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SF Improv Fest: Propelling Improv Into the Mainstream

Are you a fan of Saturday Night Live? Or, for that matter, any of its offshoots, like 30 Rock or Parks and Recreation? This programming is made possible by a specific secret — and increasingly, not-so-secret — weapon of comedy: Improv.

Yes, improv made this exchange between Tim Meadows and Christopher Walken possible.

Speaking of Tim Meadows, he’ll be headlining the San Francisco Improv Festival with his improv trio Uncle’s Brother! Also leading this two-week Bay Area improv takeover are flash mob pioneers Improv Everywhere, who you might remember from hilarious stunts like this one:
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