Time Out New York Calls GUMP's Dennie & Sharp a Duo to Watch
Keep your eye on a UCBT sketch duo recreating Forrest Gump Read More
UCBT Chelsea and East Will Be Open Tonight
The UCBT Chelsea and the UCBT East will be open tonight and shows will be performed as scheduled, despite the snow. We only close the theatres if the MTA shuts down. Come on out for comedy and drinks. Read More
- Variety Names Pursuit of Sexiness One of the Top Ten Web Series of 2013
- Time Out NY Calls Arthur Meyer: Rock and Roll the Best Sketch Show of 2013
Cipha Sounds Talks Take It Personal on HipHopDX
Cipha Sounds Shares Motivation Behind His Improv Series
by Lakeia Brown
Exclusive: Cipha Sounds details how he managed to combine artists like 2 Chainz and Trinidad James with members from New York's Upright Citizen's Brigade.
Every Friday night at the Upright Citizens... Read More
The UCB Theatre NY Announces New MAUDE Teams
The UCB Theatre NY is thrilled to announce the new UCBT NY Maude Teams for 2013:
RUN RONNIE RUN (STARTER NAME)
Becky Abrams (new to Maude)
Julia Ogilvie (new to Maude)
Kara Klenk (new to Maude)
Max Brand (new to Maude)
Mark Vigeant (new to Maude)
James Smith III (new to Maude)
Janet Silverman (new to Maude)
Allie Kokesh (new to... Read More
UCBT Performers' Pilots Selected for NYTVF
Congratulations to UCBT performers whose pilots were selected for the NYTVF! Read More
Tickets For DCM15 Premium Shows On Sale Now
The 15th Annual Del Close Marathon is happening from June 28th to June 30th in NYC, and as usual we will be presenting some very special star-studded premium shows featuring some of the best comedians in the country. See below for a full schedule of premium shows and links to buy your tickets today!
At SVA - SILAS
7:30pm - FWAND (legendary UCBT NY house team)
9:00pm -... Read More
UCBT and The Henry Miller Library Present The Tropic of Laughter at The Knitting Factory
The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre presents, in a benefit performance for the Henry Miller Memorial Library: Big Sur Brooklyn Bridge, an evening of storytelling and improvisation celebrating the life and work of Henry Miller by some of New York City’s funniest performers. Read More
Lena Dunham’s Improv Night at the Upright Citizens Brigade
Lena Dunham was the guest monologuist at a special benefit performance of ASSSSCAT 3000. Read More
The 2017 Tony Awardz Reviewed By Edge New York
Just as award-show season kicks in, a mock Tony Award ceremony resists the easy knocks (well, most of them) to send up theatre’s hallowed night: "The 2017 Tony Awardz, A Musical Parody." Read More
BlackBook Reviews Employee of the Month at UCB East with Gloria Steinem & More!
What do you get when an esteemed novelist, an iconic face of the feminist movement and a political commentator walk into a theater in the East Village to ruminate on their careers? Juggling, tap dancing and a puddle of Applejack on the floor, basically. Read More
UCBTNY's Hurricane Sandy Relief Show, Sunday November 25th
On Sunday, November 25th the UCB Theatre in Chelsea will present a stand-up comedy show with all proceeds going towards The Alie Forney Center in Chelsea to repair damages from Hurricane Sandy. Read More
The UCB and the 14th Annual Del Close Marathon Profiled in the New York Times
Matt Walsh looked surprised at the number of cameras aimed at him and other members of the Upright Citizens Brigade. Read More
FREAK DANCE, The UCB's Newest Movie, Playing at UCB East For A Full Week
<b>Freak Dance, the latest movie from The Upright Citizens Brigade will be playing at UCB East for a week.</b>
Saturday, May 19th at Midnight
Monday, May 21st at 10pm
Tuesday, May 22nd at 9:30pm
Wednesday, May 23rd at 10pm
Thursday, May 24th at 11pm
Friday, May 25th at Midnight
Freak Dance is a dance musical parody in the vein of Electric Boogaloo, Step Up, Dirty Dancing, You Got Served and every other dance movie ever made. The sexy and wealthy Cocolonia must escape her... Read More
Employee of the Month on Marketplace
Catie Lazarus and her show
"Employee of the Month" were profiled on Marketplace from American Public Media. Listen to the audio below or
read the full transcript here.
The UCB Theatre NY Announces New HAROLD Team Rosters and the Debut of LLOYD Teams
UCBT Announces: HAROLD and LLOYD TEAM Rosters - March 2012</b>
The UCB Theatre NY is thrilled to announce the new UCB Chelsea HAROLD NIGHT line-up and the inaugural UCBeast LLOYD NIGHT teams!
ALL CAPS = NEW TO HAROLD NIGHT
Bold = Returning to Harold Night
WHALE PLUS (starter name)
MACK KNIT NEON (starter name)
Matt... Read More
The Bachelor: Romance, Roses, and Romance in the New York Times
The Roses! The Romance! The Roasts!</b>
By MEGAN ANGELO
“The Bachelor: Romance, Roses and Romance” at the Upright Citizens Brigade in Chelsea.
Marilynn K. Yee/The New York Times
ON a recent evening the Chelsea basement theater of the Upright Citizens Brigade was packed, with people and tension. Six women paced the stage, fists clenched, eyes watering, on the brink of tears, or possibly murder. There might not have been anything funny about that the scene if they hadn’t all been... Read More
The UCB Theatre Is Proud To Announce the 14th Annual Del Close Marathon
The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre is proud to announce the dates for the 14th Annual Del Close Marathon!
This year's marathon will be the last weekend of June: June 29th - July 1st. As before, it will take place on multiple stages.
We'll also have awesome special shows during the week leading up to the marathon (June 25th-28th).
And all week long we'll be offering special workshops (details forthcoming - stay tuned!).
So: If you'd like to submit your team to be a part of... Read More
This Is Not A Sketch Show: A Sketch Show Reviewed in Time Out NY
Review: This Is Not a Sketch Show: A Sketch Show</b>
This clever, self-referential show aims to rent out the UCB Theatre as an apartment.
Brandon Scott Jones cajoles Jon Gutierrez and Alison Bennett
Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson
Hey, reader. Yeah, you: Looking for a nice apartment? You might want to talk to Andy Stevens, the Realtor (and aspiring comedian) who seems to be behind This Is Not a Sketch Show: A Sketch Show. He’s got this really hot property, perfect... Read More