Laffer fest returns in 2007

South Beach Comedy Festival signs on for second round

Comedy Central, the William Morris Agency and Fantasma Prods. will produce a second South Beach Comedy Festival.

Four-day fest debuted in January and featured perfs by Univision TV host Fernando Arau, Mario Cantone, Dane Cook, Greg Giraldo, Kathy Griffin, D.L. Hughley and David Spade.

Fest will return in January 2007 and will tape specials at the fest showcasing established talent and up-and-coming Latino and urban comedians.

Free stand-up concerts taped on Lincoln Road were available online via Comedy Central’s “MotherLoad,” and channel plans to bring those shows back to online auds.

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