Milwaukee Bucket List: ComedySportz

Published July 23, 2018

I went to ComedySportz with a friend for a Friday night performance. I was surprised how much the show relied on audience involvement.


Former model heads up music and comedy events

Published Jan. 3, 2015

Years ago, Lena Cole traveled to big cities like Chicago and New York to check out comedy shows and musical acts until one day she decided to bring the talent to Milwaukee. In 2009, Cole started two ongoing events, R&B Live and Funny First Sundays. She also runs her own management and event planning business, Above Average Entertainment.


CW 18 and My 24 bring Family Fest to Southridge Mall

Published Feb. 6, 2014

It turns out the lure of television isn't the only method CW 18 and My 24 are using to keep people out of the cold. This weekend, the two stations will be hosting Family Fest, a free community event, at Southridge Mall in Greendale.


ComedySportz appeals to kidz, too

Published Feb. 23, 2013

If live, interactive entertainment trumps screen watching in your book, take your kids to a ComedySportz kid-focused matinee on Saturdays at 3 p.m.


OnMedia: The hype about the hyping of Hurricane Irene

Published Aug. 30, 2011

Shortly after the clouds started breaking, the kerfuffle over how TV covered what could have been a catastrophic natural disaster was traveling up the same coast that was hit by Hurricane Irene. ... MTV's VMAs pull in record numbers. ... A look at John Goodman on NBC's "Community."


Milwaukee Comedy Festival returns Aug. 4-7

Published July 18, 2011

More than 25 comedy groups and 15 stand-up acts are scheduled to participate in the 2011 Milwaukee Comedy Festival, scheduled for Aug. 4-7 at ComedySportz, 420 S. 1st St.


Cock 'n' Toast hams it up with adult humor

Published Feb. 7, 2006

Three years ago, five members of ComedySportz started an after-hours version of the popular improvisational show called Cock 'n' Toast. Today, they're selling out performances right and left.


"Operation Iraqi Children" transports school supplies overseas

Published Aug. 30, 2005

From now until September 25th, ComedySportz is accepting donations for "Operation Iraqi Children," a charity founded by actor Gary Sinise and author Laura Hillenbrand to help soldiers bring school supplies to the children of Iraq.


ComedySportz competition goes international

Published Aug. 4, 2004

You know they've turned 20, and you know that Dick Chudnow and company have moved into a new space. But did you know that this week's tournament includes teams from Ireland and England?


Theater couples endure despite pressures

Published Feb. 22, 2001

In the first of a series of one-on-two interviews, David Doll talks about the forces exerted on relationships by both parties' participation in the hectic world of Milwaukee theater.