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Iowa City Comedy Events

Posted by Little Village | Oct 12, 2017

This Sunday, Little Village brings back one of its most beloved yearly traditions: the Roast of Iowa City. Now celebrating its eighth year, the Roast returns to the Mill stage...

Posted by James Trainor | Oct 6, 2017

On Oct. 11, the Iowa City Book Festival brings Trae Crowder to town (the Liberal Redneck of YouTube fame). Crowder, along with Corey Ryan Forrester and Dean Morgan, will be...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Jun 10, 2017

The Lady Parts Justice League is bringing its Vagical Mystery Tour to Iowa City on June 20 at The Mill at 8 p.m. The performance will feature Lizz Winstead, musician...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | May 10, 2017

Following comedy legend Andy Kaufman’s death in 1984, the character of Tony Clifton — the lounge singer with the pornstar moustache, known for his belligerence and berating his audience —...

Posted by Katie Prout | Mar 14, 2017

“Optimist” might not be the first word that comes to mind when you think of comedian and provocateur Margaret Cho. But her work, spanning three decades of dives into familial...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Mar 13, 2017

The Green Gravel Comedy Festival hits its fourth year in 2017, and is accepting performer submissions starting today, March 13, at noon. The rates to submit are $15 for Iowa...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Feb 10, 2017

Mike Bridenstine The Mill -- Saturday, Feb. 11 at 8 p.m. Iowan-turned-California comedian Mike Bridenstine will perform a live stand-up routine at The Mill on Saturday, Feb. 11 to record...

Shane Mauss
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Dec 14, 2016

Shane Mauss Presents: A Good Trip w/ Arish Singh The Mill -- Saturday, Dec. 17 at 9 p.m. Video still from Shane Mauss' 2013 Netflix special 'Mating Season.' Wisconsin-born comedian...

Posted by Tim Taranto | Nov 1, 2016

Jen Kirkman Englert Theatre -- Saturday, Nov. 5 at 9 p.m. Jen Kirkman is an award-winning author, stand-up comedian and authentically kind and funny human being. Hot off the heels...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Sep 25, 2016

Steve Martin and Martin Short brought their "An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life" show to the Hancher auditorium Opening Gala Saturday night. The new 1,800...

Posted by Erin Tiesman | Sep 19, 2016

Seventh Annual Comedy for Charity Showcase Iowa City Yacht Club -- Saturday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. Since 2009, Iowa City comedians have come together for a cause. This year’s...

Andrew Steele
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Apr 4, 2016

Floodwater Comedy Festival Various Venues -- Thu., Apr. 21–Sun., Apr. 24 Andrew Steele performs Friday, Apr. 22 at Riverside Theatre. -- photo courtesy Floodwater Comedy Festival. The Floodwater Comedy Festival...

CJ Jones
Posted by Jacob Petterson | Apr 15, 2015

CJ Jones, one of the foremost deaf comedians, will bring his unique blend of humor and storytelling to Iowa City as part of the Floodwater Comedy Festival this Sunday, April...

video still taken from MTV: http://www.mtv.com/videos/misc/1057507/wild-n-outs-comedy-improv-theater-blair-christian-kojo.jhtml
Posted by Arish Singh | Dec 19, 2014

Blair Christian, a member of MTV’s revived Wild ’N Out comedy series, headlines a showcase of comedy and hip hop at Gabe’s this Saturday at 9 p.m. Though she’s worked...