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B-List Planners in an A-List Event Planning World

New York, NY Webseries
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PLANNERS

Meet Carol, JM, and Mackenzie the event planners of Awesome Affair. These planners might not have it all together, but together they have the delusional confidence and sensible taste to climb the ranks in the competitive world of event planning. 

How Planners Came To Be... 

Kimberly, Phillip, and Elizabeth met serving table 42 at a huge event for the catering company they work for. Phillip and Elizabeth were observing the calculated way the event planners were deciding between color swatches and seating arrangements when Kimberly confessed that she was once an event planner. Phillip dropped a tray of wine glasses in shock. Elizabeth went to get a broom and a notebook, and thus the idea for Planners was created. Table 42 is still waiting for their wine. 

Why Planners Needs Your Help... 

Kimberly, Phillip, and Elizabeth have written eight episodes for the first season of Planners and need your help to make their ideas become a reality. Planners will begin filming over the next couple of months with a projected release in the spring of 2014. Your donations will help cover production costs which include location fees, equipment rentals, paying the cast and crew for all their wonderful talents, and other miscellaneous costs that come with creating a quality show for everyone to enjoy. We appreciate any amount you can contribute to help us with our new web series Planners.  

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CAROL

"Nonsensical Plans In Sensible Flats"

Kimberly Rossiter- is a NYC based writer, actor, and comedian.  Her one lady show, "The Bald and The Beautiful" was work shopped through At Hand Theatre Company at the HERE Arts Center. She has studied improv and sketch at UCB  NY, Second City Chicago, and once dabbled in event planning under the name "Covet Events". As a co-creator and writer of Planners, Kimberly is excited to use her years, well year, of event planning experience in her portrayal of Carol.

JM (John Michael)

"A Tasteful Eye With A Flare For Dramatics"

Phillip Pineno - is a New York based singer/actor, writer, and filmmaker originally from NEPA. Along with co-creating Planners, Phillip has written and directed his short film "Which Way",  and frequently performs with Glitter Kitty Productions, most recently in the sold out performance of The Lovely Wilds, which was a part of EAT's New Works Festival. He has performed on stage regionally, and in numerous TV and Film projects filmed in NYC. Phillip is thrilled to be a part of the Planners team and excited to bring JM and the series to life.

MACKENZIE

"New To The Biz And All About The Details"

 Elizabeth Nagle - is an actress, singer, and comedian living in New York City. She has appeared in various sketches on Saturday Night Live and episodes of The Carrie Diaries. Elizabeth wrapped up another season performing in Das Rheingold at the Metropolitan Opera and made her FringeNYC debut in the award winning new play, Decompression. Elizabeth has studied improvisation, musical improvisation and sketch writing since 2010 at The Upright Citizens Brigade, and she performs regularly with The PIT musical house team The Washingtons. Elizabeth is thrilled to be a co-creator and writer of the new web series Planners and enjoys playing the naïve and meticulous planner, Mackenzie.

Risks and challenges

Planning an event is expensive, but planning a show about planning an event is even more expensive. The biggest challenge the Planners face is having the budget needed to make the series what they envisioned it to be and have it truly be an Awesome Affair.

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