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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Danger Zone: broadminded

Halloween is history, and Thanksgiving is just a couple of Packer games away. So, it feels about time to have a broadminded comedy show. Sure enough, the grandes dames of Milwaukee comedy are performing their latest show, Danger Zone, the next couple of Friday and Saturday nights at the Tenth Street Theatre, 628 N. 10th…

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Mojo Dojo Comedy

Over the course of three decades, Milwaukee has been Ground Zero for competitive short-form improvisational comedy through the world headquarters of ComedySportz. Those who wanted to practice long-form improv have, well, improvised their own comedy scenes. The weekly Midnite Show, an uncensored Saturday night performance at ComedySportz, has been going since 2001. Groups such as…

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T.I.M. Alumni (Aug. 20)

Fresh from their performance at the 10th Milwaukee Comedy Festival, T.I.M. (The Improvised Musical) resumes its regular third Thursday show at ComedySportz, 420 S. 1st St. Each T.I.M. show is improvised, of course, so the time and place are the only things that are regular in this monthly musical. But this month’s show is extra…

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Comedy Fest profile: Variety Hour Happy Hour

Nick Firer and Brian Bayer were in one of the original acts to perform in the first Milwaukee Comedy Festival, when it was known as the Sketch and Improv Comedy Festival. Firer and Bayer performed in the 9th Milwaukee Comedy Fest as Variety Hour Happy Hour. They’re back again, along with Rob Maass, Jessie Mahne, Tess Rutkowski, Nick…

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Comedy Fest profile: Tall Boys

Milwaukee’s premier long-form improvisational comedy quartet has a special treat for its monthly first-Friday show. Instead of performing, as usual, at the Farina Arena of ComedySportz, Tall Boys is making a second consecutive appearance at the Milwaukee Comedy Festival. Tall Boys – 8 p.m. show, Friday, Aug. 7 “The Tall Boys are really happy to…

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Throwback Thursday – Allison Dunne

Go to the intersection of storytelling and comedy, and you’ll find a monthly show called “Throwback Thursday – Truths in Comedy,” showcasing the revelations of regional comedians. This month, Throwback Thursday features Allison Dunne, a young comedian who stepped into the Milwaukee comedy scene just a couple of years ago and quickly became a widely popular, prolific…

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Even more pride

Officially, Pridefest Milwaukee is just June 5-6, but we know that beyond Milwaukee, June is Pride Month, and heck, it’s just something we should be celebrating all year. And, of course, the aforementioned comedy shows contributing to Pridefest weekend are just a tip of the iceberg. We already reported on performances by The Midnite Show…

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Sketch Marks & Improv Limbo – May 22

If you want to get something done, we have heard, give it to a busy person. Examples of that abound in the Milwaukee comedy community. Take Sketch Marks. (Please.) It’s a group of local comedians who liked performing with one another and – after talking about it while volunteering at the 8th annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival –…

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Nick Vatterott does Milwaukee May 16

Recall Nick Vatterott’s recent appearance on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (or watch the clip below), and you’ll recognize that this comedian is not just a joke-teller. Vatterott is a brilliant, multidimensional comedic entertainer. For one night only, you can experience Vatterott live in the intimate Arcade Theatre in Downtown Milwaukee. Nick Vatterott – 8…

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