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.


8: How Rich Ruoff Has Launched Many Music Careers

  • Posted: September 7, 2021
  • Duration: 35:03

Rich Ruoff has been discovering musicians for decades. The owner of a music venue since 22 years old, Rich has had his ups and downs but the one constant has been music.  On this episode of Shirt Factory Center Stage, Jim and Kim sit down with Rich Ruoff, the owner...

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7: Summer At The Lititz Shirt Factory

  • Posted: August 23, 2021
  • Duration: 27:08

Though there’s no guest on this week’s episode of the Shirt Factory Center Stage, that doesn’t mean there’s not a lot going on. This is a jam-packed episode with some important updates about the Lititz Shirt Factory, the podcast, and Jim and Kim themselves. Listen as Kim and Jim share...

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6: How Roy And Skip Clair Merged Their Love And Business In Lititz

  • Posted: August 11, 2021
  • Duration: 30:56

Roy and Skip Clair are Lititz. Not only have they grown up in the area and continue to call it home, they’ve formed one of the most successful sound companies in the world from this little town in Pennsylvania. On this very special episode of Shirt Factory Center Stage, Jim...

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