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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Saturday, February 4 • 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Ringheads [NEW DATE!]

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A Comedy Guide to LORD OF THE RINGS and JRR Tolkien

The 20th anniversary of the first of Peter Jackson's "Lord of the Rings" movie is coming up in December. But even the biggest fans of the LOTR movies might not know the vast background of this fictional world. There's a lot to know, honestly an embarrassing amount to know. And that's where two comedy jerks who specialize in embarrassment come in!

Specifically Bill Corbett, actor and writer for the legendary "MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000," and now one of the stars of RiffTrax; and Sean Thomason, writer, producer and sometimes performer at RiffTrax.

RINGHEADS is a detailed guide through the movies and they fictional world they inhabit, done by some aging class clowns who dared each other to get way, way into J.R.R. Tolkien during the 2020 pandemic year. Come join us as we celebrate and mock our own geekiness! ($25, All Ages)

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Bill Corbett

Bill Corbett is a former writer and actor for the cult TV show "Mystery Science Theater 3000," playing the robot Crow and the alien Brain Guy. He’s now a principal performer, writer, and producer for RiffTrax.com.Corbett’s voice will be heard as a regular cast member on Adult Swim’s "Tigtone" in 2019. He’s the host of the podcast "Bill Corbett’s Funhouse." Corbett is also a screenwriter and playwright. His screenplay "Starship Dave" was made into a movie starring Eddie Murphy (and retitled "Meet Dave"). His plays... Read More →
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Sean Thomason

Sean Thomason is a Writer/Producer at RiffTrax. He performs as part of RiffTrax Presents, and has riffed live on stage at SF Sketchfest and the MST3K Reunion Show.He's been a writer on late night comedy shows and animated TV series. He's been reading nerdy fantasy books since a distressingly... Read More →

Saturday February 4, 2023 10:00pm - 11:30pm PST
PianoFight Mainstage 144 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94102