You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Montreal playing for laughs

Cosby, Fey, Reiner set for comedy fest

MONTREAL — Bill Cosby, Kelly Ripa, Brad Garrett, Tina Fey, the Blue Man Group, Carl Reiner and Canuck comedian Rick Mercer are set for the Montreal Just for Laughs comedy fest, unspooling July 10-20.

Cosby will headline two shows July 19 at Place des Arts, organizers said Tuesday. Garrett, Mercer, Ripa, Fey and Reiner will host galas, the fest’s prestige shows.

Colin Mochrie, Greg Proops, Brad Sherwood, Jeff Davis and Sean Masterson from “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” will appear as the Improv All Stars July 15-20 at the Monument National.

There are four new club shows this year, Talk of the Fest; “Basile: Growing Up Greek in North America”; Dating It (a mix of standup comedy and speed dating); and Confessing It, where comics reveal their deepest, darkest secrets.

Most of the regular club series are back, notably the popular Nasty Show, with host Bobby Slayton; Queer Comics; Bubbling With Laughter, with hosts Adam Ferrara and Brent Butt; and Laugh-Rodisiacs: The Relationships Show, hosted by Andrew Grose.

Brit playwright Arthur Smith will present his show “Arthur Smith Sings Leonard Cohen,” a tribute to the Montreal singer-songwriter, and the Londoner’s Late Night Tour of Montreal.

More News

  • 'Greatest Showman' Tops Disc Sales Charts

    'Greatest Showman' Tops Disc Sales Charts as 'Last Jedi' Slips to No. 2

    MONTREAL — Bill Cosby, Kelly Ripa, Brad Garrett, Tina Fey, the Blue Man Group, Carl Reiner and Canuck comedian Rick Mercer are set for the Montreal Just for Laughs comedy fest, unspooling July 10-20. Cosby will headline two shows July 19 at Place des Arts, organizers said Tuesday. Garrett, Mercer, Ripa, Fey and Reiner will […]

  • Chanel x Tribeca Film Festival Women's

    Chanel's Tribeca Film Fest Luncheon Toasts to Women's Movements in Industry

    MONTREAL — Bill Cosby, Kelly Ripa, Brad Garrett, Tina Fey, the Blue Man Group, Carl Reiner and Canuck comedian Rick Mercer are set for the Montreal Just for Laughs comedy fest, unspooling July 10-20. Cosby will headline two shows July 19 at Place des Arts, organizers said Tuesday. Garrett, Mercer, Ripa, Fey and Reiner will […]

  • Hans Zimmer90th Annual Academy Awards, Roaming

    Hans Zimmer to Receive Steiner Award at Hollywood in Vienna Gala

    MONTREAL — Bill Cosby, Kelly Ripa, Brad Garrett, Tina Fey, the Blue Man Group, Carl Reiner and Canuck comedian Rick Mercer are set for the Montreal Just for Laughs comedy fest, unspooling July 10-20. Cosby will headline two shows July 19 at Place des Arts, organizers said Tuesday. Garrett, Mercer, Ripa, Fey and Reiner will […]

  • flickr-smugmug

    Verizon Sells Yahoo's Flickr Photo-Sharing Site to SmugMug

    MONTREAL — Bill Cosby, Kelly Ripa, Brad Garrett, Tina Fey, the Blue Man Group, Carl Reiner and Canuck comedian Rick Mercer are set for the Montreal Just for Laughs comedy fest, unspooling July 10-20. Cosby will headline two shows July 19 at Place des Arts, organizers said Tuesday. Garrett, Mercer, Ripa, Fey and Reiner will […]

  • Utopia

    Todd Rundgren and Utopia Talk Reunion Tour, Healing Old Rifts as Hell Freezes Over

    MONTREAL — Bill Cosby, Kelly Ripa, Brad Garrett, Tina Fey, the Blue Man Group, Carl Reiner and Canuck comedian Rick Mercer are set for the Montreal Just for Laughs comedy fest, unspooling July 10-20. Cosby will headline two shows July 19 at Place des Arts, organizers said Tuesday. Garrett, Mercer, Ripa, Fey and Reiner will […]

  • 'Grey's Anatomy' Renewed for Season 15

    'Grey's Anatomy' Renewed for Season 15 at ABC

    MONTREAL — Bill Cosby, Kelly Ripa, Brad Garrett, Tina Fey, the Blue Man Group, Carl Reiner and Canuck comedian Rick Mercer are set for the Montreal Just for Laughs comedy fest, unspooling July 10-20. Cosby will headline two shows July 19 at Place des Arts, organizers said Tuesday. Garrett, Mercer, Ripa, Fey and Reiner will […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content