The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts will present the Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB) Touring Company as part of the 2012/13 Off Broadway Series. Performances will be in Todd Wehr Theater on September 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale this Sunday, July 15 at 12:00 p.m.
The UCBTourCo show lasts about 90 minutes and consists of two hilarious halves of the freshest longform improve the nation has to offer. The TourCo cast is hand-picked from the best improve comedians in New York City and Los Angeles- these performers are the "next wave" of comedy superstars from the theatre that brought you Amy Poehler, Horatio Sanz, Rob Corddry (The Daily Show), Ed Helms (The Daily Show, The Office), Rob Riggle (SNL, Daily Show), Paul Scheer & Rob Huebel (Best Week Ever), and many many more. Cast credits include Late Night with Conan O'Brien, MadTV, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Showbiz Show the David Spade, MTV's Boiling Points, VH1's Best Week Ever to name a few.
"I think UCB is the premier supplier of comedy actors with chops....They are doing the type of manic, original, inventive stuff I'm always interested in." -Conan O'Brien
Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company will be at the Marcus Center's Todd Wehr Theater on September 21 and 22. Performances are 7:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. on both days. Tickets go on sale this Sunday, July 15 at 12:00 p.m. and are $30. Tickets are available at the Marcus Center Box Office by calling 414-273-7206 or by going to MarcusCenter.org or Ticketmaster.com. Groups 10 or more can save by calling 414-273-7121 ext. 210 or 213.