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JFL 42 Primer, 2017

JFL42 starts tonight and it’s basically my favourite time of year. Toronto’s Just For Laughs is still a burgeoning festival, but it’s got the potential to be one of the greats. Due almost entirely to…

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Theatre

The Best Bits of JFL42 2016

For ten days in venues all across Toronto, JFL42 provided festival-goers with an all-you-can-eat array of comedy. In its fifth year, the festival expanded its roster of stand up, sketches, live podcast recordings and improv…

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Theatre

JFL42 2016 First Impressions

Cards on the table, this is straight up PR fluff. However, it’s straight up PR fluff backed by authentic enthusiasm, written by someone with no talent for putting together PR fluff. So take it for…

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Theatre

The Best Bits of JFL42

From the underground stages of Comedy Bar to the cavernous Sony Centre, Just For Laughs’ younger Toronto based sibling assembled a smorgasbord of comedic talent. In its 4th year, JFL42 brought 207 shows to 11…

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CultureFEATURES

JFL 42 REVIEW

Toronto’s Just For laughs iteration, JLF42 was in town and I was very excited to see what it had to offer.  How it works is you get a set number of credits to prebook shows,…

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