MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING & 'FUNERAL' Extend Off-Broadway Into 2015
My Big Gay Italian Wedding and My Big Gay Italian Funeral, by Anthony J. Wilkinson, will extend its recently posted limited run to January 5, 2015!
My Big Gay Italian Wedding now in its eleventh year, and My Big Gay Italian Funeral in its second year has officially become extended and will continue to run in repertory thru the upcoming holiday season. My Big Gay Italian Wedding will continue to play every Saturday at 8pm, and My Big Gay Italian Funeral will continue to play every Sunday at 7pm till January 4, 2015.
Presented by Bianco Productions, both productions are directed by Emmy Award-winning director Sonia Blangiardo ("Tainted Dreams", "All My Children", "One Life To Live, "As the World Turns") and will continue to star its creator Anthony J. Wilkinson who originated the role of Anthony Pinnunziato back in November of 2003. Both shows are General Managed by 22Q Entertainment.
The current cast of Wedding and Funeral includes Anthony J. Wilkinson as Anthony, Hugh Hysell as Maurizio, Donna Castellano as Angela, Marissa Rosen as Maria, Debra Toscano as Toniann, Liz Gerecitano as Lucia, Meagan Robar as Connie, Erik Ransom as Rodney (wedding) and Vidal (Funeral), Chad Kessler as Father Rosalia (Wedding) and Rabbi Horowitz (Funeral), Brandon Goins as Andrew (Wedding) and Ezio (Funeral), Joe Scanio as Joseph (Wedding), BJ Gruber as Mario (Wedding), Josh Drake as Frankie (Wedding), Gabe Bowling as Gregorio (Wedding), Christopher Abbott as Peter (Funeral), Mustafa Gatollari as Dominick (Funeral), Beth Dzuricky as Ondine (Funeral), with ensemble members Marie Fontaine and Fred Ross.