Women in Comedy Festival | Boston, MA
  • Submissions Are Open
    Improv, Sketch, Stand Up, Musical Comedy
    Apply to Perform Now

    Submit Your Act
  • Boston Comedy Chicks
    Sat. 1/12/19
    with headliner Carmen Lagala
    (the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Comedy Central)

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  • Boston Comedy Chicks Stand-Up Workshop
    First Thursdays at 7pm
    All Levels Welcome
    Next Workshop 1/3/19

    Register
  • WICF
    Women in Comedy Festival • Shows & Workshops All Year • WICF Daily • WICF Podcast Network

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  • 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

  • Thank You
    to all our audiences, partners, artists, staff, and volunteers
    for making WICF 2018 a blast.
    We can’t wait until May 2-5, 2019!

  • WICF DAILY
    6 Signs It’s Time To Break Up With Siri

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  • How To Be Less Awkward
    The podcast where people tell real life stories they’d rather forget
    New episodes every other Tuesday

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  • Yes Homo!
    Live stand-up and in-depth interviews with some of the
    best LGBT+ comedians and storytellers around.

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  • Person About Town
    Free-flowing conversation between comedian Kenice Mobley (FOX, SF Sketchfest)
    and people she meets in cities across the US.

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Welcome! WICF presents the 10th annual Women in Comedy Festival May 2-5, 2019

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Up Next: Live Events Presented by WICF

BOSTON COMEDY CHICKS STAND UP SHOWCASE
Saturday, January 12th, 8pm
Doyle’s Cafe, Jamaica Plain, MA
Featuring headliner Carmen Lagala (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Comedy Central)

BOSTON COMEDY CHICKS STAND UP WORKSHOP
Thursday, January 3rd, 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, January 3rd, 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 will open soon. 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”