CAST & CREW

LISA EBERSOLE

(Writer/Director, AMANDA)

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An award-winning playwright and filmmaker, Lisa's plays have been produced Off-Broadway and regionally. They include: BABY (Best of The Fringe Festival) MOTHER (starring Buck Henry and Holland Taylor) BROTHER (published by Samuel French) PEOPLE DIE THAT WAY (Editor’s Choice Time Out New York & Backstage.) Her films include the feature adaptation of BROTHER (Tribeca Cinemas) the short film PUDDIN’ (Palm Springs Film Festival) and the web series 37 PROBLEMS (Austin Film Festival, Brooklyn Web Fest, Hollyweb Festival.)

PEJ VAHDAT (DR. DRIMI)

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Most notably from the TV series Bones, Shameless and currently on the new Amazon hit series Sneaky Pete.  His theatre credits include the award winning Blood and Gifts (Lincoln Center); Indian Ink (American Theatre Company); Disgraced (Philadelphia Theatre Company); Film: Magnum Opus (Lead); A Girl Who Walks Home Alone At Night (Supporting.)  Other TV credits include:  House; Arrested Development; Satisfaction; Zoe Ever After; Harry's Law; Mysteries Of Laura; Perception; Dallas; Lie To Me; Grey's Anatomy.

STEPHANIE SANDITZ (SEPTEMBER)

Stephanie is an actress and writer from Broken Heart, Missouri, the name of her screenplay, currently in development with Radar Pictures (Spring Breakers, Cocktail).  Acting credits include: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Couples, DisOrientation, Law & Order, Law & Order Criminal Intent, Young & the Restless, Kate & Leopold and Strangers with Candy, with Amy Sedaris and Stephen Colbert. She recently sold an original TV series to Mila Kunis and ABC Signature, and another to AwesomenessTV, and has written multiple features for Constantin, Greenestreet and Lionsgate Films. She wrote and starred in the short, Snuggle Bunny, with Zosia Mamet from HBO's Girls.  Stephanie met Lisa on the play & film BROTHER and has been her loyal and reckless sidekick ever since.

JOSEPH REITMAN (GUNNAR)

Joe has appeared in over 50 episodes of television including Married with Children, Charmed, Hudson Street and The Shield, and guest starring roles on The Drew Carey Show, The Pretender, CSI Miami, CSI Las Vegas, Sleeper Cell, In Plain Sight, Monk, Supernatural and NCIS; LA. Joe was also a series regular on Townies for ABC, and has acted in over 20 feature films including The Perfect Storm, Clueless, Tomcats, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, American Pie 2, Bandidas, M. Night Shyamalan’s Lady In The Water, Gamer, Crank 2 and the upcoming Money Monster.

CATHERINE CARLEN (DIANE)

Born in Cookeville, Tennessee, Catherine always dreamed of acting, and moved to New York City in the 1980s where she studied with Uta Hagen, Stella Adler, and Susan Batson. She is a lifetime member of The Actors Studio, teaches acting at The Lee Strasberg Institute in Los Angeles, and is a private coach to many well-known stars in Hollywood.  Catherine has appeared in the series HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, and THE MINDY PROJECT among others.

JAMES MORRISON (KEVIN)

Filmmaker, playwright, poet, actor, singer/songwriter and yoga teacher. James began his acting career as a clown and wire-walker for the Carson and Barnes Wild Animal Circus. He has appeared at the McCarter Theatre,  La Jolla Playhouse, Mark Taper Forum, the L.A. Stage Company and The Old Globe with such renowned directors as Emily Mann, Des McAnuff, Jack O'Brien, Charles Nelson Reilly, Jose Quintero, and Harry Mastrogeorge, his acting teacher since 1982. James was a series regular on 24 and has appeared on SIX FEET UNDER, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE and REVENGE, among others.

MIA CHANTEL (CRANBERRY)

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Mia is acting for the first time on screen in 37 PROBLEMS.  Yay, Mia!

EMILY BEST (JILL)

Actor, director, producer and the Founder and CEO of Seed & Spark. Emily appeared in off-Broadway plays in New York such as Drama-Desk nominated SURRENDER and HEDDA GABLER (starring Caitlin FitzGerald). Her first feature film LIKE THE WATER (also starring Caitlin FitzGerald) inspired a producing career and she has gone on to produce/exec produce films such as GUEST ROOM (SXSW 2015), EEL (Sarasota 2014), SUNDAY (upcoming), as well as co-create the digital series F*ck Yes! which earned her an international award for directing the episode "Fingers". Refinery 29 called it "The sex ed you wish you had in high school."

LARA EVERLY (NURSE)

An actress, director and writer, Lara's affinity for comedy and improvisation has led to working on sitcoms, sketch shows and features. She recently shot an episode of ABC's American Housewife. Other acting credits include 2 Broke Girls, Rules of Engagement and That 70's Show. She loves collaborating with other funny ladies and creates content for Refinery29's comedy channel RIOT. She is a graduate of Upright Citizens Brigade and a member of the female filmmaker collective Blue Fever. Her latest directing project, Free to Laugh, is touring with Lunafest and playing the film festival circuit. 

JONATHAN LAVALLE (MAILMAN, LIFEGUARD)

Jonathan is an actor from New York City, and a graduate of the William Esper Studio. His credits include a leading role on BET's Comedy Pilot, Incubator, and recurring episodes of Marvel’s Agent CarterGuiding Light, and As the World Turns. His film credits include BOOST, where he co-starred alongside Danny Trejo (Machete), SNUGGLE BUNNY, with Zoysia Mamet from Girls, and most recently in the film LOCA, where he co-stars alongside Lou Diamond Phillips, Stephan Bauer (Scarface) and Walking Dead’s, Danay Garcia.

LARRS JACKSON (DAD)

Larrs started his career in the entertainment industry with The Ed Sullivan Show, American Bandstand, That Girl, and The Dick Van Dyke Show. He worked with Garry Marshall in several movies such as Beaches with Bette Midler, and Nothing in Common with Tom Hanks. Recently he's appeared in the film The Convent with Adrienne Barbeau and Coolio, and with Yeni Alvarez in Rogues. 

DUTCH BARRE JOHNSON

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DANIELA VILLEGAS

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LAURA HAUSCHILD (Producer)

Laura has produced digital series and shorts for Principato-Young Entertainment, Buzzfeed, Cracked, College Humor, Defy, and more. She has worked on Netflix series such as Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later and Flaked. In 2016 she and her husband Troy launched an independent digital production company - Poolhouse Pictures.

RUBEN CONTRERAS (Dir of Photography, Eps 1-3)

Ruben is a graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts Graduate Film and Television Production program where he received the Edward and Mildred Troutner Award for Cinematography. His passion is to create images that support the stories of disadvantaged people from around the world.

Jim Holdridge (Editor)

Jim has edited various Pilots, Music Videos, and Web Series including "Bandwagon" an Indie Series Award winner, "This Can't Be My Life" with Rosario Dawson, and "Naked Eye" starring Nelsan Ellis. Jim is a long time actor and graduate of NYU's Tisch School.

JENN GITTINGS (Dir of Photography, Eps 4-9)

Jenn is a Los Angeles based cinematographer with a love for collaborating on narrative and documentary films.  Her recent feature, Simple Being, won the Van Gogh Award for Excellence in Cinematography at the Amsterdam Film Festival.  Jenn has helped to create films and content appearing on HBO, Yahoo, College Humor and YouTube's Hungry and Loud. She has been privileged to light such talent as Vince Vaughn, Colin Hanks, Tony Hawk, Paul Sand, Pepe Serna, Judy Greer, Niecy Nash and Rachael Harris.  Jenn earned an MFA in Cinematography from UCLA.

ADDITIONAL CREW

1st AD

Katie Rotolo

Co-Producers

Lynn Wactor, Holly Hines

Caddy Vanasiriku

Gaffer / 1st AC

Emma Kragen, Ashton Oh

Brian Mendoza, Melanie D’Andrea

Sound

Venus Leone, Victoria Carrillo, Johnny

Kubeika, Jonathan Millet, Josh Lazarus

Sound Mix

Julia Owen, Grayson Stone

Colorist

Jenn Gittings

Production Design

Kerri Parker, Nora Houtz, Yumi Arai

Makeup

Kaitlyn Matlock, Michelle Miguel, Yusuke

Tateishi, Jessica Johnson, Mary Sanchez

Wardrobe

Heather Karasek

Stills Photographer

Jen Byers

Catering

Julia Fishman

Prod. Assistants

Ryan Cummings, Kelsey Van Den Bergh

Allison Bird, Dana Farley, Alexandra Sabolch

MUSIC

Lux Perpetua, Justin Potts, Jordan Schug,

Signature Tracks, Terwilliger Curves

Co-Exec Producers

Nancy Ebersole, Tiruvarar Lakshmanan

Lata Chaterjee

Executive Producer

Avraham Kadar, M.D.