Jimmy Carr Katherine Ryan and Fern Brady

along with Amy Schumer and Rick Mercer,  join Just For Laughs comedy festival lineup

Comedians Amy Schumer, Jimmy Carr, and Fortune Feimster are joining the lineup for the 40th anniversary of Just For Laughs this summer in Montreal.

After two years of virtual and hybrid festivals, the famed Canadian comedy celebration is adding more names to its in-person event, including homegrown comics Rick Mercer, Katherine Ryan and DeAnne Smith.

Other acts joining the schedule include Maria Bamford, Jimmy O. Yang, Matteo Lane, Fern Brady and Dara O’Briain.

Organizers say this year’s performances will be held in arenas, concert venues, and clubs from July 13 to 31.

A 40th anniversary gala show will take place at the Place des Arts on July 30 with surprise guests set to appear.

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