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Hardcore Comedy Show

Tonight @ The Cactus Club, 9 p.m.

Nov. 25, 2009
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A response to the tradionally male-dominated field of stand-up comedy, the Hardcore Comedy Show unites six of Milwaukee’s burgeoning female comedians—grrrl comedians?—in one of the city’s least likely comedy venues: the Cactus Club’s grimy back room, long the territory of punk-rock concerts. The comedians tackle subjects like dating, weight control, skateboarding and genitalia, all from a feminine—though not traditionally ladylike—perspective. The ladies’ show tonight precedes a bill of experimental music from Nomad Palace, Pressboard and He Can Jog.

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