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The Big Team & The Smokes
November 4 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
THE BIG TEAM (formerly known as White Women) is an improv team of all black men based in Los Angeles. Formed after meeting at the UCB Black History Month Show in 2013, this team has been featured at theaters all over Los Angeles and the country, having headlined festivals in Portland, DC, Austin, NYC, and more.
Collectively they have written and produced videos for Comedy Central, College Humor and Funny or Die, and individually they’ve written and acted in a lot of your favorite TV shows. They were named on Vulture’s annual list of “Comedians You Should and Will Know” in 2018.
Ronnie Adrian (“Key & Peele,” “Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot”)
Zeke Nicholson (“AP Bio,” “The Good Place”)
Ify Nwadiwe (“@Midnight,” TwitchTV)
Ishmel Sahid (“Cousins For Life,” “Kingdom”)
Carl Tart (“MadTV,” “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”)
Lamar Woods (“New Girl,” “Brooklyn 99”)
THE SMOKES : No gimmicks, no pyrotechnics – just a single suggestion and these friends of (gulp) twenty years put on an amazing improvised show.
Showbiz credits include: screenwriter of The Heat, co-author of the Broadway musical Beetlejuice, star/co-creator of Playing House, staff writer for Big Mouth, series regular of Superstore, founders of at least two improv schools, voice-over artist in a million cartoons, producer of the hit show Makin’ It, but most relevant: having done improv on stage for 20 years.
Neil Casey, Katie Dippold, Colton Dunn, Will Hines, Anthony King, Billy Merritt, Lennon Parham, Joe Wengert, Jim Woods
It is strongly recommended that audience members be vaccinated and wear masks at our shows. We will provide masks at the door for those who would like one. Additionally, we reserve the right to require masks for select shows based on the needs of the performers and staff.
We will continue to use the LA County Department of Health and their resources for guiding Covid-19 policies. Policies are subject to change.
Please allow ample time for parking. UCB does not provide parking services. Street parking is available in the neighborhoods surrounding the theater.
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