Pete Davidson and John Mulaney among headliners for Just For Laughs Toronto
Gentlemen, cuff your chicks, because Pete Davidson — the human equivalent to catnip for hot women — is coming to town this fall as part of the Just For Laughs Toronto comedy festival.
The confusingly-attractive comic, actor, writer, Kardashian prop and newly-departed SNL alumn is just one of many famous figures announced on Tuesday as a headliner for JFL's grand post-pandy return to the 6ix.
Joining Davidson on the star-studded roster for the 10th anniversary of what used to be known a JFL42 are: John Mulaney, Trevor Noah, Amy Schumer, Issa Rae, Ben Schwartz, Iliza Shlesinger, Mike Birbiglia, Craig Ferguson, Maria Bamford, Marc Maron, Neal Brennan and more.
The fest is scheduled to run from Sept. 22 until Oct. 1 of this year and will feature hundreds of performances across more than 15 different venues in Toronto.
But it's not only the standup sets that people are flying in for; according to organizers, JFL43 is now "the biggest comedy convention in North America, with over 50 fan-centric, up-close-and-personal events like intimate conversations, round tables, TV cast panels, live reads and podcasts."
Attendees will have plenty of opportunities for "meet and greets, autographs and photos," says JFL of the festival, for which 50 more acts are expected to be announced this fall.
The headliner lineup for Just For Laughs Toronto is finally here 🎉 After 2 years off, our festival is back and BIGGER than ever. It’s about time we laugh again! Full launch lineup is on our website 🙌Passes on sale June 17 & tickets on sale June 23: https://t.co/aZuO2uLYS0 pic.twitter.com/TgSobuMqqJ— Just For Laughs Toronto (@JFL_TORONTO) June 14, 2022
Davidson is scheduled to appear at Meridian Hall on September 25, 2022, for an "In Conversation With" show.
Whoever is hosting will undoubtedly bring up the comedian's A++ list of ex-girlfriends (which includes Ariana Grande, Kate Beckinsale and Cindy Crawford's daughter) and his bizarre ongoing feud with Kanye West.
Will the comedy star's current partner, Kim Kardashian, be in attendance? Yes. Definitely. I hope. Maybe. Who knows? Who cares? You do. Don't lie.
No word yet on whether or not Davidson will be doing any actual comedy sets around the festival in addition to his panel thing, or how long he'll be in town for.
John Mulaney, however, is scheduled to perform at Toronto's Scotiabank Arena on September 22 after cancelling no less than four shows in the city since September of 2019.
The accomplished writer and comedian skipped his Toronto show to host Saturday Night Live in February of 2020, enraging thousands of ticketholders, all of whom were most-certainly placated by the fact that he wore a "Toronto" t-shirt on the American TV program.
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