Just for Laughs Festival gears up

Spoof metal band Spinal Tap and its main players, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer, will take the stage at Montreal’s 19th Just for Laughs Festival. Joining them as headliners will be Will & Grace‘s Megan Mullally, Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart and Jeff Foxworthy, organizers of the event said Tuesday. Other performers slated to appear are Darrell Hammond (Saturday Night Live), Joy Behar (The View), Marla Sokoloff (The Practice) and Scott Thompson (The Kids in the Hall). The festival, running July 12 through July 22, will showcase 49 stand-up shows, as well as theater, film and dance.