Just for Laughs

Canadian comedy legend Scott Thompson returns to Just For Laughs in not one but two shows.

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Scott Thompson

He will host the 18th edition of Homegrown Comics at 5e Salle in Place Des Arts on July 29 at 7 pm. He will also premiere his much-anticipated new solo show That Trigger’s Crazy at Mainline Theatre (3997 St-Laurent Blvd.) on July 29 and 30.

la liste de l'été 2016I recently saw Thompson’s really edgy and uber-queer new stand-up act at Montreal’s Comedy Nest nightclub and he slayed! The man is still dangerous: When he started talking about bathhouses and cancer, folks – even gay men in the audience – got real uncomfortable.  That Trigger’s Crazy promises to be just as daring and over-the-top.

The Just For Laughs Festival runs from July 13 to August 1, and OFF-JFL runs from July 21 to 30. Visit www.hahaha.com for tickets.