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 October 22, 2014
Tonight's Schedule
Thu October 23, 2014
Tonight's Schedule
Thu October 23, 2014
Today's Highlight
  • 6:30pm $5 Spank Friendboat Island

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

    Reservations for this performance are no longer available.
  • 8:00pm $5 Maude Night: UCB's Sketch Comedy House Teams Bonafide/TuT
    *Free to UCBTLA students w/ ID

    Sketch comedy from some of UCB LA's best sketch writers and performers!

    Reservations for this performance are no longer available.
  • 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.

    Reservations for this performance are no longer available.
  • 11:00pm $5 Cagematch Hotbox the Whip vs Cook County Social Club (23-0)

    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.

    Reservations for this performance are no longer available.
  • 6:30pm $5 SPANK FRESH / Left Handed Radio Presents: 30-Minute Commercial Break

    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.

  • 8:00pm $5 The Keith & Jesse Show & The Dead Dads Club

    The Keith & Jesse Show is celebrating its 37th year anniversary, and you won’t want to miss it!

    In 2010, Kristen Bartlett and Jason's dads died within months of each other. Together, they formed The Dead Dads Club--an unstoppable grief-fighting force that is often tough, but occasionally falls apart when "Big Fish" is on HBO.

  • 9:30pm $5 THE DAILY SHOW Writers: A Non-Daily Show

    Writers from THE DAILY SHOW improvise for you.

    This performance is sold out. There will be a stand-by line for this show.
  • 11:00pm $5 Cage Match NYC Play By Play vs. My Privacy

    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 on Friday, Oct 17th at 3 PM
  • 5:30pm Free Don't Be Yourself - Character Open Mic

    A weekly character open mic.

    This performance does not accept reservations.
  • 7:00pm $5 LASERS IN THE JUNGLE: Stand-Up Comedy w/ Adam Newman (Letterman), Nick Vatterott (Comedy Central), The Lucas Brothers (FOX), Kendra Cunningham (Last Comic Standing), and more!

    Lasers is a once-in-a-lifetime comedy event, every Thursday at 7pm

  • 8:30pm $5 FRESH OUT! NY: Stand-Up Comedy w/ Jullian McCullough (Comedy Central), The Lucas Bros (Friends of the People), Mary Mack (Last Comic Standing), and more!

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

  • 10:30pm $5 Dan + Joe + Charles Show w/ Kevin Barnett (TruTV's Friends of the People), The Lucas Brothers (22 Jump Street), Sheng Wang (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Central Half Hour), and more!

    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.