#FIRSTLOOK: JUST FOR LAUGHS MONTRÉAL GOES HYBRID IN 2021
JUST FOR LAUGHS MONTRÉAL is back! Pivoting to adapt to the current travel restrictions, the world’s top Comedy Festival runs this year July 26-31, 2021! Appearing at the Festival, which will be in a hybrid format this year, are the likes of Kevin Hart, Dave Chappelle, Kristen Wiig & Annie Mumolo, Jason Sudeikis, Bowen Yang, Patton Oswalt and so many more! Hart will be sitting down with Neal Brennan as part of LOL’s Comedy Gold Minds with Kevin Hart!
Just announced also is that Jean Smart, star of HBO Max‘s acclaimed HACKS will be honoured with COMEDY PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR AWARD at the 2021 JUST FOR LAUGHS AWARDS SHOW, to be hosted by Amber Ruffin.
For the first time ever this year, fans will be able to tune in online from anywhere in the world to watch the JUST FOR LAUGHS AWARDS SHOW. Being honoured this year are Dave Chapelle with the Comedy Person of the Year Award; Kristen Wiig & Annie Mumolo as Comedy Writers of the Year for their hilarious film BARB & STAR GO TO VISTA DEL MAR; the Writers and Cast of TED LASSO, including star Jason Sudeikis for Comedy Series of the Year Award; and SNL‘s Bowen Yang receiving Breakout Comedy Star of the Year Award. The JFL Awards Show will air online for free at hahaha.com as of July 28, 2021.
Kevin Hart will be front and center at the Festival this year with his Comedy Gold Minds with Kevin Hart. The show dives into the minds of some of the world’s funniest people with Kevin Hart in his show, Comedy Gold Minds. From rising stars to comedy legends, Kevin pairs with comedic tastemakers for “ear-opening” dialogue that takes listeners on a wild and crazy ride through some of the world’s top comedic minds. From chronicling their comedy club experiences to a sneak peek of their latest material, each episode is packed with punchlines, anecdotes, and inside jokes. Previous guests include Jerry Seinfeld, Eddie Murphy, Tiffany Haddish, Sarah Silverman, Steve Harvey, Amy Schumer, Nick Kroll, Hasan Minhaj, and more. This show will air online for free at hahaha.com.
For a complete list of programming at the Festival this year and tickets, visit hahaha.com. More announcements to come.