Comedy on State is a female-owned and operated premier comedy club located in the heart of downtown Madison, Wisconsin. The club, owned by the Paras family since 2001, has a reputation for bringing in top-notch comedic talent from around the country, including Bert Kreischer, Bobby Lee, Jackie Kashian, Bob the Drag Queen, Anthony Jeselnik, Michael Che, Taylor Tomlinson, Eric Andre, and many more. The club’s intimate setting creates an up-close and personal experience for the audience, making it a favorite spot for performers and comedy enthusiasts. Its prime location on State Street is a must-visit destination for anyone looking for a night of laughter and fun in Madison.
Comedy on State also hosts The Mic on State, which has become one of the hottest spots for aspiring comedians to showcase their talents, as well as one of the largest open mics in the country. Held every Wednesday, this open mic forum has gained a massive following and is always a hit! With its lively atmosphere and talented performers, the showroom is consistently packed with a diverse audience who come to witness the next big thing in comedy. Whether you’re a seasoned comedian or just starting, The Mic on State offers a supportive platform for all. Take advantage of the chance to experience the energy and excitement of this popular event.
Whether planning how to get here, what to do before or after a show, or just curious how to check in, this guide will help you have the best experience possible at Comedy on State!
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RESERVATONS & SEATING
A useful guide to visiting our venue
PARKING & DIRECTIONS
How to get here from IA, IL & MN
HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
Plan your stay – Madison has A LOT to offer!
COVID-19 SAFETY GUIDELINES
Our current protocol per Public Health Dane County