Karen & Gammon Trimuel, Producers

Our mission is to inspire, motivate and encourage through various forms of live entertainment.


KGT LIVE PRODUCTIONS was founded by the producers Karen & Gammon Trimuel, Jr. and is a live entertainment production company specializing in theatrical productions, musicals, concerts and other forms of live entertainment. KGT strives to produce and promote quality inspirational events while showcasing local talent.

Along with their production company Karen and Gammon own and operate a successful asphalt paving business, Gamm’s Asphalt Services, LLC. and both considered to be jacks of all trades.  Their skills are many as Karen takes care of the administration part of their family business by day and Gammon a musician performing throughout the U.S. in the Earth Wind & Fire tribute band “Shining Star” and a R& B cover band “Just Us” by night.  They are proud parents of three children and grandparents of three grandchildren.  We’d like to thank our amazing cast, staff, and supporters!!!

Gammon, Jr. & Karen Trimuel


Auditions - We’re always looking for actors, singers, dancers, musicians and stage crew.  Please contact us at kgtlive@aol.com and include your contact info.

Melissa Abbott, Chief of Operations

Melissa Abbott is the daughter of Gammon and Karen.  She has worked in the production business with her mother Karen for over 20 years.  Melissa manages the operations  of the production and the cast.

Jeanelle Hampton, Operations & Marketing Support

Jeanelle assists with various projects to ensure the success of the productions.  She has a Post-Masters degree in Organizational Leadership, a Master of Science degree in Human Service Administration and is a seasoned professional with the State of Illinois.

Laini Marisa, Singer-Songwriter

Laini is a renowned singer/songwriter with a wealth of experience in the entertainment industry.  She has partnered with Karen Abbott-Trimuel to co-write songs with their recent being “The Grass Ain’t Greener on the Other Side”. 

Ronnie Tyson, Musician & Arranger

Ronnie is a world renowned musician and singer with over 40 years in the entertainment industry.  Ronnie has worked with some of the top performers in the industry as a singer, musician, composer and producer.  Ronnie has contributed his musical expertise to KGT Live Productions for many years. 

Corey Johnson, Graphic Design &

Owner of Flavor Addicts Popcorn


Kennee Harris, Photography &

Owner of NyKe Image Studio