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Some Favorite Quotes
"...the hippest of New York's comedy rooms, and home to the highest-quality improv in the city." — Salon.com
"Best five-dollar-per-person date: Harold Nights at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre" — Village Voice
"Best acting class for non-actors" — New York Press
"...the city's best improv workshop" — New York Magazine
"In an example of selflessness uncharacteristic of the successful, ticket prices for all shows are... cheaper and funnier than a lap dance!" — Screw Magazine
"Los Angeles has the Groundlings, Chicago is known for the Second City. Now, thanks to the Upright Citizens Brigade, New York City may finally find a place on the comedy map of famous troupes." — Time Out New York
"New York City's only relevant live comedy troupe" — SPIN Magazine
"Not since Woody Allen's 'Bananas' has revolution been so funny" — Time Out New York
"Smart writing and solid acting by the goofy, hip and subversive" — Paper Magazine
"New York's hardest-working sketch comics" — New York Magazine
"witty, irreverent, and conceptually ambitious" — The Onion
"twisted and uproarious" — Entertainment Weekly
"UCB has always done it a cut above the rest. To see what separates the men from the boys, see 'Asssscat.'" — CitySearch
"Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh have adapted and mastered the techniques of jazz-riff improvisation... we are treated to smart interconnections of words and ideas, and the laughs that come are deeper and more penetrating than from a sitcom rim shot." — LA Weekly
"...a combination of subtly clever intellectual comedy and slapstick nonsense that packs a powerful punch." — The Austin Chronicle
"Experiencing truly brilliant improv comedy is like sitting in the front car of a really smart roller coaster ride with no stretches of straight track. Right now in America, no one is offering a more exhilerating ride than the Upright Citizens Brigade." — Bust Magazine
"We like whatever they're using" — High Times
Smart, hip crowds expected at Woodstock Comedy Festival this weekend
...of the renowned standup show presented every Monday night at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Manhattan with a rotating cast. "Whiplash"
David Wain interview: They Came Together
...to They Came Together? I ve known Amy since she arrived with her group Upright Citizens Brigade in New York in the mid 90 s. The first time I...
Jane Fonda brings her comic chops, gives improv a try in ‘This Is Where I Leave You’
...Schwartz, who played Boner, the rabbi, to let me do some work at the Upright Citizens Brigade with him. Me and five guys, and while I got through it...
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Claire, two comedians who trained at the famous improvisational theater Upright Citizens Brigade. The show presents a hilarious and candid outlook...
Mic Drop: Blue Humor Edition
...three-person troupe Rozay from New York. All three members are affiliated with Upright Citizens Brigade and one, Will Stephens, is a staff writer for...
Blake Griffin Trades Slam Dunks for Slam Poetry
...the beat poetry idea, and Griffin, who has worked with the improv group Upright Citizens Brigade, was game for it. He knew he needed to play it...
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...class in Chicago and continued to work together throughout the years at the "Upright Citizens Brigade" and "SNL" (where the two co-hosted the...
Adult Swim video editor pitches TV pilot, ask for public's help
...screen. His time spent in New York on the comedy circuit with Upright Citizens Brigade allowed him to form connections with other performers, many...
...Strategy Room ), Sharon Spell ( The Moth ), sketch comedy collective Kokomo ( Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre ) and . The show starts at 7:00 p.m.
Entertainment Listings (Sept. 19-25)
...queen.worldcafelive.com All shows at 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. UPSTAIRS: Today: Upright Citizens Brigade. Saturday: Dave Fry 11:30 p.m. Melmanie 7 p.m.