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MICHAEL S. RIFFE
(MONA LOTZ & THE GRINCH)

Founder & CEO/Entertainer

Michael has been with the company since starting the business in 2017 but finally taking flight in 2023.

He started the iconic figure Mona Lotz in 2012, which changed so many avenues in his life, opening his eyes to so many truths, and leading him to where he is today, Lotz Productions.

Cassie Eaton, LPCC
(Large Marge)

Licensed Therapist; Specialized in Trauma

Large Marge is a large personality and a large she/her/hers. She is an ally to the LGBT community; she is a licensed professional clinical counselor and a certified clinical trauma professional. Marge speaks her mind, bluntly – loudly- and always with humor. Her character inspiration is Marjorie the wise trash pile from Fraggle Rock.

 

There's not enough tape to shut this mouth,” - PINK! (Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken) Marge has been an active ally within the LBGTQIA+ community since her teens. She was introduced to theatre at the age of 15, where she met Billy. He was a loving, caring, kind and generous young man who played an epic role in the direction of Marge’s career and life’s path to help others.

 

The heart may freeze, or it can burn. The pain will ease and I can learn. There is no future, there is no past. I live this moment as, my last.” Jonathan Larson, RENT Through theatre she was introduced to a sense of both community and family that embraced unconditional love and respect towards each other. She was driven to become a therapist through the connections made within her theatre family.

Marge dedicates all the laughs she receives on this show to William “Billy” Hudson.

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ASHLEY HUTZELL

Production Manager

Ashley is the production manager for Lotz Productions and has been a vital part of Lotz of Tea since its start. She is the cousin of Michael/Mona and is a supporter of the LGBTQ+ community. She helps with different parts of the Lotz of Tea and also helps with some of the merch products. Always ready to help she is a vital part to Lotz Productions

NICOLE SCALISE

Production Assistant

Nicole has been with Lotz of Tea since its start in 2021 when she realized her cousin Michael needed help with the show.   Watching comments and responding to the guest while interviewing guest was too much for one person, so she jumped on board.  She has always been a huge supporter of Michael and his work for the LGBTQ+ community and is happy to be and running with the show again!.  Nicole works as the Productions Assistant, where she monitors comments, post them during the feed, and is the one with the power to ban and kick out the trolls that post evil and hurtful comments!

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ANGEL KISH

Admin Assistant/Public Relations

Best known as Mona’s assistant, Angel is a big supporter of the LGBTQ community. Not only is she the PR for Lotz Productions, she helps with the making of some of the merch. She is always making people laugh including the queens and kings that she meets.

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Mona Lotz

"Other People's opion of you are none of your business!"

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From Merchandise to the Grinch!

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PARTNERSHIP

Join us to help heal the hurting hearts in our cities!

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EXTRA MERCH

Buttons and Lighters

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LOTZ OF TEA

The Live Broadcast with Mona and Friends

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MONA MERCH

From shirts to shower curtains!

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