Spectacles / Shows

12 July 2016

AFTER US THE SAVAGE GOD

Dancing Monkey Laboratories

An energetic staged reading of a new play AFTER US THE SAVAGE GOD by Mike Czuba - with drinks! The history books all suggest the writer and full time lunatic, Alfred Jarry, died from a combination of malnutrition and a super-human consumption of alcohol. After Us The Savage God will offer another hypothesis – Time travel.

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21 July 2016–
23 July 2016

OFF-JFL - The Sketch Republic Presents: Sadie Hawkins Day

Just for Laughs

The Sketch Republic, Montreal's premiere monthly sketch comedy show, proudly presents Sadie Hawkins Day from NYC's Matt Barats and John Reynolds. On the night where the girls ask the boys, it's finally the teacher's turn in this raucous new show containing giant lizards, tons of beer, the 'you can do it guy', and references to some of your favorite Oceans 11 characters.

Each performance will also feature sets from Montreal sketch heavyweights!

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21 July 2016–
23 July 2016

OFF-JFL - Derek Seguin: 43.0

Just for Laughs

Derek Seguin 43.0 delves deep into the challenges of being a single dad in your forties, with a girlfriend that has no kids, living in an ever-changing and all too supercilious world. His Québecois flare and original point of view will make you think, make you re-evaluate, and above all; will have you howling with laughter. See one of Canada's fastest rising, most "in demand" comic voices, and winner of the 2015 Sirius XM's Top Comic competition; Derek Seguin.

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21 July 2016

OFF-JFL - Best of Fringe Cabaret with Al Lafrance

Just for Laughs

A showcase of the best Fringe artists Montreal has to offer. Follow the #fringebuzz leading up to the fest, and join us for a multidisciplinary Cabaret night of indie theatre, comedy, burlesque and more!

Hosted by Al Lafrance.

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22 July 2016

OFF-JFL: Confabulation

Just for Laughs

Confabulation is Montreal's original monthly, all-true storytelling series. Now in our sixth year, the show features true stories, without notes, props or gimmicks, shared by the people that lived them.

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23 July 2016

OFF-JFL - Life Lessons: A Live Comedy Talk Show

Just for Laughs

Drown your sorrows with hosts Keith Waterfield and Leighland Beckman as they and their guests try to find the funny in their sad, depressing & possibly embarrassing tales. Encouraged by libations the guests will guide you through some of the deepest darkest moments of their lives as the hosts offer their sound advice followed by a prescription for future success.

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25 July 2016–
30 July 2016

OFF-JFL - Janeane Garofalo

Just for Laughs

Actress and comedian Janeane Garofalo has been an American institution since she burst onto the scene in 1992. She has had many memorable and critically acclaimed roles in films such as The Truth About Cats and Dogs, Wet Hot American Summer, Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion, and The Cable Guy. Candid and witty, Janeane promises to give a top-notch performance.

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25 July 2016–
28 July 2016

OFF-JFL : 24 Hours with Mary Lynn Rajskub

Just for Laughs

Mary Lynn gets knocked up by a hunky stranger, becomes the good wife and mother, blows all her cash, and takes a yoga instructor’s advice to invest in tiny horses to save her marriage. Nancy Cartwright’s Spotted Cow will be producing the 24 star’s much-anticipated one-woman show. The show is also produced by Marshall Cordell and will be directed by Spotted Cow’s Peter Kjenaas, and will play at OFF-JFL before moving on to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this summer.

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25 July 2016–
27 July 2016

OFF-JFL - Tom Green: Live

Just for Laughs

You know Tom Green from movies like Freddy Got Fingered and MTV's the Tom Green Show. After touring the world, Tom is bringing his outrageous stand up comedy show, Tom Green: Live to OFF-JFL.

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29 July 2016–
30 July 2016

OFF-JFL - Scott Thompson: That Trigger’s Crazy

Just for Laughs

You know Scott Thompson from such ground-breaking television series as Larry Sanders, Hannibal and The Kids in the Hall where he created such memorable characters as businessman Danny Husk, B movie star Francesca Fiore and of course, barfly Buddy Cole. Now he has taken off the wigs, got up off the bar stool and grabbed the microphone. Yes, ladies, gentlemen and otherwise, Scott Thompson is taking on the art of stand up comedy. So if you like salacious showbiz stories, hilarious sexual adventures and boundary pushing comedy from an aging enfant terrible this is the show for you.

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