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Saturday, January 9 • 3:30pm - 5:45pm
SF Sketchfest Tribute: 'Waiting For Guffman: Sesquicentennial + 20' with Bob Balaban, Christopher Guest, Parker Posey and Fred Willard, Moderated by Kevin Pollak (SOLD OUT)

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Are you ready to go back to Blaine, Missouri, the Stool Capital of the World? Where Corky got Bonnie a wonderful pantsuit? And where Libby Mae always has a place at the Dairy Queen? And where Ron is teaching Sheila to change her instincts, or at least ignore them? And where a young Dr. Pearl sat next to the class clown and studied him? SF Sketchfest is proud to present the Sesquicentennial + 20 event with a screening of the classic film "Waiting For Guffman" and Q&A with some of the core team who created this wonderful comedy. Please don't invite any Bastard People. $30 All Ages

Performers
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Bob Balaban

Bob Balaban has been nominated for an Academy Award, four Emmy Awards, two DGA Awards, a PGA Award, two SAG awards, a BAFTA, and a Tony Award. He produced and co-starred in "Gosford Park." He produced and directed “Bernard and Doris” (HBO), starring Susan Sarandon and Ralph Fiennes, and directed the films, “The Last Good Time,” starring Armin Mueller-Stahl and Maureen Stapleton, and “Parents,” starring Randy... Read More →
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Christopher Guest

Christopher Guest directed and starred in "Waiting For Guffman," "Best In Show, "A Mighty Wind," and "For Your Consideration," all of which he wrote with Eugene Levy. He also directed and starred in "This Is Spinal Tap," which he wrote with Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, and Rob Reiner. He received a Grammy Award for the soundtrack of "Best In Show" and an Emmy for "The Lily Tomlin Special." Most recently, he co-created and directed HBO’s... Read More →
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Fred Willard

Fred Willard radiates a unique charm that has established him as one of our generation’s most gifted comic actors. A master of sketch comedy, Fred is most heralded for his quick wit and improvisational expertise. Fred is an alumnus of The Second City and was a co-founder of the comedy group Ace Trucking Company which appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson over fifty times as well as being regulars on The Tom Jones Show. | | Fred... Read More →
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Kevin Pollak

Kevin Pollak has captured the attention of audiences worldwide with his range of both dramatic and comedic roles. He has appeared in over sixty films, as well as countless television projects, and has established himself as one of the few stand-up comedians to have a successful dramatic film career. In addition to his acting talents, he has also proven himself as both a writer, producer and recently a director and a talk show host. | | Pollak... Read More →
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Parker Posey

Parker Posey stars opposite Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone in Woody Allen’s most recent film "Irrational Man" which premiered to rave reviews at Cannes. She is currently in production on "Mascots" for writer-director Christopher Guest, and recently wrapped Woody Allen’s upcoming film, in which she stars with Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg, Blake Lively and Steve Carrell. Parker’s previous work includes Chris Guest’s classic... Read More →



Saturday January 9, 2016 3:30pm - 5:45pm
Castro Theatre 429 Castro Street, San Francisco, CA 94114

Attendees (206)