San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The San Francisco Improv Festival presents two top-notch comedy improv troupes in one remarkable show. This is just one of the many great offerings in the 2014 festival. For more information, visit www.sfimprovfestival.com.
Messing with a Friend (CHI)
Messing With a Friend is a joyful, uncensored, and improvised romp- through hell.
Susan's 'Friend' for the SF Improv Festival 2014 will be SF & NYC improv master, Rachel Hamilton.
Susan Messing teaches and performs at the Annoyance Theatre and the Improv Olympic. She also teaches improvisational comedy for DePaul University, The University of Chicago and Loyola University. Her essays have been published in The Second City Almanac of Improvisation and in Charna Halpern's book, "Art By Committee".
Rachel Hamilton is a graduate of Northwestern University, an alumna of The Second City, Chicago, as well as a director, performer and an Emmy-nominated writer. Rachel cut her teeth in the Chicago Improv scene, sharing the stage with geniuses like Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Rachel Dratch, and scads of other Improv luminaries.
Don't miss the chance to take a workshop with Rachel, one of the top improv teachers in the country!
Greasy Lake (NYC)
Greasy Lake is an improv/sketch group comprised of UCB NY performers Anthony Apruzzese, Daniel LoPreto, and John Purcell. Greasy Lake performs the Harold. Fast paced and fun, at times absurd and at times insightful. Greasy Lake has performed at the North Carolina Comedy & Arts Festival, Del Close Marathon, San Francisco Improv Festival, and Duke City Improv Festival. Their comedic play 'Key to the City' ran for five months at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre NY in 2013/14.
When & Where
San Francisco Improv Festival
10 Years of Funny.
September 10th - 20th at the Eureka Theater • 215 Jackson St at Battery
The San Francisco Improv Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary by bringing another amazing comedy lineup to the Eureka Theater. The fest starts with a VIP party on the 10th to celebrate its 10th birthday, and then heads into shows on the 11th at the Eureka, featuring acts including 30 Rock’s Scott Adsit in Adsit & Eveleth, Heather Anne Campbell (previously writer for SNL, currently on the CW's Whose Line is it Anyway?) & Colton Dunn (Key & Peele) in The Vendetta, Ron West of Whose Line is it Anyway? in our closing night party show of Game Island, and some of the best in improv and sketch from around the Bay and around the world! Shows listed below...