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Saturday, January 21 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Upright Citizens Brigade: A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T. with Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh, Jon Gabrus and Jessica McKenna and special guest monologist Nathan Fillion

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SF Sketchfest is proud to host a special performance of one of the comedy world's most influential and iconic live shows: Upright Citizens Brigade’s A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T. This popular weekly long-form improv show will feature UCB founding members Matt Besser, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh. They will be joined by guest improvisers and UCB theatre regulars Jon Gabrus and Jessica McKenna. The improvisers will base their scenes off of monologues from special guest monologist Nathan Fillion!  $35 (Note: Ticket price as listed on sfcurran.com includes all service and facility fees)


Performers
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Matt Besser

Raised a proud Razorback in Little Rock, Arkansas, Matt Besser attended Amherst College where he learned how to collect CDs. After graduating, Matt toured the Midwest doing stand-up, while taking improvisation direction from Del Close at Chicago’s Improv Olympic Theater. In Chicago in 1991, he became a founding member of the sketch group “Upright Citizens Brigade,” and with them he has performed and written stage productions... Read More →
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Nathan Fillion

For his role as the title character Richard Castle in ABC's hit television series, "Castle," which successfully ran for 8 seasons and has aired more than 170 episodes, Nathan Fillion won four People's Choice Awards for Favorite Dramatic TV Actor, most recently as 2016. | | Fillion also starred as Dogberry, the incompetent chief of security, in Joss Whedon's feature, "Much Ado About Nothing," based on Shakespeare's play. He and Whedon have been... Read More →
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Jon Gabrus

Jon Gabrus can next be seen in the indie “Fourth Man Out” and Hulu series “Real Hotwives of Las Vegas”  He has previously appeared in HBO’s “Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight” alongside Ben Walker; as the character ‘Gabrus’ in the Film “Flock of Dudes;” as the lead in the Yahoo Comedy “The Fuzz;” and in the SXSW breakout comedy “Awful Nice.” He recurs... Read More →
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Jessica McKenna

Jessica was born in Richard Nixon's hometown, Yorba Linda, CA. If you visit his beautiful presidential library, you can hear about what a great guy he was! He opened up trade with China!  Growing up she was torn between the stage and the courtroom—the made up courtroom. She was really good at mock trial. Like, she has two medals. This is where you talk about how good you were at high school mock trial right? No? Cool. | | Well... Read More →
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Ian Roberts

Ian Roberts is a founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade. Along with the other members of the UCB, he owns and operates the Upright Citizens Brigade’s theaters and training centers in New York and LA. As an actor, Ian has starred in Comedy Central’s "Upright Citizens Brigade" and "Reno 911," and Spike TV’s "Players." His most notable film role was as choreographer Sparky Polastri in "Bring It On." As a writer, Ian, along... Read More →
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Matt Walsh

Matt Walsh is a founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade where he continues to perform and teach today. Credits for Walsh include starring in Comedy Central’s critically acclaimed Dog Bites Man, acting as a correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart from 2001-2002, and regular appearances in MTV’s Human Giant. He has appeared in such movies as Semi-Pro, Old School, Bad Santa, Road Trip, and Elf. He also wrote and starred in... Read More →



Saturday January 21, 2017 7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Curran 445 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102