Comedy Central Presents Clusterfest Announces Casting for Must-See Live Reads of Cult Classic Films Clueless and Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion

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    Tickets to the Three-Day Comedy and Music Festival Are On Sale Now at www.clusterfest.com

    SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/search?q=%24VIAB&src=ctag” target=”_blank”gt;$VIABlt;/agt;–Comedy
    Central
    , the #1 brand in comedy, Superfly,
    the founders of Bonnaroo, and Outside Lands co-producer
    Another Planet Entertainment, today announced the Live Read castings for
    cult hits Clueless and Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion at
    Clusterfest in San Francisco June 21-23. Wildly popular,
    the Live Reads are dramatic staged readings of popular movie scripts,
    and past performances have included Spice World, Planes Trains
    and Automobiles
    and Wayne’s World. This year they will reach
    new levels of hilarity with must-see ensemble casts putting their spin
    on two film favorites. In celebration of its 25th anniversary, Clueless
    will star Issa Rae (Cher), Amanda Seales (Dionne), Ilana Glazer
    (Tai), Kumail Nanjiani, star of the upcoming film Stuber (Josh),
    Chris Redd (Murray) and others. Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion will
    feature drag queens Trixie Mattel (Romy), Katya Zamolodchikova (Michele)
    and San Francisco legend Peaches Christ (Heather) with supporting roles
    filled by Matteo Lane, Nicole Byers and more.


    Clusterfest continues to be the place for “first and only” fan
    experiences, including this year’s exciting Live Reads, co-curated by SF
    Sketchfest, where attendees will revisit beloved films that have
    impacted generations of teens and adults.

    Clueless Live Read

    To celebrate the upcoming 25th anniversary of Clueless, Clusterfest
    will bring together five-star comedic talent to remind fans how much
    they miss, or lived through, the ‘90s. Whether you’re a Baldwin or a
    Monet, ditch the Loadies on the quad and check out Clusterfest’s
    Live Read of Amy Hecklering’s 1995 teen classic. The Clueless experience
    will come full circle with a guest musical performance from Jill Sobule
    singing her hit “Supermodel” from the film’s soundtrack. Miss this? As
    if. The cast includes:

    Cher/Alicia Silverstone: Issa Rae

    Dionne/Stacey Dash: Amanda Seales

    Tai/Brittany Murphy: Ilana Glazer

    Josh/Paul Rudd: Kumail Nanjiani

    Murray/Donald Faison: Chris Redd

    Travis/Breckin Meyer: Jaboukie Young-White

    Elton/Jeremy Sisto + Ensemble: Langston Kerman

    Christian/Justin Walker: Arturo Castro

    Mel/Dan Hedaya: Sinbad

    Mr. Hall/Wallace Shawn: Jeff Ross

    Amber/Summer/Miss Geist + Ensemble: Quinta Brunson

    Narrator: Janet Varney

    Music: Red Room Orchestra featuring special guest Jill Sobule

    Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion Live Read

    Festival goers will find out who invented Post-its and who is the Mary
    and who is the Rhoda at the Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion
    Live Read, with music from the soundtrack performed live by San
    Francisco’s Brickhouse. We hope you enjoy the show, and we hope your
    babies look like monkeys. The cast includes:

    Romy White/Mira Sorvino: Trixie Mattel

    Michele Weinberge /Lisa Kudrow: Katya Zamolodchikova

    Heather Mooney/Janeane Garofalo: Peaches Christ

    Sandy Frink/Alan Cumming: Matteo Lane

    Christie Masters/Julia Campbell: Catherine Cohen

    Cheryl Quick/Ensemble: Robin Tran

    Kelly Possenger/Toby Walters/Ensemble: Nicole Byer

    Lisa Luder/Ensemble: Rosebud Baker

    Narrator: Guy Branum

    Music: Brickhouse

    In addition to witnessing hilarious takes on these cult films, fans will
    enjoy performances from a stacked lineup of more than 60 that includes
    Amy Poehler & Friends, John Mulaney, Patton Oswalt, Issa Rae, My
    Favorite Murder, The Roots, Ilana Glazer, Courtney Barnett, and many
    more. Attendees will also have the chance to step inside immersive
    attractions from some of the most beloved comedy franchises, including FX’s
    Atlanta,
    Comedy Central’s Crank Yankers and Drunk History and
    iconic sitcoms Seinfeld and NBC’s The Office.

    Single-day and three-day general admission, VIP and Platinum tickets are
    on-sale now exclusively via www.clusterfest.com.
    Single-day admission starts at $99, single-day VIP starts at $249.50
    (Saturday VIP is sold out!), three-day general admission starts at
    $239.50, three-day VIP starts at $619.50 and Platinum, which is new for
    2019, is $1,250. Platinum tickets come with all the exclusive access
    that comes with VIP, plus much more, including unlimited french fries –
    seriously. Ticket prices will increase May 6 at 12 a.m. PT. Clusterfest
    also offers a layaway payment plan for all ticket types that allows fans
    the option to purchase tickets now and pay later by splitting the
    purchase into multiple payments over time.

    Facebook: @Clusterfest 
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    @Clusterfest 
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    @Clusterfest 
    YouTube:
    @Clusterfest

    About Comedy Central

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    About Superfly

    Superfly is on a mission to shape how the world plays and connects
    through shared experience. Founded in 1996, Superfly’s expertise is
    bringing people together at the intersection of culture and commerce
    through iconic live experiences like Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival,
    Outside Lands, Clusterfest, and Grandoozy as well as for some of the
    most recognized brands in the world. Superfly’s creative and strategic
    offering helps brands like Citi, Intel and Google establish and raise
    their profile and navigate the cultural marketing landscape through
    programming, design, digital, social and experiential platforms.
    Superfly is headquartered in New York, with offices in Chicago and San
    Francisco. Learn more at http://superf.ly/,
    and follow on Twitter @Superfly, Facebook www.facebook.com/superfly
    and Instagram @superflypresents.

    About Another Planet Entertainment

    Since 2003, Another Planet Entertainment (APE) has produced and promoted
    thousands of events with artists as diverse as Radiohead, Neil Young,
    Chance the Rapper, Daft Punk, Adele, The Weeknd, Tom Petty & The
    Heartbreakers, Lorde, Metallica, Bruno Mars, twenty one pilots, Bruce
    Springsteen, Mumford & Sons, Paul McCartney and Kanye West. Named the
    Top Independent Promoter (U.S.) by Billboard Magazine in 2015 and 2016
    and Top Promoter (Worldwide) in 2017, APE is the exclusive promoter for
    the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, the Fox Theater in Oakland, the historic
    Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, The Independent in San
    Francisco, Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys and operates a private
    events division, Another Planet Event Group. APE also produces three
    major annual festivals – Outside Lands (since 2008), Treasure Island
    Music Festival (since 2007) and Life Is Beautiful (since 2013) in
    Downtown Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.APEConcerts.com.

    Contacts

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