Without fail, SF Sketchfest’s cup runneth over with many of comedy’s best and brightest for nearly a month.
From Jan. 7th-24th, the gargantuan comedy festival known as SF Sketchfest will once again take over numerous venues throughout San Francisco. They’ve announced the line-up today and we’ll give you just a sample straight from the press release:
The 2016 SF Sketchfest features a 20th anniversary tribute to “Waiting For Guffman,” with 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; “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; “Galavant” with creators and cast, and “Sledge Hammer!;” 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; 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, Chelsea Peretti, 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.