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The Upright Citizens Brigade Meets the Beatles
April 3, 2014
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium
The Upright Citizens Brigade opened their first theatre in New York in 1999. Since then the company has launched the careers of many of comedy's most beloved and acclaimed writers and performers. The Library for the Performing Arts welcomes UCBT performers Frank Hejl, Doug Moe, Ben Rameaka, and Natasha Rothwell to the stage for an evening of conversation and, of course, comedy. After a discussion of UBC's history and methodology, the performers will show one of UCB's signature improv forms, SHUFFLE, in action, but with a special twist inspired by the Library's current exhibition Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles!. Instead of using songs from audience members' personal music collections as inspiration for the improv set, as legendary UCB team Mother did in The Soundtrack shows, tonight's performers will respond to a random selection of Beatles songs.
The LPA is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis.
A portion of the seats are available for advanced reservation by registering via eventbrite. Register Here.
The remaining seats are distributed on a first come, first served basis the day of the concert. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program at 111 Amsterdam Ave. At that time one ticket is provided per person. Saving seats is not permitted. Call 212.642.0142 for more detailed information. All programs are subject to last minute change or cancellation.
The Bruno Walter Auditorium seats 200.
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Ladies and Gentlemen…The Beatles!