Comedian Troublemaker Andy Kindler

Known in some comedy circles as a troublemaker, Andy Kindler is coming to Milwaukee’s Club Garibaldi this April. Kindler, comedy’s favorite critic, is known for his cutting material and sarcastic common sense ideas. Originally from New York, and now complaining from California, he annoys people all over the world. Andy was a frequent guest and correspondent for The Late […]

Comedy Festival Submissions!

The Milwaukee Comedy Festival is excited to announce that submissions are now being accepted for this years event, August 4-7, 2016! They are looking for the best live comedy from across the country and beyond! The Milwaukee Comedy Festival will accept submissions for improv, sketch comedy, stand up comedy, one-person shows, alternative comedy acts and musical […]

New Year New Laughs!

Quick, wake up it’s 2016!  If you have been asleep since last year, all you missed was the temperature finally dropping 45 degrees and snow found it’s way to us – but don’t worry – the Packers are still loosing so it’s not much different from December. We are pumped up for all the great shows we […]

Holy Cow! Lots of Comedy this Weekend!

This week is especially full of laughs all over town, so don’t just support us, go out and see a show or two in your part of town!  We present this list of comedy events for your convenience.  Live local, Laugh Local! First up, we are excited to bring you our last two Milwaukee Comedy […]

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 […]