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2015 Festival Press Release
7th Annual Women in Comedy Festival
April 22nd - 26th
Boston and Cambridge Massachusetts
Featuring Jane Lynch, Lily Tomlin, and Cristela Alonzo
(More headliners listed below)
The 2015 festival will host shows at premier comedy venues such as the 1,200-seat Wilbur Theater, located in the heart of the TheaterDistrict, the legendary Comedy Studio (Cambridge), ImprovBoston (Central Square), Laugh Boston (Seaport District) and Club Passim (Harvard Square). The festival will host approximately 30 shows with close to 200 performers from around the world, as well workshops led by industry professionals and panel discussions.
This year, WICF is proud to welcome a film component to the festival, with short films showing at the Brattle Theatre. Since its inception, the Women In Comedy Festival has hosted thousands of artists from all over country, including Amy Sedaris, Maria Bamford, Judy Gold, Rachel Dratch, Cameron Esposito, Jackie Kashian Horatio Sanz, Kristen Schaal, Wendy Liebman, Carol Leifer, Morgan Murphy, Jill Talley, Jen Kirkman, and Edie McClurg.
"Our mission is to create a forum for people to experience the comedic expression of women, see strong female performers and, most importantly, to entertain", says festival co-producer Maria Ciampa. “We want to close the gender gap in comedy,” continues co-producer Michelle Barbera.
For more information please visit: http://www.womenincomedyfestival.com