SF SKETCHFEST 2015 LINEUP ANNOUNCED
SF Sketchfest will celebrate the 14th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival January 22 through February 8, 2015 with more than 200 shows featuring top comedic talents performing in 20 venues across the city. The 18-day festival will feature major comedy stars and the best up-and-coming comedians from around the world for nonstop entertainment including sketch, stand-up, alternative comedy, music, improv, films, tributes, live podcasts, workshops and panel discussions.
SF Sketchfest 2015 features in-person tributes to iconic actor/writer/directors and Spinal Tap creators Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer, parody genius “Weird Al” Yankovic in conversation with Chris Hardwick, comedy and magic legends Penn & Teller, WTF podcaster Marc Maron, and indie comedy duo Scharpling & Wurster; salutes to “Newsradio” with a 20th anniversary cast reunion, Broken Lizard and Preston Sturges; spotlights on film favorites including “The Princess Bride” Quote-Along™ screening with Cary Elwes, “Better Off Dead”30th Anniversary Live Read and “But I’m A Cheerleader” with Natasha Lyonne; celebrations of animated comedies “Animaniacs,” “Aqua Teen Hunger Force,” “Futurama” and a “Dr. Katz Professional Therapist” 20th Anniversary Show; popular radio programs StarTalk Live with Bill Nye the Science Guy and Eugene Mirman and NPR’s Ask Me Another; appearances by comedians and actors including Maria Bamford, W. Kamau Bell, Doug Benson, Wyatt Cenac, John Cho, Margaret Cho, Adam Devine, Tate Donovan, Jeff Garlin, Janeane Garofalo, John Hodgman, Pete Holmes, Natasha Leggero, Kevin McDonald, Busy Philipps, Kristen Schaal, Adam Scott, Jenny Slate, Jennifer Tilly, Paul F. Tompkins, Stephanie Weir; top comedy collectives The Groundlings, Upright Citizens Brigade and w00tstock; and musical performances by Maya Rudolph’s Prince-cover band Princess playing the classic album “Purple Rain,” John Darnielle, Garfunkel & Oates, Rhett Miller and Bob Mould; and many more.
View the complete SF Sketchfest 2015 show schedule at www.sfsketchfest.com.
Tickets range from $10 to $50 and go on sale at 10:00am PST on Sunday, December 14 and are available for purchase at www.sfsketchfest.com.