** NOTE: DAYTIME PROGRAMMING STARTS ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 25 AT 1 PM THIS YEAR. SHOW UP EARLY TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR FULL LINE-UP OF COMEDYPRO PROGRAMMING! **
Just For Laughs ComedyPRO is the most important annual global gathering of the biggest players in the comedy world. This four-day event explores all facets of comedy and takes place in July during the peak industry/media/performer dates of the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, Canada. At Just For Laughs, we take humour seriously. Our festival has become a world-renowned entertainment landmark, recognized for the quality of its content and the professionalism of its staff.
PAST PARTICIPANTS at Just For Laughs ComedyPRO include: Amy Poehler, Andy Samberg, Aziz Ansari, Chelsea Handler, Danny McBride, Dave Chappelle, Ellie Kemper, Garry Shandling, Jason Reitman, Jay Baruchel, Jim Carrey, Judd Apatow, Julia Louis-Dreyfus,Trevor Noah, Kevin Hart, Maria Bamford, Mike Myers, Mitch Hurwitz, Paul Feig, Seth Rogen and Steven Levitan as well as cast members from Brooklyn Nine-Nine (FOX), I’m Dying Up Here (Showtime), The Mick (FOX), The History of Comedy (CNN), Master of None (Netflix), Silicon Valley (HBO), Undateable (NBC), Veep (HBO) and many more! 2018 participants will be announced in early May.
REGISTRATION starts as low as $470 USD*:
* Please note that pass prices are in US dollars. Taxes, service fee and credit card processing fee are included. There are NO additional fees.
The Just For Laughs Festival, presented by Videotron in association with Loto-Québec, is gearing up for its 36th anniversary and this year’s edition will be as funny as ever! The English component of the festival will be running from July 11 – July 29 this year, in order to accommodate our ever-growing programming roster and to make sure that everyone can see every show, without missing a beat. We’re bringing back festival favourites like The Nasty Show, The Ethnic Show, New Faces of Comedy and many others, but expect a slew of new and exciting shows as well. Plus the Off-JFL series and Just For Laughs ComedyPRO are back for another year of diverse programming. Stay tuned for show and concert announcements and get ready for our best festival yet.
Founded in 1983, the Just For Laughs Festival is the world’s largest and most prestigious comedy event welcoming on average 2 million visitors to Montreal each summer. It includes 200 indoor shows in 25 clubs & theatres over 3 weeks; 15 days of festivities on the outdoor site; 100 hours of television shows produced; and 1,000 free shows on the outdoor stages, including 115 unique shows. The comedy extravaganza hopes to propagate good humour and bring the gift of laughter to as many people as possible!