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Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre LA

Closed Now: 7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Open today: 7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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Pretty good show

I went for "Good Looks" show. I had a great time. All comedians are pretty funny. Last act was by... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2018
Saurabh G
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Fun show

We decided to drop in to an early performance at the Upright Citizens Brigade. This one was where... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2018
Elk Grove, California
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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!
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5919 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028-5515
Central L.A
+1 323-908-8702
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

Went with my gf to see Brain Time. I've never been to a comedy show before and I didn't know what to expect, but it exceeded my lowest expectations. I had to keep myself from laughing at how awful it was. Very few of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

I went for "Good Looks" show. I had a great time. All comedians are pretty funny. Last act was by Sarah Silverman. If you're on budget holiday and looking to explore LA comedy scene. Do not miss it.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Saurabh G
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

We decided to drop in to an early performance at the Upright Citizens Brigade. This one was where the performers were auditioning for a chance to go to the Montreal comedy festival. The theatre is pretty small and its first come first seated so show...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

My family and I have seen a number of shows at the UCB and they are always fun! It’s also a great chance to see comedic actors from some of your favorite shows and no movies! In recent visits, we have seen an improvised musical...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank PatElena
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

I like the idea that the place is free (with a donation basket at the end to a different charity each night). That’s very cool. Depending on the night, you can see some great and fun performances. How funny it is really depends on who...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

Buy your tickets in advance or show up super early because this show was sold out! We saw “The Smokes” on Monday night and boy, we were not disappointed. At $6/person, it’s a cheap night out, the smokes was a good show with lots of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Kelly G
Reviewed June 4, 2017

We loved visiting this Improv Theater! We went to a show named "S----y Jobs" where the sketch group took a suggestion from the audience about their worst jobs and performed from there. Loved how cheap each ticket was and enjoyed the comedy. Bought our tickets...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Laura T
Reviewed May 14, 2017

I'm from the Midwest and had been to Second City shows in Chicago. I was so excited to get here and check out a show. I was startled by how darn cheap it was ($7). Many of those there that night are just starting out...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Paseando
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

At $6 pp was best fun eva. 4 performers responded to audience ques. And created an entertaining dialogue. The theatre was comfy and was surrounded by food and drink venues. Other performances on there as well.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank spiceylulu
Reviewed March 21, 2017

This particular show was based on a secret shared by an audience member. The skits that came out of the audience member's anecdote were hilarious! I like the small size of the venue, but would recommend arriving very early if you have a larger group...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Danielle M
January 26, 2018|
Response from PatElena | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the show. Some of the UCB shows like Asssscat, sell out weeks in advance but most you can buy before the show. That said, personally, I would recommend ordering them online before the actual date of the show.