The Washington D.C. Comedy Writers Group

Because we live HERE, we laugh.

Welcome To The Sixth Year!

Hey gang:

It was only a few years ago when we came up with the concept of learning how to write comedy as a group. Not just stand up comedy writing…we focused on various forms of humor. Starting out with just a few members in the back of Duffy’s Irish Pub, we made a commitment to meet on Monday nights.  Our current meeting location is Judy’s Bar & Restaurant, but the mission is the same: Learning how to write humor based material.

Consistency is one of the keys to our success. Our members know that if they’re gone for a day or a thousand days….We’ll be there for them on Monday nights. We emphasize that if your attending a meeting, take advantage of the resources available. It’s a safe environment where its ok to ‘suck out loud’. Just remember that our meetings are uncensored. If you’re the type that is easily offended by bad language, then we’re not the group for you.

Some of the highlights from last year included:

Winning third place as the ‘Best Place to Test Your Stand-Up Act At An Open Mic‘ in the Washington Post.


Having our ‘FREE DC Comedy Festival‘ mentioned in the Washington Post and On Tap Magazine. Special thanks to the gang at Pelonkey for helping us promote the festival from their blog. Don’t forget to ‘LIKE’ us the festival on Facebook.


Participating in the ‘Comedy Hack Day‘ event.

Mandy’s Birthday Party:


Story District Launch Party:

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We’re looking forward to hosting and attending more events this year. Thanks to all the members for their suggestions and ideas. Mandy and I are always looking for ways to improve your writing experiences. Our group is very active on Twitter ( @dccomedywriters ) and Facebook.

Final note: Vote for us in Washington City Paper!

“The DC Comedy Writers Group will host their 3rd annual ‘Free DC Comedy Festival‘ this year. This festival features stand-up performances, comedy writing, and other activities. The festival is scheduled for the third week of November. We invite you to learn and laugh with some very funny people. Please click here to vote!

Looking forward to seeing everyone in the future. Until the next time….Keep Writing!

Wayne & Mandy


Welcome to the New Web Page!

Hello. Welcome to our new web page for the Washington DC Comedy Writers Group. It’s shiny and new. Much better than the old one.

If you are looking for information on our “real world” meetings, then you came to the right place.

Version 2

The Washington D.C. Comedy Writers Group formed in January of 2011. We needed a free and open meeting for anyone interested in any form of comedy writing. Five years later, we’re still going strong.

Meetings are held every Monday night at 8:30 PM. We meet at Judy’s Restaurant, 2212 14th Street NW Washington DC 20009.  If you take Metro Rail, we are on the Greenline and the closest station is U Street.

We are only closed for four holidays each year: Memorial Day, Labor Day, the Monday before Christmas and the Monday before New Years Day.


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