Free Open Improv Wednesday

Free Open Improv is back at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8. That’s because Free Open Improv runs fortnightly. That’s every other week. And we didn’t have it last week, but we had it two weeks ago. So… Join us. Bring friends. We’re now into our fourth month, and the participation keeps growing. The comers range […]

Milwaukee Comedy Podcast – Ep 4 with Tom Clark

We’re back, you’re back and the podcast is back! On this episode we have the incredible Tom Clark! He was in town at the Comedy Cafe and he was gracious enough to sit down with Greg and talk about his twenty year career in comedy! Follow him on twitter @tomclarkcomedy and for all things Tom, […]

Comedians for Critters

We got a note from our old friend, Milwaukee-reared nationally touring comedian Dobie Maxwell. “It’s not often I ask for favors, but right now I can really use your help,” Dobie writes. He is putting together a benefit comedy show. It’s at 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 5, at Shank Hall, 1434 N. Farwell Ave. He […]

Goodnight Milwaukee: Second Round

Remember how a long, long time ago, last week, we told you about The Goodnight Milwaukee Show with Jake Kornely and Tyler Menz? We called them likable and clever and applauded them and their cast, including Greg Bach, Erik Koconis, Lee Rowley and Chris Schmidt, for intelligent entertainment and variety and yada, yada, yada. Remember that? Well, […]

Nick Thune this Wednesday!

It has been almost a month since we first told you that Nick Thune is coming to the Underground Collaborative’s Arcade Theatre. This Wednesday, he finally arrives. Here’s what appeared in the Columbia Chronicle about Thune’s Midwest Tour with Doogie Horner, which swerves into Chicago after one night in Milwaukee. The Seattle-based standup explained to […]

Milwaukee’s late-night comedy show

Find a clever, likable guy, dress him in a suit and tie, stand him in front of an audience, then seat him behind a desk beside a couch. That’s your basic formula for late-night talk shows. Here’s the twist. Find two clever, likable guys, dress them, stand them both in front of an audience and […]

Midnite Show Before Bedtime!

You know you’re in for a treat when one of the funniest improv groups in town performs a special show on a special night! The Midnite Show, (normally on Saturday nights at ComedySportz) is coming to the Comedy Cafe this Thursday at 8pm! The Midnite Show is Milwaukee’s uncensored improv comedy troupe. The shows are sometimes […]

Ragtime Variety Hour Friday

The Ragtime Variety Hour is an all-new show that showcases standup comedy and sketch comedy and sprinkles it with music in between. It’s presented by Lisan Wood and Liza Marie and “features comedians and musicians from Milwaukee and beyond” as they say. Among the comedians: Sammy Arechar Frankie JM Stacy Pawlowski Allison Dunne  Powering the […]

Wednesday: Free Open Improv returns

You know it’s a special week when in the middle of it you’ve got something fun and free and creative to enjoy. That’s the case this week. Because this Wednesday – Wednesday, Sept. 24 – is the next Free Open Improv. That’s why. Members of Sketch Marks take on all comers – from novice to pro – and gently guide […]

Improvised Musical and a Raffle

We’ve reported before that Milwaukee’s T.I.M. (The Improvised Musical) will be performing in the New York Musical Improv Festival. We also told you that T.I.M. was trying to raise money to help fund the trip. Well, that campaign closed Sept. 13 and appears a little short of the goal. But you know what they say: The […]