• ASF Hot Seat: One Idiot


    One Idiot was formed at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York as part of Maude Night, their in-house sketch program. Their latest show, “What the Horse Saw”, earned them a permanent run at the UCB and was presented at the New York Comedy Festival as The Best Of UCB Sketch. We spoke to One […]

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  • ASF Hot Seat: The Show of One-Person Shows


    Making its third straight appearance at Austin Sketch Fest, I Didn’t See You There: The Show of One-Person Shows goes up tonight, 10pm at ColdTowne Theater. SOOPS (as Festival Producer Will Cleveland calls it) feature 8 short, complete on-person shows from an eclectic mix of comedians from Austin’s sketch, stand-up, and improv scenes (and some […]

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  • ASF Hot Seat: Katie Sicking of Patriarchy II


    ColdTowne Theater alumn Katie Sicking left town (and our hearts) a few years back for the greener concrete pastures of New York City. Since she’s appearied in projects all over the city (at the UCB, at the PIT Theatre). In fact, she references so many sketch projects in this interview, we thought she was lying […]

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  • ASF Hot Seat: Emma Holder


    Comedian Emma Holder has been on the Austin scene since for the last eight years, performing improv and sketch comedy for a ton of different projects. Currently, she can be seen doing improv with Reverb, Three on a Match and Kings and performing sketch with Pendulum. Kennedy Women is her first solo sketch show, in […]

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  • Bottle Smash Challenge: Be a Part of Sketch Fest


    Last year we did a show where every sketch had someone getting domed with a breakaway bottle – one of those fake glass bottles made out of sugar that get smashed over people’s heads in movies (the classic film Road House used 9 million of them). I don’t know how it happened, but one bottle […]

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  • ASF Hot Seat: Girls With Brown Hair


    For the first time in Austin Sketch Fest history, an out of town act is appearing for the third time! Girls With Brown Hair melted our faces off at the 2014 Festival with their hit show, WOMANTOWN and we’re pumped to have them back for another show. Girls with Brown Hair are Samantha Reece and […]

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  • ASF Hot Seat: Bellevue


    Bellevue first hit the national spotlight when their original, full-length episode of Seinfeld went viral last year. “Seinfeld: The Leaning Susan” features uncanny portrayals of the four main characters, 90s commercial parodies, and original Seinfeld stand-up. As a UCB Maude Team (that’s UCB-ese for a theater-organized sketch comedy group), they perform an original sketch show […]

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  • ASF Hot Seat: Nephew


    Nephew is an all-star sketch team with a monthly show at LA UCB Theater. Their collective credits include Community, Key & Peele, Arrested Development, Comedy Bang! Bang!, and other stuff that comedians would give their mother’s bones to be on. And we, of course, are THRILLED to have them as one of the headliners at […]

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