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 Adomian

JAMES ADOMIAN is a daredevil dancing queen - but don't you know deep down he's just a kitten! James is a prolific performer/writer/standup who is a staple in the comedy scene in LA, NY and across the country, recently honored as one of The Advocate's "Top 40 Under 40" in 2013.

James is a regular standup and character guest on Comedy Central, with recent appearances on @MIDNIGHT, THE MELTDOWN WITH JONAH & KUMAIL and JOHN OLIVER'S NEW YORK STAND-UP SHOW, and on IFC where he has appeared on COMEDY BANG BANG and MARON. He is currently developing THE EMBASSY, a pilot project with Earwolf and Scott Aukerman.

Other TV appearances include LAST COMIC STANDING, ADVENTURE TIME, AXE COP, GRAVITY FALLS, CONAN and a memorable set of character cameos on CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL.

He co-stars in HITS, the directorial film debut of David Cross that premiered at Sundance in 2014, and appeared in HAROLD & KUMAR ESCAPE FROM GUANTANAMO BAY.

On the internet, James has guested on many podcasts including COMEDY BANG BANG, DEAD AUTHORS, SKLARBRO COUNTRY, THE TODD GLASS SHOW and KEITH AND THE GIRL, and has produced and starred in a wide array of comedy videos and web series on Funny or Die, including DRUNK ORSON OUTTAKES and MARON IN SPACE.

Catch James Adomian doing his standup and characters across the globe at festivals, comedy clubs, gay bars, rooftop parties and radical political events. His acclaimed debut standup comedy album LOW HANGIN FRUIT is available for purchase on Earwolf, and available for theft elsewhere.

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