Live… From Chelsea .. It’s Saturday Night!


Don Kaplan in the NY Post yesterday reported that although the televised version of Saturday Night Live is tabled, a live theatrical version will be performed at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater in Chelsea. Procedes from the show will go into a WGA strike fund. According to The Hollywood Reporter (via Reuters), the musical guest is Yo La Tengo. From The NY Post:

”(The) stage version of ‘Saturday Night Live’ — which will be performed at the same theater Saturday night — has been kept something of a secret.

”It’s not clear who will get a chance to buy tickets and when they’ll be on sale. The guest host will be ‘Superbad’ star Michael Cera, sources told The Post.”

The Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater website notes that the $20 advance reservations are sold out.