Just for Laughs Toronto Adds Fred Armisen, Russell Peters, Craig Robinson

Plus Jerrod Carmichael, Todd Barry and a free block party

BY Alex HudsonPublished Aug 23, 2022

Just for Laughs Toronto may have lost Pete Davidson from its 2022 lineup, but the festival formerly known as JFL42 has added new performers including Fred Armisen, Russell Peters, Craig Robinson, Jerrod Carmichael and more.

The event has added a free street festival, which runs from September 23 to 25 at Front Street East and Berczy Park. This includes Russell Peters hosting a mashup of comedy and music called the Old School Mixtape Live, actor/comedian Craig Robinson performing with his band the Nasty Delicious, a variety show from Monét X Change and Bob the Drag Queen, musician Tanika Charles, and more.

New additions to the festival's 42 primary performers include Jerrod Carmichael, Fred Armisen (in a panel for his HBO show Los Espookys), Todd Barry, Got Land?, Mark Forward's Alternative Show, Mike Rita, Pat Regan and Nick Thune.

Just for Laughs Toronto runs from September 22 to October 1. Previously announced performers include John Mulaney, Trevor Noah, Amy Schumer, Iliza Shlesinger, Issa Rae, Mike Birbiglia, Marc Maron and others.

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