Just For Laughs Ticket Alert: LA vs NY Panel with Six Great Comics and Unmasked with Howie Mandel

Note: You must request tickets using the form below.  The show will not be accepting requests via Twitter for this Event

 is taking Unmasked Back on the Road and Heading North!  The critically acclaimed long format talk show is going to Montreal in July, and it’s just been announced that Bennington has grabbed an incredible guest for Unmasked at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival- Howie Mandel! Ron will also be hosting an incredible Panel with some of the best comedians from both coasts hammering out once and for all, which city is the true home of the best stand up comedy in the world. And you can request tickets to be at both shows.

Comedy’s Great Debate: New York vs Los Angeles with Ron Bennington, Jim Norton, Big Jay Oakerson, Ari Shaffir, Brad Williams, Doug Benson and Laurie Kilmartin

On Thursday July 26 at 5pm, Ron will spend an hour with six of the greatest comedians from both coasts. Comedians come from all over the world to perform comedy at Just for Laughs with the large majority of the headliners hailing from New York City or Los Angeles.  It’s the great debate that almost every comedian has considered at some point in their career.  Should I move to LA?  Should I move to NYC? Where is the best place to perform comedy, to see comedy, and to become a great comedian.

SiriusXM host Ron Bennington will moderate a conversation with a panel of some of the best headliners who call New York or Los Angeles home to settle the question of which city offers a better experience in Stand Up Comedy.  With Jim Norton, Ari Shaffir, Big Jay Oakerson, Doug Benson, Brad Williams and Laurie Kilmartin.

Thursday, July 26 
1700 – 1800 (5:00 – 6:00 PM)

Location: Hyatt Regency – Soprano Room, Level 4 
Address: 1255 Rue Jeanne Mance, Montreal, QC, H5B 1E5

UNMASKED: A Conversation with Howie Mandel About Comedy and JFL: Past Present and Future 

On Friday July 27th at 1pm Canada’s own Howie Mandel will sit down with SiriusXM host Ron Bennington for an hour conversation about Howie’s incredible career.  Mandel is one of the great headlining stand up comedians and he has had a gigantic crossover career on television and in film.  Howie has been a gigantic presence at Just for Laughs in the past, and recently Howie was part of the group that bought the Just for Laughs Comedy Group which includes the Just for Laughs festival, so he’ll also be talking about the past, present and future of the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to sit down with one of comedy’s greatest and most influential artists.  In the one hour series, Bennington interviews the biggest names in comedy about their craft, and their creativity in front of a live audience. If you will be in Montreal, or can get there, you can come see this amazing live Unmasked taping.

Friday, July 27
1300 – 1400 (1:00 – 2:00 PM)

Location: Hyatt Regency – Soprano C, Level 4
Address: 1255 Rue Jeanne Mance, Montreal, QC, H5B 1E5


How to Get Free Tickets

Don’t miss these amazing comedy events. It’s simple to request tickets to either (or both) tapings, just scroll down below and fill out the form. Please be sure you can make it before you request tickets. You will need to be at The Hyatt Regency Montreal, 30 minutes before the time of the taping. If you are selected to attend the Unmasked, you will receive an email confirmation, so keep an eye on your email.

The Unmasked series documents the careers of the very best comedy writers, directors, filmmakers, actors, screenwriters, satirists, political comedians, comedic musicians and of course, stand up comedians in the business. With over 125 episodes so far, Unmasked is a veritable archive of the greatest comedy of our time. Past Unmasked guests have included , Patrice O’Neal and over 100 more comedy greats.

In addition to hosting “Unmasked”,  hosts a daily comedy talk show, “Bennington” with his co-host Gail Bennington on SiriusXM’s Raw Dog Comedy Channel from noon to 3pm et.

Here’s How to Request Tickets for Unmasked in Montreal

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