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Saturday, January 27 • 10:00pm - 11:30pm
UCB East (Women & Men) vs. UCB West (The Dragons): Harold Competition (SOLD OUT)

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It's Upright Citizens Brigade East vs. West! Watch as two of the best of their respective theaters battle it out in Harold competition, judged by founding UCB members Matt Besser, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh! Reppin' the left coast is The Dragons, and the east coast is Women & Men. Don't miss this chance to see two of the best go head to head! $20
This show is SOLD OUT. Tickets may be available at the door night-of.

Performers
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Matt Besser

Raised a proud Razorback in Little Rock, Arkansas, Matt Besser attended Amherst College where he learned how to collect CDs. After graduating, Matt toured the Midwest doing stand-up, while taking improvisation direction from Del Close at Chicago’s Improv Olympic Theater. In Chicago in 1991, he became a founding member of the sketch group “Upright Citizens Brigade,” and with them he has performed and written stage productions including “Virtual Reality”, “Conference on the Future of Happiness”, “Thunderball”, “Bucket of Truth”, “Big Dirty Hands”, “Punch Your Friend in the Face”, “The Real Real World”, and “Saigon Suicide Squad” (winner of Best Sketch at 1996 U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen). He has directed stage productions including “Feature Feature”, “Immortal Combat”, “Sidecarrin’” (1998 U.S.C.A.F), and Todd Barry in “Icky” (2001 U.S.C.A.F). Besser’s one-man shows include: “How Much I Lied”, “May I Help You Dumbass?”, “Don’t Be A Dick”, and “RUhi?”. As a stand-up, he participated in the first USCAF. His most recent one-man show is called “Woo Pig Sooie!” and concerns his battles with God. As an improviser he was a member of Chicago’s “The Family” and is forever a member of “Asssscat” the longest running and greatest improv show in the history of the world.In 1996 the UCB moved to NYC and produced their sketch show “Upright Citizens Brigade” for three seasons (’98 – 2000) on Comedy Central. In fall of 2005 the UCB premiered their improv show “Asssscat: Improv” on Bravo. With the success of the TV show, the UCB opened their own comedy theater and improv school which operates two theaters in NYC, and one in LA. After the UCB TV show , Matt teamed up with Method Man... Read More →
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The Dragons

The Dragons are a veteran Harold team in its fourth year, currently performing on Monday nights at the UCB Franklin Theatre in Los Angeles. Team members include Dickie Copeland, Jacob Womack, Ronnie Adrian, Joel Jensen, Ryan Rosenberg, Ali Ghandour, Emily Durrett, and Jessica Jardine. Their combined credits include appearances on Key... Read More →
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Women & Men

Women & Men is a house improv team at the Upright Citizen Brigade Theater in New York. Formed in 2014, the team quickly became a favorite of Harold Night, UCB's weekly improv showcase. In 2017 they began headlining their own Saturday night show at UCB, Women & Men; Party Jumpin.' ... Read More →
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Ian Roberts

Ian Roberts is a founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade. Along with the other members of the UCB, he owns and operates the Upright Citizens Brigade’s theaters and training centers in New York and LA. As an actor, Ian has starred in Comedy Central’s "Upright Citizens... Read More →
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Matt Walsh

Matt Walsh is a founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade where he continues to perform and teach today. Credits for Walsh include starring in Comedy Central’s critically acclaimed Dog Bites Man, acting as a correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart from 2001-2002, and regular appearances in MTV’s Human Giant. He has appeared in such movies as Semi-Pro, Old School, Bad Santa, Road Trip, and Elf. He also wrote and starred in the cult indie-comedy Martin... Read More →



Saturday January 27, 2018 10:00pm - 11:30pm
PianoFight Mainstage 144 Taylor Street San Francisco, CA 94102