One of the best ways to spend $10 in New York is at the Upright Citizens Brigade improv theater in Chelsea, New York. These hour and a half improv shows are highly entertaining, hilarious and really casual--you can even enjoy a beer while watching. Basically, next time you have to entertain a guest, go on a date or just get out of the house, call ahead and reserve the number of tickets you need for any of their shows 7 days a week. Don't be scared by the names of the imrov groups, just reserve the time you think works best for you, and enjoy the show. It is imrov; so you can't go too wrong. If you are interested in taking improv classes, the theater also offers daily workshops. Did I mention that this theater was started by Amy Poehler and her improv group, the Upright Citizens Brigade? She does still make appearances, so keep your fingers crossed. The most popular show of the week is Asscat 3000 on Sunday nights--reserve early!
Upright Citizens Brigade Theater
307 W. 26th Street
New York, NY 10001