John Heffron to host Atlantic Canada leg of The Capital One Just For Laughs Comedy Tour



    Kicking off October 20 in Saint John, NB and heading across Canada coast
    to coast

    MONTREAL, Sept. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - Just For Laughs is thrilled to announce
that Last Comic Standing winner (season 2) John Heffron will host the Atlantic
Canada leg of The Capital One Just For Laughs Comedy Tour 2008 from Saint.
John, NB to St. John's, NFLD alongside a killer line-up of talent from
Scotland, England, Ireland, Canada and the U.S. Joining the entire tour from
coast to coast are special guest and Scottish superstar, Danny Bhoy; Canadian
talent Pete Zedlacher; Irish breakout star David O'Doherty and Brit funnyman
Hal Cruttenden. For information on tickets and dates visit:
www.hahaha.com/comedytour

    Host: John Heffron (U.S.A.)
    ---------------------------

    Season two winner of NBC's hit reality series "Last Comic Standing,"
comedian John Heffron has become the comic to watch and love. This Detroit
funnyman recently nabbed a development deal with ABC for his own sitcom and
also just released his third comedy CD The Better Half. He served this past
summer as a celebrity roaster on the dais for one of his childhood idols -
Gene Simmons of KISS and since winning "Last Comic Standing", Heffron has been
on the road non-stop, performing across the country including the 20-city
Maxim/Bud Light "Real Men of Comedy Tour" and three appearances at Just For
Laughs. John has made numerous television appearances including The Tonight
Show with Jay Leno and The Late Late Show and can also be seen and heard
online hosting his own hour-long radio show John Heffron's Class Clown on
www.Nowlive.com.

    
               The 2008 Capital One Just For Laughs Comedy Tour
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                          Atlantic Canada Itinerary
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    DATE               CITY                VENUE
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    Mon-20-Oct-08      Saint John, NB      Imperial Theatre
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    Wed-22-Oct-08      Moncton, NB         Capitol Theatre
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    Thu-23-Oct-08      Moncton, NB         Capitol Theatre
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    Fri-24-Oct-08      Charlottetown, PEI  Confederation Centre for the Arts
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    Sat-25-Oct-08      Halifax, NS         Rebecca Cohn Auditorium -
                                           Dalhousie Arts Centre
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    Sun-26-Oct-08      St John's, NL       St. John's Arts and Culture Centre
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    Mon-27-Oct-08      St. John's, NL      St. John's Arts and Culture Centre
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    No need to pack your bags! We're bringing world-class comedy right to your
door. Don't miss the 2008 Capital One Just For Laughs Comedy Tour: United in
Laughter this fall in a city near you.


                               Saint John, NB
                               --------------

                        Monday, October 20 at 7:00 PM
                               Imperial Theatre
               Tickets ($39.50 tax included plus facility fee)
                   on sale Monday, September 8 at 10:00 am
                       at Imperial Theatre Box Office
                   or call 506-674-4100 or 1-800-323-7469
                   Buy online at www.imperialtheatre.nb.ca


                                 Moncton, NB
                                 -----------

     Wednesday, October 22 at 7:00 PM & Thursday, October 23 at 7:00 pm
                               Capitol Theatre
                 Tickets ($39.50 tax included plus CIF fee)
                     on sale Monday, September 8 at noon
                      at the Capitol Theatre Box Office
                 or call 506-856-4379 or 1-800-567-1922 or at
         Billeterie Loisirs socio-culturels (Université de Moncton)
                             and Frank's Music.
                       Buy online at www.capitol.nb.ca


                             Charlottetown, PEI
                             ------------------

                        Friday, October 24 at 7:00 PM
                             Confederation Centre
                 Tickets ($39.50 tax included plus CIF fee)
                   on sale Monday, September 8 at 10:00 am
                     at Confederation Centre Box Office
                   or call 902-566-1267 or 1-800-565-0278
                  Buy online at www.confederationcentre.com


                                 Halifax, NS
                                 -----------

                   Saturday, October 25 at 7:00 & 9:30 PM
               Rebecca Cohn Auditorium - Dalhousie Arts Centre
                 Tickets ($39.50 tax included plus CIF fee)
                     on sale Monday, September 8 at noon
                     at Dalhousie Arts Centre Box Office
                   or call 902-494-3820 or 1-800-874-1669
                     Buy online at www.artscentre.dal.ca


                               St. John's, NFLD
                               ----------------

             Sunday, October 26 & Monday, October 27 at 7:00 PM
                     St. John's Arts and Culture Centre
                        Tickets ($37.50 tax included)
                   on sale Monday, September 8 at 10:00 am
               at St. John's Arts and Culture Centre Box Office
                   or call 709-729-3900 or 1-800-663-9449
                 Buy online at www.artsandculturecentre.com


         Full details available on our website: hahaha.com/comedytour
    Photos available in the Just For Laughs Press Room at hahaha.com/extra
    




For further information:

For further information: Corrine Leon, National Tour Publicist, Corrine
Leon Communications, (514) 603-6962, corrine@corrineleon.com; Source: Just For
Laughs

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