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
Wed July 30, 2014
Tonight's Schedule
Wed July 30, 2014
Tonight's Schedule
Wed July 30, 2014
Today's Highlight
  • 6:30pm $5 Spank Chinatown Bust

    See two brand new sketch or solo shows birthed right before your eyes. These shows have never been performed on the UCBTLA stage before.

  • 8:00pm $5 Freaks on a Leash with Big Grande

    Big Grande invites their favorite performers to write new material for a one time only show.  But they're not gonna let 'em run too wild.  Each show explores a specific theme of Big Grande's choosing.

  • 9:30pm $5 Facebook

    2 audience members are randomly plucked from the audience to get their Facebook page examined and then turned into long form improvised comedy scenes.

    This performance is sold out. There will be a stand-by line for this show.
  • 11:00pm $5 Sketch Showdown Hosted By Cream

    On the last Wednesday of every month, check out the best indie sketch groups in the UCB community battle it out for your vote in the UCB Sketch Showdown! 3 groups, 1 winner, 2 hosts, 1 million laughs.

    This performance is sold out. There will be a stand-by line for this show.
  • 8:00pm $5 The Nights Of Our Lives Adam Wade, Josh Sharp, Anna Roisman, and Jim O’Grady

    Some of the funniest writers in New York are getting together to let you know about the nights of their lives - those nights that stand out a cut above the rest, that left behind stories so full of hilarity and wonder that they're worth sharing.

  • 9:30pm $5 UCBT Character Showcase

    Come watch some of the UCBT NY's very best talents do their best characters and impressions.

  • 11:00pm $5 Night Late Guest Host Jim Santangeli

  • 5:30pm Free Don't Be Yourself - Character Open Mic

    A weekly character open mic.

    This performance does not accept reservations.
  • 7:30pm $5 LLOYD NIGHT -Boombox
    -Rizzo
    -Witch

    Come see longform improv from NYC's top up-and-coming improv stars.

    This performance is sold out. There will be a stand-by line for this show.
  • 9:15pm $5 HOT FOR TEACHER: The UCB Faculty Show

    Improv comedy done by the pros.

  • 10:15pm $5 The Lottery

    Students from all levels of the UCB improv training school team up with Harold team members to bring you kick-arse improv.

  • 11:15pm Free ...XYZ JAM

    A jam for those a little left of center, a little right of center, and everyone in between.

    This performance does not accept reservations.