Milwaukee Comedy Festival Announces Lineup

Jul. 6, 2016
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Milwaukee Comedy Festival has announced this year’s full lineup, as well as a kick-off event at Lakefront Brewery on Wednesday, August 3. 

The festival will run from Aug. 4-7 and feature its usual mix of local and national stand up, sketch and improv acts. This year’s headliner is stand up comedian and best selling author of I Can Barely Take Care of Myself: Tales From a Happy Life Without Kids Jen Kirkman, who will perform on the final night of the fest at Turner Hall Ballroom.

See the full lineup below: 

Thursday, August 4 - 7:30 p.m.

Matt Werner (Host) – Stand Up, Milwaukee


Broadminded – Sketch Comedy, Milwaukee


David Louis – Stand Up, Milwaukee


Sketch Marks – Sketch Comedy, Milwaukee


Chris Schmidt – Stand Up, Milwaukee



Friday, August 5 – 7:30 p.m.

Terence Hartnett (Host) – Stand Up, Chicago


Improvised Mythology – Improv, Chicago


John Egan – Stand Up, Green Bay


Kelsie Huff – Stand up, Chicago

 

Friday, August 5 - 9:30 p.m.

Mike Hover (Host) – Stand Up, Chicago


Variety Hour Happy Hour – Sketch, MKE


Brian O’ Sullivan – Musical Comedy, L.A.


Bobby Hill – Stand Up, Chicago



Saturday, August 6 - 5:30 p.m.

David Rader (Host) – Stand Up, Chicago


Brian Bayer – Musical Comedy, Milwaukee


Amanda Cohen – Stand Up, Chicago


Sameena Mustafa – Stand Up, Chicago



Saturday, August 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Will Green (Host ) – Stand Up, Portland


Rehner & Nixon – Sketch Comedy, Chicago


Andy Fleming – Stand Up, Chicago


Jim Flannigan – Stand Up, Chicago

 

Saturday, August 6 - 9:30 p.m.

Steven King (Host) – Stand Up,

Chicago
Interstellar…And Beyond – Improv, Chicago


Arish Singh – Stand Up, Chicago


Xavier Lamont – Stand Up, Chicago



Saturday, August 6 - 11:30 p.m.


Andrea Guzzetta (Host) Stand Up, Milwaukee


The Journal – Improv, Milwaukee


Wisconsinuts – Sketch, Chicago


The Comic Thread – Sketch, Chicago


Damon Millard – Stand Up, NYC



Sunday, August 7 – 8 p.m.

Historic Turner Hall


Allison Dunne – Stand Up, Chicago


Jen Kirkman (Festival Headliner) – Stand Up, Los Angeles 

Single show tickets are available for $15 presale or $18 at the door at the Next Act Theare box office or online here. Tickets for Jen Kirkman are available via the Pabst Theater box office or here. All-access passes are also available.

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