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Friday, January 20 • 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Mission to Zyxx

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MISSION TO ZYXX is an improvised science fiction podcast following a team of ambassadors as they attempt to establish diplomatic relations with planets in the remote and chaotic ZYXX QUADRANT of the TREMILLION SECTOR. They work for the benevolent and harmonious FEDERATED ALLIANCE, which has recently defeated the evil GALACTIC MONARCHY. The Federated Alliance is definitely less evil.

The Alliance's newest recruit is AMBASSADOR PLECK DECKSETTER, a naive, gung-ho farm boy whose crew includes trusty, know-it-all droid C-53, and hulking, omnisexual security officer DAR. They travel aboard the outdated, sentient starship THE BARGAREAN JADE - aka BARGIE - who has as many ex-husbands as stories about her glory days. Their mission is nominally overseen by JUNIOR MISSIONS OPERATIONS MANAGER NERMUT BUNDALOY, a striving, entry-level bureaucrat yearning for respect.

Well, that at least describes Season 1. Our 5th and final season is underway!

Mission to Zyxx is a proud member of the MAXIMUM FUN podcast network, whose members make the show possible and receive tons of exclusive bonus content.

The 2023 SF Sketchfest Mission Crew are:
Allie Kokesh
Winston Noel
Moujan Zolfaghari
Alden Ford
Jeremy Bent
Seth Lind
Shane O’Connell

($35 Front/Center, $25 Rear/Sides, All Ages)

Artists
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Alden Ford

Alden is a director, writer and performer. He was raised in the wilds of Alaska, studied Theater at Whitman College in Washington State, and has lived in NYC since 2004. He was a regular performer, director and host at the UCB in NY from 2006 until its demise in 2020. He also works... Read More →
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Allie Kokesh

Allie is a former UCB NY improviser and sketch writer. She is a two-time WGA Award nominee and has written for NBC, MTV, Netflix, Gimlet, and Wondery. She is one of the co-creators of "Mission to Zyxx," a sci-fi audio-comedy series on Maximum Fun. And, she would like you to know that... Read More →
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Jeremy Bent

Jeremy is a writer, actor, and comedian, who can currently be heard as Chief Washington Bureau Chief Jonathan Keene on "Tooning Out the News" on Comedy Central. In addition to the beloved sci-fi comedy podcast "Mission to Zyxx," he also co-created and hosts the comedy podcast "Nice... Read More →
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Moujan Zolfaghari

Moujan Zolfaghari is an Emmy-award nominated writer, actor and VO-artist who has been on TV ("At Home with Amy Sedaris," "Last Week Tonight," "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"), heard on TV ("Tooning Out The News," "Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai"), written for TV (TBS's "The Detour... Read More →
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Seth Lind

Seth is a comedy writer, performer and audio producer in New York. He created and hosted the podcast festival "Cast Party," beamed live into 600 movie theaters. He improvises with "Thank You, Robot," hosted the live storytelling show "Told," and has written for The New Yorker’s... Read More →
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Shane O'Connell

Shane moved from Seattle to Brooklyn in 2007 to pursue music and audio engineering at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Since then he’s worked on projects for several artists including Ben Harper, Half Waif, and NAO, and has 4+ years experience directing audiobooks for the publisher... Read More →
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Winston Noel

Winston is a writer and improviser. He has performed with the Upright Citizen Brigade NY house teams Grandma’s Ashes, and musical improv team Baby Wants Candy. He has also been in a bunch of videos for CollegeHumor, UCBComedy and ImprovEverywhere. He is a co-creator and cast member... Read More →



Friday January 20, 2023 8:00pm - 9:30pm PST
Gateway Theatre 215 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA 94111