COMEDY Festival 1st Scene Reading: Head Block, by Jessica Sadler

Cherry Ann Bigman hopes to hang up her casual-sex shoes for something more substantial. Unfortunately, online dating chews her up and spits her out. So she takes up a new hobby–MMA fighting–and once she stops seeking, what she wants finds her.

Narrator: Steve Rizzo
Cherry Ann: Hannah Ehman
Anonymous Man: Sean Ballatyne
Aanya: Allison Kampf

Writer Biography

Jessica Sadler’s fiction has appeared in Bartleby, Drunk Monkeys, Enizagam, and Atlas & Alice, and she won her alma mater’s annual Malcolm C. Braly Fiction Award. Her feature-length screenplay Omissions has been recognized/selected by several film & screenplay festivals. She earned a BA in Literature and an MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from UMBC. She has taught English in Baltimore as a high school teacher, in Thailand as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant, and in Japan as a Global Teaching Fellow. At writing and teaching conferences, Jessica has presented literature and education research. In 2020 and 2021, she received Maryland State Arts Council Professional Development Grants.

By comedyfestival

Film and Writing Festival for Comedy. Showcasing best of comedy short films at the FEEDBACK Film Festival. Plus, showcasing best of comedy novels, short stories, poems, screenplays (TV, short, feature) at the festival performed by professional actors.

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