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The 9th Annual Women in Comedy Festival (WICF) helps close the comedy gender gap by featuring women and their allies across all comedic platforms, celebrating comedy from various perspectives. The HBO and NBC-sponsored festival held April 18-22 includes events in improv, sketch, stand up, storytelling, and musical comedy from some of today's best national, international, and local acts. Wanda Sykes and Tig Notaro will headline the festival, and Kat Radley, Gina Yashere, Emma Willman, and Kelly McFarland will take the stage. The festival will also include interviews, panel discussions, and workshops.
 
 

 

  • KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

  • -- All tickets sold either online or at the door. Buy tickets online on the show pages (or on our Eventbrite page
  • -- Student tickets will ONLY be released and available for purchase at the door on the night of the show. Military Veterans receive complimentary admission to any show along with a +1 at the door (pending availability) with a valid military ID.
  • -- Call our box office with questions (617-576-1253) 
  • -- All shows are at our theater at 40 Prospect Street in Central Square, Cambridge, MA.  (Get Directions)
  • -- Read answers to Frequently Asked Questions about our shows.

 

THIS WEEK'S SHOW SCHEDULE:
WOMEN IN COMEDY FESTIVAL


The 9th Annual Women in Comedy Festival (WICF) helps close the comedy gender gap by featuring women and their allies across all comedic platforms, celebrating comedy from various perspectives. The HBO and NBC-sponsored festival held April 18-22 includes events in improv, sketch, stand up, storytelling, and musical comedy from some of today's best national, international, and local acts. Wanda Sykes and Tig Notaro will headline the festival, and Kat Radley, Gina Yashere, Emma Willman, and Kelly McFarland will take the stage. The festival will also include interviews, panel discussions, and workshops.
 
Many events SELL OUT, so we suggest buying tickets in advance.
 

MAIN THEATER SHOWS
 
 
WEDNESDAY
 
7:30PM Harold Night: Top Shelf | $12, $10 Students at the door
 
9:30PM Harold Night: Fresh Blend & Longform Jam | $10, $8 Students at the door
 
 
THURSDAY
 
 
7:30PM 38.7% | $18, $14 Students at the door
 
9:30PM Young Comedians | $18, $14 Students at the door
 
 
FRIDAY
 
8PM Top Shelf Improv & More | $20, $16 Students at the door
 
10PM Yes Homo! | $20, $16 Students at the door
 

SATURDAY
 
 
 
4PM Family Show | $14, $8 kids under 12
 
6PM All Access Improv | $16, $12 students and seniors age 60+, $10 ages 18 and under  
 
8PM Top Shelf Sketch & More | $20, $16 Students at the door
 
10PM Top Shelf Musical Acts | $20, $16 Students at the door

 
SUNDAY
 
7:30PM No Bad Days | $14
 

 
 
STUDIO THEATER SHOWS
 
 
WEDNESDAY

8PM Comedy Lab | $12, $10 Students at the door

 
THURSDAY
 
FRIDAY
 
 
SATURDAY

 
SUNDAY

6:30PM The Jam | $5

8PM Comedy Lab | $12

9:30PM The People's Show | $10
 
 

 

TYPICAL WEEK'S SHOW SCHEDULE

 


MAIN THEATER SHOWS
 
First time at ImprovBoston? We recommend Mainstage, our flagship improv show. Pairs nicely with a Cheez-Its and Downeast Cider combo from the bar. ImprovBoston shows typically range between 60-75 minutes.
 
 
WEDNESDAY
 
7:30PM Harold Night: Top Shelf | $12, $10 Students at the door
 
9:30PM Harold Night: Fresh Blend & Longform Jam | $10, $8 Students at the door

 
THURSDAY
 
7:30PM ImprovBoston Mainstage: Spotlight Series | $18, $14 Students at the door
 
9:30PM Grab Bag Thursday Shows | $10 - $15 online and at the door
1st Thursday: Naked Comedy
2nd Thursday: Music Comedy Night

 
FRIDAY
 
8PM ImprovBoston Mainstage | $18, $14 Students at the door
 
10PM Showcase Shows | $18, $14 Students at the door

11:30PM Nightcap | FREE
 

SATURDAY
 
4PM Family Show | $14, $8 kids under 12
 
6PM All Access Improv | $16, $12 students and seniors age 60+, $10 ages 18 and under  
 
8PM ImprovBoston Mainstage | $18, $14 Students at the door
 
10PM Face Off | $18, $14 Students at the door
 
11:30PM The Last Laugh | $10 online and at the door
1st Saturday: LaughterRisk*
2nd Saturday: Over the Line
3rd Saturday: Terrible People
4th Saturday: Over the Line
5th Saturday: Closing Time: StandUp Special
 
 

 
 
STUDIO THEATER SHOWS
 
Shows in the Studio are experimental or developmental and feature artists from talented newcomers to seasoned pros. These performances feature independent acts from the home-grown Boston comedy scene. ImprovBoston is proud to provide a platform for local comedy artists and a venue for local comedy adventure seekers such as yourself. If you're looking for a show that's ImprovBoston-produced, certified, licensed, and bonded, we recommend starting with Mainstage (above). ImprovBoston shows typically range between 60-75 minutes.
 
WEDNESDAY

8PM Comedy Lab | $12, $10 Students at the door

 
THURSDAY

7PM Thursday JAM | $5 online and at the door 
2nd Thursday: StandUp Jam
3rd Thursday: Queer Qomedy Hour
4th Thursday: Ladies Improv JAM
9PM SketchHaus | $12, $10 Students at the door
 
 
FRIDAY
 
7PM STUDIO 40 | $12, $10 Students at the door

9PM CageMatch | $12, $10 Students at the door

11PM Mary Todd: The One Hour Musical | 4/27 | $12, $10 Students at the door

 
SATURDAY

7PM Cambridge Rep | 4/28 | $12, $10 Students at the door

9PM Battle Royale | $12, $10 Students at the door

11PM Suzzy: Table for Ten | 4/28 | $12, $10 Students at the door

 
SUNDAY

6:30PM The Jam | $5

8PM Comedy Lab | $12

9:30PM The People's Show | $10