Unfortunately, Montreal won’t be getting the annual Just for Laughs comedy fest this summer; instead, festival organizers have announced a series of live shows taking place over two nights.
The two-night special event will take place in July at The Royalmount Drive-In Event Theater conveniently located at Décarie and Highway 40.
Tickets for all shows are available as of Tuesday, June 30 at 10:00 am via the official Just for Laughs site.
Here’s what the press release had to say:
We're going old school for date night at the drive-in on Friday, July 24 with The Relationship Show. Hosted by Cash Cab 's Adam Growe, with an interactive quiz show to start off the night, The Relationship Show will feature Just For Laugh's favorite Graham Chittenden, from The Debaters Eman El-Husseini , host of CBC's Laugh Out Loud Ali Hassan and more.
On Saturday, July 25, Just For Laughs presents Comedy Night in Canada. Also hosted by Cash Cab 's Adam Growe with a stellar line-up of Reviews some of Canada's brightest talents Including, writer for Baroness von Sketch Jess Solomon, Italian Canadian Frank Spadone and Montreal veteran Eddy King and more.
According to the press release, more artists will be announced shortly.
The Relationship Show • Friday, July 24 • 7:00 PM & 9:30 PM
Comedy Night in Canada • Saturday, July 25 • 7:00 PM & 9:30 PM
Tickets: $ 122.50 per vehicle (including taxes and service charges)
Limited amount of Preferred parking tickets available at $ 175 per vehicle (including taxes and service charges)
Ticket prices are per vehicle and not per person.
Maximum 5 people per vehicle.
Preferred parking is a reserved section closest to the stage.
Please note that first come first served and SUV positioning apply for the site,
including within the Preferred parking section.
About The Royalmount Drive-in Event Theater
Located at Décarie & Highway 40, The Royalmount Drive-in Theater is Montreal's first and only fully convertible drive-in event theater. While on-site you can stay comfortably in your car or bring chairs to sit in front of your car while respecting physical distancing regulations of 2 meters. Concessions are available on-site with contactless ordering and pick-up. Restrooms are also available on-site and will be cleaned after every use. For more information and complete site rules, please visit https://driveinmtl.com.
About the Just For Laughs Group
Founded in 1983, the Just for Laughs Group is the world's largest player in the comedy industry. Under the management of the CH Group, Bell Media and ICM Partners, the company is positioning itself as an international power for multi-platform comedy content creation. Each year, it entertains millions of spectators with festivals on Canadian and international stages, from Montreal - the world's largest comedy event - to Toronto; Vancouver; Sydney, Australia and Bermuda. The Group programs thousands of comedians from Canada and abroad, including established and up-and-coming artists; sets up its own comedy shows and musicals; produces touring shows; broadcasts digital and television content (including Les Gags, programmed in 150 countries and followed by 10 million users on YouTube);www.hahaha.com