Alysia Reiner (“Luisa”) is an American actress and producer. Reiner is best known for playing Natalie "Fig" Figueroa in the Netflix comedy drama series Orange Is the New Black (2013–2019), for which she won a Screen Actors Guild Award for her role as part of the ensemble cast. She recently entered the world of Marvel Cinematic Universe when she joined the cast of Ms. Marvel.
Maeve Higgins (“Norah”) is an Irish comedian from Cobh, County Cork. She was a principal actor and writer of the RTÉ production Naked Camera, as well as for her own show Maeve Higgins' Fancy Vittles. She stars in the SXSW breakout comedy Extra Ordinary and appears regularly on NPR’s Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me.
Michelle Hurst is an American actress. She played Miss Claudette Pelage in the first season of the streaming television series Orange Is the New Black.
Karolena Theresa (“Karolena”) is a New York-based, Queens-native, stand-up comedian, actress, comedy writer, comedic improviser, and short plus-size model. She is a tour member of Awkward Sex and the City and a recent cast member of the production's Handmaid's Tale: The Musical. Her podcast Hoes With Feelings was just written up in Vulture.
Luisa: Alysia Reiner (Orange Is the New Black, Better Things, Ms. Marvel)
Norah: Maeve Higgins: (Extra Ordinary, High Maintenance, Inside Amy Schumer)
Lucille: Mona Chalabi (The Fix, Star Talk)
Michelle Hurst (Orange Is the New Black)
Inga: Lisa Haas: (Search Party, Foxy Merkins)
Mick: Drae Campbell (Bull)
Dee: Donna Wood
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