Sokol attended Calvin Coolidge High School in Washington, D.C., and New York University. She began her professional career in 1966 as a belly Dancer in the national production of Man of La Mancha. She won an Obie Award for Distinguished Performance by an Actress in 1972 for her performance in a Chelsea Theater Center production of The Beggar's Opera. She has worked as a Comedian, singer, and cabaret performer. In 2012-2013 she starred in the off-Broadway production Old Jews Telling Jokes. She has taught as a Distinguished Lecturer in the theatre program at Lehman College. She currently portrays Agnes Vertrulli on the popular web series Submissions Only.