UCBTNY Announces MERCYCAT - Haiti Earthquake Relief Benefit


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UCBTNY Announces MERCYCAT - Haiti Earthquake Relief Benefit

Postby john_frusciante » Thu Jan 14, 2010 5:09 pm

THE UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE THEATRE PRESENTS
TWO SPECIAL PERFORMANCES OF ASSSSCAT
TO RAISE SUPPORT FOR MERCY CORPS’ HAITI EARTHQUAKE RELIEF EFFORTS
MERCYCAT
SUNDAY, JANUARY 31ST, 2010


The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre presents two special performances of their long-running improv show, ASSSSCAT, to raise support for Mercy Corps’ relief efforts in Haiti after the devastating earthquake of January 12th. Every dollar raised at the show will go directly to Mercy Corps’ relief efforts in Haiti.

The performances of MERCYCAT will be on Sunday, January 31st at 7:30pm and 9:30pm, and will feature celebrities from Saturday Night Live, The Daily Show¸ 30 Rock, and more.

The UCB Theatre is located at 307 West 26th Street at 8th Avenue. Tickets for each show are $30.00. All tickets are available for purchase online at http://newyork.ucbtheatre.com/shows/2268

Mercy Corps is an international relief and development organization that exists to alleviate suffering, poverty, and oppression by helping people build secure, productive, and just communities. Since 1979, Mercy Corps has provided more than $820 million in assistance in 80 nations. Over 90 percent of the agency’s resources are allocated directly to programs that help those in need.

Mercy Corps has a long history of helping earthquake survivors meet their immediate needs and recover what they've lost. The organization has aided families after earthquakes in Peru in 2007, China and Pakistan in 2008, and Indonesia last year. All contributions will go directly to fast, efficient relief and recovery programs.

The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre has been serving up its original and critically acclaimed style of long-form improvisation to New York City for over ten years. In addition to A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T. and other improvised shows, there are several different comedic performances every night of the week, encompassing written sketch, one-person shows and stand-up. The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre also features New York’s largest comedy training program that has taught the performers Ed Helms, Paul Scheer, Donald Glover, and Aubrey Plaza as well as many more talented up-and-coming young professionals.

The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater is located at 307 West 26th Street (at 8th Avenue) in New York City. For information and reservations call the UCB Theater at 212-366-9176. Also visit the UCB Theatre website at http://www.ucbtheatre.com.
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