Never Have I Ever: An Improvised Show

Join us as both performers and members of the audience play the drinking game Never Have I Ever! Then, performers will improvise scenes inspired by the juicy stories told! This show is 18+ and uncensored. Tickets are $10 a person or $15 for two (cash only). Fully stocked kitchen and bar available! We have a…

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Never Have I Ever: An Improvised Show

Join us as both performers and members of the audience play the drinking game Never Have I Ever! Then, performers will improvise scenes inspired by the juicy stories told! This show is 18+ and uncensored. Tickets are $10 a person or $15 for two (cash only). Fully stocked kitchen and bar available! CAST: Evan Schroeder…

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Home of ComedySportz

Just to remind everyone, Milwaukee is the birthplace and global headquarters of the ComedySportz franchise. The game-oriented short-form improv institution celebrated its 30th anniversary last year. Occasionally it takes the opportunity to showcase ComedySportz comedians from satellite locations who come to the mother ship to perform. As part of its 2014 anniversary, ComedySportz hosted 24…

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A Voyage of Laughs

There is an exciting new improv show that plans to take you on a comic voyage; it’s Voyager: A Comedy Show and it’s happening this Thursday at ComedySportz Milwaukee!  The best of Milwaukee’s stand-up and improv scenes collide at the debut of Voyager with some of the cities best stand-up comics will take the stage and provide…

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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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I Should Know This (Aug. 14)

From the inscrutable imagination of Kristoffer Puddicombe comes a spanking new Milwaukee show that includes comedy, music and quizzes involving live audience participation. I Should Know This – 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 14 Inspired in part by NPR’s “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!” and the one-two punch of music and comedy performed way back when by Willy…

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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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Sketch 22 – July 11

Twice a year, it’s Milwaukee’s sketch comedy equivalent of the World Cup, the Olympics and Summerfest. It’s an event that’s an occasion. Some of Milwaukee’s most talented writers, directors and actors come together for 22 hours to create, cast, rehearse and present 10 original comedy sketches. Sketch 22 – 7 p.m., Sat. July 11, ComedySportz…

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Comedy show to benefit “Hamlet”

Reports from the Schmitz ‘n Giggles open improv jam Tuesday night declared it a success, with about 30 comedians – novice and veteran alike – joining in on a free fun-filled session of seriously funny improvisation. Consider the jam at The Underground Collaborative a warm-up for the Saturday evening star-studded fundraiser for the much-anticipated summer…

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