General

What is the Upright Citizens Brigade?
The Upright Citizens Brigade is Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh. The “UCB4” produced their own sketch show, “Upright Citizens Brigade,” for three seasons on Comedy Central from 1998-2000. During the success of the TV show, UCB opened the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and Improvisational and Sketch Comedy Training Center in New York City. In 2005, UCB expanded and opened the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre Los Angeles and began offering UCB Training Center classes on the west coast.

What is the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre?
The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre is home for all things comedy. Our 4 theatres, two in New York and two in LA offer affordable, high-quality shows seven nights a week. We also run one of the largest and most respected improv schools in the country.

What kind of shows play at UCB Theatre?
UCB Theatre hosts all kinds of comedy shows: improv, stand-up, sketch, talk/variety, cool weird stuff that defies categorization and more. ONLY comedy shows play at UCB Theatre.