Is It Time for UCB to Start Paying Performers?
Performing improv or standup on a UCB stage might be fun, but that doesn’t mean it’s not labor worthy of payment — especially when you’re performing in front of an audience who paid money to be there, and the tech in charge of the lights shining down on you is getting paid mo... [Read More]
Fall Comedy Reads: A Look Back at the Firesign Theatre
Welcome to our Fall Comedy Reads series, where we take a closer look at some of the newly released comedy-related books worth checking out this month. The Firesign Theatre started in the late ‘60s by four men, Phil Austin, Peter Bergman, David Ossman, and Philip Proctor, who has co-w... [Read More]
Phil Proctor of Firesign Theatre releases first memoir, “Where’s My Fortune Cookie?”
‘It’s very interesting, we really did have a cultural effect that we certainly did not plan to have. We basically… MORE Phil Proctor of Firesign Theatre releases first memoir, “Where’s My Fortune Cookie?” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
UCB Theatre moving from Chelsea to Hell’s Kitchen in December 2017
The flagship theater for the Upright Citizens Brigade is moving on up out of the basement of Gristedes supermarket in Chelsea and into a 160-seat theater space of its own in Hell’s Kitchen. After 14 years on West 26th Street, the UCB Theatre will move to 555 W. 42nd St. at the corner of 11th [... [Read More]
The Upright Citizens Brigade is hosting a comedy yard sale to benefit the ACLU
This weekend, the UCB Theatre is hosting a huge yard sale, full of exclusive items from their shows and performers that… MORE The Upright Citizens Brigade is hosting a comedy yard sale to benefit the ACLU appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The Upright Citizens Brigade is hosting a comedy yard sale to benefit the ACLU
This weekend, the UCB Theatre is hosting a huge yard sale, full of exclusive items from their shows and performers that… MORE The Upright Citizens Brigade is hosting a comedy yard sale to benefit the ACLU appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The schedule for the 19th annual Del Close Marathon is now live
For the 19th summer, some of the world’s best improvisers will be heading to New York City for the Upright Citizens… MORE The schedule for the 19th annual Del Close Marathon is now live appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The schedule for the 19th annual Del Close Marathon is now live
For the 19th summer, some of the world’s best improvisers will be heading to New York City for the Upright Citizens… MORE The schedule for the 19th annual Del Close Marathon is now live appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The initial Moontower Comedy Festival lineup includes Patton Oswalt, Ali Wong, Ralphie May and more
The Moontower Comedy Festival is set to retun for its 6th year on April 19-22 in the city of Austin, TX. The producers announced the initial lineup and different badge levels are officialy on sale. The lineup this year includes some heavy hitters like Patton Oswalt, Ali Wong, and Ralphie May in addi... [Read More]
Tiffany Haddish to tape new Showtime special and you can be there
Tiffany Haddish: Live in Concert is coming your way and you can be a part of the action. If you love the world of comedy and stand-up comedians, don’t miss the hilarious Tiffany Haddish. For one night only, Haddish is performing a free show. An extremely popular stand-up comedian, Haddish most... [Read More]