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08.06.2012 | | Posted at 08:11 AM

Wisconsin's Largest Comedy Event rolls into Teen Comedy

By Russ Bickerstaff
  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 needed some levity. The Comedy Fest was able to deliver on the Teen Comedy show. . .    The Sunday afternoon crowd was  relatively large for a mat...
08.05.2011 | | Posted at 11:53 AM

Beginning the new theatre Year With Funny—the first two programs

By Russ Bickerstaff
Return To The Fest At A New Place The next annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival takes the stage of ComedySportz this weekend. ComedySportz is in such a strange area of town—that weird hinge between downtown and Walker’s Point that is home to paint and carpeting stores, an active pair of train tracks and a couple of empty spaces patiently waiting to become vacation condos for rich Chicagoans. O...
11.15.2010 | | Posted at 05:09 AM

Kid’s Improv Comedy From First Stage At The Milwaukee Youth Arts Center on Saturday

By Russ Bickerstaff
In and amidst another respectably busy weekend for theatre openings, First Stage Children’s Theatre’s Improv comedy students will be performing throughout the mid-day this coming Saturday, Performances are free of charge to attend.    The free improv comedy show starts at 11:45 am with the 7th grade students. 8th grades students begin at 1pm. High School Students perform at 2:15pm. The ad...
08.10.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The 4th annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival closed yesterday. By all accounts, it was a successful fest . . . it continues to grow in prominence year after year . . . things change from year to year as well, which is always welcome. The last day of this year’s festival feature three full programs of Teen comedy. The all teen comedy day is kind of an interesting way to end the festival, as it displa...