There are many LGBTQ comics performing at Just For Laughs this summer:
Liza Treyger stars in the hit Netflix series The Degenerates and guests on The Nasty Show club series at MTELUS from July 21 to 28.
Tasmania’s own Hannah Gadsby stopped stand-up comedy in its tracks with her multi award-winning show Nanette which played to sold-out houses at the 2019 festival. Gadsby returns to host The Hannah Gadsby Gala at Théâtre Maisonneuve on July 27.
Montreal’s very own DeAnne Smith headlines The Diving Bell Social Club from July 26 to 30.
Jessica Kirson guests on the Just for The Culture series (formerly known as The Ethnic Show) at Club Soda from July 13 to 28, and guests on The Jo Koy Gala at Théâtre Maisonneuve on July 28.
Currently one of the hottest comics in the world, Jerrod Carmichael – whose new special Rothaniel isstreaming on HBO, and who will receive the Comedy Special of the Year award for Rothaniel at the prestigious Just For Laughs Awards Show – headlines Le Studio TD on July 28.
Montreal drag icon Mado Lamotte hosts her free outdoor variety show Extravaganza! on the Scène Beneva in Place des Festivals on July 28 at 9:15 pm. Many guests will help Mado celebrate her 35 years in showbiz, including Barbada, Marla Deer, Mona De Grenoble, Rock Bière, Nana de Grèce, Anaconda Lasabrosa and Le Choeur Gai de Montréal.
Winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 3, drag superstar Trixie Mattel returns to JFL to headline a free outdoor show on the Scène Beneva in Place des Festivals on July 29 at 9:15 pm.
Fan and festival favourite Matteo Lane returns to headline Café Cléopatre on July 28 and 29.
Canadian comedian, television personality, political satirist and author Rick Mercer hosts Comedy Night in Canada at Théatre Olympia on July 29.
British comedian and TV personality Tom Allen guests on The Jo Koy Gala at Théâtre Maisonneuve on July 28, and guests on the Brit(ish) club series at Le Studio TD from July 27 to 30.
American comedian Fortune Feimster headlines Club Soda on July 30.
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