Inside the Weird but Wonderful World of Comedy Wrestling
If you have ever found yourself at the UCB Theatre in Chelsea at 11:00pm on a Thursday night, you’ve probably witnessed a comedy wrestling match. Since 2006, Upright Citizens Brigade Wrestling, or the UCBW, has nestled these campy and over-the-top comedy wrestling matches between two competing... [Read More]
Inside the Weird but Wonderful World of Comedy Wrestling
If you have ever found yourself at the UCB Theatre in Chelsea at 11:00pm on a Thursday night, you’ve probably witnessed a comedy wrestling match. Since 2006, Upright Citizens Brigade Wrestling, or the UCBW, has nestled these campy and over-the-top comedy wrestling matches between two competing... [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]
UCB Is Moving from Chelsea to Hell’s Kitchen Next Month
The Upright Citizens Brigade is leaving its Chelsea location in New York to make way for a new location a little further uptown. According to The Wall Street Journal, UCB is moving from its West 26th Street location to Hell’s Kitchen at 555 West 42nd Street at the end of November. Th... [Read More]
UCB Is Moving from Chelsea to Hell’s Kitchen Next Month
The Upright Citizens Brigade is leaving its Chelsea location in New York to make way for a new location a little further uptown. According to The Wall Street Journal, UCB is moving from its West 26th Street location to Hell’s Kitchen at 555 West 42nd Street at the end of November. Th... [Read More]
From UCB to ‘The House’ with Rob Huebel
Rob Huebel is maybe a quintessential “right place, right time” example for an aspiring comedian. The place was New York and the time was the late ‘90s, and Huebel was a 27-year-old “struggling wannabe comedian” who hadn’t quite found his specialty yet in the comed... [Read More]
The UCB’s 20th annual Del Close Marathon will kick off at Carnegie Hall
This past weekend, New York City’s Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre hosted its annual Del Close Marathon, a three-day whirlwind of… MORE The UCB’s 20th annual Del Close Marathon will kick off at Carnegie Hall appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The UCB’s 20th annual Del Close Marathon will kick off at Carnegie Hall
This past weekend, New York City’s Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre hosted its annual Del Close Marathon, a three-day whirlwind of… MORE The UCB’s 20th annual Del Close Marathon will kick off at Carnegie Hall appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh Announce 2018 Carnegie Hall Show
Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts,and Matt Walsh are bringing UCB’s popular long-running improv show ASSSSCAT to a very important stage next year. According to Entertainment Weekly, the UCB cofounders are teaming up for a very special edition of ASSSSCAT at Carnegie Hall for one night only... [Read More]
See present and future comedy stars improvise during the 19th annual Del Close Marathon
Each summer going back 18 years, the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre has hosted improvisers from around the country — and now around the world — to celebrate the comedy form, and in particular the late improv guru Del Close. Close not only popularized the Harold form, but also taught an... [Read More]