Comedy

Ring in the New Year with Jim Gaffigan again

By now, modern comic force Jim Gaffigan's December 31 show at Pabst Theater has become as much of the Milwaukee New Year's tradition as champagne toasts, staying out at bars until 6 a.m., waiting three hours fo...

Erik Koconis preps for the Fest

August 7-10, Milwaukee Comedy Festival will celebrate its ninth year. In the near-decade span since the inaugural festival of funniness, Milwaukee's comedy scene has grown mightily, expanded rapidly, and entire...

Milwaukee Comedy Festival announces lineup

Milwaukee’s comedy scene is truly hitting its stride right now. However, Milwaukee Comedy Festival was way ahead of the game, showcasing stand-up comics, improv troupes, and sketch groups from around the region...

Exclusive: Stream Comedic Release Vol. 2

Believe it or not, Milwaukee comedy is in the midst of a renaissance. Besides area humorists landing opening gigs for noted touring acts like Michael Ian Black, Kumail Nanjiani, and Kyle Kinane at traditional v...