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Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

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Address: 5919 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone Number: +1 323 9088702
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7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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Very cheap night for good comedy!

We paid $5.00 for good comedy! It is in an old theatre and hasn't had any upgrades in a long while but that is what made it unique!! There were a lot of students there and we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Guelph, Canada

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Guelph, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We paid $5.00 for good comedy! It is in an old theatre and hasn't had any upgrades in a long while but that is what made it unique!! There were a lot of students there and we were likely the only tourists in the building. It was nice to go where the locals go in Hollywood and not pay super... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I wasn't in LA long. When I heard about this place, I immediately looked into tickets. Fortunately there were tickets available for a 6:30 show that day. I jumped on that. The price is so small to pay for some great comedy. So glad I got to go!

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Roswell, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I went there on a Thursday night and saw the "Not Too Shabby" Comedy Group. What a pleasure to see live theater and outstanding Sketch Comedy. The best of the night from July 16th, 2015 was two men doing a sketch about the shorter man giving the Moon to his lover (who I assume was to be a woman, but... More 

Thank imoe2015
Salado, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Totally, tear-inducing, belly laugh funny! For 5 bucks a pop, this is the best, by far, bargain entertainment in Los Angeles. Comedy stars perform in a variety of styles that will make you vow to return, and why not? It is crazy funny!

Thank Carol S
Cranford, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We saw a Friday night improv show. Very funny and enjoyable. The theatre is very small. I've been to Second City in Chicago several times. This show was at least as good. The tickets were only $10, making this one of the best deals in Hollywood.

Thank Alan304
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Caught the 9:30 show at UCB last night. Love the small theater and the cast was fantastic. There is no better sketch comedy anywhere and for $5, what a bonus.

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West Orange, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My son loves improv so we went to one of the shows. It was great. The cast was funny and came up with some really good material. It was reasonable for the price ishighly suggested for those who like comedy. However, there are some adult themes appropriate for younger kids. So be prepared to hear some salty language. Tip:there is... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Our group went to see Bangarang! and it was hysterical. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a good laugh. The tickets are very inexpensive so you may think it is going to be low quality. The venue is older but the shows are always fun!!! We were a mixed age group (19-58) and everyone had a great time!

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Fishers, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This was our first time attending an event at UCB. We have heard great things about them, but we did not not much about them otherwise. We attended a Saturday evening ASSSCAT show. The parking is valet, and we have to line up outside the theater to enter, which was the worst part of the event. This was necessary to... More 

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Belmar, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Went to the Asssscat show on a Saturday night. $10 for a comedy show in Hollywood. Can't rally beat that. Unless you absolutely hate improv comedy you're bound to get a handful of good laughs. Get there maybe hour early to wait in line before show. They really pack people in, even some sitting at the feet of the performers... More 

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