Milwaukee's Comedy Café
1033 N. Old World 3rd Street, Milwaukee; Performance Venue: The Point, 906 S. Barclay St., Milwaukee; Rated one of the best in the U.S., it has been bringing comics direct from television, cable and the movies to Milwaukee for more than two decades. Performances Thursdays through Saturdays; closed in July and August. Age 21 or older, unless accompanied by parent or legal guardian; two-beverage minimum per person.
Telephone: (414) 271-JOKE (5653); www.milwaukeescomedycafe.com.
CSz Milwaukee (ComedySportz)
420 S. 1st St., Milwaukee; Milwaukee's longest-running comedy show offers improvisational comedy based on audience suggestions. Originating in Milwaukee, the show has expanded to 23 U.S. cities, Berlin and Manchester, England. ComedySportz Matches held on Fridays and Saturdays. Reservaions recommended. Telephone: (414) 272-8888; www.cszmke.com.