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COMEDY AT THE LONGBOAT

Come be part of the live audience and watch Canada’s own Robby HoffmanDJ Demers, and Mark Forward as they tape their new stand-up specials for CraveTV at Toronto’s Longboat Hall as part of JFL42!


ABOUT JFL42

Established in 2012 and now in its seventh year, JFL42 is a pass-based interactive comedy Festival in Toronto created by Group Just For Laughs. Developed with a mandate to celebrate the most hilarious, innovative, riveting and relevant comedy experiences in the world with Toronto audiences, JFL42’s unique interactive pass-based ticketing and reservation system makes it the first comedy festival of its kind. In addition to JFL42, Just For Laughs has produced the world’s most prestigious comedy festival in Montreal for the past 35 years and in recent years has launched festivals in Sydney, Vancouver, and London, England.

For more information, visit: www.jfl42.com


 Robby hoffman

Robby hoffman

Robby Hoffman - “I’m Nervous” - Wednesday September 26th, show starts at 7:00 p.m.

Robby is an American / Canadian writer & performer who just wrapped writing for THE CHRIS GETHARD SHOW on TruTV. This year, she was named one of Comedy Central’s Up Next comedians. She was recently a writer on the popular CBC show WORKIN’ MOMS, which was created and stars Catherine Reitman. Robby also worked on BARONESS VON SKETCH, the Canadian show that will be airing on IFC, and won an Emmy for her work on ODD SQUAD; a kid’s show that airs on PBS in the states. As a comedian, festivals include Just For Laughs in Montreal, Bridgetown, and Crom Festival in Denver.

All audience members must be 16+


 dj demers

dj demers

DJ Demers - Wednesday September 26th, show starts at 9:30 p.m.
*This show will have an ASL interpreter*   

DJ Demers is an award-winning stand-up comedian. He appeared on season 11 of America’s Got Talent. He has performed stand-up on Conan twice and was the winner of the 2014 Homegrown Comics Competition at the prestigious Just For Laughs festival in Montreal. After winning the competition, DJ was invited to perform at a TV taping, the first time that has happened in festival history.
DJ was also a featured performer at Toronto’s JFL42 comedy festival in 2014, the winner of the 2013 Toronto Comedy Brawl, was a finalist in NBC’s Stand-up for Diversity, and won ‘Best Breakout Artist’ at the 2015 Canadian Comedy Awards. In 2018 DJ’s album [Indistinct Chatter] was nominated for a Juno Award for Best Comedy Album.

All audience members must be 16+


 Mark Forward

Mark Forward

Mark Forward - “Mark Forward wins all the Awards” - Thursday September 27th, shows start at 7:00 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.

Mark Forward is a multiple award winning comedian. He has performed at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and recently made his 10th appearance at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. He has appeared on John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show on Comedy Central, and has made multiple appearances on the Late Late Show on CBS. Also an accomplished actor, Mark was a writer and cast member on The Jon Dore Television Show on IFC and The Comedy Network, he’s a series regular on CraveTV’s Letterkenny, and played Donny Mashman in season 3 of Fargo on FX.

All audience members must be 16+