Comedy Her Way: One of NYC's Upcoming Performers Bares it all in New Solo Show

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Julia Wiedeman, a writer/performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in NYC explores thoughts on being naked, both physical and emotional in new solo sketch comedy show.

Everyone's path to comedy is different, but none are quite so different than that of Julia Wiedeman, who's new show NAKED PEOPLE is now playing at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theater in Chelsea. One of NYC's rising comedy stars, Julia was well known in the Burlesque scene of NYC performing as Roja Rouge at Rififi, The Slipper Room, and Galapagos before creating, producing, and hosting The Night Cap, a live burlesque talk show at Rose Live Music. Wanting to strengthen her comedy and not make her breasts the punchline of the joke, she began taking classes at the UCB Theatre in NYC. She has compiled her experiences of being naked and being comfortable being naked into a one woman show NAKED PEOPLE.

Always on the forefront of discovering new talent, the Upright Citizen Brigade Theatre NY is proud to present a new one woman show from one of New York’s newest writer/performer’s Julia Wiedeman in NAKED PEOPLE. Time Out New York’s Critics Pick NAKED PEOPLE continues its run in February at the famed Chelsea comedy theater, Wednesday, February 22, at 9:30 PM.

UCB Theatre is home to the best long-form improv and sketch in NYC. Founded by Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh and Amy Poehler in 1996, the theater and training center are the breeding grounds for NYC’s hottest emerging talents. The UCB Theatre is widely recognized as home to today's funniest actors and writers. Performers who have gained success continue to lend their talents to the theatre and training center.

The theatre is located in the heart of Chelsea at 307 W. 26th Street, New York, NY 10001. Their website is


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