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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Retro Comedy Night Out

You’re trying to plan your Saturday night and struggling between going out and seeing some friends and staying home and YouTubing one of your old favorite sitcoms. Do you socialize, maybe take in some standup comedy or attend live theater? Or do you hibernate, snuggle up to a screen for some nostalgic TV show that’s like comfort…

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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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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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Retro Comedy Night – a new season!

We adore this time of year: The crisp evenings, the dewy mornings, the blazing leaves. There’s football, if you’re into that; and pumpkin-spiced everything; and, of course, all the potential of a new TV season. Now, Milwaukee Comedy is presenting one more spectacle to anticipate: The return of Retro Comedy Night. Retro Comedy Night – 8…

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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: 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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