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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
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...on TV programs like VH1's Best Week Ever, Comedy Central's Upright Citizens Brigade, Spike TV's MXC: Most Extreme Challenge, and Anime Network.
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...pm ($15). Hardcore Comedy Show, Fri 10:30 pm ($15). Upright Citizens Brigade, Sun 8 pm ($20). Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350...
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...space has analogs in comedy and theater black-boxes like the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles or the Hideout in Austin, Texas.
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...from a recent live reading of the Space Jam screenplay at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles. Clippers star Blake Griffin takes...
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...In Space, was funnier than anything on Maron itself. The Upright Citizens Brigade vet is unpredictable and incredibly fast on his feet. Catch...
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...or get high off good vibes at a special 4/20 performance by the Upright Citizens Brigade. Interested in a quiet night in? Lucky for you, there's...
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...raunch and riffing off audience members comes with the improv territory at Upright Citizens Brigade and beyond. One of the perks of taking that...
Twitchy Outraged As Dan Savage Literally Throws Virgin Duggar Lady Into Volcano
...for his garbage, and we re treated to a whole bunch of Upright Citizens Brigade posts from people who call Savage all class, an insufferable...
New Media vs. Old Guard: Where the Industry's Power Players Eat, Shop and Work Out
...the traditional fell short. From Van Veen's frequenting of Upright Citizens Brigade comedy club to Weiss' newfound love of The Comedy Cellar: