Get Ready to Laugh at JFL42!

12065778_896332787068968_8569664028338109019_nThere is no better feeling than laughing so hard your sides hurt. Better yet – laughing so hard you’re weeping. Thankfully there are plenty of TV shows, movies, and YouTube videos that keep us in stitches year round. But nothing beats live comedy from the greats themselves. Live comedy is the best because it perfectly combines excitement, laughter, and fear – fear of being singled out in the crowd – together to create an amazing evening. This Fall marks the return of Toronto’s JFL42 Comedy Festival. Here’s everything you need to know.

 

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JFL42 is a 10 day event that features shows from your favourite comedians. Where does the 42 come from you ask? There are 42 incredible and hilarious shows to experience – including acts by Jim Gaffigan, Roseanne Barr, Trevor Noah, Demetri Martin, Dan Harmon, Jake and Amir, and Maria Bamford (just to name a handful. Here’s the full list). There are also great comedy shows presented by our city’s greatest comedy groups, such as The Drake Hotel’s Comedy Underground, Altdot Comedy Lounge, and the famous comedic stylings of The Second City. 

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Image via @jfl42 on Instagram

This year the festival is introducing something new to the lineup – ComedyCon – a daytime series that gets you even closer to your favourite comedy stars. There will be conversations with the headliners, Q&A’s, live podcasts, and more! Here are 4 easy steps to help you put together the festival experience you want! There are shows at various venues throughout the city, but you’ll find the top headliners right in our ‘hood at the Sony Centre! The festival runs from September 22 to October 1st, so be sure to get your tickets soon to ensure all the LOLs.

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