Posted in comedy | music | venues on January 9, 2009

Aziz Ansari (Ulysses) @ UCB Theatre, NYC (by Edwina Hay)
Aziz Ansari

The Upright Citizens Brigade is exploring an opportunity to open an additional venue in the East Village and we can use your help. If you currently reside in the East Village and would be willing to support the effort please sign the petition linked below.

The Theatre is hoping to move into the Pioneer Theatre at Avenue A and 3rd Street, next to Two Boots Pizza. While we're still a long way from making this happen the first step is to see if we can get enough support from within the community. To continue offering the same brand of comedy at the same affordable prices we'll need to get a Beer/Wine license.

If you or anyone you know live within Community Board 3 (the area of NYC from the East River westward to 4th Avenue, and from 14th Street down to the Brooklyn Bridge) and support this effort please take a moment and sign the online petition, or stop by Two Boots this weekend and sign a live petition. If you do not live in the neighborhood, we appreciate your support but it will not be helpful to us for you to sign the petition.

Thank You and we appreciate your help and continued support,

Matt, Matt, Amy, Ian

UCB regular Aziz Ansari performs two shows at Comix this weekend (Friday and Saturday).

Leo Allen hosts Whiplash every Monday night at UCB's current location.

Catch Bill Hader and Seth Meyers from SNL at UCB Wednesday January 14th.

For more SNL, ASSSSCAT 3000 happens every Sunday night.

"Let's Have a Ball" describes itself as "Writers and Performers from the Emmy-award winning '30 Rock', 'The Colbert Report', 'Late Night w/Conan O'Brien', and the UCB Theatre come together to play for your entertainment in this Star-Studded, Long-Form Improvised Show."

Dave Hill will be telling stories on January 30th as part of "The Shits of Our Lives".

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Comments (10)

Support this. Even if you don't like comedy, you'll be supporting an opposing tide to what's happening to that part of town.

Posted by Anonymous | January 9, 2009 7:15 PM

seriously East Village residents! You know that they will host at least one thing you want to go to a year, and that one time you'll be able to walk there instead of trekking to Brooklyn or Chelsea.

Posted by Anonymous | January 9, 2009 7:19 PM

i dont like laughing. i vote no!

Posted by Anonymous | January 9, 2009 7:20 PM

why don't they locate this is Brooklyn, where folks actually live

Posted by Anonymous | January 9, 2009 7:51 PM

because nyu kids and yuppies have money, whereas hipsters are broke and make bicycles out of discarded model t parts

Posted by Anonymous | January 10, 2009 12:09 AM

^---- word

Posted by Anonymous | January 10, 2009 12:30 AM

I like to laugh but I don't like to drink and I don't like drunks.

Posted by Anonymous | January 10, 2009 12:36 AM

I only like to laugh at dead people. Am I allowed to come?

Posted by Anonymous | January 10, 2009 1:21 AM

Just sign the damned thing.

Posted by Beeeeeve | January 10, 2009 11:03 AM

don't support this, or you'll be validating a bumper crop of thoroughly unfunny 'comics'

Posted by Anonymous | January 11, 2009 12:14 AM

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