Just For Laughs Road Show announces all-star lineup for April show

Guelph, ON January 31, 2013 – The popular Just For Laughs Road Show, spawned from the prestigious comedy festival of the same name, will hit the trail again this spring. The tour is now in its tenth year, and will make a stop at Guelph’s River Run Centre on Thursday, April 18 at 8:00 pm. as part of the Guelph Infiniti Comedy Series. The all-star lineup, announced this week, will feature four of the top comics performing today: Darrin Rose, Mark Watson, Modi and Wil Sylvince.

Fans of the popular CBC comedy, Mr. D, will recognize the Just For Laughs show’s host, Darrin Rose, from his role as Bill the bartender. Hailed as one of the hottest comics in Canada by GQ magazine, Rose is currently the host of Match Game on the Comedy Network, and is a regular cast member on MuchMusic’s Video On Trial. For more information, visit his official website at www.darrinrose.com.

Multi-award winning stand-up comedian and Just For Laughs alum Mark Watson is a former member of the famed Cambridge Footlights, and has been called a “stand-up superstar” by Time Out New York. He has embarked upon multiple world tours, wowing audiences and winning the first-ever Panel Prize at the esteemed Edinburgh Fringe Festival. To learn more, visit Mark’s official website at www.markwatsonthecomedian.com.

Voted one of the Top 10 Comedians in New York City by the Hollywood Reporter and BackStage, Just For Laughs alum Modi is one of the hottest comedians on the scene today. He has made television appearances on hit shows including CSI: NY, The Sopranos, and Last Comic Standing. Learn more about Modi at www.modilive.com.

Brooklyn-born and raised Wil Sylvince is one of the most explosive comedians performing around the world today. Having performed at Just For Laughs Festivals numerous times, he most recently brought down the house at last year’s TBS Just For Laughs Festival in Chicago. He has earned standing ovations on Def Jam and Showtime at the Apollo. Check out Wil’s videos at www.wilsylvince.com.

Tickets start at $40 for adults or $38 for students and seniors. $5.00 eyeGO tickets are available for high school students with valid ID. $20 uGO tickets are available to university and college students with valid ID. Tickets are available at the River Run Box Office, or online at riverrun.ca.

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