Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

Local nameUpright Citizens Brigade Theatre
LocationNew York City, USA

The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre is an American improvisational theatre and training center, founded by the Upright Citizens Brigade troupe members, including Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh. It has locations in the New York neighborhoods of Hell's Kitchen and the East Village as well as the Los Angeles neighborhoods of Hollywood and Sunset Boulevard. UCB was located in Chelsea West 26th St location from April 2003 until November 2017. After which the theatre moved to Hell's Kitchen, 555 W 42nd St in December 2017. The second theatre located in the East Village opened in 2011 and the Los Angeles expansion started in 2014.The troupe was originally trained by Del Close at Chicago's ImprovOlympic, invented the ASSSSCAT show the success of which led to the troupe getting their own sketch show on Comedy Central from 1998 to 2000, and eventually founded their own theatre. In 2013, they co-authored a manual The Upright Citizens Brigade Comedy Improvisation Manual.

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Admission

Tickets vary from $5 to $10, some performances are free.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upright_Citizens_Brigade_Theatre

Official Website https://hellskitchen.ucbtheatre.com/

Phone +1-212-366-9176

Address 555 West 42nd Street, 10036

Coordinates 40°45'38.435" N -73°59'50.759" E

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