SF Sketchfest kicks off its annual festival with ace performers and shows happening across San Francisco. Film, music, tributes, panels, podcasts, and comedy galore, there's literally something for everyone! Shows are selling out in advance so don't miss out.
ABOUT SF SKETCHFEST
SF Sketchfest, co-founded and directed by David Owen, Cole Stratton and Janet Varney, produces the eclectic San Francisco Comedy Festival, an internationally-recognized and critically-acclaimed event that mixes major comedy stars and the best up-and-coming comedians from around the world for three weeks of sketch, improv, stand-up, alternative comedy, films, tributes and panel discussions. SF Sketchfest offers its audiences the rare opportunity to see their favorite performers in intimate live performances and discussions.
In past years, SF Sketchfest has featured renowned comedy artists such as: Aziz Ansari, Fred Armisen, Dan Aykroyd, Mike Birbiglia, Dana Carvey, Margaret Cho, Zach Galifianakis, Eddie Izzard, Monty Python’s Terry Jones, Tig Notaro, Conan O’Brien, Amy Poehler, Paul Reubens, Amy Sedaris, Garry Shandling, Reggie Watts, Robin Williams and “Weird Al” Yankovic. The festival has also hosted film and television stars: Will Arnett, Candice Bergen, Bruce Campbell, Lizzy Caplan, Dick Cavett, Bud Cort, Danny DeVito, Elliott Gould, Jon Hamm, Neil Patrick Harris, Cloris Leachman, Paul Rudd, Adam Scott, Jason Segel and Gene Wilder; ensemble comedy groups Kids in the Hall, Mr. Show, Mystery Science Theater 3000, The State and the Upright Citizens Brigade; and musical guests David Byrne, Ben Gibbard, Gordon Gano, Aimee Mann and Michael Penn.