Milwaukee Comedy Festival

Matthew Reddin, Contributing writer

It’s time to laugh: The Milwaukee Comedy Festival has returned. This annual celebration of stand-up, sketch and improv comedy has delighted  comedy lovers for nine years, and each gets bigger and better. This year’s features two dozen performers or groups from around town and across the country, spread across eight different performance slots that include a teen comedy show on Sunday afternoon.

At Next Act Theatre, 255 S. Water St. Tickets are $20, $15 in advance, or $50 for an all-access pass. For showtimes or to order tickets, visit

Aug. 7 to 10

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