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Sunday, January 21 • 4:00pm - 6:30pm
"Animal House" 40th Anniversary screening and cast and crew reunion

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Whether you're Delta Tau Chi or Omega Theta Pi, you won't want to miss this 40th anniversary screening and reunion of the cast and director of "Animal House," a groundbreaking comedy classic with some of the best comedic performances of the 1970s. Come dressed in your best toga. Join the cast and crew for a screening and onstage conversation moderated by author and musician Paul Myers $25
Note: due to a scheduling conflict, Karen Allen will no longer be appearing.

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John Landis

John Landis began his career in the mailroom of 20th Century Fox Studios. A high school dropout, in 1969 18-year-old Landis made his way to Yugoslavia to work as a “gofer” on MGM’s Kelly’s Heroes. Remaining in Europe, Landis found work a an actor, dialogue coach, extra and stunt man in many of the “spaghetti” westerns being made in Spain at that time... Read More →
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Tim Matheson

Tim Matheson (born Timothy Lewis Matthieson; December 31, 1947) is an Americanactor, director and producer perhaps best known for his portrayal of the smooth talking‘Eric “Otter” Stratton’ in the 1978 comedy “Animal House,” but has had a variety of otherwell-known rol... Read More →
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Bruce McGill

Since D-Day and his Harley roared up the Delta House stairs in Animal House, Bruce McGill has been a memorable screen presence. He has appeared in over 150 films, tv movies and series spanning the last five decades. Throughout his career — from Lincoln to Law Abiding Citizen, from Collateral to My Cousin Vinny, from Miami Vice to MacGyver to The Insider — he has consistently received rave reviews for his stand-out performances, and shows no signs of slowing down.Bruce has just ended his 7th and final season of portraying Detective Vince Korsak on TNT's hit series Rizzoli... Read More →
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Mark Metcalf

Almost forty years ago Mark Metcalf entered into an alternative reality with alternative facts and alternative outcomes.  It was called Animal House, and compared to the present reality, facts, and potential outcomes, it was and is a much more fun, funny, and pleasant universe.  ... Read More →
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Paul Myers

Born in Toronto, Canada, and based in Berkeley, California, Paul Myers has worn many hats over the years, including journalist, author, broadcaster and musician, and has been a frequent guest and participant in SF Sketchfest, previously hosting Sketchfest events with David Byrne, and... Read More →
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Peter Riegert

PETER RIEGERT has been acting, writing, directing and producing for over 45 years. His movies include: ANIMAL HOUSE, LOCAL HERO, CROSSING DELANCEY, CHILLY SCENES OF WINTER, COLDBLOODED, UTZ, OSCAR, PASSED AWAY, THE MASK, TRAFFIC, WHITE IRISH DRINKERS, MIDDLETON and the short films THE WALK and THE RESPONSE, which received the ABA Silver Gavel and was short listed for an Academy nomination for live-action short. Television credits include: THE SOPRANOS, DAMAGES, GYPSY, BARBARIANS AT THE GATE, CONCEALED ENEMIES, LAW AND ORDER SVU, THE GOOD WIFE and ONE TREE HILL.On Broadway he was in THE OLD NEIGHBORHOOD, AN AMERICAN DAUGHTER, THE NERD and DANCE WITH ME. Off B'Way includes: SEXUAL PERVERSITY IN CHICAGO, THE BIRTHDAY PARTY, MOUTAIN LANGUAGE, ISN'T IT ROMANTIC and A ROSEN BY ANY OTHER NAME.His directorial film debut was the Academy nominated short BY COURIER, followed by his first feature, KING OF THE CORNER, with Isabella Rossellini, Eli Wallach, Rita Moreno, Beverly D'Angelo, Eric Bogosian and Dominic Chianese.Books on Tape include: THE YIDDISH POLICEMAN'S UNION by Michael Chabon; WHERE I'M CALLING FROM, (11 short stories) by Raymond Carver; BLACK MONEY and THE CHILL by Ross McDonald and THE LAWGIVER by Herman Wouk.He played Oscar Newman in David Simon's mini-series for HBO, SHOW ME A HERO, with Oscar Isaac and Catherine Keener, based on Lisa Belkin's non-fiction book of the same name, directed by Paul Haggis.AMERICAN PASTORAL directed and starring Ewan McGregor, with Jennifer Connolly, Dakota Fanning, David Strathairn, and Uzo Aduba... Read More →
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Martha Smith

Martha Smith first gained recognition in her debut as southern cheerleader “Babs Jansen”, rival to John Belushi's “Bluto”,  (“That boy is a P-I-G, pig!”) in the comedy blockbuster National Lampoon's Animal House.   Raised in a suburb of Detroit, it was Smith's early years modeling that first landed her in Los Angeles where her acting career was launched by a chance meeting with the head of casting at Universal... Read More →
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James Widdoes

Jamie Widdoes is the current series director of the sitcom MOM. Prior to this, he was the series director of TWO & A HALF MEN, directing over 150 episodes of the series. He’s had an extensive career in the multicam comedy world, directing pilots such as DAVE’S WORLD, TWO GUYS... Read More →

Sunday January 21, 2018 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Castro Theatre 429 Castro Street San Francisco, CA 94114