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
Thu July 24, 2014
Tonight's Schedule
Thu July 24, 2014
Tonight's Schedule
Thu July 24, 2014
Today's Highlight
  • 7:00pm $5 Sean Conroy Presents: Double-Barreled with Brendon Walsh

    Double-Barreled is a a shorter show (60 minutes) featuring fewer comics (2!) doing longer sets (you do the math). Hosted and curated by Sean Conroy

  • 8:00pm $5 The OkCupid Show

    One lucky lady or dude will get a chance to go on three real dates with real people live onstage. Come learn a little about love from the people who know the most about lacking it: comedians.

  • 9:30pm $5 Stranded! & Let's Go Insane!

    When two strangers are marooned on a tropical island, things get weird. Come watch a sketch show like nothing you've seen before.

    Sometimes going insane is the only way to stay sane. And other times going insane is actually going insane. Join D'Arcy Carden and Fran Gillespie as they explore the depths of their insanity.

  • 11:00pm $5 Last Day of School: The Txt Msg Show & Convoy *Free to UCBTLA students w/ ID

    Improv based off of YOUR text messages.

    Quick, smart and funny, Convoy has been selling out shows since before Obama took office. Come see why.

    This performance is sold out. There will be a stand-by line for this show.
  • 6:00pm $5 SPANK Good Cop Great Cop/Ghandi Was Robbed/My Melonbasket

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

    And just like children, some may be good and some may be bad, but somebody out there loves them just the same.

    Reservations for this performance are no longer available.
  • 8:00pm $5 The Black Experience with Jonathan Braylock & Christian Capozzoli: Nutso Facto

    Characters more squirrelly than a pillowcase shoved full of chipmunks hopped up on enough Red Bull to kill a baby cow.

    Reservations for this performance are no longer available.
  • 9:30pm $5 THE DAILY SHOW Writers: A Non-Daily Show

    Writers from THE DAILY SHOW improvise for you.

    Reservations for this performance are no longer available.
  • 11:00pm $5 Cage Match NYC Jimmy Fedora vs The Stepfathers

    Welcome to the world's most dangerous Improv arena, where two mighty teams of gladiators will take the stage to prove who is the best of the best.

    This performance is sold out. Reservations will be available Friday, July 18th at 3pm.
  • 5:30pm Free Open Michelle - Ladies Open Mic

    A stand-up open mic for women. Secretly, a clothing swap. Hosted by Sue Smith and Anna Drezen.

    This performance does not accept reservations.
  • 7:00pm $5 LASERS IN THE JUNGLE: Stand-Up Comedy w/ Brian McGuinness (Gotham), Emily Epstein White (SF Mothslam), Janelle James (Carolines) and more!

    A weekly stand-up showcase featuring great comedians, fun games, awkward moments and, of course, free stress-tests.

    Reservations for this performance are no longer available.
  • 8:30pm $5 FRESH OUT: Stand-Up Comedy

    Fresh Out! is a standup comedy show featuring the freshest comics available anywhere.

    Reservations for this performance are no longer available.
  • 10:30pm $5 Dan + Joe + Charles Show Jibz Cameron (Dynasty Handbag), Sasheer Zamata (SNL), Brooke Van Poppelen (John Oliver's Stand-Up Show)

    Dan Licata, Joe Pera, and Charles Gould host this stand-up showcase, which also features one-act plays and jazz. Hope you can make it.