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Pack Rat Productions Presents “Saints & Sinners”Local Talent Sought for Table Read April 6 in Fayetteville, NC Los Angeles, CA – March 21, 2011: When a male preacher and female preacher battle over a church home, every one of the Saints better watch out! This is the foundation for “Saints & Sinners” the new gospel stage play produced by actor, comedienne, and entrepreneur Sheryl Underwood, Owner and CEO of Pack Rat Productions. Underwood will bring the first public Audition and Sheryl Underwood

Table Read of the play to Fayetteville, NC on April 6. Local talent will have the chance to audition for nine (9) roles. Co-

writer Stacey McClain, President of Sistaah Gurlfriend Productions and a regular on The Sheryl Underwood Show, airing on The Foxxhole on Sirius Radio, will direct both the Auditions and the Table Read.

Stacey McClain

“Saints & Sinners” is an irreverent comedy staged play that has a touch of romance and a huge dose of funny. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, April 5 and the Table Read on Wednesday, April 6 at 7 pm at the Seabrook Auditorium on the campus of Fayetteville State University. The nine (9) local actors selected will read alongside industry veterans actress Glenda Redfield, comedians Kyle Erby and Buddy Lewis. Actors selected to participate will receive an honorarium for their work. The local talent slots will be filled through reading auditions held on Tuesday, April 5. Auditions are open to all interested actors in the North Carolina area. On Tuesday, April 5 Sheryl will broadcast her show, The Sheryl Underwood Show, live from radio station WMGU Magic 106.9 in Fayetteville from 7pm-9pm PST/10pm-12 midnight EST, where she will announce those actors selected from the auditions to participate in the Table Read 1216 East Kenosha Street, #313 Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 74012 Phone: 918-633-0052 FAX: 918-512-4878 Email: Squareonecom@gmail.com www.SquareOneCommunications.com


Square One Communications Media Release Saints and Sinners Auditions and Table Read Coming to Fayetteville, NC Page 2 of 6 the next day. In “Saints & Sinners,” Sheryl Underwood plays a female preacher who is the assistant pastor of Church Mt. Mariah, but she encounters trouble from a rival assistant pastor, Pastor Seymore Bills. Stacey McClain gives this overview: “Bills, has no shame in his game, when he sabotages Pastor Geneva Lomack in an effort to take over the sanctuary. With all that goes on, Pastor Lomack does not give up without a fight. She knows that Pastor Bills turns off the church air conditioner so he can sell more sodas in the lobby. And, she’s appalled when he instructs the deacon to sell more lotion to the parishioners, ‘cause too many of the saints are ashy.’ And, he even goes as far as hiring church members to make Pastor Lomack look bad. ” She adds, “one of the many highlights of the production is when both pastors deliver sermons that make the saints stand up and testify.“ Stacey says, “Sheryl Underwood did an amazing job with this story, and I'm excited that I've had the opportunity to help bring her vision to life. We want everyone to know that during this reading series of "Saints & Sinners," we are hoping to cast talented performers that will not only be a part of the reading, but who could possibly tour with the production. Whether you can sing or not, we hope you come out and audition. After the reading, we will be asking for thoughts and comments from the audience. Hope to see you there! Spread the word, Saints!” As with any significant endeavor, it takes a team of talented professionals and business supporters. Harry Southerland, the CEO of The Southerland Sports and Entertainment Group in Fayetteville, considers it an honor to work alongside Sheryl Underwood and entertainment attorney, Larry Turner, who is a key part of Sheryl’s multi-gospel play series. Harry says, “When Sheryl Underwood asked me to assist her in promoting and marketing her gospel plays to the HBCU’s and religious communities across this great country, I was simply thrilled about this dream come true project. We have hit the ground running with Fayetteville State University being the first of many HBCU’s that will host Sheryl Underwood’s Gospel Play Table Reads.” Entertainment Attorney Larry Turner, of Lawrence J. Turner & Associates in Sherman Oaks, CA, adds “Pack Rat Productions, Inc. is looking forward to the Table Read of “Saints & Sinners.” We are confident that this project, and those developed to follow it, will expand Sheryl’s fan base while building a library of entertaining works. We look forward to Sheryl’s name being mentioned alongside those of Tyler Perry, David E. Talbert, and others who followed a similar approach to creating great entertainment content.”

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Square One Communications Media Release Saints and Sinners Auditions and Table Read Coming to Fayetteville, NC Page 3 of 6 If you’re in North Carolina and you’re an actor or you’d just like to read for a part in the play –you should audition. Sheryl adds, “It’s important for us to do this, because God has blessed us with many talents, and we want to use our talents to bless other people, so stay posted. Check my Twitter and Facebook pages for updates.” Sheryl would also like to invite sorority and fraternity members in the Fayetteville area to audition and/or plan to attend the Table Reads. She adds “I’m a Zeta (Zeta Phi Beta). Buddy is an Omega (Omega Psi Phi) and Stacey is an AKA (Alpha Kappa Alpha). So I’d love to see every body represented.” To audition for the Table Read please send a headshot and resume to: saintsandsinnerstheplay@gmail.com or visist www.PackRatProductionsInc.com. To bring a Table Read of “Saints and Sinners” to your college or university contact Larry Turner at Lawrence J. Turner & Associates, 818-386-9485. Underwood is a weekly contributor on the Steve Harvey Morning Show and appears on The Steve Harvey Project, the television version of the show airing on Centric. ### About Sheryl Underwood Sheryl Underwood is a multi-faceted entrepreneur, currently balancing the roles of in-demand Entertainer, Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Pack Rat Productions and International President of her beloved Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Named one of today’s hardest working comediennes, Underwood is a cast member of the hugely successful nationally syndicated Steve Harvey Morning Show, which airs in 64 markets and has over seven million listeners. Underwood also serves as "guest host of the show" and appears on The Steve Harvey Project, the television version of the radio show that runs on Centric TV; hosts The Sheryl Underwood Show on Jamie Foxx’s The Foxxhole, airing on Sirius 106/XM 149, where she provides a mix of political satire, comedy and music; hosts the fifth season of Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand-Up; is a former contributor to the Tom Joyner Morning Show and is currently traveling the country as part of the Mike Epps Comedy Tour. About Stacey McClain Stacey McClain-Fields, President of Sistaah Gurlfriend Productions, has a passion for entertaining. After leaving her hometown of Chicago, she found early success, working nine years as a stand-up comedienne. Her adventures in comedy eventually led her to her true calling – writing and producing for television, film, the stage, and, most recently, the Internet. 1216 East Kenosha Street, #313 Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 74012 Phone: 918-633-0052 FAX: 918-512-4878 Email: Squareonecom@gmail.com


Square One Communications Media Release Saints and Sinners Auditions and Table Read Coming to Fayetteville, NC Page 4 of 6 Although she is best known as a television writer, her ability to write across all genres and effectively bring a story to life in any medium has kept the prolific writer/producer consistently at the top of her game. Currently, Stacey is a writer for a new scripted television series for BET, titled “Reed Between the Lines.” She is also creator, writer and producer of her own webisode series, “SistaahFriend,” about a black super shero, launching in 2011. Additionally, Stacey can be heard laughing it up as a regular on “The Sheryl Underwood Show” on Jamie Foxx’s Foxxhole Radio on Sirius Radio. About Pack Rat Productions, Inc. Pack Rat Productions, Inc. is a multi-faceted strategic marketing and brand development firm based in Los Angeles, California. Founded by multi-talented entrepreneur and entertainer Sheryl Underwood, Pack Rat Productions (PRP) uses a strategic approach with clients, marrying their talents with various opportunities available in the marketplace. PRP focuses on mainstream market development for increased professional opportunities and revenue generation, adeptly guiding talent from career initiation to active career engagement and legacy development. www.PackRatProductionsInc.com

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Square One Communications Media Release Saints and Sinners Auditions and Table Read Coming to Fayetteville, NC Page 5 of 6 The Table Read Celebrity Cast Glenda Redfield An original cast member on the Oxygen Network and nationally syndicated hidden camera show, Girls Behaving Badly, this Chicago native has also guest-starred on such shows as 24, Veronica Mars, The Young & The Restless, The Parkers, BET Comedy Awards and was featured in the exciting, action packed, independent film Steele where she received a best supporting nomination for her role as "Alex" a ruthless but sexy underground crime boss! The former Ebony Fashion Fair model and commentator has performed in productions all across the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean and has also appeared in several national television commercials. She can currently be heard co-hosting alongside the lovely Sheryl Underwood on The Sheryl Underwood Show in Jamie Foxx's, "FoxxHole Radio" on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio. Kyle Erby Kyle Erby is an American comedian and host of “Kyle Erby Male Rights Activist”. He started in show business as an intern at “The Tonight Show.” After being told by Jay Leno that he should try stand-up, Kyle left the Tonight Show to pursue his own career. Since leaving the show, Kyle has appeared in various movies including "House Party 4," and the HBO film "Tempted" starring Burt Reynolds. Kyle's done commercials for Pepsi, Chinet Paper Plates, Pringles, Sponge Bob, Wal Mart, Radio Shack with Howie Long and Terry Bradshaw, Miller Lite, and a Bud Light ad with Carlos Mencia that was shown during the “Super Bowl.” Currently, Kyle can be heard on “The Sheryl Underwood Show” every Tuesday night at 7pm PST on the Foxxhole, Sirius 106 and XM 149, owned by Oscar Winner Jamie Foxx.

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Square One Communications Media Release Saints and Sinners Auditions and Table Read Coming to Fayetteville, NC Page 6 of 6 Buddy Lewis Stand-up comedian, actor and writer, the versatile Buddy Lewis is a native son of Gary, Indiana, a graduate of Howard University in Washington, D.C., and a proud member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Buddy has performed stand-up in comedy clubs, colleges and other venues across the country for 15 years. Buddy has appeared twice on HBO's Def Comedy Jam and four times on BET's Comic View. In 2009, Buddy was a hit with his hilarious appearance on Starz Network comedy show Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment. Buddy has opened for superstar acts Patti Labelle, Chris Rock and the late Robin Harris. Buddy and renowned comedic actress Kym E. Whitley just finished a second, successful five year run of Whacked Out Wednesdays, the Professional Comedy Workout in the Los Angeles area.

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