Congratulations to Nick Hart, winner of Madison's Funniest Comic 2017!

Madison Area Comedy Calendar

Check out our calendar for the most up-to-date information on local comedy shows and comedy events in Madison, Wisconsin and the surrounding area. Click on a show to get more details.

Besides these showcases, live comedy is happening nearly every night. Check out our comedy open mics page for information on weekly local comedy open mics in Madison.

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A great town for comedy!


Madison has a strong local comedy scene. Whether it's an open mic or a locally produced comedy show, there are great comedy events happening all the time. Over the years, local Madison comedy has been the starting place for many talented comics. Today, the scene features a diverse range of original voices.

Madison is also home to The Comedy Club on State, which headlines all of the best comedians in the country. You can see local Madison comedians perform there every Wednesday at the Big Deuce Open Mic, as well as host on the weekend.

Madison has the best audiences in the nation, and we appreciate everyone who comes out and supports live comedy. Follow us on our Facebook page, check out our local comedy projects, and most importantly come out to a show. is funded and maintained by Madison comedians to provide information and promote local comedy.