Sophie Santos


A workplace comedy set in the NFL following sideline reporter Mary Brigman as she is unexpectedly forced to fill a legendary commentator’s seat on-air and grapples with being the first female color commentator.

Photo by David Muller

Sophie Santos (they/them) is an award-winning Southern-Spanish-Filipino comedian, writer, and author of the best-selling comedic memoir The One You Want to Marry (And Other Identities I’ve Had), whom Shondaland called "honest & hilariously awkward." Sophie’s book debuted at number one to critical acclaim, was a best-seller, and won the 2022 Lambda Literary Award for “Best Lesbian Memoir.” It was nominated for a Queerty Award out of 1.8 million votes. Sophie was the head writer for Lil’ Interns, a workplace docu-series starring SNL’s Kenan Thompson. You can hear them in the Audible Original “Hit Job” alongside Pete Davidson and Keke Palmer and as Emily in “Hot White Heist” directed by Alan Cumming. Sophie's solo show Sophie Santos is Codependent debuted and sold out at the 2023 Edinburgh Festival. Sophie has appeared on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen and has been featured in Entertainment Weekly, them., Bustle, New York Mag, and more. They are on Time Out's "Queer Comics to Watch," attitude's "10 LGBTQ+ Acts to Watch," and The Herald's "Funniest Act to See." Follow Sophie on Instagram @sophieesantos.


Casey Neumeier, Brooke Shoemaker (Artists First)