Looking for some funny in the Milwaukee area? This list of comedy clubs, comedy groups and comedy friendly venues in the Milwaukee area will help you get your funny fix.
Milwaukee Comedy Clubs
Where: 1033 N Old World 3rd St, Milwaukee
When: Thursday through Saturday nights
Cost: $5 - $10
Contact: (414) 271-5653
An East Side staple, the Comedy Cafe features a great line-up of talent. Shows include a Wednesday night Open Mic, and Thursday, Friday and Saturday traditional stand-up comedy shows, with different drink specials each night.
Where: 420 S. 1st St., Milwaukee
When: Friday nights, Saturday afternoon and evenings
Cost: $8 - $12 per ticket
Contact: (414) 272-8888
ComedySportz specializes in a "clean" comedy experience, so no worries about offensive material here! ComedySportz specializes in improv comedy, in which two teams of " actletes" make up scenes and play games on the spot based on audience suggestions.
A ComedySportz match features two teams of comedy actletes competing for laughs and points, with a referee keeping things moving and calling fouls. An average of seven to twelve games are played during a match, drawn from a repertoire of over a hundred improv games. Every show is different, with different players, different games, and different audiences supplying new suggestions.
Jokerz Comedy Club
Where: 11400 West Silver Spring Rd., Milwaukee
When: Friday and Saturday nights
Contact: (414) 758-5101
Jokerz Comedy Club is a northwest side club featuring a cool comedy hall and a full dinner menu to go along with the show, including a selection of appetizers, burgers, wraps, salads and steaks.
This venue features traditional stand-up comedians. Look for shows, including well-known national talent, on Friday and Saturday nights.
Broad Minded is an all-female comedy group that is made up of self-described "femme fatales" of comedy: their comedy kills even the most critical of audience members.
Their shows consist of a mixture of live sketches and video performance.
More Comedy in Milwaukee
These Milwaukee venues sometimes host comedians:
Miller High Life Theater, 500 W. Kilbourn Ave.
Pabst Theater, 144 E. Wells St.
Riverside Theater, 116 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Miramar Theater, 2844 N. Oakland Ave.
Alchemist Theatre, 2569 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.
Carte Blanche Studios, 1024 S. 5th St.
The Safe House, 779 N. Front St.