NEW YORK UCB SHOWS - WEEK OF 10/5
Top picks for your week in New York City. Tickets at ucbtheatre.com
- •Trump Dump: President LuxuryMonday, October 5 at 8pm, UCB Chelsea. Trump is President and he's giving a luxurious speech from the East Room of the White House. Join him and his paid audience as he updates America on the Hunt for Rosie O'Donnell, the construction of the first ever transcontinental hair oil pipeline and his plan for bronzing illegal immigrant's babies and using them for actual ships anchors. Bring your questions and the Don will answer them.
- •Paul Downs in the RoundWednesday, October 7 at 7:30pm, UCB Chelsea. Paul Downs (Broad City, Paulilu) performs a special show just for you.
- •Take it Personal: the Hip Hop Improv ShowFriday, October 9 at 9pm, UCB East. Every Friday Cipha Sounds and his team, A Tribe Called YES, the best improvisers and comedians ever, create a comedy show all completely made up on the spot, based on the real life stories of Hip Hop celebrities and personalities. Some past guest have been 2 Chainz, Swizz Beats, Wu-Tang clan, Quest Love, and even Childish Gambino. You never know who will show up, so make sure YOU do!!!
- •The CurfewSaturday, October 10 at 7:30pm, UCB Chelsea. Eight of the UCB's most seasoned improvisers create hilarious worlds from scratch in this long-running show. In addition to being veteran performers at the UCB, members of The Curfew have written for Saturday Night Live and made television appearances on Comedy Central, Adult Swim, MTV, and Late Night with Conan O'Brien. On the web they've starred in projects by Improv Everywhere, The Onion News Network, Funny or Die, and College Humor.
- •The Andy Kaufman AwardSunday, October 11 at 7:30pm, UCB East Village. Hosted by Elayne Boosler. The Andy Kaufman Award has been recognizing new talent in the spirit of the comic legend for 10 years. The award show will feature 8 finalists that will perform and compete for the coveted 11th Annual Andy Kaufman Award. Past winners include Reggie Watts and Kristin Schaal. Finalists: Alison Rich, Ana Fabrega, Ben Kronberg, Brett Davis, Jim Hickox, Jo Firestone, Julio Tores, and Nathan Barnatt.