Laughter on the 23rd Floor

All good things must come to an end, they say. So we’re sorry to inform you this is the last weekend of Neil Simon’s “Laughter on the 23rd Floor.” As Bonnie North wrote for WUWM (89.7 FM), the production begun April 23 by upstart Broccoli Theatricals succeeds in sharing the genius of sketch comedy master […]

Brian Posehn @ Milwaukee Comedy Fest

Brian Posehn will perform at Turner Hall Ballroom for the finale of the 10th annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival. Milwaukee Comedy and The Pabst Theater announced May 1 that the journeyman comedian best known for playing the pot-smoking neighbor on Comedy Central’s “The Sarah Silverman Program” will be capping off the 2015 Milwaukee Comedy Fest on […]

Nick Vatterott does Milwaukee May 16

Recall Nick Vatterott’s recent appearance on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (or watch the clip below), and you’ll recognize that this comedian is not just a joke-teller. Vatterott is a brilliant, multidimensional comedic entertainer. For one night only, you can experience Vatterott live in the intimate Arcade Theatre in Downtown Milwaukee. Nick Vatterott – 8 […]

Hamming for Hamlet

Hamlet is back. And he’s funnier than ever. Save the date: Saturday, May 30. That’s when you have a chance to see some of Milwaukee’s brightest comedy talent and contribute to the world premiere of Patrick Schmitz‘s “The Comedy of Hamlet…kinda sorta.” Patrick is following the success of last summer’s parody of Romeo & Juliet with a […]

Matt Griffo does music funny

Rochester, N.Y., and Milwaukee, Wis., are a lot a like. Both are situated on Great Lakes, have a river running through the downtown and have been home to iconic global brands such as Kodak and Harley-Davidson. Matt Griffo grew up in Rochester before earning his musical comedy chops in Chicago. Maybe that’s partly why he seems […]

Comedic Double Feature

Lisan Wood and Ryan Lowe, of RagTime and Lone Wolf Comedy, respectively, are cooking up a multi-artist, multimedia comedy show that includes sketch comedy, improvisation and the world premiere of two comedic short films. A Comedic Double Feature – 8 p.m. Friday, April 24 From Facebook: Don’t miss the event that brings together some of the best […]

Comedy Night in Retro

Have a blast from your past by enjoying an all-new rerun of one of your favorite childhood TV sitcoms. Retro Comedy Night – 8 p.m. Saturday, April 18 This is when some of Milwaukee’s finest comedians gather for a one-time re-enactment of an episode of one of your old beloved TV serials from the `70s, […]

Economics of T.I.M.

Economics 101 tells you it’s all about supply and demand. As public demand for a show exceeds the number of seats in the theater, then the show can charge more for the tickets and still expect to have a full house. The Improvised Musical – 7:30 pm Thursday, April 16 Closing in on four years […]

Steve Breese at Comedy Cafe

Congratulations to Steve Breese, a Milwaukee comedy talent and indispensable Milwaukee Comedy behind-the-scenes workhorse. This weekend, April 9-11, Steve appears at Milwaukee’s Comedy Cafe, along with Carmen Morales, setting up the laughs for headliner John Conroy. From the Cafe: D.C. native, John Conroy, has devoted himself to making people laugh. John’s material is smart, aggressive and […]

Broadminded brings Guests

Leave it to those long-lasting ladies of laughter. Broadminded Comedy has thrown down the welcome mat and invited some of Milwaukee’s funniest guests to appear with them in their latest sketch comedy show. Broadminded: Be Our Guest – April 3, 4, 10, 11 The all-female troupe – which has been together as long as the […]