Complete Guide to the 2015 Milwaukee Comedy Festival

The Milwaukee Record called it “a true local treasure” and “pretty much the perfect celebration of comedy in Milwaukee“.  We think it’s pretty funny, and have spent the last 10 years growing the Milwaukee Comedy Festival into the largest multi-day comedy event in Wisconsin. In fact there are more than a dozen different shows and events in […]

Extra Laughs at the Milwaukee Comedy Fest

Every year there are a few surprises that pop up for the annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival, and 2015 marks the most added and special events to date!  The 2015 MCF will feature 8 different shows plus a Kick Off event at Lakefront Brewery on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 and, just announced: Extra Laughs: The Pre- and Post-Show […]

Milwaukee Comedy Festival Announces Line Up!

10 Years of Funny celebrates best lineup to date. The Milwaukee Comedy Festival, Wisconsin’s largest comedy event, celebrates Ten Years of Funny, Aug. 6-9, 2015. The annual festival will feature performers from across the U.S. And Canada and will take place at Next Act Theatre and for the first time at the Historic Turner Hall. This year’s final […]

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 […]

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 […]

Toothpaste in My Chest Hair

Fresh off the heels of “Holy Shit I’m 30!” a self-produced comedy show in The Underground Collaborative to celebrate his birthday, Milwaukee funny guy Adam Weidman has launched a website – “my brand new content network,” as he calls it. Toothpaste in My Chest Hair From Adam’s news release: This website will serve as the […]

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 […]

A New Promo full of Laughs!

We put together a new promo video, got a minute?  Check it out! It is literally full of laughs, and it will probably make you laugh too.  Watch the video, and then come down to the Grand Ave Mall and watch a live comedy show!     Special thanks to Steve Breese for taking this […]

Mission: Get a Job in Comedy!

Wanna make a living doing improv? Mission IMPROVable’s National Touring Company is holding auditions! When: Saturday Dec 13th 10am-6pm (Email for a time slot & location) Who: We’re Looking For: Males 21-30ish with a strong background in improvisation. What: Mission IMPROVable is casting for a full time Touring Company position for our Chicago Tour co. […]