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 […]

Last Chance: Comedy Festival Submissions

Can you believe it?  The Milwaukee Comedy Festival has been accepting applications for Sketch, Stand Up and Improv comedy for months now and it’s about  time to close the floodgates!  Submissions are scheduled to close Friday, May 1st at 11:59pm! After that, late submissions will be accepted for one week, but word on the street […]

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 […]

Late Show Johnny

The career of Milwaukee stand up comedian Johnny Beehner has been rising through the ranks, and most recently he had a big rise in his career when he appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman. Johnny spoke with Rachel Owens and Matt Kemple as part of their comedy series on WUWM Radio – 89.7 […]

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 […]

Going Underground in the Shepherd

In case you missed it last week, Tea Krulos of the Shepherd Express wrote an informative write up on the local underground comedy scene, and Milwaukee Comedy’s founder and Producer Matt Kemple was interviewed along with local comic greats Sammy Arechar, Jake Kornely and Allison Dunne. Tea had an opportunity to check out last months Retro Comedy Night, which featured comedian Arechar and […]

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, […]