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Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

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Address: 5919 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028-5515
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+1 323-908-8702
19:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 23:30

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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... read more

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank spiceylulu
Los Angeles
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 22 March 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 and want to sit together. There are no assigned seats! Also, there are often actors... More 

Thank Becca M
Miami, Florida
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at the show. The improv team was extremely witty n funny. Try to reserve the best shows in advance as they sell out quickly.

Thank Andymiami5
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We actually saw a show at the Sunset location. Extremely funny. We had a good time, but I wasn't crazy about the style of improv. It felt more like a group of (very talented) comedians than an improv troupe.

Thank Carol N
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We went for a special event with the Kimmy Schmidt cast and thoroughly enjoyed it. There is not a bad seat in the house. We showed up early and spent some time in the cafe drinking coffee and watching people preparing for classes, shows and just hanging out. Neat venue that attracts some great rising comedic talent.

Thank kazkey
Ambler, Pennsylvania
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

You'll feel the surge of energy of enthusiastic 20-somethings in this intimate venue. The set up of the improv is fun and engaging. Our evening featuring "Sh#tty Jobs" did not bring job stories that were very interesting but not the actor's fault. Ben Schwartz, a pretty big, young, talented TV personality among the improv actors this evening. One hour show... More 

Thank CLF422
San Antonio
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

For my boyfriend's 30th, we went to LA and saw two shows at UCB and loved it. Really intimate and it has a great vibe. The talent was great and the special talent was Betsy Sedaro, she was great! Highly recommend this experience if you're in LA. Super cheap too!

Thank traciontheriver
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Saw a regular show here and loved it, tickets are ridiculously cheap. If you ever have some spare time go, you wont regret it.

Thank Graeme W
Westerville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We were staying at a great AirBnB about a hundred yards away - we were there on Tuesday (which is show night), so had to go. Some more established (Margaret Cho) and up&coming comics working on their routines. There was something to laugh about all through the show. Small, cramped venue (maybe seats 120?), 3 shows Tuesday.

Thank AggieJoe79
Glen Ridge, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We saw the 5-person group Sophisticated Lady-- it was a full hour of nonstop laughs. They ask a person in the audience for a guilty pleasure & then do various riffs on it-- inventive and fun, and the theater is tiny so there are no bad seats-- a must-see in LA

Thank Steven C

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