Rory tries to save the Stars Hollow Gazette from shutting down. Lorelai sits on the advisory committee for Taylor's musical. Rory worries about Emily.
- Lauren Graham as Lorelai Gilmore
- Alexis Bledel as Rory Gilmore
- Scott Patterson as Luke Danes
- and Kelly Bishop as Emily Gilmore
- Keiko Agena as Lane Kim
- Yanic Truesdale as Michel Gerard
- Sean Gunn as Kirk Gleason
- Vanessa Marano as April Nardini
- Sally Struthers as Babette Dell
- Todd Lowe as Zack Van Gerbig
- Michael Winters as Taylor Doose
- Milo Ventimiglia as Jess Mariano
- Sam Pancake as Donald
- Sutton Foster as Violet
- Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino wrote the lyrics to the musical.
- Jeanine Tesori wrote the music.