the all-star cast 


Vicki Lewis: NILAH HOYER - Ovation Award winner.  Ensemble cast member for NewsRadio, Velma Kelly in Chicago on Broadway, cast of Tony® Nominated Damn Yankees, star of the sitcom, Three Sisters and recent appearances on How I Met Your Motherwww.vickilewis.com


Ed Asner:  BOB HOYER - Seven time Emmy® Award winner, five time Golden Globe winner, former star of Mary Tyler Moore, Lou Grant, Pixar/Disney's animation UP and a host of other performances for stage and screen.  Mr. Asner is currently traveling the country in his one man show, FDR.

Marion Ross:  IMELDA HOYER –  Emmy® and Golden Globe Nominee and former star of Happy Days, Brooklyn Bridge and most recently Gilmore Girls and Brothers & Sisters She is also the voice of Grandma Squarepants on Spongebob Squarepants and Mrs. Lopart on Handy Mandy.


Gregory Jbara: KIP ADAMO – Tony Award©, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award® for Featured Actor in a Musical as ‘Dad’ in Billy Elliot, currently a featured performer in Blue Bloods/CBS has an extensive resume on-screen, including In and Out with Kevin Klein and on stage, including Dirty Rotten Scoundrels with John Lithgow and Victor/Victoria with Julie Andrews.  www.GregoryJbara.com

Patrick W. Ziegler: CLAYTON DE VRIES - Two time Emmy® Award winning producer Backstage Drama, Come On Over! and director of I Love Lucy: 50th Anniversary Stage Show.  Graduate of the National Shakespeare Conservatory and inductee into the Outstanding Alumni Academy for Department of Theater at Western Michigan University. 


Teresa L. Thome: NARRATOR -  Two time Emmy® Award winning producer Backstage DramaCome On Over!  Co-writer/creative producer for LaughFest's An Evening with Betty White and aLive from Grand Rapids, It's Saturday Night with Martin Short, Kevin Nealon and Alan Zweibel.  I've Got a Life in Kalamazoo is inspired by Ms. Thome's one woman show "Warm Cheese". 


Danny Salles: DIRECTOR - Emmy® Nominated executive producer Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-List, executive producer and director Joan Rivers Joan Knows Best  and The Other Mall.


Richard Carnegie - Hairspray/GRCT, Backstage Drama/web series joins the cast in a supporting role. 


THE UBER-TALENTED CREW AND SUPPORT TEAM

Additional Support has been and/or will be provided by:

Derk Baartman, Marsha Craig, Craig Duncan, Paul Genzink, Mark Anthony Lord, Dave Lowing, Darius Mathis, Linda Mensch, Liz Merriman, Tom Norton, Malinda Petersen, Chuck Peterson, Fred Stella, WKTV and a host of others!