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.

Congratulations UCBT performers nominated for Emmy Awards

The 61st Emmy nominations have been announced!  Congratulations to nominated UCBT performers Wyatt Cenac, Peter Gwinn, Jack McBrayer, Opus Moreschi, John Mulaney, Amy Poehler and Ben Schwartz.

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series

Entourage - HBO
Kevin Dillon as Johnny Drama

How I Met Your Mother - CBS
Neil Patrick Harris as Barney Stinson

The Office - NBC
Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute

30 Rock - NBC
Tracy Morgan as Tracy Jordan

30 Rock - NBC
<span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 0);">Jack McBrayer as Kenneth Parcell</span>

Two And A Half Men - CBS
Jon Cryer as Alan Harper

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series

Pushing Daisies - ABC
Kristin Chenoweth as Olive Snook

Saturday Night Live - NBC
<span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 0);">Amy Poehler as Various Characters</span>

Saturday Night Live - NBC
Kristin Wiig as Various Characters

30 Rock - NBC
Jane Krakowski as Jenna Maroney

Ugly Betty - ABC
Vanessa Williams as Wilhelmina Slater

Weeds - Showtime
Elizabeth Perkins as Celia Hodes

Outstanding Special Class - Short-format Live-Action Entertainment Programs

Battlestar Galactica: The Face Of The Enemy - Syfy.com
Ronald D. Moore, Executive Producer
David Eick, Executive Producer
Jane Espenson, Executive Producer
Harvey Frand, Produced By

Bruce Springsteen Super Bowl Halftime Show - NBC
Don Mischer, Executive Producer
Ricky Kirshner, Executive Producer
Glenn Weiss, Executive Producer
Bruce Springsteen, Performer

The Daily Show: The Daily Show Correspondents On Jon Stewart - ComedyCentral.com
Kahane Corn, Co-Executive Producer
Paul Beddoe-Stephens, Co-Executive Producer
Nick Poppy, Producer
Rich Sullivan, Producer

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog - drhorrible.com
Joss Whedon, Producer
Michael Boretz, Producer
David Burns, Producer

30 Rock's Kenneth the Web Page - NBC.com
<span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 0);">Jack McBrayer, Producer</span>
Eric Gurian, Producer
Josh Silberman, Producer
Tracey Wigfield, Producer
Bill Sell, Producer

Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Series

The Colbert Report - Comedy Central
Stephen Colbert, Writer
Allison Silverman, Writer
Richard Dahm, Writer
Michael Brumm, Writer
Rob Dubbin, Writer
<span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 0);">Opus Moreschi, Writer</span>
<span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 0);">Peter Gwinn, Writer</span>
Jay Katsir, Writer
Frank Lesser, Writer
Tom Purcell, Writer
Glenn Eichler, Writer
Peter Grosz, Writer
Barry Julien, Writer
Meredith Scardino, Writer

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart - Comedy Central
Steve Bodow, Head Writer
Jon Stewart, Writer
David Javerbaum, Writer
Josh Lieb, Writer
Rory Albanese, Writer
Kevin Bleyer, Writer
Jason Ross, Writer
Tim Carvell, Writer
John Oliver, Writer
Sam Means, Writer
Rob Kutner, Writer
J.R. Havlan, Writer
Rich Blomquist, Writer
<span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 0);">Wyatt Cenac, Writer</span>
Elliott Kalan, Writer
Rachel Axler, Writer

Late Night With Conan O'Brien - NBC
Mike Sweeney, Head Writer
Chris Albers, Writer
Jose Arroyo, Writer
Dan Cronin, Writer
Kevin Dorff, Writer
Andres du Bouchet, Writer
Michael Gordon, Writer
Berkley Johson, Writer
Brian Kiley, Wrter
Todd Levin, Writer
Brian McCann, Writer
Guy Nicolucci, Writer
Conan O'Brien, Writer
Matt O'Brien, Writer
Brian Stack, Writer
Andrew Weinberg, Writer

Late Show With David Letterman - CBS
Eric Stangel, Head Writer
Justin Stangel, Head Writer
Michael Barrie, Writer
Jim Mulholland, Writer
Steve Young, Writer
Tom Ruprecht, Writer
Lee Ellenberg, Writer
Matt Roberts, Writer
Jeremy Weiner, Writer
Joe Grossman, Writer
Bill Scheft, Writer
Bob Borden, Writer
Frank Sebastiano, Writer
David Letterman, Writer

Saturday Night Live - NBC
Seth Meyers, Head Writer
Doug Abeles, Writer
James Anderson, Writer
Alex Baze, Writer
Jessica Conrad, Writer
James Downey, Writer
Steve Higgins, Writer
Colin Jost, Writer
Erik Kenward, Writer
Rob Klein, Writer
John Lutz, Writer
Lorne Michaels, Writer
<span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 0);">John Mulaney, Writer</span>
Paula Pell, Writer
Simon Rich, Writer
Marika Sawyer, Writer
Akiva Schaffer, Writer
John Solomon, Writer
Emily Spivey, Writer
Kent Sublette, Writer
Jorma Taccone, Writer
Bryan Tucker, Writer

Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Special

81st Annual Academy Awards - ABC
Jon Macks, Writer
Jenny Bicks, Writer
Bill Condon, Writer
John Hoffman, Writer
Phil Alden Robinson, Writer
Bruce Vilanch, Writer
Dan Harmon, Special Material Written By
Rob Schrab, Special Material Written By
<span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 0);">Ben Schwartz, Special Material Written By</span>
Joel Stein, Special Material Written By

Chris Rock - Kill The Messenger - HBO
Chris Rock, Writer

Louis C.K.: Chewed Up - Showtime
Louis CK, Writer

Ricky Gervais: Out Of England - The Stand-Up Special - HBO
Ricky Gervais, Writer

Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America. A Final Night With George W. Bush - HBO
Will Ferrell, Writer