Montreal has a new comedy festival – Montreal Comedy Series

Microphone on stage against a background of auditorium.

Montreal comedy fans, rejoice! Live stand-up comedy in a festival setting is back, as a brand new comedy festival is born. The Montreal Comedy Series, scheduled to run from August 28 to September 6, is an English-language festival that will feature nine days filled with 15 comedy shows performed by 100 comedians from the local comedy scene in nine intimate venues across the downtown area. 

Some of the comedians scheduled to perform at the Montreal Comedy Series include Franco,Tadseo, Emile Khoury, Gino Durante, Josh Shapiro, Viveth K, Michelle Dominique, Zack Kik and Caroline Piche. Some of the festival’s thematic shows include the Future Comedy All Stars, Montreal’s Got Jokes, Comedy Rebels, Comedy Legends and Future Comedy Legends, and Raw Stand Up Comedy.

Please note that all festival shows will have the doors open two hours prior to showtime, with COVID-19 safety measures such as hand sanitizer and tables placed six feet apart are going to be implemented.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, go to

By: Stuart Nulman –

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