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[11/02/11 - 09:06 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Launches "Corporate Retreat," Twice Monthly Shows at UCBeast, the Brand New UCB Comedy Venue in New York City
The inaugural show on Monday, November 7 includes performances from Wyatt Cenac, Kurt Metzger, John Mulaney, Tom Papa, John Roberts, Amy Schumer and Dan Soder.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

No Team Building Required. Comedy Central(R) Launches "Corporate Retreat," Twice Monthly Shows at UCBeast, the Brand New UCB Comedy Venue in New York City with the First Show Kicking Off on Monday, November 7 at 8:00 p.m.

Performances on Monday, November 7 Include Comedians Wyatt Cenac, Kurt Metzger, John Mulaney, Tom Papa, John Roberts, Amy Schumer and Dan Soder with an Original Video From "Daily Show" Producer Oren Brimer

Second Show on Monday, November 21 to Feature Performances of Excerpts From FOUND Magazine

Schedule and Info Available at http://east.ucbtheatre.com

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2011 -- Get your regular comedy fix in the East Village from Comedy Central with the start of live comedy shows called "Corporate Retreat" produced by the network and taking place at UCBeast (located at 155 East 3rd Street @ Avenue A) twice every month. "Corporate Retreat" will feature a wide spectrum of shows ranging from stand-up and screenings to tapings for Comedy Central's various multi-platform enterprises (i.e. online, mobile, records etc.).

The inaugural show on Monday, November 7 at 8:00 p.m. includes performances from the following comedians: Wyatt Cenac (correspondent and writer, "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"); Kurt Metzger ("Ugly Americans," "Comedy Central Presents Kurt Metzger"); John Mulaney (writer, "Saturday Night Live," first one-hour Comedy Central original stand-up special to debut in January); Tom Papa (host of NBC's "Marriage Ref"); John Roberts (voice of Linda on FOX's "Bob's Burgers"); Amy Schumer (Roaster on the "Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen"); Dan Soder ("Live at Gotham") and an original video from "Daily Show" producer Oren Brimer.

The second show on Monday, November 21 at 8:00 p.m. will feature comedic performances (names TBA) based on mementos highlighted in FOUND Magazine for possible consideration for Comedy Central Records. FOUND Magazine is a publication which collects found items such as love letters, birthday cards, photos, to-do lists, poetry on napkins, doodles - anything that gives a glimpse into someone else's life.

UCBeast is the second UCB theatre in New York City which officially opened in October 2011. The venue seats 124 people and has a separate bar area for guests and performers. Comedy Central's "Corporate Retreat" shows are bi-monthly and have a $5 admission (no two drink minimum). For upcoming shows, visit http://east.ucbtheatre.com.

Available in 99 million homes nationwide, Comedy Central (www.comedycentral.com), the only all-comedy network, is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of Viacom Inc (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B).

About Upright Citizens Brigade

The Upright Citizens Brigade was founded and is currently owned by Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh. The 150-seat theater at 307 West 26th Street continues to offer the best and most innovative improv and sketch comedy in New York City every day of the week. 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. Performers who have gained success continue to lend their talents to the theatre and training center. On July 1st, 2005 the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre opened the first location in Hollywood, California. The 95-seat theater, located at 5919 Franklin Avenue, quickly became the home to great improv, sketch and stand-up in the Los Angeles area. The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre established itself as the only comedy Theatre and Training Center with stages and operations on both coasts. On March 1st, 2006 the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre opened the first comedy Training Center of its kind in New York City. Located at 145 W 30th Street, 4th floor, the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre's Training Center is 7,500 square feet of classroom space dedicated to the advancement of improv and sketch comedy.

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.





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