New Show From UCBT's Lennon Parham & Jessica St. Clair Gets Series Order
Congratulations to UCB Theatre alums Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham on the series orders for their new show, "Playing House".
Upfronts: USA on Laugh Track with 2 Comedy Series... Read More
The Gainesville Sun interviews Jessica Chaffin & Jamie Denbo
Who are Jamie Denbo and Jessica Chaffin? Are they the comedy duo who write and direct the Showtime mockumentary "Ronna & Beverly?" Seasoned Upright Citizens Brigade improvisers? Actresses whose film credits include roles in "Weeds" and "Entourage" and whose contact list boasts friends like "Freaks and Geeks" creator Paul Feig? Read More
PolicyMic interviews Katie Willert
I'm sitting here today with comedian/actress Katie Willert of Cracked.com and the UCB Theatre. Katie is a viral video star with an average of 800,000 unique views on any of her videos. Luckily she took time out of her busy schedule to talk to me. Read More
AV Club grades The Jeselnik Offensive "A-"
The Jeselnik Offensive has made me laugh more in a 10-episode first season than anything else on television so far this year. Read More
Scot Armstrong to direct "Search Party" with Thomas Middleditch, TJ Miller, Adam Pally
Frequent Todd Phillips collaborator Scot Armstrong is making his feature directorial debut on the Universal comedy starring Thomas Middleditch, TJ Miller, Adam Pally. Read More
Cambio features Nicole Byer of MTV's "Girl Code"
We have a new favorite person in town and her name is Nicole Byer! Nicole stars in MTV's new show Girl Code. And of course that's exactly what the show is about. Read More
Serial Optimist interviews Mookie Blaiklock
Michael Blaiklock is a funny guy from Massachusetts who you probably know best from playing Eli on “Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23”. But, what you may not know is that… well, you’ll have to read it to find out! Read More
Jessica St. Clair interview in Entertainment Weekly
This April, we decided our readers deserved a good laugh. So we interviewed five comedians with upcoming projects. Get to know them as they answer our April Questionnaire. Read More
IFC development slate features comedies from Matt Besser, Chris Gethard, Garfunkel & Oates
IFC just announced a development slate of 11 scripted comedies from some of the greatest comedic minds around including UCB performers Matt Besser, Chris Gethard and Garfunkel & Oates. Read More
Katie Dippold featured in Marie Claire
With her buddy-cop movie The Heat, starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, hitting theaters this summer, up-and-coming comedy writer Katie Dippold is set to prove once and for all that women can pack 'em in—and keep 'em laughing. Read More
Rob Huebel, Dannah Phirman, Danielle Schneider working on Blip web series
Online-vid site Blip is bulking up on originals with a slate of at least 12 new short-form series this year, led by laffer "Mainly Murder" starring comedy player Rob Huebel and created & written by Dannah Phirman and Danielle Schneider. Read More
Anthony Jeselnik interview appearance on The Tonight Show
Anthony Jeselnik on when he started doing stand-up. Read More
Luka Jones cast in NBC pilot "Holding Patterns"
Up All Night co-star Luka Jones has been cast in NBC’s comedy pilot Holding Patterns, an ensemble multi-camera comedy about a group of friends whose lives completely change after they survive a plane crash. Read More
Stephanie Allynne cast in ABC presentation "See You Next Tuesday"
Megan Mullally, Stephanie Allynne and Bret Harrison have landed roles in ABC’s presentation “See You Next Tuesday,” about a group of people working in an office who are united in their dislike for the world’s worst boss. Read More
Ben Schwartz cast in film "This Is Where I Leave You"
Ben Schwartz, from House Of Lies, has joined cast of This Is Where I Leave You that now consists of Timothy Olyphant, Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Corey Stoll, Rose Byrne, Kathryn Hahn, and Adam Driver. Read More
Katie Dippold to write another directing vehicle for Paul Feig
Chernin Entertainment has closed a low-7-figure deal with Katie Dippold, for another comedy that she will write as a directing vehicle for Paul Feig. Read More
Rob Huebel cast in CBS pilot "Jacked Up"
Childrens Hospital‘s Rob Huebel is set to star opposite Patrick Warburton in CBS/Sony TV’s comedy pilot Jacked Up. Read More
Margot Leitman's New Memoir Makes LAmag's Reading List
Congratulations to the UCB Theatre's Margot Leitman, who's new memoir has made LAmag.com's reading list! The book comes out May 7th, order your copy now!
The Reading List: May ’13
Every month LAmag.com compiles titles of local interest that are hitting the bookshelves. Here, arranged by genre, are some... Read More
See The Little Tin Man Starring Kay Cannon, Jeff Hiller & more
Exclusive: Trailer For 'The Little Tin Man' Starring 'Pitch Perfect' Writer Kay Cannon
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The UCB Theatre Announces New HAROLD and LLOYD Teams
The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre is thrilled to announce our new HAROLD and LLOYD team rosters. Every week these teams perform the fully improvised form, The Harold, at UCB Theatre Chelsea and UCB Theatre East. Please join us in congratulating these performers and check our schedule for information on when these new teams will debut.
Bold = new/returning to... Read More