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MATT BRAUNGER: BIG, DUMB ANIMAL Premieres 2/6 on Comedy Central MATT BRAUNGER: BIG, DUMB ANIMAL Premieres 2/6 on Comedy Central
by TV News Desk - January 22, 2015

Braunger's second one-hour stand-up special, “Big, Dumb Animal,” was filmed at The Bell House in Brooklyn. In front of a live audience, Braunger delves into why being 39 is lamer than being 40, the absurdity of a quiet Jägerbomb, why his hometown of Portland is too nice of a place, and what it is to... (more...)
Matt Braunger's BIG, DUMB ANIMAL Debuts 2/6 on Comedy Central Matt Braunger's BIG, DUMB ANIMAL Debuts 2/6 on Comedy Central
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2015

Matt Braunger comes crashing through the woods in his return to Comedy Central in the world premiere of "Matt Braunger: Big, Dumb Animal" on Friday, February 6 at Midnight ET/PT. Braunger's second one-hour stand-up special, "Big, Dumb Animal," was filmed at The Bell House in Brooklyn. In front of a ... (more...)
Comedy Dynamics Announces Partnership with SF Sketchfest Comedy Dynamics Announces Partnership with SF Sketchfest
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

New comedy channel Comedy Dynamics is happy to announce its first partnership with SF Sketchfest. In addition to being a major sponsor, (along with Funny or Die, SF Weekly and others), Comedy Dynamics will also be represented on the ground by President Brian Volk-Weiss, who will be a featured paneli... (more...)
Upright Citizens Brigade Members Play CSULB Theatre Arts Department Today Upright Citizens Brigade Members Play CSULB Theatre Arts Department Today
by BWW News Desk - November 08, 2014

Members of the Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company (UCB TourCo) - one of the most acclaimed improvisation and sketch comedy troupes in the nation - will bring their specialized training and performance skills to the CSULB Theatre Arts Department today, November 8.... (more...)
THIS IS GOING TO HURT Returns to Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre Tonight THIS IS GOING TO HURT Returns to Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2014

“This is Going to Hurt,” a sketch and storytelling show written and performed by Glenn Boozan and Karin Hammerberg, returns to the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre (307 W 26th Street) tonight, October 30th, 2014.... (more...)
THIS IS GOING TO HURT to Return Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre, 10/30 THIS IS GOING TO HURT to Return Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2014

“This is Going to Hurt,” a sketch and storytelling show written and performed by Glenn Boozan and Karin Hammerberg, returns to the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre (307 W 26th Street) on Thursday, October 30th, 2014.... (more...)
Upright Citizens Brigade Members to Play CSULB Theatre Arts Department, 11/8 Upright Citizens Brigade Members to Play CSULB Theatre Arts Department, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2014

Members of the Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company (UCB TourCo) – one of the most acclaimed improvisation and sketch comedy troupes in the nation – will bring their specialized training and performance skills to the CSULB Theatre Arts Department on Saturday, November 8. The visit begins with an... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Comedian Adam Newman's Stand-Up Set Interrupted by Police Officers STAGE TUBE: Comedian Adam Newman's Stand-Up Set Interrupted by Police Officers
by Stage Tube - October 14, 2014

Comedian Adam Newman performed at a stand-up act at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre when he was interrupted by policemen arresting a man.... (more...)
Kyle Kinane, Greg Proops, Dana Gould, Bridget Everett and More Headline UP Comedy Club This Fall Kyle Kinane, Greg Proops, Dana Gould, Bridget Everett and More Headline UP Comedy Club This Fall
by BWW News Desk - September 04, 2014

UP Comedy Club is known for bringing the best stand-up comedy talent in the country to Chicago. This fall's line-up features many of the best-known names in comedy, including UP favorites Kyle Kinane and Greg Proops, returning to the UP stage once again after countless sold-out shows. Also returning... (more...)
DETENTION: The Improv Show Returns to LOL Nashville Today DETENTION: The Improv Show Returns to LOL Nashville Today
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2014

After taking a month off for a little summer vacation (and by vacation we mean teaching our first round of improv classes and some cast members traveling to NYC to perform at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre for The Del Close Marathon), we can't wait to be back on stage!... (more...)
DETENTION: The Improv Show Returns to LOL Nashville, 8/16 DETENTION: The Improv Show Returns to LOL Nashville, 8/16
by BWW News Desk - August 01, 2014

After taking a month off for a little summer vacation (and by vacation we mean teaching our first round of improv classes and some cast members traveling to NYC to perform at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre for The Del Close Marathon), we can't wait to be back on stage!... (more...)
Kyle Kinane, Greg Proops, Dana Gould, Bridget Everett and More to Headline UP Comedy Club This Fall Kyle Kinane, Greg Proops, Dana Gould, Bridget Everett and More to Headline UP Comedy Club This Fall
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2014

UP Comedy Club is known for bringing the best stand-up comedy talent in the country to Chicago. This fall's line-up features many of the best-known names in comedy, including UP favorites Kyle Kinane and Greg Proops, returning to the UP stage once again after countless sold-out shows. Also returning... (more...)
FOIA LOVE: A COMEDY SHOW ABOUT PUBLIC RECORDS Continues 6/4 at Tank Theater FOIA LOVE: A COMEDY SHOW ABOUT PUBLIC RECORDS Continues 6/4 at Tank Theater
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2014

FOIA LOVE: A COMEDY SHOW ABOUT PUBLIC RECORDS is a monthly comedy show! There will be sketches. There will be improv. There will be things that do not fit into categories. The Freedom of Information Act ensures any citizen has the right to information about the government. FOIA LOVE: A COMEDY SHOW A... (more...)
Matt Braunger Coming to Comedy Works Landmark Village, 5/22-25 Matt Braunger Coming to Comedy Works Landmark Village, 5/22-25
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

Matt's television credits include a recurring role on NBC's Up All Night, a series regular role on MADtv, and various roles on CONAN, The Late Show with David Letterman, United States of Tara, ABC's Pushing Daisies, Carpoolers, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Acceptable TV and Comedy Central... (more...)
STAGE17 Launches TERRIBLE BABYSITTERS Season 2; Next Episode Out 4/16 STAGE17 Launches TERRIBLE BABYSITTERS Season 2; Next Episode Out 4/16
by TV News Desk - April 09, 2014

STAGE17, Chairman David Stoller (Executive Chairman of Reach4Entertainment), and President and Executive Producer Ondine Landa Abramson are pleased to present Season 2 of Upright Citizen's Brigade (UCB) alums Michael Kayne and D'Arcy Carden's Terrible Babysitters. STAGE17, a new digital entertainmen... (more...)
Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre New Sketch Comedy THIS IS GOING TO HURT, 3/10 Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre New Sketch Comedy THIS IS GOING TO HURT, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2014

March 10th will be the premiere performance of "This is Going to Hurt," a new sketch and storytelling show written and performed by Glenn Boozan and Karin Hammerberg running at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre (307 W 26th Street).... (more...)
North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival Kicks Off Today North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2014

Still the biggest comedy festival in the South, the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival is going through some changes. The festival is running for 10 straight days this year and while it will feature some of the best rising stand-up, sketch, and improv comedy across the nation, this year the festiva... (more...)
Comedy Central Announces BROAD CITY Live Tour, Kicking Off This March Comedy Central Announces BROAD CITY Live Tour, Kicking Off This March
by TV News Desk - January 29, 2014

These two talented broads, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, who have been described as 'passionate, funny and sometimes raunchy' by The New York Times, are hitting the road with the Broad City Live Tour.... (more...)
Tina Fey, Amy Poehler & More React to Sasheer Zamata SNL Casting Tina Fey, Amy Poehler & More React to Sasheer Zamata SNL Casting
by TV News Desk - January 07, 2014

Today, USA Today shared some celebrity reactions to the casting news, including comments from SNL alums Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch New SNL Cast Member Sasheer Zamata Take on Beyonce, Tyra Banks & More! VIDEO: Watch New SNL Cast Member Sasheer Zamata Take on Beyonce, Tyra Banks & More!
by TV News Desk - January 07, 2014

Below, get a preview of the new SNL funnylady from her YouTube channel, including her impersonations of Beyonce, Michelle Obama and Rihanna!... (more...)
North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival to Kick Off Feb 6 North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival to Kick Off Feb 6
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2014

Still the biggest comedy festival in the South, the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival is going through some changes. The festival is running for 10 straight days this year and while it will feature some of the best rising stand-up, sketch, and improv comedy across the nation, this year the festiva... (more...)
Sasheer Zamata Named Newest Cast Member of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Sasheer Zamata Named Newest Cast Member of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
by TV News Desk - January 06, 2014

A recent grad of the University of Virginia and Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre trainee, Zamata will make her SNL debut on the Jan. 18 episode, with Drake set to host and perform, according to Deadline.... (more...)
CT Improv Cage Match at Playhouse on Park Set for 1/10 CT Improv Cage Match at Playhouse on Park Set for 1/10
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2014

The comedy competition returns for the new year! The CT Improv Cage Match's second round will take place at Playhouse on Park. Two improv teams go head-to-head in a comical showdown, where the audience decides the winner! This is the second of six matches, as part of a collaboration between Playhous... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch Kristen Bell, Don Cheadle & More in Showtime's HOUSE OF LIES LIVE! VIDEO: Watch Kristen Bell, Don Cheadle & More in Showtime's HOUSE OF LIES LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2013

Before the highly-anticipated third season premiere of Showtime's House of Lies on Sunday, January 12th at 10 p.m. ET/PT, the show's fans had a chance to see the cast like they've never seen them before - hilariously unscripted and in front of a live audience.... (more...)
New Monthly Show FOIA LOVE: A COMEDY SHOW ABOUT PUBLIC RECORDS Set for Tank Theater, Begin. 11/6 New Monthly Show FOIA LOVE: A COMEDY SHOW ABOUT PUBLIC RECORDS Set for Tank Theater, Begin. 11/6
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2013

FOIA LOVE: A COMEDY SHOW ABOUT PUBLIC RECORDS is a new monthly comedy show! There will be sketches. There will be improv. There will be things that do not fit into categories. The Freedom of Information Act ensures any citizen has the right to information about the government. FOIA LOVE: A COMEDY SH... (more...)





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