The Empire State Building, a slice of cheesecake, a Broadway production — those things all mean New York City. But until you’ve peeled your shoes from the sticky floor of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, you’re missing out.
Watching the theater’s free Sunday night comedy improvisation show, dubbed ASSSSCAT3000, is like inhaling a breath of humid, pizza-scented New York air. It’s at once hilarious and smart, and leaves you marveling at how the performers run with a thought without getting derailed. It’s like sitting in on an improv master class, which isn’t surprising, since UCB, as it is known, also offers classes.
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