Women in Comedy Festival | Boston, MA
  • First WICF 2019 Headliners Announced
    Nikki Glaser, Wild Horses, Phoebe Robinson
    Presale Starts 1/23 at 12pm
    Use Code WICF19

    Buy Presale Tickets (sale starts 1/23)
  • LIVE SHOW SUBMISSIONS EXTENDED
    Through Monday, 1/28/19
    Accepting: Improv, Sketch, Stand Up, Musical Comedy Acts

    Submit Your Act
  • Call For Live Act Entries
    Live Act Submissions EXTENDED Through 1/28/19
    Accepting: Improv, Sketch, Stand Up, Musical Comedy Acts

    Submit Your Act
  • Call For Film Entries
    Women in Comedy Festival Film & Screenplay Competition Open For Submissions Through March 14th

    Submit Your Film(s)/More Info
  • The Women In
    Comedy Festival

    “is living up to its rising reputation as one of the country’s most diverse and inclusive comedy festivals, featuring top-notch stand-up, sketch, improv, live podcasts, and films.”

    —The Boston Globe

  • Boston Comedy Chicks Stand-Up Workshop
    First Thursdays at 7pm
    All Levels Welcome
    Next Workshop 2/2/19

    Register
  • Call For Live Act Entries
    Live Act Submissions EXTENDED Through 1/28/19
    Accepting: Improv, Sketch, Stand Up, Musical Comedy Acts

    Submit Your Act
  • Call For Film Entries
    Women in Comedy Festival Film & Screenplay Competition Open For Submissions Through March 14th

    Submit Your Film(s)/More Info

Welcome! WICF presents the 10th annual Women in Comedy Festival May 2-5, 2019, All Over Boston, MA
Presented By

Submissions Are Open

 Live Act(s)
Through 1/28

Films and/or Screenplays
Through 3/14

Up Next: Live Events Presented by WICF

BOSTON COMEDY CHICKS STAND UP SHOWCASE
Saturday, February 9th, 8pm
Doyle’s Cafe, Jamaica Plain, MA
Featuring comedians from TV, film, and internationally-known comedy comedy festivals. Voted Best of Boston by The Improper Bostonian in 2017.

BOSTON COMEDY CHICKS STAND UP WORKSHOP
Thursday, February 2nd, 7pm

Doyle’s Cafe, Jamaica Plain, MA
All comedians of all levels are welcome
Writing exercises, Feedback, Q&A
with experienced instructors
Kathe Farris & Brett Johnson

BOSTON COMEDY CHICKS STAND UP OPEN MIC
Thursday, February 2nd, 9pm

Doyle’s Cafe, Jamaica Plain, MA
Come try out your material at an open mic in front of an audience that actually listens! FREE (Guaranteed slots to all 7pm workshop attendees)

Video

Women In Comedy Festival Performers Interviewed on PBS

WICF Film Festival

Submissions for the 2019 Short Film Festival are open through March 14. Official Selections will be screened on Saturday, May 4th, as part of the 2019 Women in Comedy Festival. Congratulations to our 2018 Short Film Festival award winners. Check out their films.

2018 Winning Film:
HBO Insider Comedy Short Challenge
“Womannequin”

2018 Winning Film:
WICF Comedy Short Contest with Paul Feig
“Woman of a Certain Age”

SUBMIT YOUR FILM(S) and/or Screenplay(s) – FINAL DEADLINE 3/14/19