SockiTumi – Dinner and a Punchline

With the first weekend of the month comes another round of The SockitTumi Comedy Hour. Each first Saturday, Steve Breese puts on a comedy show in the Buddha Lounge at Sake Tumi, the funnily named Asian restaurant in downtown Milwaukee, 714 N. Milwaukee St. But it’s not just a lounge of laughs with powerful rice […]

Road Kill barrels into Milwaukee

Road Kill Comedy: Making Their Dreams Come True Milwaukee’s underground comedy scene may be embarking on a new breakthrough – touring comedians making Milwaukee a destination for up-and-coming comedians to spread their humor to residents of Cream City. The Road Kill Comedy Tour will be the first group of comedians from L.A. to make a […]

Tall Boys long form big laughs

They’re useful not just for getting those cans you can’t reach off the top shelf in the supermarket. Tall Boys can make you laugh. Big time! You might say they’re the height of comedy, the upper tier of funny. And this weekend, without having to stand on your tippy toes, you’ll get a couple of chances to […]

10th Milwaukee Comedy Fest – Aug. 6-9

First Day of March question for you: What comes in like a lamb and goes out like a lion? Answer: Milwaukee comedy audiences roaring with approving laughter at each of the first nine Milwaukee Comedy Festivals. This one’s easier: What comes right after nine? 10th Milwaukee Comedy Fest – Aug. 6-9, 2015 And if you […]

No Dice – DnD improv

James Boland, who improvises comedy around Milwaukee with Tall Boys and Busy Bar, is performing his Dungeons & Dragons-inspired improv show once again. No Dice: Improv DnD – 8 p.m., Saturday Feb. 28 From Facebook: From the land of Hilaria comes Bolan the Comedian funniest, warrior of the realm, with his Macerophone and his mighty […]

Retro Comedy Night Saturday

For one night and one night only this month, Milwaukee Comedy and the Underground Collaborative will indulge in your lifelong fantasy of being in the live studio audience of one of your all-time favorite TV sitcoms. Except, you don’t get to pick the sitcom. You won’t even know which sitcom it is until just before […]

Milwaukee improv building

Rumblings in the Milwaukee comedy community show a growing improv scene, and it’s not surprising to see ComedySportz at the epicenter. The 30-year-old international innovator in short-form competitive improv includes workshops, a venue for other performers and outreach through mobile shows at schools and businesses. Jack Martin recalls seeing ComedySportz at a work function years […]

Romeo & Juliet, laugh on

Patrick Schmitz has announced that Muskego High School has bought the rights to his parody, “The Comedy of Romeo & Juliet…Kinda Sorta” and is scheduled to present the play the first weekend in May. The students of Muskego High will perform the funniest teenage tragedy you’ll ever see, with 7 o’clock shows on Friday and Saturday […]

WUWM at Nite for laughs and more

Have you heard? WUWM Radio – 89.7 FM has been spicing up its local programming via WUWM at Nite and including more voices from the local scenes. For instance, you can hear the latest from Ex Fabula, the Milwaukee-based story-telling group, after 9 p.m. on Wednesdays. Ex Fabula has a contributor page on WUWM’s website. Of course, this […]

T.I.M. improvises a song cycle

As has been the case for nearly every third Thursday for going on four years, T.I.M. (The Improvised Musical) takes the stage Feb. 19 at ComedySportz, 420 S. 1st St. However, this month, there are some twists. From Facebook: TIM (The Improvised Musical) takes on a new challenge this month. With a stripped down cast […]