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UCBTLA - new improv & sketch comedy writing classes!

Mar 19, 2015

After selling out three advanced improv classes in less than a week, the UCB Theatre in Los Angeles is now registering for the first two levels of our acclaimed improv program in addition to a sketch comedy writing session taught by Emmy-nominated writer Scott Aukerman (HBO's Mr. Show with Bob and David). Register now to participate in the very first class offerings in Los Angeles!

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The ECNY Awards

Mar 19, 2015

The Emerging Comics of New York Awards is a city-wide comedy event, honoring up and coming comedians, with over 15 categories ranging from Best Stand-Up Comedian to Best Sketch Group to Best Musical Act.

New York City arguably has the greatest comedy scene in the country. So we bring NY's best and brightest performers together for one night and commemorate them for their vision, their talent and their struggle. All culminating into one insane night of insane speeches and hilarious guest performers.

Hosted By: The Cowboy and John

With Performances by:

Victor Varnado

Cracked Out

Andrea Rosen

Rob Huebel

Chelsea Peretti

Julie Klausner

The Whitest Kids U' Know


Thursday, July 23



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ASSSSCAT at Central Park's Summerstage

Mar 19, 2015

A Free Performance of ASSSSCAT in Central Park

The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre is proud to announce their participation in the 20th anniversary of Central Park SummerStage by doing a special presentation of their weekly show ASSSSCAT. All four original members of the The Upright Citizens Brigade: Matt Besser (Crossballs: The Debate Show, The Bernie Mac Show), Amy Poehler (Saturday Night Live, Mean Girls), Ian Roberts (Anchorman, Bring it On) and Matt Walsh (Elf, Old School) will host their no-holds barred fully-improvised show which promises to be the largest long-form improvisational performance ever seen.

ASSSCAT has been playing to sold-out houses in New York for over 9 years, with one free show every week. This FREE performance of ASSSSCAT of Central park SummerStage will be the largest and craziest improvised show ever seen. The show is fully improvised and features the four members of the UCB and special guest performers.

This performance features Saturday Night Live's Horatio Sanz and Rob Riggle, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart's Rob Corddry, and Paul Scheer from VH1's Best Week Ever plus special guests.

This special performance of ASSSSCAT takes place on July 21st 7:30pm at the Rumsey Playfield just south of 72nd Street Central Park. This performance is totally free and is one of the many events in support of the UCB Theatre's 7th Annual Del Close Improvised Marathon.

The Improv Marathon takes place at the UCB Theatre from Friday afternoon July 22ndth evening all day-and all-night for over 54 consecutive hours. This is in celebration of the late Del Close, the grandfather of long-form improvisation, improv guru and teacher of the Upright Citizens Brigade. through Sunday July 24

This Free performance of ASSSSCAT with the Upright Citizens Brigade takes place on July 21st 7:30pm at the Rumsey Playfield just south of 72nd Street Central Park. Doors open at 6:30pm. More information about SummerStage, The UCB Theatre and the 7th Annual Del Close Marathon can be found at or by calling 212-366-9176.

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