(Ethel Mertz) joined the company of I Love Lucy® Live on Stage in the 2012-2013 Chicago production at the Broadway Playhouse. LA Theatre: Becky’s New Car (LADCC Nom., Best Lead Actress), When They Speak of Rita, Happy End, A Delicate Balance, The Foreigner (Pasadena Playhouse), Valsetz (Ovation Award Best Production). Sketch Comedy: ACME Comedy Theatre (Main Company), HBO Sketchpad. NYC Theatre: On the Verge, The Roadblock (dir. Uta Hagen), What the Butler Saw. TV: “Mad About You”, “Mad TV”, “Wings”, “Home Improvement”, “Coach”, “Ellen”, “Home Team”, “Crystal Empire”. Film: Perfect Game, Something Wild, Jerry Maguire, Doublewide. Training: BFA Acting (Florida State Univ.), Uta Hagen (NYC), RADA (London). Joanna lives in Oak Park, Illinois.