Baby Wants Candy
Mar
9
10:30 PM22:30

Baby Wants Candy

BWC was founded in Chicago and has since grown into one of the world’s most popular and celebrated comedy ensembles. The group now enjoys open runs in Chicago and UCBLA, an international touring company and a worldwide base of dedicated BWC fans. 

 Alumni/performers include Aidy Bryant and Sasheer Zamata (SNL), Jack McBrayer (30 Rock), Amber Ruffin (Late Night With Seth Meyers), Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley), Becky Drysdale (Key & Peele), Nicole Parker (MadTV and Elphaba in Broadway “Wicked”) and Peter Gwinn (Colbert Report). 

The group has performed over 3,500 completely improvised musicals around the world. Favorite titles in recent times include "Kanye West Side Story", "Mary Poppins Has Ebola" and "Fake Newsies".

Each performance is its own opening and closing night. Start thinking of your title now.

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Larry's Musical Breakdown
Feb
23
9:30 PM21:30

Larry's Musical Breakdown

Join music fanatic Larry Owens (one of Time Out NY‘s “Comedians You Should Know”) as he takes you on an unforgettable tour inside of the music you know and love.

Joined by intrepid accompanist Henry Koperski and a line-up of unbelievable singers, comedians, experts and “experts”, Larry’s Musical Breakdown is a fun and informative night unlike any other. Expect characters, state-of-the-art video presentations, laughter and—of course—great music!

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Shamilton
Feb
2
10:30 PM22:30

Shamilton

Baby Wants Candy presents "Shamilton!", the hit Hamilton inspired hip hop musical created in 2016 at UCBLA, developed in Chicago, sold-out at DCM...and now returning to UCB! 

Ever heard of this show "Hamilton"? Shamilton is just like that, but (ahem) better! Expect the same level of hip hop, incredible songs, stunning choreography and powerhouse singing... except made up on the spot! 
Join the Shamilton cast as they improvise an epic musical based on a historical figure of your choosing- from Genghis Khan to Frederick Douglas to Kim Kardashian.  
It's the show Lin-Manuel Miranda calls, "cease and desist!"

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Soirée Enchantée
Jan
21
8:00 PM20:00

Soirée Enchantée

  • The Mirror Room at Big Apple Circus, now at Lincoln Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Bat your lashes, grab a cocktail at the bar and fall under the spell of Soirée Enchantée, the luxurious, enchanting musical variety show, live at the Mirror Room at Big Apple Circus, now at Lincoln Center! 

Hosted by irreverent drag angel Kiko Soirée (Jon Wan), Soirée Enchantée invites you on a musical escapade, bringing together a fetching array of New York City's finest performers and duos: Josh Sharp & Aaron Jackson, Girls With Brown Hair (Becky Chicoine and Sam Reece), Hannah Solow, Agent Wednesday, Garth - comedians, burlesque, musicians and more! 

So, on this luminous evening, join us in this gorgeous circus spiegeltent, wont you?

Event is 18+.

INFO:
Check-in on-site after your purchase. 

ARRIVAL:
155 W 62nd St. Enter the Mirror Room through a hush-hush alleyway on 62nd between Amsterdam and Columbus. Alternatively, approach the grand Lincoln Center fountain pavilion and head to the back left next to the Met Opera House.

ACCESSIBILITY:
The Mirror Room is fully wheelchair accessible. Ramp is by entry above.

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Rumpleteaser: Major and Minor
Dec
20
9:30 PM21:30

Rumpleteaser: Major and Minor

We all love an excuse to talk about our college major — why not have a group of the city’s best musical improvisers sing all about it?

Join Rumpleteaser as they interview an audience member about their college major, minor, classes, and final thesis, and then use all of it to inspire and create a complete musical right before your eyes! Everything will be made up on the spot, from the music, to the lyrics, to the sweet, sweet choreography.

Finally, something fun about college!

Rumpleteaser is:
Eric Gersen
Jeff Hiller
Michael Hartney
Jessica Morgan
Zack Willis
Hannah Solow
Jake Smith

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Your Town: An Improvised Musical
Nov
27
7:30 PM19:30

Your Town: An Improvised Musical

Some of UCBT's best and brightest improvisers will interview an audience member about their hometown and then make up a full Broadway-style musical about it on the spot! This show is being broadcast worldwide on the Oculus platform by NextVR. 

By purchasing a ticket, you are consenting to be filmed as part of our audience for this Oculus broadcast.

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UCB Cagematch
Nov
15
to Nov 16

UCB Cagematch

Welcome to the world's most dangerous Improv arena, where two mighty teams of improv gladiators will take the stage to prove who is the best of the best. Two improv teams each perform their set timed by an onstage clock, and YOU vote via secret ballot for the more dominant competitor. The team with the most votes returns as Champion the following week to face off against a new challenger. 

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Rumpleteaser: Major and Minor
Nov
15
9:30 PM21:30

Rumpleteaser: Major and Minor

We all love an excuse to talk about our college major — why not have a group of the city’s best musical improvisers sing all about it?

Join Rumpleteaser as they interview an audience member about their college major, minor, classes, and final thesis, and then use all of it to inspire and create a complete musical right before your eyes! Everything will be made up on the spot, from the music, to the lyrics, to the sweet, sweet choreography.

Finally, something fun about college!

Rumpleteaser is:
Eric Gersen
Jeff Hiller
Michael Hartney
Jessica Morgan
Zack Willis
Hannah Solow
Jake Smith

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Your Town: An Improvised Musical
Oct
31
8:00 PM20:00

Your Town: An Improvised Musical

Some of UCBT's best and brightest improvisers will interview an audience member about their hometown and then make up a full Broadway-style musical about it on the spot! This show is being broadcast worldwide on the Oculus platform by NextVR. 

By purchasing a ticket, you are consenting to be filmed as part of our audience for this Oculus broadcast.

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Rumpleteaser: Major and Minor
Oct
18
9:00 PM21:00

Rumpleteaser: Major and Minor

We all love an excuse to talk about our college major — why not have a group of the city’s best musical improvisers sing all about it?

Join Rumpleteaser as they interview an audience member about their college major, minor, classes, and final thesis, and then use all of it to inspire and create a complete musical right before your eyes! Everything will be made up on the spot, from the music, to the lyrics, to the sweet, sweet choreography.

Finally, something fun about college!

Rumpleteaser is:
Eric Gersen
Jeff Hiller
Michael Hartney
Jessica Morgan
Zack Willis
Hannah Solow
Jake Smith

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