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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
How To Make Your Creative Longshots Come To Life
...film while also hosting the popular Variety SHAC comedy show at Upright Citizens Brigade, running the Little Lamb Recordings record label, writing...
In Your Face Jam: Surprise! I Love "Flash Gordon!"
...sketch comedy podcast Left Handed Radio, and makes videos for the Upright Citizens Brigade as a member of UCB1. His opinions can be consumed...
Target Teams With Improv Everywhere For Elaborate Christmas Carol Stunt
...which jumped out of a truck; and soloist Aaron Jackson from Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre who belted out a version of Marshmallow World. Target...
Dairy Center for the Arts News - December 16, 2014
...impressive improvisational realms, including Second City, The Groundlings, Upright Citizens Brigade, Bovine Metropolis, and the OxyMorons at Area...
10 Memoirs Every 20-Something Woman Should Read
...shame because this woman is talented. The writer and humorist who honed her skills at Upright Citizens Brigade and L.A.'s Sit N' Spin, uses it...
‘Daily Show’s’ Williams — Wired for ‘total media domination’
...12, 2014 at 10:26am PST The funny lady, a veteran of Upright Citizens Brigade who joined The Daily Show in 2012 and appeared on Season 3 of HBO...
How the New Movement Built a Comedy Scene from Scratch in New Orleans
...prevailing wisdom of how it should be taught. While Second City, Upright Citizens Brigade, and iO are all respected programs, Trew & Nelson envisioned...
TV Shows We Can't Wait For In 2015
"Broad City" started as a sketch idea from the comedy stars at Upright Citizens Brigade in New York, then it was an online hit that caught the...
‘Guy Code’ Returns For Season 5 With 13 New Cast Members
...writes, he illustrates and he freestyle raps. You can catch him performing at Upright Citizens Brigade in NYC or on his web series, Shane and Dave.
The 20 Best Sketches of 2014
...sketches were so tightly constructed (often sticking to a very Upright Citizens Brigade school of comedy, which makes sense since the theatre's...