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.

NYCF: Time Out Live!


The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre


The NY Comedy Festival


Time Out Live

Time Out New York's Comedy Editor Matthew Love appreciates performers with a unique voice. For the New York Comedy Festival, he hosts an annual showcase of stand-up, storytelling and musical comedy featuring tomorrow's stars who are breaking right now.


Aparna Nancherla
Seaton Smith
Erin Markey
And more to be announced…

Upcoming Performances