Game for Comedy Thursday?

Milwaukee had better be in the mood for a whole lot of comedy Thursday night, not the least of which is the Comedy Arcade. The monthly show – 7:30 p.m., at the Arcade Theatre, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., lower level – features genuine Milwaukee stand-up comedy and a brand-new improv act called No Dice. From the website: “No Dice will take you […]

Auf Wiedersehen, Adieu

Musicals tend to be emotional affairs anyway. Expect it to be all the more so at the May show of The Improvised Musical. Because T.I.M. will be saying so long to one of its ensemble, that’s why. From Facebook: “Main Stage cast member Jordan Gwiazdowski is moving to New York at the end of this month! […]

The Mother-load Breakdown!

It’s Mother’s Day Weekend! Check out some comedy and bring your Mom! Retro Comedy Night, Saturday, May 11 features a ton of laughs including stand up from Sarah Connor, sketch comedy with Broadminded Comedy, and of course the Retro Comedy Show – a classic sitcom performed live on stage! The show starts at 8 p.m., […]

Let’s Be Frank, By George!

Milwaukee has quickly become the go-to place for big name performers and comedy acts the last few years. But it’s not too often that one of these top notch names comes to town for a big show AND offers a FREE hands-on workshop at The UC as well. Comedy legend Frank Ferrante will present an […]

We’re Gonna Take It!

Saturday’s Retro Comedy Night is usually packed with a lot of entertainment for the buck, but for some reason, we just keep upping the stakes.  Movie and television star Mark Metcalf will be featured in the retro sitcom portion of the show. Mark has over 70 professional credits to his name including Animal House, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the […]

Crack Open A Funny One!

m4s0n501 Finally a comedy show you can look up too – Tall Boys improv brings you an all new comedy show at The UC April 12th with a stand up Special Guest!  Tall Boys features some of the funniest – and tallest members of the Milwaukee comedy scene in one hilarious improv show: Erik Koconis, Lee Rowley, […]

Learn Some Improv!

Another session of our popular Long Form improv workshop returns to The UC downtown! Learn skills like increasing your confidence, overcoming stage-fright, and of course have lot’s of fun meeting new people! The Long-Form Improv Workshop will be offered for improvisational students of all levels and starts Monday, April 8th. The 6-week workshop will focus on saying “Yes” rather than […]

Welcome to 33rd and State

By Brynne Ramella  According to my parents, I bounded down the stairs one Sunday morning at age 11 and asked them, “Have you ever heard of this show ‘Saturday Night Live’?” I remember being entranced with the show the night before. As I watched it, I thought to myself, “I wish I could write like […]

Witty Workshop!

An all new improv workshop is coming to the Milwaukee Comedy headquarters downtown! Sign up extended to Feb. 11th! The all new Long-Form Improv Workshop will be offered for improvisational students of all levels and starts Monday, Feb. 4th. The 6-week workshop will focus on saying “Yes” rather than “No,” playing to the top of your intelligence, making and trusting […]

Now Open: Improv!

Dating back almost 10 years, Open Improv has taken on many different forms over the ages, but one thing has stayed true: it’s a way for comedians to flex their improv muscles and work with different levels of talent.  This round will offer a little something different: participants are asked to donate $3 to the […]