UCBT performers win at 2013 NY Television Festival
Congratulations to UCBT performers Todd Bieber, Sue Galloway, Justin Lamb, Andrew Law, Megan Neuringer, Alison Rich and Stephen Soroka on their wins at the 2013 New York Television Fest! Read More
Chicago Tribune checks in with Cameron Esposito
Checking in and seeing how things have been going out west for Cameron Esposito. Read More
- Variety Names Pursuit of Sexiness One of the Top Ten Web Series of 2013
Watch HOUSE OF LIES LIVE, Filmed at UCBT LA, Online Now
You can now watch the entire cut of HOUSE OF LIES LIVE, the long-form improv special produced by Ben Schwartz for Showtime and filmed live at the UCB Theatre in LA, online!
The show, which also airs on television on New Years Eve at 10pm on Showtime (with no beeps or edits), features House of Lies cast members Don Cheadle, Kristen Bell, Ben Schwartz (that’s me), Josh Lawson, Lauren Lapkus, Eugene Cordero and Ryan Gaul performing long form improv at the... Read More
- Time Out NY Calls Arthur Meyer: Rock and Roll the Best Sketch Show of 2013
Watch Ben Schwartz in HOUSE OF LIES LIVE Improv Special Online and on Showtime
The Long Form Improv Special “House of Lies LIVE” Premieres Online 12/30 and on Showtime on NYE!
I have very special news! I executive produced and acted in a special for Showtime that will bring LONG FORM IMPROV TO TELEVISION!
The special is called HOUSE OF LIES LIVE and combines improv newbies Don Cheadle and Kristen Bell with improv... Read More
BriTANick To Write, Direct and Star in Their Own Feature Film
Sketch Duo BriTANick to Write, Direct, and Star in Their Own Movie
Lionsgate is developing a comedy with sketch group duo BriTANicK, [i]Variety[/i] reports. Brian... Read More
Cipha Sounds Talks Take It Personal on HipHopDX
Cipha Sounds Shares Motivation Behind His Improv Series
by Lakeia Brown
Exclusive: Cipha Sounds details how he managed to combine artists like 2 Chainz and Trinidad James with members from New York's Upright Citizen's Brigade.
Every Friday night at the Upright Citizens... Read More
UCBT's Phil Jackson Joins the Writing Staff of Comedy Central's Key & Peele
Congratulations to UCBTNY's Phil Jackson (The Regulars, Improv Nerds), who was recently hired as a writer for Comedy Central's Key & Peele. He'll join other UCBT alums Rebecca Drysdale, Colton Dunn, Charlie Sanders and Sean Conroy along with Executive Producer Ian Roberts of UCB. Read More
New UCBTLA Maude Teams!
Ladies and Gentlemen, please welcome the Maude class of 2014! Read More
Amy Poehler talks UCB, Broad City, Parks and Recreation & more
AMY POEHLER IS ONE BUSY LADY. BUT SHE'LL STILL MAKE TIME FOR YOU. Read More
Congratulations UCBT performers nominated for 2014 Writers Guild Awards
The 2014 Writers Guild Awards nominations have been announced! Read More
The Chris Gethard Show Gets Pilot Order From Comedy Central
Congratulations to Chris Gethard and the cast and crew of The Chris Gethard Show on their pilot order from Comedy Central!
Comedy Central Orders Pilot For New York Public Access Staple ‘The Chris Gethard Show’ From Funny Or Die, Zach... Read More
- UCBT's John Gemberling Named in the Second Annual Backstage 30
UCBTLA Maude Team Writer and Actor Submissions
UCBTLA is now accepting submissions for both writers and actors for Maude night! Read More
New UCBTLA Harold Teams!
The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre Los Angeles is pleased to announce the 2013/2014 Harold Night lineup! Read More
Nate Dern Interviewed in NewYork.com
No Script, No Problem: Comic Nate Dern Works It As UCB’s Artistic Director. Read More
UCB performers on The Jane Dough's "30 Under 35: Female Comedians to Watch" list
Here are the most buzz-worthy and talented female comedians yet to place a 35th candle on their birthday cake. Read More
Parade talks to Paul Scheer about working with his comedy buddies
Paul Scheer talked with PARADE about all of his projects, where his work ethic came from, working with his fellow Upright Citizens Brigade alumni, and why he’s so fascinated with Arsenio. Read More
Splitsider interviews Lauren Lapkus
Lauren Lapkus is a multi-talent that anyone who enjoys comedy should be paying close attention to. I had a chance to chat with her last week while she was taking a break from shooting of Season 2 of Orange Is The New Black. Read More