Comedy Café to go

We saw the signs outside the building. Now it’s in the news media. So it must be true. Milwaukee’s Comedy Café is moving. The club, formerly known as JD’s Comedy Café , has scheduled a June 20 finale for its venue at 615 E. Brady St. After 27 years, the Comedy Café is moving to…

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Late Show Johnny

The career of Milwaukee stand up comedian Johnny Beehner has been rising through the ranks, and most recently he had a big rise in his career when he appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman. Johnny spoke with Rachel Owens and Matt Kemple as part of their comedy series on WUWM Radio – 89.7…

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Steve Breese at Comedy Cafe

Congratulations to Steve Breese, a Milwaukee comedy talent and indispensable Milwaukee Comedy behind-the-scenes workhorse. This weekend, April 9-11, Steve appears at Milwaukee’s Comedy Cafe, along with Carmen Morales, setting up the laughs for headliner John Conroy. From the Cafe: D.C. native, John Conroy, has devoted himself to making people laugh. John’s material is smart, aggressive and…

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Mike Lester on passion

It’s understood that (the potential) success in comedy has been pinned down to these key factors: working hard, getting more stage, and writing more material (This also means rewriting material to make the joke ‘just right.’) These are the sorts of answers that aspiring comedians often hear from comedians on their way up the ladder…

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The Morril of the Joke

Joke writing is a process that takes an enormous amount of effort, time and disappointment. It’s like raising a teenager. They’re all considered special, but only a small number of them will ever work, and even fewer will make you proud enough to buy some ice cream. It is a surprise to many that comedy…

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Road Kill barrels into Milwaukee

Road Kill Comedy: Making Their Dreams Come True Milwaukee’s underground comedy scene may be embarking on a new breakthrough – touring comedians making Milwaukee a destination for up-and-coming comedians to spread their humor to residents of Cream City. The Road Kill Comedy Tour will be the first group of comedians from L.A. to make a…

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Underground: Rising comedy venue

Congratulations to the Underground Collaborative for garnering a runner-up acknowledgement in the Shepherd Express Best of Milwaukee 2014. The annual compilation, based on votes by readers, listed the UC along with Comedy Café as runners-up to ComedySportz as the area’s best comedy club. So way to go for those places, too! The UC is a…

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Godfrey Live on Stage!

Milwaukee Comedy Presents: Godfrey Live on Stage Wednesday, August 20th at Milwaukee’s Comedy Cafe (615 E Brady St)! Tickets: $15* online/ $20* door Seating is limited! *2 drink minimum per person applies! Note: the venue requires a two drink minimum for all attending the show. All drinks are served at the table so you can enjoy the…

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Thursdays the New Friday for Funny!

Everybody needs a good laugh, and this Thursday is definitely going to deliver! Some great comedy is happening all over town and whatever your taste, your sure to fill your belly with laughs. Be sure to take a look at the Comedy Events Calendar for even more shows and events happening this weekend! Heres the…

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Comedy Events Calendar Updated!

Alright folks – this is a great time to be living in Milwaukee and surrounding areas!  The Comedy Event Calendar has been updated with all the weekly comedy events we can find, along with plenty of special events, great comedy at the Alchemist Theatre, and comedy club info. A quick glance at upcoming events shows DOZENS of…

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