comedy

tignation.com/

Comedian Tig Notaro would not have chosen the path that vaulted her to fame and notoriety.  But she has certainly made the most of a tough situation.  Notaro's most well-known narrative was a candid recounting of a tough period of her life, which culminated in her cancer diagnosis.

mazjobrani.com

To devoted public radio listeners, the name Maz Jobrani might sound familiar.

Next Act Theatre, nextact.org

    

It’s going to be a funny weekend in Milwaukee. Actually, it already is a funny night….because the 9th Annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival is just underway. 

The Festival features four days of live performances, including stand-up, improv, sketch, and musical comedy acts. It bills itself as the largest comedy event in Wisconsin, and brings in acts from across the nation, and a lot of local talent, as well.

Milwaukee Native's One-Man Show Takes Comedic Look at Me Generation

Jan 17, 2014
Will Durst

Political satirist, stand up comedian and Milwaukee native Will Durst is back in town with a brand new one-man show.

Dylan Moran Facebook

If you set out to name five current stand-up comedians, the name Dylan Moran probably wouldn’t make your list.

8th Annual Comedy Festival Places Milwaukee on the Map

Aug 1, 2013
Guy F. Wicke/Flickr

Back in 2006, Matt Kemple decided that Milwaukee’s comedy scene was sparse and could benefit from expansion - thus the Milwaukee Comedy Festival was born.

courtesy Al Yankovic

For more than three decades, whenever a pop song has reached the status of iconic, Weird Al Yankovic has been there to parody it.

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