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09.27.2013 | | Posted at 10:30 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The self-proclaimed least popular member of the comedy troupe Kids in the Hall, Kevin McDonald will teach a two-day comedy writing workshop at ComedySportz Milwaukee on Nov. 16 and 17. McDonald, who has appeared on more than a dozen sitcoms and a long list of movies and cartoons, has recently been touring America and Canada behind a workshop that teaches students to turn improvisational comedy int...
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012

Improvising laughs at ComedySportz

 In light of musical theater's popularity, it's kind of surprising that it's not made fun of more often. This is where T.I.M.: The Improvised Musical comes in. Once per month at ComedySportz in Milwaukee, a group of talented
07.11.2010 | | Posted at 12:08 PM

New Improv Group Debuts with Star Wars-based long-form show.

By Russ Bickerstaff
  A month featuring debuts from no less than two new local theatre companies also plays host to a brand new Milwaukee improv group as the newly-minted Worst Case Scenario opens its first show late this month. On July 23rd at ComedySportz, a fusioon of ComedySportz players and members of the popular improv group Meanwhile will take the stage to do a long-form improv piece forged from audience ...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

Unconventional Comedy In A Familiar Format

By Russ Bickerstaff
When I was talking with local playwright/comedy guy  Patrick Schmitz last week, he’d invited me to a show that I will be unable to make it to this coming Sunday. It’s kind of a big disappointment that I can’t make it. Schmitz’s work teaching improv with First Stage Children’s Theatre has been really successful in the past . . . his most prominent success being Organized Chaos--the perfo...
Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Theater Review

Racine-based comedy troupe 1000 Channels comes to Milwaukee for a series of shows beginning this month. The group consists of roughly seven people from just outside Milwaukee who exhibit varying degrees of talent and potential while performing the standard sort of fare one would expect of a local sketch comedy group. Some of it’s quite bad.