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Sunday, January 28 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
SF Sketchfest Tribute to Jane Lynch

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SF Sketchfest is proud to pay tribute to the wit, wisdom, and musical prowess of the great Jane Lynch. She's probably best known as the villainous gym coach Sue Sylvester in "Glee," a role which earned her an Emmy, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award. Lynch has also won two Emmy Awards as the host of NBC's "Hollywood Game Night." But one could say it all began with a cereal commercial (Frosted Flakes) directed by Christopher Guest that led to roles in his films "Best in Show," "A Mighty Wind," and "For Your Consideration," and appearances in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby," "Wreck-It Ralph," and many more, including as one of the good doctors in "The Fugitive." She's been on shows, too (lots of shows), from "Arrested Development" to "Criminal Minds." She also hosted an episode of "Saturday Night Live," which was a kind of culmination of her early years spent at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Company and Second City. SF Sketchfest is delighted to bring Jane to San Francisco to sit down for a public but intimate chat with three of her friends and colleagues, Ian Brennan, Michael Hitchcock and John Michael Higgins. $30

Performers
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Ian Brennan

Ian Brennan is Co-Creator and Executive Producer of  “Scream Queens” and “Glee,” which ran for six seasons on FOX and for which he is the recipient of two Golden Globe Awards. As an actor, he has performed at Playwrights' Horizons, the Vineyard Theatre and MCC Theatre in New York, as well as the Steppenwolf and Goodman Theatres in his hometown of Chicago. Ian performs weekly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in LA as part of Harold Night with his team... Read More →
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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 o... Read More →
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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 “D... Read More →
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Jane Lynch

Actress Jane Lynch was raised near Chicago and cut her theatrical teeth at The Second City and Steppenwolf Theatre.  Lynch is the two-time Emmy winning host of Hollywood Game Night and an Emmy and Golden Globe winner for her portrayal of Sue Sylvester on Glee. She will be seen this fall portraying Janet Reno in Manifesto. Additional television credits include Criminal Minds, The Good Fight, Portlandia, Angel From Hell, Party Down, Lovespring International, Two and a Half Men, and The L Word. Lynch’s film credits include Mascots, both Wreck It Ralph I and II, Afternoon Delight, The Three Stooges, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Talladega Nights, Julie... Read More →