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Just for Laughs at the Royal

Comedy superstar Rick Mercer hosts Just For Laughs Comedy Night in Canada

Just For Laughs is excited to announce the return of the Just For Laughs Comedy Tour!

Following his successful turn as host in 2019, Canadian comedy legend Rick Mercer returns to lead a stellar line-up of Canada’s most hilarious and diverse comedians.

This 19th edition, titled Just For Laughs Comedy Night in Canada, will feature co-star of STARZ’s Ramy Dave Merheje, Just For Laughs Festival favourite Eman El-Husseini, and 2018 JUNO-award-winner Ivan Decker. Together, these comedians will visit 18 prestigious theatres across the country, starting in Moncton, NB and wrapping up in Victoria, BC on May 22 with a 7 pm show at the Royal Theatre.

The Just For Laughs Tour has been bringing some of its favourite comedians to Canadians from coast to coast for almost 20 years and organizers are excited to welcome audiences back into the theatre for live shows. The tour will be adhering to all local COVID-19 safety protocols in collaboration with each venue and will be closely monitoring the situation in every city it visits.

Rick Mercer is a Canadian comedian, television personality, political satirist and author. He is best known for his work on the CBC Television comedy shows This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Made In Canada and Rick Mercer Report.Mercer has received nearly 30 Gemini Awards and Canadian Screen Awards for his work on television, and his CBC Television special Talking To Americans remains the highest rated Canadian comedy special ever, with 2.7 million viewers.

Mercer is also the author of four books, all of which have been national bestsellers, and has also written for Time, Maclean’s, The Globe and Mail, and The National Post. His newest book—Talking to Canadians: A Memoir —is available now.

He is a recipient of the Governor Generals Performing Arts Award, an Officer of the Order of Canada, and a proud native of St. John’s, Newfoundland.

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