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.

UCB Panel IMPROVISATION & FILM at the Friars Club Comedy Film Festival - Plus a Discount Code for UCB Fans

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<p><font size=4><b>Introducing:</b> The Friars Club Comedy Film Festival!</font>

<p>The Friars Club Comedy Film Festival will open its inaugural year on Thursday, September 24th with the U.S. premiere of “A Serious Man” - the new film from Academy Award-winning writer/directors Joel & Ethan Coen.

<p>Please join us as the Friars Club continues their comedy tradition with 4 days of feature films, shorts and documentaries from around the world, as well as the following panel discussions:

<p><b>Let Me In, I Hear Laughter</b>(9/25 2pm Friars Club)<br>
Legendary Friars and comedians discuss the historic club.

<p><b>Funny Fockers: Comedy Screenwriting Today</b> (9/26 2pm Friars Club)<br>
A rousing discussion on comedy screenwriting today featuring <b>Robert Ben Garant</b> and <b>Thomas Lennon</b>, and <b>John Hamburg</b>.

<p><b>Improvisation & Film</b> (9/26 4pm Friars Club)<br>
Presented by <b>Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre</b>.

<p><b>Why \"You\" Shouldn\'t Post on YouTube</b> (9/27 12:30 pm Friars Club)<br>
Presented by <b>ECNY</b>.

<p>Enter <b>UCB</b> at checkout to receive all-access passes for the discounted price of $75.

<p>For full information please visit <a href=\"http://www.friarsclub.com/filmfestival/\">

<p>The weekend offers filmmakers and comedians the opportunity to introduce their work to leading executives, comedians, and industry professionals

<p>\"Whether it\'s crass, slapstick, sarcastic, a romantic comedy, a dark comedy, a spoof - you name it, if it\'s funny, it\'s eligible.\"

<p>Known widely for its roasts and \"100 years of antics,\" members of the Friars Club include the industry\'s top comedians and entertainers, from Frank Sinatra to Billy Crystal, and Whoopi Goldberg to Jerry Seinfeld.