DCM19 Venues

UCB Theatre Chelsea

307 W. 26th Street (between 8th and 9th Aves)
152 Seats
Festival passes only - except Sunday performances of ASSSSCAT (individual tickets)

UCB's oldest theatre opened on April 1st, 2003 and operates as the Del Close Marathon's main stage. Can't stop, won't stop, except for periodic theatre cleanings when we make everyone leave for 15 minutes. Beverages are available at this location.

UCB Theatre East Village

153 E. 3rd Street (between Avenues A and B)
110 Seats
Festival passes only - no individual tickets

Opened in September of 2011 in the East Village of Manhattan, The Beast is another non-stop (can't stop, won't stop, except to clean) DCM destination. Home of the Hot Chicks Room bar, beverages are available!

Magnet Theater

254 W. 29th Street (at 8th Avenue)
53 Seats
Festival passes only - no individual tickets

We are excited to return to Magnet Theater. Opened in 2005, Magnet Theater showcases great talent from the growing local improv community. Located three blocks north of UCBT Chelsea, this local improv comedy theater will host some of your favorite DCM shows. Beverages are available at this theater.

Theater for the New City (TNC)

155 1st Avenue (between 9th and 10th Streets)
Cabaret - 65 Seats
Johnson - 240 Seats
Community - 99 Seats
Cino - 70 Seats
Festival passes only - no individual tickets

The Theater for the New City has carved out its place as a unique cultural institution. Located just a half-mile from the UCBT East Village, we are excited to host DCM on all four of its stages. Beverages are available at this venue.

SVA Theatre

333 W. 23rd Street (between 8th and 9th Aves)
Silas - 479 Seats
Beatrice - 266 Seats
Premium shows only - Individual tickets, festival pass access with standby only

This theatre serves the School of Visual Arts, as well as the arts and entertainment industries in the community and we are excited to once again host our premium shows here. Beverages and snacks are not available, but you are welcome to bring your own.

Grand Ballroom @ Manhattan Center

311 W. 34th Street, 7th Floor
(b/w 8th & 9th Ave)
Premium Shows only - Individual Tickets and Festival Pass Holders only.

Festival Passes and Late Entry Tickets will NOT be sold at this venue.

*Due to an earlier fire-related incident, the original venue is no longer available. We have been working closely with the staff of FIT who connected us with the Manhattan Center, who have graciously accommodated us.*

UCB Comedy Podcast Network Lounge

450 W. 31st Street, 10th Floor
No General Admission Pass Holders

Located 5 blocks north and 2 avenues west of UCBT Chelsea, the return of the UCB Comedy Podcast Network Lounge. This is where it's happening! Food and drink welcome, but not near the equipment.

Festival passes include General Admission Pass Holders, Performer Pass Holders, Pre-Paid Performer Pass Holders, and Working (Volunteer) Pass Holders