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Milwaukee Comedy Announces Fest Line Up!

10 Years of Funny celebrates best lineup to date.

By - Jun 26th, 2015 08:28 am

MILWAUKEE, WIS. – The Milwaukee Comedy Festival, Wisconsin’s largest comedy event, celebrates 10 Years of Funny, Aug. 6-9, 2015. The annual festival will feature performers from across the U.S. and Canada and will take place at Next Act Theatre and, for the first time, at the Historic Turner Hall. The final night will feature Brian Posehn (The Comedians of Comedy, Fantastic Four) as the festival headliner on Sunday, August 9.

“We have for the audience the best festival lineup in our decade long history!” said Matt Kemple, festival Founder and Producer. “We’ve found the best and can’t wait for Milwaukee to see what we have in store for this time around.”

Seven different shows will offer a variety of comedy acts, including professional stand up, improvisation and sketch comedy.

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Single Show – $14
Purchase Online Here or at the Next Act Theatre Box Office
$18 day of show.

All Access Passes are available for $50, which includes access to all 2015 MCF shows including kick off and special events, first-choice seating, a limited-edition lanyard, and a button or sticker. A limited number of all access passes are available on the Milwaukee Comedy Festival website.

An official Kick Off Event at Lakefront Brewery will offer an additional day of laughs on Wednesday, August 5, 2015,  and feature some of Wisconsin’s top comedic talent.
The Milwaukee Comedy Festival was founded in 2006 and this year celebrates 10 Years of Funny with some of the best comedians from all over the world! “A decade of the best comedy around is no laughing matter,” jokes Kemple.

More information is available at or by emailing Media Relations Manager Greg Bach at

2015 Schedule of Events

August 6-8 will take place at Next Act Theatre, 255 S. Water St., Milwaukee
August 9 will take place at the Historic Turner Hall 1038 4th St.,Milwaukee

Kick Off event
: Wednesday, August 5, 2015 – Lakefront Brewery, 1872 N Commerce St,. Milwaukee
7:00PM – Brewery Tour

8:00PM – Show$5 or Free with Brewery Tour or MCF Ticket.
Festival Show Line Up

Performer Bios, Photos and Videos are available via the Comedy Festival website.
Schedule is subject to change.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2015 – 8:00PM
Jason Hillman (Host) – Stand Up, Milwaukee
Broadminded – Sketch, Milwaukee
T.I.M. – Musical Improv, Milwaukee
Zach Peterson – Stand Up, Chicago

FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2015 – 8:00PM
Shannon Noll (Host) – Stand Up, Chicago
Morgan Freeman Presents The Magic Negro and Other Blackness – Sketch, Atlanta
Tall Boys – Improv, Milwaukee
Josh Johnson – Stand Up, Chicago

FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2015 – 10:00PM
 John Egan (Host) – Stand Up, Green Bay
Dynamo Kickstand – Sketch, Milwaukee
Jack and the Wolf – Improv, Chicago
Alex Kumin – Stand Up, Chicago

SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2015 – 6:00PM
Jim Zarling (Host), Stand Up Richmond, VA
Sketch Marks – Sketch, Milwaukee
Chairs – Improv, Chicago
Sam Ike – Stand Up, Boston

SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2015 – 8:00PM
Brian King (Host) – Stand Up, West Hollywood
King Quail – Sketch, Brooklyn, NY
Sammy Arechar – Stand Up, Milwaukee

SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2015 – 10:00PM
Danny Lobell (Host) – Stand Up, Los Angeles
Variety Hour Happy Hour – Sketch, Milwaukee
Fancy Football – Improv, Los Angeles
Christopher Schmidt – Stand Up, Milwaukee

SUNDAY, AUGUST 9, 2015 – 8PM
Historic Turner Hall
Ryan Mason (Host) – Stand Up, Milwaukee
Geoffrey Asmus – Stand Up, Madison
Brian Posehn – Stand Up, Los Angeles

Schedule is subject to change

About the Festival

The Milwaukee Comedy Festival was founded in 2006 as a Sketch and Improv Comedy Festival to support and grow the comedy scene in Milwaukee. The Festival quickly grew into Wisconsin’s premier annual comedy event. MCF aspires to cultivate an active comedy community where performers can hone their craft, create new and exciting comedy and foster an inviting environment for both audiences and fellow performers.

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