September 27, 2020

Name: Sophia and Cinderellas of America

At this reading, it was all laughs! First, we heard Mars Wolfe’s comedy pilot Name: Sophia, then comedian/actor Hank Chen performed a set, and we ended with Kemiyondo Coutinho’s comedy pilot Cinderellas of America.

Name: Sophia by Mario (Mars) Wolfe

How does one become the next Oprah? Sophia’s asking for a friend. Having just moved in with her TV producing son, Sophia must unpack dreams deferred, and pick up networking rules in the new place she calls home. But how soon can a newly single, mama of two, call LA home?

Featuring Kimberly Hébert, York Walker, Tryphena Wade, Tamika Simpkins, Ayanna Bria Bakari, @lanorahayden, Deirdre Lyons, Christopher Wayland, Cage S. Pierre, Jesse Trout, JJ McGlone, and Abie Irabor

Cinderellas of America by Kemiyondo Coutinho

When Cindy’s happily ever after is threatened by border control, she takes matters into her own hands. 

Featuring Makha Mthembu, Lateefah Holder, Kila Kitu, Michael McIntire, York Walker, Giovanni Ortega, Michael Oloyede, George Caleodis, Dominique Salerno, @leonard, Nono Osuji, Abie Irabor, and Nekia Renee

Comedian: Hank Chen