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Upright Citizens Brigade

  1. improv
    A Eulogy for UCB’s Del Close Marathon in New YorkA longtime improviser says good-bye to DCM before it moves to L.A. next year.
  2. improv
    Comedians Share Their Favorite Del Close Marathon MemoriesA walk down memory lane ahead of UCB’s 20th and final improv marathon in New York.
  3. improv
    UCB’s Del Close Marathon Moving From NY to LAAfter 20 years in New York City, the Upright Citizens Brigade improv comedy weekend is heading West.
  4. A Comedian Is Suing UCB for ‘Reverse Gender Discrimination’ After Getting […]Back in August 2016, New York’s Upright Citizens Brigade theaters banned a comedian after multiple women came forward with rape allegations […]
  5. 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 […]
  6. Talking Funny or Die and ‘Not Quite a Genius’ with Nate DernFrom humble beginnings as a participant in season 3 of The CW’s Beauty and the Geek to becoming the artistic director of UCB’s New York theater […]
  7. Inside the Weird but Wonderful World of Comedy WrestlingIf you have ever found yourself at the UCB Theatre in Chelsea at 11:00pm on a Thursday night, you’ve probably witnessed a comedy wrestling […]
  8. UCB Is Moving from Chelsea to Hell’s Kitchen Next MonthThe Upright Citizens Brigade is leaving its Chelsea location in New York to make way for a new location a little further uptown. According to […]
  9. From UCB to ‘The House’ with Rob Huebel Rob Huebel is maybe a quintessential “right place, right time” example for an aspiring comedian. The place was New York and the time was […]
  10. Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh Announce 2018 […]Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts,and Matt Walsh are bringing UCB’s popular long-running improv show ASSSSCAT to a very important stage […]
  11. The 19th Annual Del Close Marathon Schedule Is OutThe annual Del Close Marathon takes place in New York next month, and this week UCB released the full lineup and schedule for the event. The […]
  12. exclusive
    Amy Poehler, Anthony Atanamuik to Perform at 19th Annual Del Close MarathonThree days, 650 shows, ten stages.
  13. chris gethard
    How Chris Gethard Finally Found Comedy Redemption — in a DumpsterIt was the culmination of everything the comic has been working toward, a show that asked just one question: Can you guess what’s in the Dumpster?
  14. slideshow
    Matt Walsh Takes You Inside His Del Close MarathonThe Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre co-founder takes on its annual improv festival.
  15. The 18th Annual Del Close Marathon Schedule Is OutThe annual Del Close Marathon takes place in New York next month, and this week UCB released the full lineup and schedule. The improv marathon […]
  16. comedy
    How Female Comedians Fight Assault & HarassmentL.A.’s “Evil Misandrist Comedy Witches” are banding together to share their stories.
  17. 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 […]
  18. pop culture memory lane
    How John Cho Got Slapped Down by MorrisseyThe Harold and Kumar star learned an important lesson about celebrity honesty.
  19. pop culture memory lane
    When Paul Scheer Got the Brush-Off from Robert Downey Jr.In our second “Pop Culture Memory Lane” installment, the NTSF star tells of his very uncomfortable Comic-Con encounter with Iron Man.
  20. pop culture memory lane
    How Casey Wilson Kidnapped a Rent ActorIn this new co-production with the Upright Citizens Brigade, Wilson (and her animated self) remembers her near-kidnapping of a Rent understudy.
  21. upright citizens brigade
    Watch Matt Walsh and Amy Poehler Discuss the History of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater on Rock CenterBriWi goes downtown for laughs.
  22. chameleon time
    See Amy Poehler As 30 Different Alter EgosSee her as everything from mustachioed professor to giant-sored prostitute to grande dame in these makeup tests from the 1998 ‘Upright Citizens Brigade’ TV show.
  23. Checking In With the Cast of Upright Citizens BrigadeWhatever happened to predictability, the milkman, the paperboy, evening TV…and the cast and creators of Upright Citizens Brigade? The list of […]