New York, NY (PRWEB) September 08, 2015
Saturday Night Live: The Exhibition will host The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre for a night of comedy on September 23rd at 6pm. Leading up to the event, the exhibit will host an online competition for local stand-up comedians to submit their best material for a chance to open the show. The winner, selected from the top three entries with the most votes, will perform on the exhibit’s replica of the iconic SNL home base set before UCB’s performers take the stage.
- Comedians interested in auditioning for the event must be based in New York City and should post their best 90 seconds of stand-up before September 16th. To submit or vote, visit: qfrm.co/snlexhibitcompetition.
Tickets for the event go on sale September 8th at Saturday Night Live: The Exhibition's box office and website. Seating is limited and VIP tickets are $38. Admission to the event includes an all-access tour of Saturday Night Live: The Exhibition, a ticket to UCB’s performance and an open bar. For tickets, location, and hours, please visit http://www.snltheexhibition.com.
About Saturday Night Live: The Exhibition:
Saturday Night Live: The Exhibition takes visitors behind the scenes to experience a week in the life of the cast and crew of the late night comedy sensation and pop cultural phenomenon that has transformed American television.
About Upright Citizens Brigade:
The Upright Citizens Brigade was founded and is currently owned by Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh. With two theaters in New York, two theaters in Los Angeles -- including the newly opened training center and stage on Sunset Boulevard -- the UCB continues to offer the best and most innovative improv and sketch comedy every day of the week on both coasts. Named "Hot Farm Team" by Rolling Stone magazine and "Best Comedy Club" by AOL, The UCB Theatre is widely recognized as home to today's funniest actors and writers. Among their esteemed alumni include several performers and writers for Saturday Night Live, The Office, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Girls, The Heat, Ghostbusters Remake, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, 30 Rock, Parks and Recreation, Happy Endings, Community, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Conan, House of Lies, Colbert Report, Hangover, Hangover 2, Bridesmaids, Anchorman, Talledega Nights, Funny People, and countless other films, commercials and television shows. Performers who have gained success continue to lend their talents to the theatre and accredited training centers in both New York and Los Angeles.
The Upright Citizens Brigade continues the spread of their unique brand of no-holds barred comedy to audiences across the country through UCBcomedy.com. UCBcomedy is the virtual home of all things comedy from improv, sketch and standup to pranks, jokes, podcasts, f'ed up and illegal videos and much more from the performers, teachers, students and friends who have made the Upright Citizens Brigade the leading brand of comedy in the country.
For more information, visit: http://www.ucbtheatre.com/ and http://www.ucbcomedy.com/
About Premier Exhibitions, Inc:
Premier Exhibitions, Inc. located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a foremost presenter of museum quality exhibitions throughout the world. Premier is a recognized leader in developing and displaying unique exhibitions for education and entertainment including Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, BODIES...The Exhibition, Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs, Pompeii The Exhibition, Extreme Dinosaurs and Real Pirates in partnership with National Geographic as well as Saturday Night Live: The Exhibition. The success of Premier Exhibitions, Inc. lies in its ability to produce, manage, and market exhibitions. Additional information about Premier Exhibitions, Inc. is available at the Company's web site http://www.PremierExhibitions.com.