Saturday, December 27, 2008

SF Sketchfest

If you happen to be in the San Francisco viscinity, or if you're not and you're willing to travel, you should check out the SF Sketchfest on from January 15th-31st 2009.

It has got a terrific line-up, including appearances by SNL peeps Jason Sudeikis, Rachel Dratch, Laraine Newman, Tim Meadows and Robert Smigel.

Here are some of the highlights:
Friday January 16th
TV Funhouse Live with Robert Smigel, Dino Stamatopoulos and Doug Dale featuring the Anipals and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog with Birthday Boys
The Eureka Theatre at 8PM, $30

Saturday, January 17
The SF Sketchfest Comedy Writing Award:
Robert Smigel in conversation with Dana Carvey
Clips and Conversation
Cobb's Comedy Club at 2PM, $25

Saturday, January 17
Totally Looped featuring Laraine Newman, Maria Bamford, Oscar Nunez, Rick Overton, Joe Liss and Richard Kuhlman with The Lampshades featuring Kate Flannery and Scot Robinson
The Eureka Theatre at 8PM, $20

Monday, January 19
Celebrity Autobiography with Michael McKean, Annette O'Toole, Rachel Dratch, Jason Sudeikis, Scott Thompson, Laraine Newman and co-creators Eugene Pack and Dayle Reyfel
Cobb's Comedy Club, $35

Friday, January 30
Upright Citizens Brigade: A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T.
Matt Besser, Matt Walsh, Tim Meadows, Andrew Daly, and Danielle Schneider with guest monologist Andy Richter
The Eureka Theatre, $30

There are so many other great shows on with people like Janeane Garofalo, Bob Odenkirk, Aziz Ansari, Paul Scheer, Rob Riggle, Zach Galifianakis, Rob Huebel, Mary-Lynn Rajskub, JON HAMM, and even legends like Fred Willard and Martin Mull.
And comedy troupes Stella and The State will be performing.

It is truly an amazing festival, so check out the schedule here and find something that tickles your fancy:

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