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April Comedy Reading
04/11/2021 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM PDT
We’ll hear comedy scripts from Alex Ubokudom, Tish Arana, and Ariel Bell. With feedback from Kemiyondo Coutinho and Emmy winner Kevin Avery (The Great North, New Negroes, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver).
Past Life by Tish Arana (comedy pilot)
After trying ayuasca tea at a spiritual retreat, a young woman discovers she now has the ability to see strangers’ past lives.
Vet Centered by Ariel Bell (comedy pilot)
Recently retired from the Army, Renée just wants to be normal again, but everything about civilian life scares her. But in the constant chaos and ridiculousness of the VA she finds comfort and flourishes. Why? Because these are her people.
3rd Rock Realty by Alex Ubokudom (animated comedy pilot)
An animated situation comedy that centers on a Black female real-estate agent, Patrice Ewing, who is trying to sell apartments in Harlem during an alien invasion so she can keep up her expensive lifestyle.