Saturday Night Live alum Leslie Jones, Eddie Izzard and Mae Martin have joined the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival lineup as evening hosts for Peoplest edition this summer.
Discover Montreal films from top cartoonists like Kevin Hart, Dave Chappelle, and Jimmy Fallon The festival features two talk shows each night at the Théâtre Maisonneuve as the centerpiece of the programme.
This year, Jones will be hosting an evening in July 41 and rising Canadian star Martin will be hosting Netflix’s Feel Good comedy.
And in July 28, Izzard, whose film credits include Six Minutes to Midnight , Stephen Frears’ Victoria and Abdul and Ocean’s Thirteen to host her own big comedy show in Montreal . In other lineup news, Just For Laughs said cartoonists Ronny Chieng, Neal Brennan, Ramy Youssef, Darcy & Jer and Brad Williams will bring their solo acts for a one-night show.
Just For Laughs organizers announced earlier that Russell Peters will be hosting four shows this year, while Jake, star of the Netflix show Travels With My Father · Jack Whitehall will be hosting his own soiree on the final weekend of this year’s festival, starting in July 14-28.
Just for Laughs’ main comedy club series is also returning, The Nasty Show will be hosted by Donnell Rawlings, Steph Tolev Show and Adrienne Iapalucci, while Club Soda’s Just for the Culture show will feature Alonzo Bodden, Gianmarco Soresi, Nicole Johnson and Malik Elassal.
Just for Laughs 41 More lineups will be announced in the coming weeks. 41