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Absolutley Hilarious & Underpriced

I was traveling with my 15-year-old son and really wanted to catch a comedy show. I stumbled on... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Sandestin, Florida
fun night out

Came to the comedy club and it was so much fun and had good laughs. It was a fun and different... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2018
London, United Kingdom
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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
Hell's Kitchen
+1 212-366-9176
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Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

Saw a show called Goat. Very disappointing. First half dwelled all too long on audience life stories that informed the performance. The second half had us hoping for a quick ending. The one woman in the group was the main character but seemed to be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

I was traveling with my 15-year-old son and really wanted to catch a comedy show. I stumbled on Upright Citizens Brigade and was ecstatic that they didn't have an age restriction. I recalled they had a TV show at one time, but didn't really know...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2018

Came to the comedy club and it was so much fun and had good laughs. It was a fun and different night out to what I'm used to.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

In hindsight, we wonder if what we saw was even a comedy show. Our show, "Strangers Wanted" featured Shannon O'Neil, whom we had seen before in another city and were eager to see again, and yet it felt like we were treated to 45 minutes...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 9 October 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 June 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

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 9 May 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.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 6 April 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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 12 March 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

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 9 February 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.

Date of experience: February 2018
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