The ComedySportz Podcast

The ComedySportz Podcast

By Kyle Hanneken
Enjoy up-close and personal interviews with some of improv comedy’s greatest minds. The ComedySportz Podcast charts the history of ComedySportz from its inception in 1984 to the present day.
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Episode 4: Bo “Mr. Happy” Johnson
Over the course of many years, Bo Johnson has worked as an actor, director, musician, improv performer, and technician for over a dozen different theatre companies, including being a co-founder of Theatre Tesseract, The Dead Alewives, and Umbrella Group Theatre. At this point, Bo is close to being considered a "fixture" of the Milwaukee theatre community, like a sink or maybe a shower stall.***The ComedySportz Podcast is an independent production made by CSz players. The views and opinions expressed by the podcast host and any guests are their own and do not represent the views and opinions of any CSz location or CSz Worldwide. Vocabulary used by the host and guests is not necessarily representative of the CSz brand.
45:59
February 5, 2020
Episode 3: Brian "Hizzonor" Green
Brian Green started ComedySportz in 1984 and has been trying to get it right ever since. In this episode we explore Brian’s multi-decade long career doing improv and stand up, his love for the culinary arts, and we learn which of Brian’s strengths is Christine’s greatest weakness.***The ComedySportz Podcast is an independent production made by CSz players. The views and opinions expressed by the podcast host and any guests are their own and do not represent the views and opinions of any CSz location or CSz Worldwide. Vocabulary used by the host and guests is not necessarily representative of the CSz brand.
38:20
February 5, 2020
Episode 2: Bob “Orvy” Orvis
An original ComedySportz player, Bob Orvis has played in over 7,000 shows, booked 15,000 road shows, and has changed even more diapers. Tune in as we chronicle his time writing for radio and advertising, to how CSz Milwaukee branched out and established themselves in a competitive market, and learn which Brewers player Bob takes a fancy to.***The ComedySportz Podcast is an independent production made by CSz players. The views and opinions expressed by the podcast host and any guests are their own and do not represent the views and opinions of any CSz location or CSz Worldwide. Vocabulary used by the host and guests is not necessarily representative of the CSz brand.
1:01:04
January 3, 2020
Episode 1: Dick “Tuna” Chudnow
Dick Chudnow is the co-founder of Kentucky Fried Theater and the creator of ComedySportz. Join us as Dick shares his secrets to succeeding as a substitute teacher, to his unexpected encounter with improv-goddess Viola Spolin, to the formation of the World Comedy League.***The ComedySportz Podcast is an independent production made by CSz players. The views and opinions expressed by the podcast host and any guests are their own and do not represent the views and opinions of any CSz location or CSz Worldwide. Vocabulary used by the host and guests is not necessarily representative of the CSz brand.
1:01:55
January 3, 2020