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LaDios Muhammad - Myrlie Evers

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 LaDios Muhammad has resided in Denver, Colorado, for well over 20 years. She loves her craft and has had several performances in theatrical plays, student films, industrial and internet commercials, print ads and educational and music videos. She has TV credits in which she appeared in Price of Fame – “The Carrie Fischer” and “Mackenzie Phillips” on Reelz TV. 


She was nominated for The Denver Post Ovation Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama for The Container. In 2017, she won for the Best Actress award at The Colorado Theatre Festival for her role in Goddess People


She is ecstatic to play an iconic person such as Myrlie Evers, the wife of late Medgar Evers. She extends a special thanks to Mike Broemmel for choosing me to portray such a powerful and meaningful role and to Michael Peters for doing a stellar job in directing Call Me Mrs. Evers. She also thanks all who support live theater … this is where the real magic happens.


More information about LaDios and her projects is available at the LaDios Muhammad website.

Mike Broemmel - Playwright

Mike Broemmel

Critically-acclaimed playwright Mike Broemmel is the author of Call Me Mrs. Evers, the life story of civil rights leader Myrlie Evers. A resident of Denver, Colorado, Mike's other theatrical credits include: The Bonfils Girl, The Hours of Anne, Stand Still & Look Stupid: The Life Story of Hedy Lamarr, Taking Tea with the Ripper, Goddess People, The Row, The Lady of Ludlow, The Baptism, and La Primera Mujer: The True Story of Eva Peron. Later in 2019, his latest play, The Wind is Us: The Death that Killed Capote, premieres in the United States. 


Mike has been the playwright in residence at Theatrix USA for six years and is in his first year as playwright in residence of Colorado TINTS.


In addition to playwriting Mike is the author of critically acclaimed novels including Vine Dancing, The Shadow Cast, and Lauderdale Tales

Mike also writes for the largest personal injury law firm in the United States, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the Houston Chronicle

More information can obtained at the Mike Broemmel website.

Michael Peters - Director

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Michael Peters hails from Atlanta Georgia, yet has been a Denver resident since 1979.  His stage credits include: Crown in the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess 

Macbeth in Macbeth,  Slow Drag in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Stomp,  Director of Daughters of Zion, Voice of God/King David in No Match for God, Bishop Love in Masquerade. 


He is a co-founder of the Colorado Christian Actors Guild, (CCAG).  He has acted in and directed several plays under the organization's banner.  His current projects include Call Me Mrs. Evers, doing tech design and voice overs in addition to directing. Michael would like to thank his mother Dr. MarKeva Hill and his three children, Jazmyne, Jaliah, and Josiah, for their unwavering support and love.  "You make me who I am, I strive for excellence because of you!"

Sybll Romley - Executive Producer

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Sybll Romley is an accomplished Executive with a well-rounded business background currently serving on the Board of Directors for Theatrix USA. She has produced several shows for Act One Productions and Theatrix USA including: Taking Tea with the Ripper, The Bonfils Girl, The Lady of Ludlow, Stand Still & Look Stupid, and Kiss.


More information can be obtained at Sybll.com.

Jennifer Dempsey - Producer

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Salida Circus founder Jennifer Dempsey received her first circus training at 8 years old at the Oak View Elementary Youth Circus in Fairfax, Virginia. In addition to her tireless work with Salida Circus, Jennifer is the founder of Colorado TINTS, one of the companies involved in producing Call Me Mrs. Evers


In Feb 2002, she moved to Orange County, California where she founded the Scarlet Sisters Circus with her younger sister Jessica. For five years, the Scarlet Sisters performed throughout California (Hollywood Bowl, Rose Bowl FanFest, Laguna Festival of the Arts) and taught workshops at community centers, school and at Girls Incorporated. 

In 2007, Jennifer moved to Salida, Colorado and founded the Salida Circus.


More information can be obtained at the Salida Circus website

 

Special Dedication

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The script to Call Me Mrs. Evers is dedicated to the playwright's aunt, Margie Simms-Stano (in purple), pictured here with her sister and the playwright's mother.