Comedic Release Show, Vol. 4

We know it seems like 2015 just got started, but already we’re looking forward to the end of January. Because we can’t wait for the Comedic Release Show. That’s why. Comedic Release Show, 8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 30 If you haven’t been to any of the previous three volumes of the Comedic Release Show, that […]

Dynamo Retro Comedy Comedy Shows!

It’s a new year, and everyone is thinking about the time ahead, but what about the past?  Say… far enough in the past it’s considered retro? Sounds like another Retro Comedy Night!  One of the best original comedy shows in Milwaukee is presenting a special Anniversary Spectacular this Friday with help from sketch comedy group Dynamo Kickstand! There will […]

Outskirts in the Underground

The upstart theater group, Outskirts Theatre Co., is following up its inaugural production of “Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead,” with a new production at the Underground Collaborative’s Arcade Theatre. And Baby Makes Seven – January 15-17 From the website:  With the help of their good friend Peter, Anna and Ruth can have […]

Liz Ziner at (free) Comedy Show

Fresh from her Jan. 9 appearance in the Ragtime Variety Hour and her exclusive interview in The Milwaukee Record, Liz Ziner is joining a handful of other brash young standup comedians in the Comedy Show Comedy Show with Jake Kornely and Friends. 8 p.m., Jan. 10, Bremen Cafe, 901 E Clarke St. Click the link above to […]

New year for Milwaukee comedy

Resolve to laugh more in 2015. You know it’s good for you. We’re here to help. Check out our comedy events calendar  regularly for shows to enjoy and workshops to participate in. (If you’re practicing comedy in the Milwaukee area, be sure to share performance dates on the calendar for others to see.) Keep tabs on upcoming […]

Milwaukee Record’s top 2014 comedy

Congratulations to The Underground Collaborative. The home of Milwaukee Comedy was the venue of two of the “15 best comedy shows we saw in 2014,” as declared by Tyler Maas, in the Milwaukee Record. Tyler cited: Johnny Pemberton and Josh Fadem, who appeared at The UC June 21 We were fortunate enough to be among […]

Who Killed Santa? You decide.

Santa came to town and left just as fat, er, just as fast. But here we are after Christmas and Boxing Day, and we still have nagging questions about the Jolly Old Elf. One of those lingering mysteries: Who Killed Santa? That’s right the holiday whodunit, for which the audience determines the ending, is back […]

Amanda hug and laugh

Her cover photo on Facebook says it all. It’s a quote and photo of Conan O’Brien: “Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.” That’s the epitome of Amanda Stellberg. For the past few years, you’ve seen her all about the Milwaukee comedy scene. She’s a regular player at ComedySportz. She has participated in […]

Lee Rowley & Friends

One of the more prolific participants in the Milwaukee comedy community, Lee Rowley also has a big heart. Proof of that is the show he has organized to raise money to help send Milwaukee Americorps participants to El Salvador to build two homes through Habitat for Humanity. Lee Rowley & Friends, 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 26 […]

Chris Schmidt, top of the COK

Congratulations to Chris Schmidt for winning the fourth Battle Royale of standup comedy, presented by our friends at Caste of Killers Comedy Collective. Besides writing and performing for the Goodnight Milwaukee Show, Chris runs the Tuesday night Duck & Cover open mic at Frank’s Power Plant, in Bay View, and he’s a frequent stand-up performer at open mics and […]