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Milwaukee Comedy presents live comedy shows and events all over Brew City and also offers this site as a hub for comedy fans, comedians and the public at large to discover all the great laughs happening in the area.Our shows often feature stand up, sketch comedy or improv in the same line up. We combine different comedic forms and you get a truly unique night of entertainment in a fun and welcoming environment.
There are plenty of laughs for you through our live comedy events year-round and we pride ourselves on presenting high quality and affordable comedy shows. Many of the performers featured in past comedy shows go on to work in television and movies. Milwaukee Comedy offers a wide-range of entertainment, there are always new and exciting laughs to discover!
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Check out one of our upcoming shows listed below or see other comedy events around Milwaukee (not just ours!) with our Comedy Events Calendar.
An all new monthly comedy showcase on Milwaukee’s East Side! Presented by Good City Brewing and Milwaukee Comedy, this show will present the finest in local and regional comedy acts. Checkout hilarious stand up comedy and delicious craft beer with Craft Brew Comedy!
Tickets are only $7 pre-sale or $10 at the door. Doors open at 6:30 so get there early and enjoy some delicious food and craft beer from Good City. The show starts at 7:30pm. Seating is general admission.
Good City – Good Comedy!
Craft Brew Comedy
Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
at Good City Hall , 2108 North Farwell Ave., Milwaukee, WI
Doors open 6:30p, Show at 7:30pm
TODD BARRY – 30TH ANNIVERSARY CROWD WORK TOUR!
9:30pm show added by popular demand!
7:30pm show is SOLD OUT
Deadpan and hilarious, Todd Barry brings his renowned Crowd Work tour to Milwaukee Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 7:30pm. The New York Times referred to Todd Barry as a “master of standup” and “…few comics are more consistently funny.” You have seen him on Comedy Central, HBO, Conan, Jimmy Kimmel, Chappelle’s Show, Sex and the City, and even Sesame Street! A night of laughs you don’t want to miss!
Todd Barry – 30th Anniversary Crowd Work Tour!
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Doors open 30 minutes prior to show time. Show at 7:30pm and 9:30pm
at The Underground Collaborative, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave. (Lower Level, below TJ Maxx in the Grand Ave.)
About Todd Barry….
New York City-based comedian and actor Todd Barry is widely recognized for his roles as the bongo-playing “Third Conchord” on HBO’s Flight of the Conchords and Mickey Rourke’s deli boss in 2009 Oscar winner The Wrestler, and renowned throughout the entertainment industry for his nuanced, measured, and thoroughly original approach to stand-up. Drawing audience members in with his deadpan self-deprecation and ability to pile punchline upon punchline, his decidedly low-key stage persona belies a deeply intelligent, often biting, occasionally absurdist worldview, one lauded by discerning fans who seek a fresh yet honest update to traditional observation and social commentary.
Boasting multiple stand-up appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and two Comedy Central Presents specials, and his latest one hour Comedy Central special Super Crazy. Todd’s resume also includes such hit TV shows as Louie, Delocated, Bored to Death, Tim and Eric, Chappelle’s Show, Sex and the City, and even Sesame Street. Among his additional feature-film highlights are Todd Phillips’s Road Trip, Louis CK’s Pootie Tang, and Mitch Hedberg’s Los Enchiladas.
You can see him soon at Sigourney Weaver’s right hand man in Amy Heckerling’s Vamps, and as Paul Rudd’s co-worker in David Wain’s Wanderlust. Internationally he has performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival, the Vancouver International Comedy Festival, and Kilkenny, Ireland’s Cat Laughs Festival.
Todd has been heard on both The Howard Stern Show and The Bob & Tom Show, and his albums Medium Energy, Falling Off the Bone, and From Heaven are available from Comedy Central Records, Amazon and iTunes. He has earned the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival’s Jury Award, praise from Ricky Gervais as one of the best comedians of 2009, and accolades from The Onion’s A.V. Club, which declared Medium Energy one of the best comedy albums of the decade.
Todd was the subject of a recent New York Times Arts section cover story, which referred to him as a “master of standup” and noted “when it comes to live performance, few comics are more consistently funny.”
In April 2013 the Todd Barry Podcast debuted. It reached #1 on the iT
“Comedy savants revere this Conan and Letterman veteran’s hushed, singsong sarcasm.” – Entertainment Weekly
“Piercing, blinding, slaying, violating wit.” – NPR
“Infuses his observational comedy with a wonderfully individual disdain.” – The Times of London
“He doesn’t suffer fools, and fortunately for his comedy his definition of ‘fool’ doesn’t discriminate.” – Pitchfork.com
“Acerbic wit, deadpan delivery and wickedly smart punchlines.” – Time Out New York
“Barry is so beautifully arid he is positively parched.” – London Evening Standard
“The success lies with the delivery, and in his ability to seamlessly merge ad-libbed material with his prepared schtick.” – The Age, Melbourne
We are Milwaukee’s premier live comedy production company, presenting dozens of unique and original events every year in intimate and exciting venues across Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Comedy brings local and national acts to the stage, producing some of the cities most popular comedic events including the annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival, Wisconsin’s largest multi-day comedy event. Milwaukee Comedy also works with businesses of all sizes (including several Fortune 500 companies!) in Event Production, Creative Consultation, Team Building and Workshops.We are a local business run by people passionate about comedy. Live Local, Laugh Local!
Milwaukee Comedy has worked with these and other fine organizations: