaffir its master of ceremonies. New addition Yamaneika Saunders joins previously announced comedians Jimmy Carr, Robert Kelly, Godfrey and Big Jay Oakerson. The entire 11-show run will be hosted exclusively at Métropolis from July 19-28.

The Podcast Series continues to expand welcoming My Dad wrote a Porno on Thursday, July 27th at 11:30am in the Grand Salon, and Wedlock with Kurt and Lauren on Saturday, July 29th at 4:30pm in the Ovation Room, Level 5, at the Hyatt Regency Montreal.

JFL also announced exciting new additions to two of its previously announced cast panels. Academy-Award winning actress Melissa Leo, and accomplished actors Michael Angarano and Jake Lacy, join their fellow cast mates of SHOWTIME’s I’m Dying Up Here”= on Thursday, July 27th, 9:30pm at Maison Symphonique at Place Des Arts,

Finally, critically-acclaimed producer/director David Gordon Green brings insight and laughter to the HBO Vice Principals  panel on Saturday, July 29th at 5:30pm at the Hyatt Grand Salon Opera.

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