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.

Mary Grill

Mary Grill writes and performs sketch comedy with her husband Matt Hobby (TYING THE KNOT currently running at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in NYC) and with NEW EXC!TEMENT (Just For Laughs Montreal, Comedy Central Crash Mansion, Sketch Festivals: New York, Toronto, Charleston and Chicago , ECNY nomination "Best Sketch Team," UCB, The PIT). She has performed on the UCB Maude Teams, NEIGHBOR BOY and GORILLA GORILLA. Mary also collaborates with "PERIODS. Films." She plays Mary in their upcoming feature film THE WEDDING VIDEO, produced by Anonymous Content (ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND, BEING JOHN MALKOVICH) and Before the Door Pictures (MARGIN CALL). Originally from Chicago, Mary improvised with THE SECOND CITY HOUSE ENSEMBLE, and was a sketch comedy writer/performer with SELF CENTERED GIRL at The Second City. She holds a BFA in acting from The Theatre School at DePaul University. Mary has worked on Comedy Central's UGLY AMERICANS and INDECISION 2012, HBO's BOARDWALK EMPIRE, The Food Network's RESTAURANT STAKE OUT and THE ONION NEWS NETWORK.