Halloween Comedy Show: Trick & Treat

Many of us live all year long for Halloween. So we’re not going to let it get confined to just one day. That’s why you’ll find plenty of Halloween-flavored entertainment options well before and past Oct. 31. And you can include this: Halloween Comedy Show, Saturday, Nov. 1 As Tyler Maas explains in the Milwaukee […]

Fresh Fish and Shtick

The SockiTumi Comedy Hour returns to Sake Tumi on Saturday, November 1st in The Buddha Lounge at 8pm! Sake Tumi (714 N Milwaukee St, Downtown Milwaukee) provides at great dinner and show special for $25 (or $10 at door-includes one free drink)! The show will feature local talents of Mario Robinson, Greg Bach, Steve Breese, […]

No. Thank YOU, broadminded.

Even as Milwaukee’s sketch comedy scene grows, the local deans of the genre continue to raise the bar. Broadminded comedy performed again in the Milwaukee Comedy Festival (as they have for every one of the nine annual events. And they’re cooking up another course of belly-busting humor just in time for the Macy’s parade and the […]

Live, from New York, it’s T.I.M.

Just back from their performance in the New York Musical Improv Festival, the cast and crew of T.I.M. (The Improvised Musical) are all set for their monthly extravaganza at ComedySportz. Seeing how they were on their way to New York during their regularly scheduled Milwaukee appearance – on the third Thursday of every month, T.I.M. is […]

Evil Dead: The Musical – Milwaukee

Feels like you’ve waited a lifetime to go to the Dead? Well, wait no more. Evil Dead: The Musical Milwaukee! runs from Thursday, Oct. 23 to Saturday, Nov. 1. If you’re unfamiliar with the story, here’s what Facebook says about it: “Five college students spend the weekend in an abandoned cabin in the woods, accidentally […]

Vote, see W. Kamau Bell

First. Be sure to vote Nov. 4. Second. Celebrate that exercise of democracy (and your survival of the political campaigns) by treating yourself to see W. Kamau Bell, whom The New York Times calls “the most promising new talent in political comedy in many years.” Bell is creator, writer and host of the critically acclaimed […]

Talented Time Behind Bars

Comedy is a tough business. Really tough. But it’s probably not as tough as doing it behind bars.  A new comedy documentary (narrated by Ice-T!) on just that subject is in production. Inmates With Talent is “a very funny reality comedy about a wild talent contest in a real working prison with over 2,000 inmates. Skinheads and […]

Milwaukee standup samplers

Like Autumn leaves, Milwaukee standup comedy comes in breath-taking variety – and seems to be everywhere you turn. This week, for instance, you can experience Milwaukee standup comedy at any number of places, including: Steve Breese is hosting the weekly Comedy Show Comedy Show Open Mic. If that sounds redundant, note that the forum requires […]

Plan on Variety Hour Saturday

If you think you’ve got something better to do Saturday night in Milwaukee, it’s only because you don’t already know about the Variety Hour Happy Hour. Two points on that: Where have you been? Get ready to change your plans. Variety is the key here. It’s a comedy show with sketches and stand-up and music […]

Retro Comedy, localized TV sitcom

So the deal is that no one who knows is supposed to talk about which popular TV sitcom from the ‘70s, ‘80s or ‘90s will have an episode staged live at Milwaukee’s Arcade Theatre for Retro Comedy Night. The idea is to surprise comedy-goers with one of their favorite shows from back when and to […]