Comedy Night at Sobo’s Tap

Seymour Memes Presents a night of comedy at Sobo’s Tap featuring: Nathan Scott Ford! With guest appearances by, Eric Smith, Jeff Spankowski, Dan Wooten, Jason Hillman, Raegan Niemela, Elijah Holbrook, and Chris Schmidt! $5 cover, comedy starts at 8pm. Limited first come first serve seating available. Come have a party with us and help us…

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Comedy Fest profile: Chris Schmidt

Chris Schmidt studied creative writing at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and – to the delight of Milwaukee comedy audiences – he has channeled it through stand-up. “I’ve always been drawn to the writing process,” Chris says. “Sculpting ideas into effective word shapes is a pastime that has never failed to quiet my demons. I wanted…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Milwaukee standup samplers

Like Autumn leaves, Milwaukee standup comedy comes in breath-taking variety – and seems to be everywhere you turn. This week, for instance, you can experience Milwaukee standup comedy at any number of places, including: Steve Breese is hosting the weekly Comedy Show Comedy Show Open Mic. If that sounds redundant, note that the forum requires…

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Goodnight Milwaukee: Second Round

Remember how a long, long time ago, last week, we told you about The Goodnight Milwaukee Show with Jake Kornely and Tyler Menz? We called them likable and clever and applauded them and their cast, including Greg Bach, Erik Koconis, Lee Rowley and Chris Schmidt, for intelligent entertainment and variety and yada, yada, yada. Remember that? Well,…

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Standup every night

Every night has something funny for you this week in Milwaukee. For instance: The Duck and Cover Comedy Hour, 9 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 9, at Frank’s Power Plant This one’s hosted by the very talented Chris Schmidt, and it’s an open mic, so you’ll be seeing a range of rookies and veterans perform. It’s free….

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