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Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

Comedy Club, Performing Arts Venue, and Theater
  • Jill A.
    "ASSSSCAT on Saturday nights is never a letdown."(5 Tips)
    Brian M.
    "Just hilarious."(6 Tips)
    melissa s.
    "The Wedensday night Facebook show is my favorite."(3 Tips)
    garrett b.
    "Go to Comedy Death Ray."(3 Tips)
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  • JNET
    JNETJune 6
    Best place for a good laugh wo breaking the bank. Go often!
  • Andrew G.
    Andrew GaldiJuly 10, 2015
    Some of the sketches are hit and miss, but always a good time. Sometimes you'll get some really funny (and semi-famous) comedians!
  • Chris C.
    Chris CooksonApril 17, 2015
    Even if ASSSSCAT is sold out weeks in advance online, come a few hours early and buy a ticket to any of their other improv shows. Add your name to the wait list, you'll very likely get in to the show!
  • Hillary N.
    Hillary NoelleApril 13, 2015
    So great! Shows all day, most for $5 or free. Love it love it. Good cheap fun.
  • Phoenix 💥💥💥
    Phoenix 💥💥💥November 28, 2014
    Hilarious shows at reasonable prices
  • D C.
    D CAugust 27, 2014
    Best improv on the west coast
  • Melinda J.
    Melinda JacksonAugust 24, 2014
    BYOB but hide it. Sometimes huge stars pop in on the shows. Never know who you are going to get.
  • Blake M.
    Blake MeierAugust 8, 2014
    Asssssscat! Go on Sunday and it is free.
  • Hallie C.
    Hallie CApril 20, 2014
    Must stand behind the pink chalk line.
  • Bryan W.
    Bryan WesthoffMarch 17, 2014
    Great place to buy a tire iron and three ring binders.
  • Michael M.
    Michael MiraulaFebruary 28, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Make reservations because shows definitely sell out.
  • Jason W.
    Jason WeinerFebruary 12, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    See last day of school and convoy on Thursday night ... It will change your mind.
  • Pablo M.
    Pablo MaganaFebruary 10, 2014
    Great place for a late Sunday night date.
  • Jeff W.
    Jeff WeinsteinJanuary 13, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Get there 30-45 minutes before your show to sit in the front. It's quietly BYO so pop over to Oaks Gourmet for a beer to bring in.
  • Michael P.
    Michael PetraliaDecember 30, 2013
    Just find an interesting show and go.
  • Fred S.
    Fred Stevens-SmithNovember 9, 2013
    Don't bring booze. If you do, hide that shit. Biddies.
  • Sofija D.
    Sofija DutcherOctober 30, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Cheap or free entertainment 7 nights a week. Always amazing. And the best parking situation I've encountered. There's always a spot on the street.
  • Kim J.
    Kim JohnsonSeptember 25, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    See #whatwouldneyoncedo It's clever and fun! Good time
  • Bobby C.
    Bobby CeeAugust 20, 2013
    Only either really skinny people or slightly chubby people do improv comedy. Just an observation
  • Alexa F.
    Alexa FeuermanAugust 17, 2013
    SWARM was not very funny. A few chuckles here and there, but I wouldn't see it again.
  • Jon S.
    Jon SanchezAugust 17, 2013
    This place is a firetrap. Make sure you identify the exits.
  • Jon S.
    Jon SanchezAugust 17, 2013
    Don't come in Friday or Saturday. Lines ridiculous and parking is worse.
  • Los Angeles
    Los AngelesAugust 1, 2013
    See up-and-coming comedians for $10 or less.
  • Write for Hollywood
    Write for HollywoodJuly 11, 2013
    Get your funny on. Free your mind to let the funny in. Try it, you might love it.
  • Bo L.
    Bo LiebmanJuly 1, 2013
    good place for a fun, inexpensive date night
  • Brent G.
    Brent GarripeeJune 2, 2013
    Almost every show is funny. Love this place. Better than most movies.
  • LA Weekly
    LA WeeklyApril 30, 2013
    Cagematch, Facebook, Harold Night, Maude Night. ASSSSCAT, Last Day of School, Shitty Jobs and so many more great weekly shows to see here! Plus, you might spot a celebrity! Read more
  • Andy W.
    Andy WhiteApril 19, 2013
    Generally unfunny; failed to fill me with mirth when the world is crumbling all around.
  • Kevin G.
    Kevin GerdesApril 8, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    UCB is always a great time! If you're looking for a laugh go see any show! Check out a student show and support them and their hard work.
  • Brian M.
    Brian ManningFebruary 23, 2013
    See Jon Gabrus! Just hilarious.
  • Paull Y.
    Paull YoungFebruary 23, 2013
    If @jongabrus is performing you're in luck!
  • Nick H.
    Nick HardyJanuary 23, 2013
    Doug Loves Movies! Bring a name tag.
  • Mars S.
    Mars SanfordJanuary 13, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Sentimental Lady on Saturday, Last Day/Convoy Thurs are both excellent!
  • LA Weekly
    LA WeeklyJanuary 11, 2013
    Go see "Last Day of School" and "Convoy." for $5 at 11 p.m. on Thursdays - two of the most seasoned and reliably hilarious improv teams in town. Also offering affordable and excellent improv classes! Read more
  • Zach B.
    Zach BehrensJanuary 2, 2013
    If you want a show that will really make you laugh, do the Friday night improv musical at 11 p.m. If they can sing and improvise, you know they're good.
  • Chad M.
    Chad MillerOctober 20, 2012
    Get here a few minutes early so you don't have to valet park. If you want to be even cheaper, take your clothes off at birds.
  • Liza A.
    Liza AgsaludOctober 15, 2012
    A.S.S.C.A.T. is the best show at UCB
  • Zach Z.
    Zach ZuckerOctober 14, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    If there was one thing I could do all day every day, it would be to live in the UCB Theatre. By far the best experience you'll have out here in terms of comedy,, improv, and theatre overall
  • qwertney
    qwertneyOctober 1, 2012
    The 11:00 PM show on Thursday nights is a must-see: Convoy and The Last Day of School txt Message Show. Get your tickets early, because it sells out! Get there early, too!
  • katie z.
    katie zhuAugust 31, 2012
    Convoy is excellent.
  • Praveen Y.
    Praveen YalamanchiJuly 26, 2012
    Improv Cage Match videos are at
  • Party Earth
    Party EarthJuly 9, 2012
    Make a reservation on the UCB website to guarantee seating. For popular shows, get there a half hour early or risk getting stuck in a seat with an obstructed view. Read more
  • Demeter Interactive
    Demeter InteractiveJune 13, 2012
    The Wednesday Facebook show is hilarious. Be careful what you post before you go!
  • Antone H.
    Antone HammersApril 9, 2012
    Yeaaaaaa.... Get there early.
  • Sherilee S.
    Sherilee SMarch 27, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    go see "the smokes" (:
  • Annie S.
    Annie SMarch 12, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    There really isn't a bad show here. All are fantastic! And support those grad shows ;)
  • Mark D.
    Mark DiengerJanuary 15, 2012
    Grab a six pack from Oaks Gourmet to drink in line and during the show.
  • Melissa S.
    Melissa StefaniniNovember 22, 2011
    If you're going for the free ASSSSCAT show @ 730 on a Sunday, get in line at least an hour early.
  • Eric S.
    Eric SchwartzNovember 14, 2011
  • Kim H.
    Kim Hannah-PraterSeptember 27, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Grab a drink at Birds bar and restaurant next door before the show.
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