SF Sketchfest will celebrate the 15th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival January 7-24 2016 with more than 200 shows featuring top comedic talents performing in 19 venues across the city. The 16-day festival will feature major comedy stars and the best up-and-coming comedians from around the world for non-stop entertainment including sketch, stand-up, alternative comedy, music, improv, films, tributes, live podcasts, workshops and panel discussions. And we’ve got the entire breakdown for you right here.
The 2016 SF Sketchfest will feature a 20th anniversary tribute to Waiting For Guffman alongside a screening and cast reunion with Christopher Guest, Bob Balaban, Parker Posey and Fred Willard; in-person tributes to iconic actor Sally Field in conversation with Michael Showalter along with a screening of their new film, Hello, My Name is Doris; Jeff Goldblum in conversation and in musical performance with his Mildred Snitzer Orchestra; Patton Oswalt in conversation with Boots Riley; hit animated series Bob’s Burgers with creator Loren Bouchard and cast members Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman, Larry Murphy, John Roberts and Kristen Schaal; acclaimed comedic author Dave Barry in conversation; spotlights on film favorites including Hot Shots 25th Anniversary with Jim Abrahams and Pat Proft and Teen Witch: The Peaches Christ Experience; and Hook 25th Anniversary.
TV spotlights Fishing with John 25th Anniversary with John Lurie in conversation with Parker Posey; Drunk History with Derek Waters and friends; The Adventures of Pete & Pete live; and Galavant with creators and cast; and celebrations of animated comedies BoJack Horseman, Futurama and Dr. Katz Professional Therapist. Popular radio programs StarTalk Live with Bill Nye the Science Guy and Eugene Mirman and NPR’s Ask Me Another will also be featured.
Appearances by comedians and actors including Pamela Adlon, Scott Adsit, Maria Bamford, Todd Barry, Guy Branum, Stephanie Courtney, Cameron Esposito, Noel Fielding, Dave Foley, Judah Friedlander, Ron Funches, Jeff Garlin, Janeane Garofalo, Chris Gethard, Bobcat Goldthwait, Dana Gould, Jon Hamm, Dan Harmon, John Hodgman, Moshe Kasher, Andy Kindler, Nick Kroll, Natasha Leggero, Beth Littleford, Jason Mantzoukas, Kevin McDonald, Thomas Middleditch, Laraine Newman, Tom Papa, Jimmy Pardo, Eddie Pepitone, Jim Rash, Paul Scheer, The Sklar Brothers, Martin Starr, Eric Stonestreet, Scott Thompson, Paul F. Tompkins, Michael Urie, Baron Vaughn, Jessica Williams; top comedy collectives Upright Citizens Brigade and The Groundlings; and musical performances by Princess featuring Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum in an Evening of the Music of Prince, Jonathan Coulton, Kate Micucci, Rhett Miller, Paul and Storm and more.
Tickets go on sale at 10am PT on November 22 and are available for purchase at here.
And now onto the complete breakdown…