This comedy writing team and real life best friends and moms created “Playing House” and now they’re back for season two. They Play childhood best friends who have shared countless adventures growing up and are now in store for one of their biggest adventures – raising a baby. When Maggie (Parham) discovers that her husband is having an online affair, Emma (St. Clair) gives up her burgeoning business career in China to stay in their hometown and help Maggie raise her baby. The women compliment each other the way only best friends can, by facing the challenges of their past, present and future – together.
Lennon Parham appeared in the cast of Accidentally on Purpose opposite Jenna Elfman. Additionally, she has had memorable guest appearances on critically-acclaimed series including Parks and Recreation, Arrested Development, Mad Men, How I Met Your Mother, Funny or Die Presents (in the recurring Lady Refs) as well as Children’s Hospital. Parham has also appeared in the feature Confessions of a Shopaholic, and the independent films Splinterheads and Hysterical Psycho, a comedy-horror film by Dan Fogler. Her one-woman show, She Tried to Be Normal, ran in NY and LA and was selected for the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival in 2009.
A multi-talented actress and writer, Jessica St. Clair initially gained notoriety performing at the legendary Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York and Los Angeles. She has appeared in numerous features including, most recently, the critically praised independent films Afternoon Delight and Enough Said. One of her most memorable roles was in the blockbuster hit Bridesmaids in the unforgettable bridal salon food poisoning scene. Other credits include Sacha Baron Cohen’s The Dictator, Wanderlust, She’s Out of My League, Life as We Know It and Christopher Guest’s For Your Consideration. On television, she currently has a recurring role on Veep.