Pasquesi and Tolan

Pasquesi and Tolan

Dave Pasquesi, one half of the brilliant Chicago improv duo “TJ & Dave”, teams up with a fellow improviser, Miriam Tolan, for a night of unplanned comedy. 

Laugh Tracks: Live Comedy Cover Album

Laugh Tracks: Live Comedy Cover Album

Keaton Patti hosts this homage to classic stand-up, in which  comedians try to “cover” a famous comedy album by performing bits based on the titles of that album’s tracks... 

A Journey Thru Black History

A Journey Thru Black History

On Martin Luther King Day, Astronomy Club, an Upright Citizens Brigade house team, will present this sketch show about the “real black history,” described as “the realization of MLK’s dream... 

Scott Adsit & Oliver Chris Cant Get Into Level One

Scott Adsit & Oliver Chris Cant Get Into Level One

Mr. Adsit, a longtime improviser, teams with Oliver Chris for a night of impromptu comedy that promises to defy its title, which refers to a beginner- level improv course. 

An Evening with the Trumpet Boys

An Evening with the Trumpet Boys

Dan Fox, Ian Stroud and Mark Vigeant are the Trumpet Boys, three brass-playing comedians who work their instruments into this hilarious night of sketch comedy as the trio records a CD... 

New Years Eve with Rainbow Dancers

New Years Eve with Rainbow Dancers

One the eve of New Year’s Eve, the comedian Jo Firestone and a crew of amateur dancers will paint their faces in the colors of the rainbow and improvise synchronized dances to holiday and pop songs in a show described as “Blue Man Group meets community theater meets poppin’ dance club... 

Nick Kroll & John Mulaney

Nick Kroll & John Mulaney

Only a few weeks before their sold-out Off Broadway run of “Oh, Hello” begins, Mr. Kroll (Comedy Central’s “Kroll Show”) and Mr. Mulaney — who just released his new stand-up special, “The Comeback Kid”, on Netflix — perform together for three unpredictable nights of comedy. 

Cambridge Footlights International Tour 2015

Cambridge Footlights International Tour 2015

The Footlights, Cambridge University’s theatrical club, has long produced some of Britain’s finest comedians, from Stephen Fry to John Oliver. The troupe brings its current sketch show, “Love Handles,” on a brief North American tour. 

Nancy: Home is Where the Songs Is

Nancy: Home is Where the Songs Is

The comedy duo Nancy, made up of Colin O’Brien and Michael Wolf, presents this very funny twist on musical sketch with a concert about the highs and lows of love, sex, and timeshares... 

Adsit & Sagher

Adsit & Sagher

The veteran improvisers Scott Adsit — best known as Pete Hornberger on “30 Rock”  — and Tami Sagher, whose writing credits include “30 Rock” and “Inside Amy Schumer,” are alumni of Chicago’s Second City and have performed together for years... 

The Female Gaze

The Female Gaze

More than a dozen comedians take part in this chaotic, hilarious parody of a daytime talk show, with each of 14 “co-hosts” bringing her own strong personality and point of view to the issues of the day. 

Night Late

Night Late

Every month, a group of writers from the UCB select a comedian to host one episode of their own talk show, then build an entirely original program around that performer. This month’s comic is the always-excellent stand-up Phoebe Robinson. 

Aidy/Tami/SPO

Aidy/Tami/SPO

Three incredibly talented improvisers — Aidy Bryant, Tami Sagher and Shannon O’Neill – team up for this one-off improv show. 

Chris Gethard: Career Suicide

Chris Gethard: Career Suicide

Mr. Gethard, whose anarchic talk show, “The Chris Gethard Show,” debuts this month on the cable network Fusion, performs an hour of stand-up that is billed as being “on suicide, alcoholism and all the other funniest parts of life... 

Female Gaze

Female Gaze

More than a dozen comedians take part in this parody of the daytime talk show, with each of 14 “co-hosts” bringing her own strong personality and point of view to the issues of the day. 

Gravid Water

Gravid Water

This popular high-concept show consists of several two-person scenes: One participant is an actor who has memorized his or her lines in a classic scene; the other is an improviser who has no idea what scene they’re doing and must play along. 

Jo Firestone Presents: The Unexpectashow

Jo Firestone Presents: The Unexpectashow

Jo Firestone kicks off her new monthly series of unpredictably strange shows. This first edition consists of a collection of New York comedians impersonating Liza Minnelli for the entire hour. 

The St. Patricks Day Drunken Throwdown: Part Deux

The St. Patricks Day Drunken Throwdown: Part Deux

A selection of the Upright Citizens Brigade’s best improvisers will be drinking all day long, then taking the stage for a night of improv mayhem, with team names like “Team Drunked” and “Team Slorpy... 

The Terry Withers Mysteries

The Terry Withers Mysteries

In this twist on the improv show, the audience creates a crime scene for Mr. Withers, who then goes about trying to solve the murder mystery with the help of fellow improvisers and actors. 

Tami and Shannon Have Friends

Tami and Shannon Have Friends

Shannon O’Neill, artistic director of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater New York, and the veteran improviser Tami Sagher invite some of their improv friends for a night of unplanned comedy. 

Steve Wrigley: New Zealand vs. America

Steve Wrigley: New Zealand vs. America

Mr. Wrigley, a New Zealand comedian recently transplanted to New York, presents the results of his “in-depth investigation into which one of us is more awesome.” 

Cage Match NYC

Cage Match NYC

Each week, two Upright Citizens Brigade improv teams face off to determine superiority in the improv arena. This week the best teams of the season meet for the “Cage Match” finals. 

The Black Experience With Jonathan Braylock

The Black Experience With Jonathan Braylock

Mr. Braylock, a promising young performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade, performs this one-person sketch show that “treats the audience to the liberty of ‘being black’ for one night... 

Goat

Goat

This brand-new improv show, made up largely of former members of the sprawling, influential troupe Death by Roo Roo, promises an “improvised apocalypse.” 

Mike OBrien: 45 Minutes of Things

Mike OBrien: 45 Minutes of Things

This writer for “Saturday Night Live” performs a show of stand-up, sketch, short stories and silly experimentation. 

The Stepfathers

The Stepfathers

One of the Upright Citizen Brigade’s longest-running teams, this “supergroup of improv veterans” includes Michael Delaney, Don Fanelli, Jordan Klepper, Shannon O’Neill, Silvija Ozols and Connor Ratliff. 

John and Scott

John and Scott

John Lutz and Scott Adsit, “30 Rock” alumni, reunite for an evening of long-form improv. 

Jordan Klepper: Politely Whining

Jordan Klepper: Politely Whining

One of the newest correspondents on “The Daily Show,” Mr. Klepper promises a stand-up set full of “vertical griping and moaning with a kindly Midwestern sensibility... 

New York Comedy Festival: Friends of the People

New York Comedy Festival: Friends of the People

Kevin Barnett, Jen Bartels, Lil Rel Howery and Josh Rabinowitz, stars of the new TruTV sketch show of the same name, perform a night of sketch and improv. 

The George Lucas Halloween Show

The George Lucas Halloween Show

Connor Ratliff and Shaun Diston return with a special Halloween edition of their “Star Wars”-inspired variety show. 

Christian Capozzoli: Nutso Facto

Christian Capozzoli: Nutso Facto

In this high-energy one-man sketch show, Mr. Capozzoli weaves a cast of eccentric characters to create a dizzyingly clever narrative. 

Zamata & Cenac

Zamata & Cenac

Wyatt Cenac, the stand-up and “Daily Show” alum, and Sasheer Zamata, a “Saturday Night Live” cast member, team up for a night of “improvising and goofing off” at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. 

Boat

Boat

This inventive sketch group comprising Amos Vernon, Mike Lane and Nunzio Randazzo returns with a new show. (This performance will be paired with “Awful DJ: The $100 Show.”) 

BOAT: Comedic Sketches

BOAT: Comedic Sketches

Boat, an inventive and extremely funny sketch group comprising Amos Vernon, Mike Lane and Nunzio Randazzo, returns with a new show. (This performance will be paired with “Christian Capozzoli: Nutso Facto... 

Ratliff & Woods

Ratliff & Woods

The Upright Citizens Brigade alums Connor Ratliff and Zach Woods perform a rare two-man improv show. 

This is Going to Hurt

This is Going to Hurt

Glenn Boozan and Karin Hammerberg perform a heartfelt show of sketch and storytelling, inspired by an email chain documenting each time one of them cries. (Paired with “Stone Cold Fox Goes to the Mall... 

Michelle Wolf: She Needs a Cat

Michelle Wolf: She Needs a Cat

Ms. Wolf, a writer for “Late Night With Seth Meyers” and one of the most exciting young stand-ups in the city, performs a half-hour set. (Paired with “I Am Very Important People... 

BOAT: Even More Another Comedic Sketches

BOAT: Even More Another Comedic Sketches

Boat, an inventive and extremely funny sketch group comprising Amos Vernon, Mike Lane and Nunzio Randazzo, returns with a new show. (It will be paired with Christian Capozzoli: Nutso Facto... 

Langan Dice Kingsley: The Dicewoman Cometh

Langan Dice Kingsley: The Dicewoman Cometh

Ms. Kingsley, an Upright Citizens Brigade regular, performs this one-woman show inspired by Andrew Dice Clay’s seminal stand-up special, “The Diceman Cometh.” 

Whiplash

Whiplash

One of the best stand-up productions in New York City, this fast-paced late-night show features a range of talent, from promising newcomers to the biggest names in the country. 

The Nights of Our Lives

The Nights of Our Lives

April’s edition of this monthly storytelling show, hosted by Dave Martin, focuses on the theme “most cowardly,” with stories from the Moth champion Adam Wade, David Crabb, Halle Kiefer and Diana Spechler. 

Mashterpiece Theater

Mashterpiece Theater

Eliot Glazer, a musically inclined comedian, debuts his new variety show, with mash-ups, stand-up from Hari Kondabolu and a surprise guest. There will also be performances by the sketch group Pop Rouletter and the Varsity Interpretive Dance Squad. 

Asssscat 3000

Asssscat 3000

The original Upright Citizens Brigade improv show, Asssscat 3000 remains one of the hottest tickets in town. For the free late show, be prepared to line up hours ahead of time. 

Characters Welcome

Characters Welcome

Michael Hartney and Justin Tyler welcome some of the Upright Citizens Brigade’s best performers to showcase their favorite characters. For this month’s show, Claire Ayoub, Sydney Hollis, Winston Noel, Bridgid Ryan and Matt Starr are joined by Tami Sagher, a television writer and beloved improviser. 

2 Square

2 Square

Peter Grosz and John Lutz, writers at “Late Night With Seth Meyers,” begin their show with several two-person scenes, and improvise the rest.