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Articles - Laughs From Around the World - Just For Laughs 2011

Laughs From Around the World - Just For Laughs 2011
Just For Laughs
July 13th to 31st 2011

Just For Laughs puts the international in Montreal International Comedy Festival once again. The bad news is personal fave Ed Byrne will not be there and there is no Uptown Comics show this year. The good news is there is no Britcom show. Here are some of the more international flavored shows.

You can take a One Stop World Tour July 27, 27 and 29 at 9:30 at Club Soda. His replaces the dreadful Britcom and the lesser O’Comics and the Down Under Ausralian show.

Ventriloquist Nina Conti performs Talk To The Hand as part of the Zoofest card. Shows are at the Katacombes July 25th to 30th at 7:30.Video

The Ethnic Show will be hosted by Maz Jobrani. Two Shows a night at Club Soda, a favorite venue, from July 21st to 24th. Jobrani video

Australian Adam Hills brings his one-man show Inflatable to the comedy festival. His shows run from July 21st to 29th at 7 at the Underworld. Video

Craig Ferguson’s International House of Comedy on Saturday July 30th at 7 and 10 at Place des Arts – Wilfrid Pelletier. That is one big ass room to fill. Video

Jimmy Carr is a reliable bet. This year he brings his Laughter Therapy to the stand-up comedy festival. July 21st to 30th at 9:30 at the Gesu.Video

This is definitely not up my alley but maybe Beardyman Unshaved is up yours. The beatbox comedy artist performs Wednesday July 27th at 11:59 p.m. at L’Astral. Check out the video at the top of the page

As always and from personal experience you should go through the nice and helpful people at the Just For Laughs ticket office 888-244-3155 instead of the fee-for-everything don't give a shit folks at Ticketmaster.

Richard Lanoie

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