SF Sketchfest and Midnight Mass Present
Idol Worship: An Evening with Cloris Leachman
Hosted by the very, very nervous Peaches Christ
with an ultra-rare screening of High Anxiety
SF Sketchfest closes its tenth year by partnering with underground drag superstar Peaches Christ and Midnight Mass to present a special salute to the popular and acclaimed stage, film and television actress Cloris Leachman. A multiple Emmy Award-winner and Academy Award winner for Best Supporting Actress for The Last Picture Show, Cloris Leachman is best known for playing Phyllis Lindstrom on the 1970s TV series Mary Tyler Moore, and later on the spinoff series Phyllis. Film and television credits include Young Frankenstein, Malcolm in the Middle, Dancing with the Stars and Raising Hope, where she plays the wacky grandmother "Maw Maw" to the delight of audiences.
This will be an evening to remember, with musical numbers, dancing drag queens, and a freewheeling onstage conversation between Cloris Leachman and Peaches Christ.
Peaches Christ's alter ego, writer-director Joshua Grannell, recently released his homage to cult films All About Evil, to critical and popular acclaim. Rounding out the evening will be a screening of Mel Brooks' High Anxiety, a hilarious San Francisco-set send-up of Alfred Hitchcock and the suspense genre, featuring another remarkable comedic performance by Cloris Leachman as a truly twisted nurse.
Official Website: http://sfsketchfest.com
Added by sketchy on December 27, 2010