Kevin Hart Presents LOL Live And the lineup of the Mega Stars of Comedy Gala
Aziz Ansari: Comedy Person of the Year
Sebastian Maniscalco: Stand-Up Comedian of the Year
Maria Bamford: Breakout Comedy Star of the Year
Mike Judge and Alec Berg (Silicon Valley): Comedy Writers of the Year
The Just For Laughs Festival, presented by Videotron in association with Loto-Québec is thrilled to announce the recipients of the Just For Laughs Awards Show presented by Air Canada, Kevin Hart Presents LOL Live, and the lineup of the Mega Stars of Comedy Gala, a Videotron Gala presented by Air Canada.
And the winners are…
Writer, actor, director and one of the biggest stars in comedy today, Aziz Ansari is this year’s Just For Laughs Comedy Person of the Year, heading a star-studded list that includes Sebastian Maniscalco, Maria Bamford, Mike Judge and Alec Berg. All five will receive their awards at the Just For Laughs Awards Show, presented by Air Canada and hosted by JB Smoove, on Friday, July 29 at 4:30 pm in the Grand Salon Opera, Hyatt Regency Montreal, part of JFL ComedyPRO.
Announcing Kevin Hart Presents LOL Live at JFLMTL
And there will no doubt be more than a few future Awards Show contenders on hand at Kevin Hart Presents LOL Live, a six-night event showcasing some of the best comedians from around the world and appearing at the Just For Laughs Festival. It will be filmed exclusively for Hart’s new digital Laugh Out Loud Network, a video-on-demand service which offers viewers exclusive curated content. With 12 unique filmed performances over six nights in an intimate venue, ticket holders will get an up close and personal experience. Catch them all from July 26-31, 7:00 pm and 10:00 pm, at Théatre Berri. Speaking of unique performances…
Mega Stars of Comedy Gala lineup announced
With so many amazing acts coming to Just For Laughs, it’s impossible to see them all… but not anymore thanks to the Mega Stars of Comedy Gala! This one-of-a-kind Videotron Gala presented by Air Canada features world-class headliners including Scottish funny man Danny Bhoy, king of the rant Lewis Black, Curb Your Enthusiasm’s JB Smoove, Canadian favourite Gerry Dee, Whose Line is It Anyway?’s Greg Proops, and more to be announced. Catch these mega stars performing on a single night, July 30 at 7:00 pm, at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier in Place des Arts.
Tickets on sale now at hahaha.com