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WICF Presents: Kelly Loves Johnny Halloween Extravaganza

October 2014 –  A Special Halloween edition of Boston's only music and comedy variety show. Hosted by WICF alumna Kelly MacFarland (NBC, Comedy Central). Thursday, Oct. 30th, 7 pm at Johnny D's, 17 Holland ST, Davis Square, Somerville


Upcoming WICF Shows

September 2014 –  WICF has two great shows in September at two great venues: Boston Comedy Chicks at Laugh Boston, Sunday, 9/14 and Kelly Loves Johnny: A Rockin' Variety Show at Johnny D's, Thursday, 9/25 at Johnny D's. Get Tickets

WICF 2015 Dates Announced

September 2014 –  The 7th Annual Women in Comedy Festival will be held from Thursday, April 23rd, through Sunday, April 26th, in Boston and Cambridge, MA. Submissions will open in a few weeks. Please join our mailing list to get the latest announcements right away.

Free Boston Screening of Richard Linklater's New Film on July 9th

July 2014 –  FREE Boston Screening of Richard Linklater's New Film ft. Live Q&A with Patricia Arquette

You and a guest are invited to the a free Boston screening for WICF fans. Richard Linklater's Boyhood will feature a Q&A with the film's stars, Patricia Arquette and Ellar Coltrane after the screening. Click here to reserve your tickets 

See Jenny Slate and her new film FREE this Friday

May 2014 –  Obvious Child film makes its Boston premiere

You and a guest are invited to the Boston premiere screening of the new film, Obvious Child. The screening will be hosted by WICF co-producer Michelle Barbera, and will feature a special appearance by Jenny Slate, along with the film's writer and director, Gillian Robespierre before the film. Click here to reserve your tickets 

Thank you for a Great WICF 2014

May 2014 –  WICF 2014 has come to a close. Thank you to everyone who helped make it a success, including our audiences, performers, partners and staff. We're hard at work planning for next year and we'll be announcing dates soon. Applications for next year's festival will open later this year. Stay in the know by signing up for our newsletter.

WICF Presents An Evening with Amy Sedaris

April 2014 –  WICF is thrilled to present an evening with actress, comedian, and best-selling author Amy Sedaris. WICF will also be honoring Amy with the inaugural WICF Award for Excellence for her tremendous and varied impact in comedy.

Maria Bamford Returns to WICF

March 2014 –  By popular demand, Maria Bamford will be returning to WICF May 8th. She'll be performing at our 1,200-seat partner venue, The Wilbur Theatre.

Maria joins our other confirmed headliners: Judy Gold, Wendy Leibman, Cameron Esposito, Jackie Kashian, and Erin Jackson at the festival. We'll be anouncing even more performers and putting more shows on sale soon, so stay tuned!

WICF 2014 Dates Announced

9/13/13 It's official! The 6th annual Women In Comedy Festival will take place from Thursday, May 8th through Sunday, May 11th, 2014, in Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts. Shows and special events be be held at premier comedy venues such as the legendary Comedy Studio in Cambridge, the historic North End's Improv Asylum, the brand-new 330-seat stand-up venue Laugh Boston, and Club Passim, located in the heart of Harvard Square. Additional venues will be announced soon.

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