Zimmerman & McLaughlin

Yes, Virginia

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Comedy-Drama, Full-length, 75 minutes

The story of two older women navigating the perils of aging in suburban Detroit. Virginia Campbell was a longtime housekeeper for Denise Miller and her family, helping Denise raise her children during a difficult divorce. But when she shows up for work, Denise is very confused. Especially since she thought she had let her go several months ago. When an accident in the kitchen keeps Virginia from being able to walk, Denise offers to care for Virginia until she has healed. Their roles suddenly reversed, they share memories of their lives over the course of Christmas Eve. Soon they learn secrets and bond in a way that they hadn’t been able to in the past.

Casting:

2F,  One black, one white

DENISE MILLER: 55-75, Caucasian, fit and attractive in an unfussy way, self-reliant to a fault.

VIRGINIA CAMPBELL: 55-75, African American, cheerful, pragmatic, with a calming presence.

Production Notes:

Setting Denise Miller’s living room in her two-story, five-bedroom modern house in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. New Years Eve, 2015.

(Photo by ELVIRA BARJAU Arnetia Walker (L) and Mindy Sterling)

Author

Stan Zimmerman

Stan has been preparing for a career in entertainment since the age of 10, when he created his very own television network in his bedroom (counter programming, t.v. grid, advertising, you name it) in Southfield. He even penned a monthly TV column for his junior high school newspaper.

After attending Cranbrook Summer Theatre School for five seasons and Hampton Playhouse for two, Stan headed to New York to get his BFA at NYU/Circle-in-the-Square drama program. He appeared on Broadway dancing ... [FULL BIO]

Author

Christian McLaughlin

Daytime Emmy award-winning writer-producer Christian McLaughlin's TV scripting and staff credits include an extensive array of comedies and dramas including Married... With Children, Clueless, Drawn Together, Desperate Housewives, Rita Rocks, and as co-executive producer on all 98 episodes of Disney Channel's worldwide #1 hit Jessie. Christian has written for NBC, ABC, CBS, FBC, Nickelodeon, Logo, The CW, Lifetime, Comedy Central and MTV, where, for 65 episodes he was co-creator/executive producer of the... [FULL BIO]