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SF Sketchfest returns January 20 - February 5, 2023!

SF Sketchfest has been rescheduled for January 20 through February 5, 2023. The vast majority of existing shows will still be presented at the festival. While we’re disappointed to spend another year apart, the health and safety of our audience, performers, and staff comes first. Due to venue availability, 2023 is the earliest we can present the festival as planned, but we can’t wait to safely laugh along with you then!

All ticket holders will be contacted directly as soon as possible with more information. Please hang on to your tickets as we reach out to each and every ticket holder as soon as we can! Thank you for your patience while we’ve been working to reschedule these shows. We are beyond grateful for your support.

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Nato Green

San Francisco native Nato Green is the country’s only semi-functional hybrid of comedian, writer, and union organizer.

Nato Green released his second comedy album "The Whiteness Album" on Blonde Medicine Records, appeared in the film "Sorry to Bother You." "The Whiteness Album" was named by NPR show "Bullseye" with Jesse Thorn one of the best comedy albums of 2018.

Nato’s writing has appeared in the LA Review of Books, the San Francisco Examiner, In These Times, VICE, Truthdig, Huffington Post, the San Francisco Bay Guardian, The Rumpus, and The Bold Italic.

His first comedy album, "The Nato Green Party," was released in 2012 by Rooftop Comedy. Nato has been named San Francisco’s Best Comedian by the SF Bay Guardian, SF Weekly, Huffington Post, SFist, and CBS. Nato is the creator of Iron Comic, the hit Iron Chef-spoofing comedy game show. His comedy has been featured in Audible Comedy Originals including the "Comedy Show Show," "the Guest List," "McSweeney’s Internet Tendency," and "Sounds Like America." He’s appeared on numerous podcasts including "RISK!," the "Dork Forest," "Pod Damn America," "WTF with Marc Maron," "Put Your Hands Together," WBUR’s "You’re the Expert," KQED’s "Truth Be Told," KALW’s "Kamau Right Now," "Porchlight," "Muni Diaries," and "Fake the Nation with Negin Farsad."

Nato wrote for "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell" on FX, the show that the New York Times recently called “five years ahead of its time,” and toured nationally with W. Kamau Bell & Janine Brito as Laughter Against the Machine.

Nato has also been a union organizer for twenty years, working as an organizer, union rep, and negotiator with UFCW, ILWU, CNA, SEIU Local 1021, and founding Young Workers United, the country’s first worker center for young and immigrant workers in the low-wage service sector. The Episcopal Archbishop once called him the antichrist.