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Some Favorite Quotes
"...the hippest of New York's comedy rooms, and home to the highest-quality improv in the city." — Salon.com
"Best five-dollar-per-person date: Harold Nights at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre" — Village Voice
"Best acting class for non-actors" — New York Press
"...the city's best improv workshop" — New York Magazine
"In an example of selflessness uncharacteristic of the successful, ticket prices for all shows are... cheaper and funnier than a lap dance!" — Screw Magazine
"Los Angeles has the Groundlings, Chicago is known for the Second City. Now, thanks to the Upright Citizens Brigade, New York City may finally find a place on the comedy map of famous troupes." — Time Out New York
"New York City's only relevant live comedy troupe" — SPIN Magazine
"Not since Woody Allen's 'Bananas' has revolution been so funny" — Time Out New York
"Smart writing and solid acting by the goofy, hip and subversive" — Paper Magazine
"New York's hardest-working sketch comics" — New York Magazine
"witty, irreverent, and conceptually ambitious" — The Onion
"twisted and uproarious" — Entertainment Weekly
"UCB has always done it a cut above the rest. To see what separates the men from the boys, see 'Asssscat.'" — CitySearch
"Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh have adapted and mastered the techniques of jazz-riff improvisation... we are treated to smart interconnections of words and ideas, and the laughs that come are deeper and more penetrating than from a sitcom rim shot." — LA Weekly
"...a combination of subtly clever intellectual comedy and slapstick nonsense that packs a powerful punch." — The Austin Chronicle
"Experiencing truly brilliant improv comedy is like sitting in the front car of a really smart roller coaster ride with no stretches of straight track. Right now in America, no one is offering a more exhilerating ride than the Upright Citizens Brigade." — Bust Magazine
"We like whatever they're using" — High Times
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...Fest, Gavin Speiller LIVE! LIVE! From a SOLD OUT show at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City! Join Conner O Malley (Late Night...
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...Lord, Chris Miller Doug Benson has been hinting that this week s Upright Citizens Brigade show would be particularly awesome, and he delivers to...
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254-3480 (117 MacDougal Street Between West 3rd St. & Minetta Lane) Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (212) 366-9176 (307 W 26th St (between 8th...
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...recently had the opportunity to sit down with Don Fanelli of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York City. I recently had the opportunity...