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.

James McCarthy

James McCarthy is a writer and performer based in New York City. He started taking classes at the UCB Theatre in the summer of 2009 and is currently a writer for the UCB Maude Team, Beige, and a performer on UCB Harold Team, GoodGirl. You can see him perform with his indie improv teams Gadget, Book, Code Red and Macaroni Rascals. James has been fortunate to have supportive and talented teammates in sketch, improv and cross country - shout out to the 2007 NCAA Division III National Champions, New York University Violets.

James would like to thank his family, friends, coaches and teachers for everything. He also apologizes for using "shout out" earlier.