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Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012
The seventh annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival opened at Next Act Theatre's space this past weekend. It continues through Aug. 11. The 2012 festival feels a bit more organized than previous festivals, as stand-up, sketch and improv comics, primarily from...
03.31.2011 | | Posted at 06:56 AM

Local Improv Group In A Video Game-Inspired Show on April 1st

By Russ Bickerstaff
It’s been a little while since the video game-inspired comedy 8-Bit Warrior hit the stage of the Alchemist Theatre. It’s well past time for another video game-inspired comedy event and improv group Worst Case Scenario is ready to unveil it. On April 1ststarting at midninght, WCS presents The Console Wars—a one-night only improv tribute to the now three-decade-old institution that is the ho...
01.26.2011 | | Posted at 06:34 AM

Two from WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYAY? and DOGS GONE WILD Come to the Pabst This Weekend

By Russ Bickerstaff
For ten years, England’s Channel Four presented an improv comedy show hosted by distinguished British funnyman Clive Anderson. At some point in the early ‘90’s, episodes of the Channel Four program—with the marginally witty title Whose Line Is It Anyway? aired in the states on the basic cable network Comedy Central—then in its infancy. The show had enough charm to interest ABC in doing...
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...
08.24.2010 | | Posted at 12:08 AM

Two Relatively New Companies With Two New Shows

By Russ Bickerstaff
As usual, September is going to be a big month for local theatre. And as usual, theatre openings in September tend to all cluster around the same weekend. The first two weekends will find a couple of new shows opening. Between the 14th and the 15th, there are at least five shows opening . . . The lead-in to a very busy month includes performing cats from Chicago, a new comedy by Neil Haven and a ...
06.18.2010 | | Posted at 08:38 AM

A Late Night Improv Show Adds To A Very Busy Weekend

By Russ Bickerstaff
In a weekend featuring a number of openings, local improv group adds to the list of theatre events with The Great American Summer Spectaculr-- a show featuring special young local comic Kevin Gerrity and Megan McGee of Broadminded and Ex Fabula. The standard late night Friday improv show is a only $5—contents may include one or more of the following: Vince Figueroa—author of 8 Bit Warroir . ...