Milwaukee Comedy Fest

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The Seventh Annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival came to an end last night. It was an evening of two shows. The early show on the evening consisted of standup followed by improv followed by sketch comedy. The strange trinity of three different comic .. more

Aug 12, 2012 4:56 AM Theater

 Wisconsin's largest comedy event reached its second weekend last night with a single show. The 7:30 pm Thursday night evening was a nice warm-up for Festival's final shows. The Jazzy sound of Filthharmonic played through Next Act's theatre space.. more

Aug 10, 2012 9:04 PM Theater

 The Milwaukee Comedy Fest opened its third day with its annual Teen Comedy Show. As teen stand-up Adam Crivello was unable to make it, the show consisted entirely of improv. With news having just hit of the brutal tragedy in Oak Creek, I really.. more

Aug 6, 2012 12:11 PM Theater

 The Early ShowThe Milwaukee Comedy Fest of 2012 rolled into its second evening with its single longest evening on the fest. The first show started at 7:30 pm. The last show started at midnight. As with the previous evening, the distinctively .. more

Aug 5, 2012 11:10 AM Theater

 This year's Milwaukee Comedy Fest slips into the classy Next Act Theatre Space on 255 South Water Street with a very slick professionalism that makes it feel kind of like a comedy convention. One half expects to find booths from various comedy v.. more

Aug 4, 2012 11:05 AM Theater

 Somewhere in the recent past, Milwaukee Comedy Fest announced that tickets were on sale for it's 2012 line-up. And somewhere in an equally ambiguous period of time ago, they actually announced what that line-up is going to be. It looks really g.. more

Jul 10, 2012 10:55 AM Theater

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Aug 4, 2010 12:00 AM Dining Preview 1 Comments

The last words spoken in a performance at the Off Broadway Theatre were uttered by Anna Wolfe. She said something about being sure to eat your vegetables. The lights faded. When they came up again, Matt Kemple were back to close out the Teen com.. more

Aug 2, 2010 6:43 PM Theater

Drawing from the rumbling bass of post-punk, the bruising guitars of early-’90s alternative rock, the cavernous echo of late-’80s 4AD records and pretty much anything loud and forceful, The Ponys cemented their status as one of Chicago’s more

Oct 29, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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Oct 28, 2009 12:00 AM Theater

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Oct 28, 2009 12:00 AM Expresso

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Oct 28, 2009 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee

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Oct 21, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Comedy Festival opened last night with the kind of offbeat variety of comedy that the festival has been trying to embrace. The first two-and-a-half hour program was firmly grounded in the Midwest, with work representing Madison, Milw.. more

Aug 7, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

As mentioned here yesterday, the 4th Annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival officially starts tonight at 7:30pm with a performance of Madison’s Zombeatles.The Festival, which continues through Sunday is considerably bigger than it has been in previous y.. more

Aug 6, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

American directors have stumbled in their recent efforts to make vampires scary again, but Sweden’s Tomas Alfredson made it look easy with last year’s Let the Right One In, which proves that the nocturnal undead are way more interesting whe... more

Feb 27, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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Oct 15, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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Oct 14, 2008 12:00 AM Music Feature 1 Comments