Todd Barry at MKE Comedy Fest

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Todd Barry at MKE Comedy Fest

Comedy legend Todd Barry (Netflix, Bob’s Burgers, The Late Show, Conan) headlines the 18th Annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival!

By Milwaukee Comedy

When and where

Date and time

Thursday, October 5 · 7:30 - 9pm CDT


Shank Hall 1434 North Farwell Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53202

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

Milwaukee Comedy Festival is proud to present comedy legend Todd Barry (Netflix, Bob’s Burgers, The Late Show, Conan), headlining one night only, Thursday, October 5th at 7:30pm at Shank Hall. Tickets are $25 for this event and will sell out! Doors open at 7pm. 

Shank Hall is a 21+ venue.

Todd Barry has released three one-hour stand-up specials including his latest one for Netflix, Spicy Honey

He's appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert , The Late Show with David Letterman, Conan and Late Night With Seth Meyers and his acting credits include The Wrestler, Road Trip, Flight of the Concords, Chappelle's Show, Spin City, Sex and the City. You may have heard his voice on the animated series Bob’s Burgers, Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist, and Aqua Teen Hunger Force.

Todd is also the author of the critically-acclaimed 2017 travel memoir Thank You For Coming To Hattiesburg.

About the Milwaukee Comedy Festival

The Milwaukee Comedy Festival is Wisconsin's largest multi-day comedy event, celebrating 18 years of presenting the best local, regional, and national comedic talent. The festival has featured top-notch stand-up, improv, and sketch comedy from across the country. Founded in 2006 as the Sketch and Improv Comedy Festival to support and grow the comedy scene in the city, the Milwaukee Comedy Festival quickly grew into Wisconsin’s premier annual comedy event attracting thousands of comedy fans every year.  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. 

Over the years more than 20,000 people have laughed with the Milwaukee Comedy Festival. Audiences have traveled from all parts of Wisconsin to attend the fest, and as far away as Los Angeles to Boston for the city’s biggest comedy event of the year.  Since 2006, the festival has featured thousands of performers from across the country including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle, Philadelphia, Denver and Austin as well as Canada including Toronto, Alberta and Vancouver. Our alumni have appeared in movies and television including Comedy Central, Netflix, HBO, Saturday Night Live, MAD TV, BET, Conan, Late Nite and many more.

More information on the 2023 Milwaukee Comedy Festival is available at or by emailing

About the organizer

Organized by
Milwaukee Comedy