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Sunday, February 8 • 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Edinburgh Fringe Festival International Spotlight hosted by Janeane Garofalo featuring Wil Anderson, Dan Clark, Maeve Higgins, Matt Kirshen and Daniel Sloss

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SF Sketchfest presents a spotlight on of some of the best international comedians who have each made a significant impact on the Edinburgh Fringe Festival scene. Hosted by Fringe veteran and acclaimed comedian and actress Janeane Garofalo, the show features Wil Anderson from Australia, Maeve Higgins from Ireland, Daniel Sloss from Scotland, and Dan Clark and Matt Kirshen, from England. Wil Anderson is a stand-up, television host and popular podcaster who appeared on “Chelsea Lately” and sold out shows around the world. He was named one of comedy’s hottest acts by John Cleese. Dan Clark is an actor, comedian, writer, and director. He is best known for playing Don Danbury on the BBC Three sitcom "How Not to Live Your Life," which he also sole wrote, co-produced, and directed various episodes of. Maeve Higgins is a stand-up and writer who has performed in festivals around the world and starred in popular Irish television shows “Naked Camera,” “Fancy Vittles” and on Sky One’s “Moone Boy” with Chris O’Dowd. She writes for the Irish Times and her second book will be published by Hachette in Fall of 2015. Matt Kirshen has appeared on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” and was a finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” He has a half-hour special on Comedy Central and his CD “I Guess We’ll Never Know” was named one of Punchline Magazine’s top 10 comedy albums. Daniel Sloss has been widely acclaimed as comedy’s internationally acclaimed and award-winning half-man-half-Xbox. He started performing at age 16 and has appeared on numerous UK television shows including “The Rob Brydon Show” and “So You Think You’re Funny?” He has sold out entire runs of shows at the Fringe nearly every year since 2010. He has made multiple appearances on “Conan” and recently signed a deal with Conan O’Brien’s company to develop his own show. Don’t miss this rare chance to see some of the planet’s hottest comedy talents. $30 21+

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Dan Clark

Dan Clark is an actor, comedian, writer, and director. He is best known for playing Don Danbury on the BBC Three sitcom "How Not to Live Your Life," which he also sole wrote, co-produced, and directed various episodes of. He has been a regular on the British comedy scene, first of all with sketch trio Electric Eel and then as a stand-up comedian. He's played the Edinburgh Festival and toured the UK multiple times. As well as "How Not To Live Your... Read More →
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Daniel Sloss

Daniel Sloss has been widely hailed as comedy’s internationally acclaimed and award-winning half-man-half-Xbox. | | He started performing stand-up aged just 16 and has appeared on the UK’s premier TV shows including Michael McIntyre’s "Comedy Roadshow," "8 Out of 10 Cats," "Rob Brydon Show," Jason Manford’s "Comedy Rocks," Comic Relief’s "Mock The Week," "Paul O’Grady Show" (Daniel’s TV debut aged 18... Read More →
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Janeane Garofalo

Actress and comedian Janeane Garofalo has been an American institution since she burst on the scene in 1992. | | Janeane has had many memorable and critically acclaimed roles in films such as "The Truth About Cats and Dogs," "Wet Hot American Summer," "Ratatouille," "Steal This Movie," "Reality Bites," "Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion," "Mystery Men," "The Ten" and "The Cable Guy." Janeane also co-authored the best seller "Feel... Read More →
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Maeve Higgins

Maeve Higgins is a stand up comedian and writer from Ireland. Maeve studied photography in college. Then one magical March morning in 2004, she discovered her dream life as a stand-up comedian! Her favourite parts are 1. eating in garages late at night and 2. telling strangers personal things. | | Since then, she has written and performed various shows for festivals including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Melbourne International... Read More →
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Matt Kirshen

London-born Matt Kirshen's precision wit has earned him an impressive reputation on the international comedy circuit. Most recently his appearances on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," Paul Provenza’s Green Room, The Nerdist, Set List, Stand-Up Without A Net, and as a finalist on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" has earned him a whole new host of fans in the United States and a surprising number of... Read More →
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Wil Anderson

Wil Anderson is a stand up first and foremost, touring Australia and the world at every opportunity, performing more than two hundred shows a year. His stand up is a densely written, high-speed ride through one of the most wonderful comedic imaginations in the world. Politics, pop and the personal come together in a Wil Anderson routine, always delivered with more conviction and enthusiasm than any man’s vocal chords can take. | | Over... Read More →



Sunday February 8, 2015 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Verdi Club 2424 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA 94110