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 September 2, 2014
Tonight's Schedule
Tue September 2, 2014
Tonight's Schedule
Tue September 2, 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

    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 CollegeHumor Live LA with Thomas Middleditch, Emily Heller & The Shining! The Musical!

    CollegeHumor.com's cast has officially moved to Los Angeles, and they're bringing the website to life on the UCBT-LA stage.

  • 11:00pm $5 Bangarang! presents: SuperTeam *Free to UCBTLA students w/ ID

    Each week Bangarang! invites their favorite improvisers to captain a SuperTeam. Catch two action-packed sets where these team captains can invite anyone to do anything. And after the SuperTeams it's Bangarang!

    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 -- The Enemy
    -- Smalls
    -- Grammer

    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 -- Side Piece
    -- Greg
    -- 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.
  • 11:00pm $5 Advanced Class Show: SPACE IS THE PLACE

    THE AVERAGE IMPROV TEAM USES 10% OF THEIR STAGE CAPACITY. IMAGINE WHAT WE COULD DO WITH 100%

  • 6:00pm $5 UCBT Character Showcase

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

  • 8:00pm $5 SO INTO IT: A Fanatic Variety Show w/ Anna Drezen (SPOOKY JERKS),
    Dana Rossi (Time Out NY), Garth Schilling (aka Ms. Vodka Stinger), and more!

    When these two idiots met, a mutual sick fanaticism took hold. Join these pop culture savants as they gush over their favorites and invite the most exciting comedians, writers, and performance artists to explore their own obsessive tendencies.

  • 9:30pm $5 The Tony Show With Anthony Atamanuik Jim Tews (Louie) , Erik Bergstrom (The New Yorker), Andy Beckerman & Naomi Ekperigin, and more!

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

  • 11:00pm Free Tuesday Night Open Mic

    TUESDAY NIGHT OPEN MIC is a free weekly open mic hosted by Boris Khaykin, John Trowbridge, and Andy Rocco.

    This performance does not accept reservations.