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Fun, funny and not a bad seat in the house!

We attended two improv shows here recently and laughed all night. The groups were very different... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York
Must See Comedy Show

I have seen a show at the UCB theater every time I visit NYC. Assssscats 3000 is the longest... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
Austin, Texas
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The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre is home for all things comedy. Founded by Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh, our theatre features cheap, top-quality comedy 7 nights a week!
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
555 W 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended two improv shows here recently and laughed all night. The groups were very different but innovative and entertaining. Not what you normally get from a comedy club. Much more interactive (including with the audience). Would highly recommend it, especially with groups, for a...More

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Reviewed June 8, 2018

I have seen a show at the UCB theater every time I visit NYC. Assssscats 3000 is the longest running and best show. They completely improvise and the group is extremely talented. There are two shows - the 9:30 one is free but you will...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2018

Having been to UCB several times, it has been a consistently entertaining evening. Be sure to get in line early for the best seats.

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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

We saw Jet comes to Cobsville & Hockey Cops at the Hell’s Kitchen location. We traveled with our 17 & 15 year old boys and 13 & 14 year old girls. Finding a comedy club that admits teens in NYC is hard! I am so...More

Thank Kimberley E
Reviewed March 12, 2018

I am sure they tried, but the improv/standup show we saw last Friday felt kind of awkward to watch. There were a couple of laughs, but I had higher expectations due to the association with Amy Poehler and others. This paled in comparison to our...More

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Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

This was a bad sketch put together by what seemed to be a bunch of friends. It was hard to sit through it.

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Reviewed November 20, 2017

These places can be hit and miss - but that is not the point. It's a breading ground and showcase opportunity for up and coming talent. It might not hit the spot on the night - but like a fine wine, can age and mature,...More

Thank steven_wilkinson
Reviewed October 17, 2017

Went to a Sunday night show at the East Village location. There were 6 comics doing small sets, so I think it only lasted about an hour. I was laughing throughout the whole show. The best comic on this particular night was Julio Torres, so...More

Thank FinanceGuy99
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Get there a little early, you will have to stand in line, but it's so worth it. Hilarious, smart, witty improv. Their Del Close Marathon is awesome!

Thank Emily K
Reviewed July 4, 2017

If you like improv, this place is a must see in NY. We saw the OSFUG: The Fast F**kin" Sketch Show. It's about an hour long show and they fit a lot of small skits into a very short time - hence the name. It's...More

Thank Sandra C
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