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Your source for funny! We are Milwaukee’s premier live comedy production company, presenting dozens of unique and original events every year in intimate and exciting venues across Milwaukee.

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Our current line up of regular monthly comedy events include Milwaukee’s #1 comedy show Keg Stand Up at Lakefront Brewery, the cities longest running monthly show, Subjective at Var Gallery, and many more.  We also present several Special Events every month and throughout the year. Our shows always feature the best in regional and national acts at some of the best venues in the city! Check out all our upcoming comedy shows in Milwaukee below

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June 2019

Body Language: Comedy & Burlesque

June 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm CDT
The Underground Collaborative, 161 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203 US
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Body Language: Comedy & Burlesque Show! Join us for a body positive and intimate night of laughs, story telling and burlesque! Featuring comedy from:Whitney Chitwood (CHI)JC Brady (CHI)and Elise Fernandez (CHI) Burlesque from:Lyca Storm (MAD)and Madam Lacy (MAD) With your host Brittany Tilander 21+ $10 online presale $15 door var exampleCallback = function() { console.log('Order complete!'); }; window.EBWidgets.createWidget({ // Required widgetType: 'checkout', eventId: '63392479613', iframeContainerId: 'eventbrite-widget-container-63392479613', // Optional iframeContainerHeight: 425, // Widget height in pixels. Defaults to a minimum of…

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Deep Space!

June 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm CDT
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, 4177 South Howell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207 United States
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Deep Space is a live comedy show at one of the coolest venues in town, Hawthorne Coffee Roasters. This show features standup, improv and sketch that pushes the boundaries of the comedy universe. Producers Ryan Mason, J Tyler Menz and Tim Higgins provide the laughs, Hawthorne mixes the cocktails, and FoxFire Food Truck brings the deliciousness. Elijah Holbrook Mary Kate Beck Carter Deems Ian Erickson var exampleCallback = function() { console.log('Order complete!'); }; window.EBWidgets.createWidget({ // Required widgetType: 'checkout', eventId: '63512891769',…

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July 2019

Johnny Pemberton in Milwaukee!

July 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
The Underground Collaborative, 161 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203 US
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Milwaukee Comedy is proud to present Johnny Pemberton in Milwaukee on July 16th at 7:30pm at The Underground Collaborative. Tickets are only $10 online presale and $15 at the door. Pemberton is an actor, writer and comedian, and can be seen currently in I FEEL BAD and SUPERSTORE, both on NBC. Other recent TV and film credits include ACTION POINT, SON OF ZORN, ANT MAN, and IN THE LOOP. In the animated space, he can be heard starring in the…

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ABORTION AF: THE TOUR *SOLD OUT*

July 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
The Underground Collaborative, 161 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203 US
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Enjoy some laughs and support women's rights all at the same time!  ABORTION AF: THE TOURpresented by Abortion Access FrontTHIS SHOW IS *SOLD OUT* Enjoy some laughs and support women's rights all at the same time! Featuring live comedy from:Lizz Winstead (The Daily Show Co-Creator; Founder, Abortion Access Front)Aida Rodriguez (Young Turks, Wait Wait Don't Tell Me)Francesca Fiorentini (The Bitchuation Room Podcast, Explorer on Nat Geo)Jaye McBride (New York Comedy Festival)Jill Sobule (singer/songwriter) Tickets only $15 in advance, $20 day…

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Deep Space Comedy

July 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm CDT
Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, 4177 South Howell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207 United States
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Deep Space is a live comedy show at one of the coolest venues in town, Hawthorne Coffee Roasters. This show features standup, improv and sketch that pushes the boundaries of the comedy universe. Producers Ryan Mason, J Tyler Menz and Tim Higgins provide the laughs, Hawthorne mixes the cocktails, and FoxFire Food Truck brings the deliciousness. Featuring Stand Up Comedy from: Brian Roe (CHI), Kelsey Claire Hagen (NYC), Greg Bach (MKE), Marsden Kelly (CHI), + IMPROV! Online presale is only…

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Blue Ribbon Comedy Show

July 26 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm CDT
Pabst Milwaukee Brewery & Taproom, 1037 West Juneau Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53233 US
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Comedy in a Classic Milwaukee Venue! Come out for some laughs and see why this show is getting a lot of attention for its beautiful venue, great beers on tap and of course, hilarious comedy. Now two shows at the Pabst Taproom every month! Comedy has never tasted so good! Check out Milwaukee’s newest comedy night, the Blue Ribbon Comedy Show at Pabst Milwaukee Brewery & Taproom! Join us Friday and Saturday the 4th weekend every month at 9pm for…

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Blue Ribbon Comedy Show

July 27 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm CDT
Pabst Milwaukee Brewery & Taproom, 1037 West Juneau Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53233 US
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Comedy in a Classic Milwaukee Venue! Come out for some laughs and see why this show is getting a lot of attention for its beautiful venue, great beers on tap and of course, hilarious comedy. Now two shows at the Pabst Taproom every month! Comedy has never tasted so good! Check out Milwaukee’s newest comedy night, the Blue Ribbon Comedy Show at Pabst Milwaukee Brewery & Taproom! Join us Friday and Saturday the 4th weekend every month at 9pm for…

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Keg Stand Up Official MCF Kick Off

July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Lakefront Brewery, Inc., 1872 North Commerce Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212 US
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Kick off the 2019 Milwaukee Comedy Festival with the cities #1 comedy show - Keg Stand Up at Lakefront Brewery!  Milwaukee Comedy and Lakefront Brewery present fresh laughs and fresh beer, it's Keg Stand Up - a hilarious night of comedy at Lakefront Brewery! The show will feature delicious beer, live stand up comedy and table served food from a special show menu. Yum! This show is a great time with top regional stand up comics. If great comedy wasn't…

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August 2019

Todd Barry at MKE Comedy Fest

August 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
Shank Hall, 1434 North Farwell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Milwaukee Comedy Festival is proud to present comedy legend Todd Barry (Netflix, Bob’s Burgers, The Late Show, Conan), headlining one night only Thursday, August 1st at 7:30pm at Shank Hall. Tickets are $20 for this event and will sell out! Doors open at 7pm.  Shank Hall is a 21+ venue. Todd Barry has been performing stand up for over 30 years, has three hour-long stand up specials including on Netflix Spicy Honey, and appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Late…

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Judah Friedlander at MKE Comedy Fest

August 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm CDT
Shank Hall, 1434 North Farwell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Milwaukee Comedy Festival is proud to present the hilarious Judah Friedlander (30 Rock, Netflix, Comedy Central, Late Nite, The Daily Show) will headline Friday, August 2nd, 2019 at Shank Hall (1434 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202), and present all new material as part of Judah Friedlander 2019 Tour: Future President. This will be Mr. Friedlander’s first time performing in Milwaukee. Tickets are $20 for this event and will sell out! Doors open at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm. Shank…

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About Us…
Milwaukee Comedy

Milwaukee Comedy is Brew City’s premier live comedy production company, presenting hundreds of unique local and national acts in intimate and exciting venues across Milwaukee. We produce some of the cities most popular comedic events including the annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival (Wisconsin’s largest multi-day comedy event!), Keg Stand Up at Lakefront Brewery (The areas number one monthly comedy event) and intimate one-night-only experiences unique and original venues all over town. We are a local business run by people passionate about comedy. Live Local, Laugh Local!

Milwaukee Comedy offers this site as a hub for comedy fans, comedians and the public at large to discover all the great laughs happening in the area. We pride ourselves on offering high quality and affordable comedy shows! You will always be entertained in a fun and welcoming environment. Many of the performers featured in past comedy shows have gone on to work in television and movies. Join us for a show, there are always new and exciting laughs to discover!