Our Cast

Will Edwards

Host

Will Edwards got his acting start while studying Business Administration at William Paterson University. His professional start would be at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, NJ as the company manager and actor for their Outreach Touring Theatre Company. He also spent a summer touring with the Princeton Playhouse Touring Company as a principle actor.

He spent a full season studying and performing in Washington, DC with the Living Stage Theatre Company which was the outreach arm of Arena Stage, one of the county’s preeminent professional regional theaters.

Will appeared in regional theater productions of Grapes of Wrath, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, The Nerd, Suicide in Bb and many others.

He spent two years traveling the globe as a public speaker and made his film debut in Las Vegas, NV.  He played Colonel Thadeus Drake, the evil mastermind in the Horror/Sci-Fi film S4 which he co-produced. Will wrote, co-produced and starred in the suspense thriller Devotion. He was also starred in the independent comedy hit You People.

In 2009, Will along with long time friend Henry Clarke, started their own production company called GREH Matter Productions. GREH Matter in association with ProWerks Media Group, E11even Media & Mark R. Johnson produces The Will Edwards Show where Will acts as one of the executive producers and show host.

Jon Paul Raniola

Co-host

Jon Paul was born and raised in Queens, NY. Las Vegas has been his home for the past 20 years.

He got his start in acting at the age of 13 in Las Vegas Community Theater. He’s appeared in Tony & Tina’s Wedding and The Soprano’s Last Supper. He is currently in collaborations on several shows in and outside of Las Vegas.

Five years ago, Jon Paul decide to pull together some of his funniest friends and created Feed The Monkey sketch comedy group.

Because of his sharp wit and incredible comedy timing, he was asked to join The Will Edwards Show.