Comedy

Wisconsin is a funny place full of funny people. These stories are about comedians who call Northeast Wisconsin home, and the comics who stop by to perform at local venues.

Meet the Insanely Creative Ryan Lowe – A Comedian With Lots of Ways to Make You Laugh

They say there’s more than one way to skin a cat – and the old saying is true of comedy in addition to cat-skinning. Some comics deliver one-liners and make wisecracks. Others tell long stories about their lives before delivering a punchline. Improv troupes work together, but most stand-ups work alone. Some comedians use props, […]

Female Favre Fans Face Off in New Comedy Short

One of Hollywood’s biggest Packers fans is back with a new video that spoofs on the intense football rivalries of the NFC North. Catherine Urbanek first showed us what it’s like when a Green Bay Packers fan tries to date a Chicago Bears fan in Too Much Clay Matthews – part of her web series […]

Local Comedians Get Ready to Roast Santa Claus

There are some good things about being on Santa’s “Naughty List.” The biggest being – that you really have nothing to lose. That’s why a group of stand-up comics from Northeast Wisconsin are getting together for a Roast of Santa Claus at the Green Room Lounge in De Pere. From Dean Martin’s Friar’s Club roasts […]

ComedyCity’s Green Bay Improv Festival Brings In Funny Folks – All Month Long

October is a time for football, fall leaves and the frights of Halloween. But the folks at De Pere’s ComedyCity in The Green Room Lounge want you to start associating the month with off-the-cuff comedy as well. Each weekend in October, ComedyCity will be hosting different improvisational comedy troupes as part of its Green Bay […]

Can Standup Comedy Find a Home in the Green Bay Area? Meet the Comic Who Says ‘Yes!’

Imagine what it must feel like to stand on a stage with nothing but a microphone and a stool, bright lights shining in your face, and a crowd of people who are waiting – waiting for you to make them laugh. John Egan knows exactly what that feels like. About two years ago, he started […]

Let Me Be Frank Productions: My Big Fat Pulaski Wedding – The Honeymoon Is Over

Marriage is complicated and full of misunderstandings, but sometimes with miscommunication, hilarity ensues. That’s the case with Let Me Be Frank Productions’ first-ever sequel, “My Big Fat Pulaski Wedding – The Honeymoon is Over.” The lighthearted musical comedy picks up where the wildly popular 2011 production of “My Big Pulaski Wedding” ended. This time, there […]

Nine Can’t Miss Shows at The Meyer Theatre

Are you sick and tried of plopping yourself in front of the TV night after night or can’t remember the last time you and your spouse did something other than dinner for date night? If you said yes to either of these questions, it’s time to experience the grandeur of the Meyer Theatre.

The Cheeseball Comedy Tour Hits the Road with Jokes Just for Wisconsin

People from Wisconsin are pretty funny. At least we like to think that about ourselves. Our collective sense of humor is a healthy mix of sarcasm, goofiness and self deprecation with a splash of raunchy to spice things up. So when three comedy pros who all happen to be Fox Valley natives team up for […]

Table 8 Finds Success Spoofing Superheroes [Video]

It’s not easy to make a YouTube video go viral…especially if it doesn’t feature an adorable puking baby or a kitty cat playing piano. But Table 8 struck gold when the group of improv actors and local stand-up comedians released Marvel’s The Avengers (on a budget) last year. Now they’re in YouTube’s million-dollar-view club,  and […]