Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre has affordable, comedy shows seven nights a week in NYC and LA. Watch the best improv, sketch and standup in the country. Our original comedy video productions have garnered the national spotlight. We also run the first nationally accredited improv and sketch comedy school in the country. For information on our courses, visit the Training Center.

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UCB Theatre LA UCB Theatre NY UCB East UCBcomedy.com
5919 Franklin Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 908-8702
307 W. 26th St.
New York, NY 10001
(212) 366-9176
153 East 3rd St.
New York, NY 10009
(212) 366-9231
Tonight's Schedule
Tue October 21, 2014
Tonight's Schedule
Tue October 21, 2014
Tonight's Schedule
Tue October 21, 2014
Today's Highlight
  • 7:00pm Free Doug Loves Movies

    Doug Benson branches out into a live podcast about his favorite subject - movies! Join Doug and his special fancy guests for conversations about... movies!

    This performance does not accept reservations.
  • 8:00pm $5 Put Your Hands Together with Cameron Esposito with Patton Oswalt , Grant Lyon, Erin Lennox, Matt Donaher, and Tony Sam

    Put Your Hands Together is UCB LA's only weekly standup show. Produced by aspecialthing records and created/hosted by Cameron Esposito (LA Weekly Comedy Act to Watch in 2013), PYHT puts up the best & brightest comics every Tuesday night at 8pm!

  • 9:30pm $5 Trueth & Private Street: 7 Ways to Live a Better Life

    Comedian Mike Glazer wrote a couple well-selling comedy books. The books are full of short stories, and social experiments. He performed the social experiments all over Los Angeles, including at UCB. You are invited. It will be fun.

    Buzzfeed. Upworthy. Mashable. Private Street loves Internet lists (doesn't EVERYBODY?). So they created a show around their favorite list of all-time: "7 Ways to Live a Better Life." And trust them, #5 will leave you speechless!

    This performance is sold out. There will be a stand-by line for this show.
  • 11:00pm $5 Bangarang! Presents: SPOOKTOBER! *Free to UCBTLA students w/ ID

    All October, Bangarang! shows will include actual horror legends, special costume nights, creepy musicians and many, many surprises!  You’ll DIE if you miss any of these one-time-only shows because you never know who or WHAT they will scare up!

    This performance is sold out. There will be a stand-by line for this show.
  • 6:00pm $5 New Team Harold

    Catch them now before they become big stars. Students currently enrolled in Advanced Study classes at the UCB Training Center perform the "Harold" for your enjoyment.

  • 7:30pm $5 HAROLD NIGHT -- Smalls
    -- Apollo
    -- Women & Men

    Come see longform improv from NYC's top improv ensembles. The Harold is a 30 minute improv structure pioneered by Del Close.

    This performance is sold out. There will be a stand-by line for this show.
  • 9:15pm $5 HAROLD NIGHT -- Greg
    -- Side Piece
    -- Higgins

    Come see longform improv from NYC's top improv ensembles. The Harold is a 30 minute improv structure pioneered by Del Close.

  • 11:00pm $5 Advanced Class Show: THE IMPROVISED PLAY

    Tired of seeing Broadway's stuffy revivals? Based off an audience member's suggestion (a title of a play that has never been written) our cast will dazzle you with a fully improvised one-act play so good you won't believe it was not written.

  • 8:00pm $5 Comedy Central Corporate Retreat Corporate Retreat and Jay Oakerson Present: What’s Your F**ckin Deal? w/ Rich Vos, Bonnie McFarlane, Mike Yard, and more!

    Comedy Central Corporate Retreat

  • 9:30pm $5 The Tony Show With Anthony Atamanuik

    One of New York's most-fucked comedians present a character-driven variety show unlike any you've ever seen!

  • 11:00pm Free Chemistry

    Bringing you the funniest stand up comics. Every Tuesday at 11pm. Come laugh with us.