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Comedy Festival Montreal 2011: Just For Laughs Highlights

Just For Laughs Festival 2011: Stand-Up Acts You Won't Want to Miss

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Once described by Monty Python's John Cleese as the "lost Python," British comic Eddie Izzard performs his 2009 show "Stripped" at the 2011 Jut for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal.

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Just For Laughs 2011: Stand-Up Highlights
Anyone seriously staking a career in comedy knows one gig performed at the right time in front of the right people at Montreal's Just for Laughs comedy fest can change everything. Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Dave Chappelle, Denis Leary and even this year's headliner, Craig Ferguson, saw their career take off in North America after performing in Montreal. But who will the 2011 edition's discoveries be? A mix of household names who paid their dues and made it as well as up-and-comers whose talent and efforts could be on the brink of paying off, below's list of 2011 highlights, complete with contextually relevant clips, may very well feature the next big comedy sensation.

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