Loading…
This event has ended. Create your own event → Check it out
This event has ended. Create your own
Tickets now on sale!
Lineup subject to change.

--return to sfsketchfest.com
View analytic
Saturday, January 16 • 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Theme Park Improv with Ian Brennan, John Michael Higgins, Michael Hitchcock, Jessica Makinson, Oscar Nunez, Cole Stratton, Janet Varney and guest monologist James Roday (SOLD OUT)

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule and see who's attending!

SOLD OUT --  Tickets may be available at the door night-of. See http://sfsketchfest.com/x/how-to-purchase/ for info.

The Theme Park Improv Show's improvisers take a single suggestion of a theme from the audience, and wing an entire set of fast-paced long-form scenes and characters, based on stories from a special guest monologist. After six sold-out years, they return to SF Sketchfest with a stellar lineup: Ian Brennan (co-creator of "Glee"), Michael Hitchcock ("Best in Show"), John Michael Higgins ("A Mighty Wind"), Jessica Makinson ("Halfway Home"), Oscar Nunez ("The Office") Cole Stratton ("Pop My Culture Podcast) and Janet Varney ("Burning Love"). With special guest monologist James Roday from "Psych!"  $25 All Ages

Performers
avatar for Cole Stratton

Cole Stratton

Cole Stratton wears a lot of hats. Not literal ones, as he has a tiny head and it just doesn't look right. He is the co-founder of SF Sketchfest, the San Francisco Comedy Festival, a month-long annual event highlighting the best in improv, sketch, stand-up, TV and film comedy. Now in its sixteenth year, the festival has featured performers like Tenacious D, Conan O'Brien, Alan Arkin, Gene Wilder, The Kids in the Hall, The State, Mr. Show, Garry... Read More →
avatar for Ian Brennan

Ian Brennan

Ian Brennan is a co-creator and producer on the new FOX horror comedy show "Scream Queens." He was a writer, narrator and co-creator of "Glee." | | "Glee" marked Ian Brennan’s first foray into television writing. Brennan began his acting career in Chicago working with the prestigious Steppenwolf and Goodman Theatres. He later moved to New York to pursue other opportunities in television and film, and has been involved with off-Broadway... Read More →
avatar for James Roday

James Roday

James Roday portrayed the bright, sarcastic and gifted Shawn Spencer on USA's long-running beloved series "Psych." He is also a writer, director and producer and is Co-Artistic Director of Los Angeles theatre company Red Dog Squadron. His latest film "Gravy," which he co-wrote and directed, is available on-demand, dvd and something mysterious called "Blu-ray."
avatar for Janet Varney

Janet Varney

Janet is a writer, producer, improviser, and Emmy-nominated actress based in Los Angeles, which is in California, which is in the United States (see globe). She stars in the IFC horror comedy series “Stan Against Evil,” and as Becca on FXX’s “You’re the Worst” and as herself recurring on "@midnight." She hosts the innovative podcast The JV Club (featuring guests including Sarah Silverman, Tig Notaro... Read More →
avatar for Jessica Makinson

Jessica Makinson

Jessica Makinson has been an actor/writer by trade living in Los Angeles for 15 years. Her TV credits include "Halfway Home", "Maron" and "South Park".
avatar for John Michael Higgins

John Michael Higgins

Michael Higgins is a double hyphenate: he’s sort-of well-known for being a member of the Christopher Guest “company,” starring in such films as BEST IN SHOW and A MIGHTY WIND. But before becoming a disreputable light improvisational comedic actor he spent twenty years on the New York and regional stages doing lots of things that nobody gives a shit about anymore. Then, after playing David Letterman in the HBO film THE LATE SHIFT, Mr... Read More →
avatar for Michael Hitchcock

Michael Hitchcock

From his critically-acclaimed roles in film and television to his award-winning work as a writer and producer, Michael Hitchcock has earned a solid reputation in the entertainment industry. | | As an actor, Hitchcock is featured in two of 2011’s most popular films. He portrayed “Deputy Rosko” in Super 8 written and directed by J.J. Abrams and produced by Steven Spielberg, and he also appeared as Kristen Wiig’s boss “Don Choladecki... Read More →
avatar for Oscar Nunez

Oscar Nunez

| Oscar Nunez is best known for playing Oscar Martinez on NBC's The Office. He has won an Emmy, two SAG Awards, an ALMA Award, a TV Land Award and an Impact Award from the National Hispanic Media Coalition for the role. Oscar is also recognized for his large supporting role in the hit movie The Proposal and for creating and starring in his own Comedy Central series, Halfway Home. | | Raised in New Jersey, Oscar's acting career started on... Read More →



Saturday January 16, 2016 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Brava Theater Center 2781 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110