MY MOTHER'S LESBIAN JEWISH WICCAN WEDDING Returns to Actors' Summit Theater, Tickets on Sale Now, 8/7-17
"My Mother's Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding" is returning to Actors' Summit Theater, in time for the 9th International Cleveland-Akron Gay Games. This delightful musical, based on a true story, will have a preview performance on Aug. 7th, followed by opening night on Aug. 8th. This show will perform thru Aug. 17th, 2014, at Actors' Summit, Akron's professional theater at Greystone Hall in downtown Akron.
My Mother's Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding is based on the real life experiences of David Hein who co-authored the play with his wife, Irene Carl Sankoff.
Claire, David's mother, after going through a messy divorce, takes a teaching position at the University of Ottawa. Her son joins her to go to high school. He discovers that his mother, a psychology professor, has fallen in love with a therapist named Jane. Claire returns to her Jewish faith, while Jane continues her practice of Wicca.
This 2009 Toronto Musical Theatre Fringe Festival; and 2010 New York Musical Theatre Festival Award winning production also tells the story of Canada's drive to approval same sex marriage, becoming the 4th nation in the world to do so.
This production features Equity actors Aubrey Caldwell, as Claire; and Kevin Kern as Claire's son David/ who also narates the story line. Dawn Yamakowski plays Claire's partner Jane.
"A terrific show. I absolutely loved it. MMLJWW has a message everyone can take home with them, no matter what religion, sexuality or side of the spirit world you favor." TORONTO STAR
"You are in for a treat. It has heart and soul, something which is lacking in many productions these days." - BROADWAYWORLD .COM
"Very funny and timely! It would be great for everyone to see this." - Jian Ghomeshi, CBC's Q
Individual ticket prices are $20 at the preview on Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 . Tickets for the remaining performances are $33.00 for adults at all shows; $28.00 for seniors over 65; and $10 for all students under 30-with a full time student ID.
Tickets can be purchased on our website, www.actorssummit.org or by phone at (330) 374-7568.
The theater is located on the sixth floor of historic Greystone Hall in downtown Akron. It it a completely handicap accessible building, with free parking, and full bar service.
More information directions and tickets go to our website: www.actorssummit.org