What do fast-talking, New York octogenarians Abe and Mabel do when their life-long grocery store, Pepperstein Produce, is driven out of business by Wonder Food? They embark on the ultimate road trip to Los Angeles with a nineteen-year-old stoner named Wisdom to become actors, of course.
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast production featuring:
Edward Asner as Abe Pepperstein
Jonathan Banks as Jimmy Jimmy
Ed Begley Jr. as The Cop
Emily Bergl as Pleasant Voice/Grunge Girl/Becky
Dan Castellaneta as Barney Kikkle/Manager
Derek Cecil as Wisdom
Bob Edwards as Himself
Clea Lewis as Melbaleine
Anne Meara as Mabel Pepperstein
Kendall Schmidt as Seymour
Susan Stamberg as Herself
Directed by Gordon Hunt. Recorded live before an audience at the Museum of Television and Radio, Beverly Hills in November of 2002.