Just For Laughs brings some of its funniest alumni to Burlington with the Just For Laughs Road Show on Wednesday, April 15 at 8pm at The Burlington Performing Arts Centre. Now in its 12th year touring across Ontario every spring, the Just For Laughs Road Show features four of the best stand-ups straight from the world’s largest and most prestigious comedy Festival including Last Comic Standing winner Alonzo Bodden, Canadian sweetheart and Match Game persona Debra Digiovanni, Canadian Comedy Award winner Mark Forward and British star Gina Yashere.
Alonzo Bodden is an international headliner who has performed worldwide including Just For Laughs in Montreal; Just For Laughs Sydney; Ireland’s Kilkenny Comedy fest; Brighton Beach in the UK; and he’s entertained the troops everywhere from Iraq to Greenland.
Debra DiGiovanni, a Toronto native and recent Los Angeles transplant, is currently a featured panelist on The Comedy Network’s Match Game and a frequent guest on CBC’s wildly popular radio program The Debaters, the latter of which earned her a Canadian Comedy Award nomination for writing on the show.
Mark Forward is a winner! In 2006, he made his first appearance at the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival, where he won the Homegrown Comic Competition. He also won the Canadian Comedy Award for Best New Comer.
Gina Yashere has been a stand-up and TV star in the UK for several years, with appearances on iconic TV shows such as Live At The Apollo, Chelsea Lately, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Live at Gotham to name but a few.
Tickets to the Just For Laughs Road Show at The Burlington Performing Arts Centre on April 15 at 8pm can be purchased online www.burlingtonpac.ca, by phone (905) 681-6000, or in person at the Box Office located at 440 Locust Street in Burlington.