Check out Andy Kindler’s annual (virtual) “State of the Industry” address

It wouldn’t be the Just For Laughs Festival without this guy there. And even though we can’t be in person… MORE
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Here are the “Just For Laughs“ New Faces: Creators for 2020

Every year, Just For Laughs bestows one of the most prestigious honors you can get as an up and comer;… MORE
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Here Are Your New Faces of Comedy (Creators) for Just For Laughs 2020

Everything’s different about 2020, and that includes the annual New Faces of Comedy hullaballoo out of Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival. This year, with the fest postponed from July to October and going online only, JFL isn’t prese…

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Just For Laughs 2020 festival, now virtual and free for all

This July, Montreal felt much less funny thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic shutting down the annual Just For Laughs (Juste Pour Rire) festival and comedy conference that represented comedian summer camp as much as anything else until now. For 2020, JFL d…

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“Just For Laughs Festival” announces lineup for its first online festival

2020 has been anything but predictable. And since more and more festivals have been opting to host online virtual festivals,… MORE
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“Just For Laughs” announces virtual festival this fall

Earlier this week, we announced that Just For Laughs would be doing a week long virtual event on Sirius to… MORE
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Montreal’s Just For Laughs Goes Virtual For 2020

And now it’s official. Montreal’s Just For Laughs won’t convene in person this summer, or this fall, or at all in 2020. Instead, JFL is going virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Details to come, but an online edition of showcases, p…

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“Just For Laughs” announces virtual comedy festival on SiriusXM

Every year, Just For Laughs has served as a destination for comedians all over the world. Since its inception in… MORE
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Just For Laughs Cancels JFL42 for 2020; Can Montreal Be Far Behind?

This shouldn’t shock anyone in 2020, but Just For Laughs pulled the plug on this fall’s JFL42 festival in Toronto. JFL announced the news Tuesday. Instead of taking place from Sept. 24 to Oct. 3, 2020, the ninth edition of Toronto’s J…

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe cancelled for 2020, Just For Laughs Montreal joins crowded September hopefuls

Nobody knows how long we’ll be suffering from coronavirus, or holed up in quarantine. Two of the biggest annual global comedy festivals already have cancelled on 2020 because of it — first came the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, w…

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