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  1. Is It Time for UCB to Start Paying Performers?Performing improv or standup on a UCB stage might be fun, but that doesn’t mean it’s not labor worthy of payment – especially when you’re […]
  2. Upright Citizens Brigade Announces the Grand Opening of UCB Theatre SunsetThe Upright Citizens Brigade is opening a brand new theater in Los Angeles. UCB announced today that it’s added a new venue called UCB Theatre […]
  3. Inside Whiplash, ‘Review,’ and ‘SNL’ with Leo AllenTwo decades into his comedy career, Leo Allen is both the host of one of New York’s most popular standup shows (Whiplash) and a busy writer […]
  4. Let Thomas Middleditch Walk You Through His Del Close MarathonVulture had improviser and Silicon Valley star Thomas Middleditch keep a journal of his comings and goings during the UCB Theatre NYC’s 72-hour […]
  5. The Only Public Screening of the ‘Chris Gethard Show’ Pilot Will Be for […]In January, comedian Chris Gethard shot a pilot of his public access series The Chris Gethard Show for Comedy Central. The network recently […]
  6. Here’s the Pilot for a Rejected FX Talk Show Produced by Funny Or Die and […] Over the weekend, this pilot for a late night show on the FX network leaked online. Called What’s Going On?, the pilot was produced by Funny […]
  7. What It’s Like to Be an Artistic Director at a Comedy TheaterComedy is an industry, and for every performer on stage, there are hundreds of people working behind-the-scenes. These creative and business […]
  8. Talking to Matt Walsh and Matt Besser About the New UCB Book, Improv, and […]Since longform improvisation was created by Del Close in the 1980s, there hasn’t been a book on the art form as thorough as the Upright Citizen […]
  9. Looking Back at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade TV Show with the UCB4The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  10. Rob Riggle Gushes Over his Time at the UCBIn a recent interview with Complex, Riggle talked about his career and sports and junk but the most compelling parts came when he opened up […]
  11. Grand Opening Of UCB’s Second NY Location Is (You Got It) ImprovisedThis weekend saw the grand opening of the UCB’s second location in New York, after two long years of securing licenses, tearing down walls, and […]
  12. Some Things I Learned As the Artistic Director of the UCB TheatreIt’s almost impossible these days to watch a comedy movie or TV sitcom that doesn’t feature a comedian from the Upright Citizens Brigade […]