Center Stage

Shirt Factory Center Stage

Shirt Factory Center Stage, is a podcast recorded at the newest century-old hot spot, the Lititz Shirt Factory. Relentlessly curious cohosts Jim and Kim shine a spotlight on the talented performers who will entertain and energize audiences right from Center Stage. They’ll also introduce listeners to performer stories and share a few of their own. It’s a behind-the-scenes listen you don’t wanna miss.


Jim Hoffer

Jim is native to Lititz.  Starting his career in radio and TV in Lebanon and York, Jim built out a skill set that served him well as he moved up in his career to Connecticut and ultimately WABC in NYC.  He was a multiple Emmy Award-Winning Investigative Journalist for over 20 years.  He recently moved back to Lititz and bought the historic warehouse The Lititz Shirt Factory, restored it and doors opened April 2021.  An avid runner, cyclist, and proud dad of 2 daughters, Jim is energized about what lies ahead for Lititz Shirt Factory.


Kim Schaller

Kim calls Pittsburgh her hometown.  Her marketing career includes 30+ years at Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company, where she served as the first female Vice President in the company’s history.  She was launched into a 3-year adventure in the middle of her Hershey tenure to Space Center Houston – working on a project with NASA/Johnson Space Center and the Disney Imagineers.  Kim is an enthusiastic learner, a globe-trotting hiker, and adoring mother of a daughter in Colorado.  A newcomer to Lititz, she is delighted every day with the unending discoveries of the Coolest Small Town in America.


18: A Peek Behind the Curtain with Chris Capeheart

  • Posted: April 22, 2022
  • Duration: 22:33

Jim and Kim chat with world renowned master magician Chris Capehart on this episode of the Shirt Factory Center Stage. Chris has performed in 13 different countries and was even named Magician of the Year in 2019. If you were lucky enough to see him live at The Shirt Factory...

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17: Irish Roots and Much More with Salt Hill

  • Posted: March 30, 2022
  • Duration: 27:06

Jim and Kim chat with two members of the Lancaster “kick-ass” Irish band, Salt Hill, fresh off of their incredible St. Patricks Day Performance at the Lititz Shirt Factory. On this episode of the Shirt Factory Center Stage, lead vocalist and guitarist, Shawn Gallagher, is joined by the band’s fiddle...

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16: Musical Longevity with Inca Campers

  • Posted: March 16, 2022
  • Duration: 29:25

Legendary Lancaster band Inca Campers kicked off the Lititz Fire & Ice Festival at the Lititz Shirt Factory back in February,2022. Jim invited the band back to the Shirt Factory for a chat about the longevity of the band, who celebrates their 30th anniversary this year, their new album Soul...

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