MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING to Celebrate 10th Anniversary, 11/2
My Big Gay Italian Wedding, by Anthony J. Wilkinson, will celebrate the milestone of it's original opening at the Actors Playhouse with a special performance on November 2, 2013.
Ten years ago, My Big Gay Italian Wedding was signed for a six week run at the Actor's Playhouse down in the village. What started as six weeks soon turned into a year at The Playhouse before moving uptown to Theatre Four. After another six months there, the show closed and began re-vamping for what would soon become the Off-Broadway equity production that continues to run at St. Luke's Theatre and has played in over 20 major cities worldwide. Having seen over a hundred actors and multiple celebrities over the past decade, the show will celebrate on November 2nd with a special performance, followed by a video presentation at the theatre and press party to follow.
Presented by Bianco Productions, the show continues to star its creator Anthony J. Wilkinson who originated the role of Anthony Pinnunziato back in November of 2003. My Big Gay Italian Wedding was originally directed by Peter Rapanaro in 2003, Teresa Anne Cicala in 2009 and is currently directed by Sonia Blangiardo. Wedding continues to run every Saturday at 8pm and runs in repertory with Wilkinson's newest sequel to the wedding, My Big Gay Italian Funeral Sunday's at 7pm. Both shows are General Managed by 22Q Entertainment.
The current cast of Wedding includes Anthony J. Wilkinson as Anthony, Hugh Hysell as Maurizio, Donna Castellano as Angela, Marissa Perry as Maria, Debra Toscano as Toniann, Liz Gerecitano as Lucia, Meagan Robar as Connie, Erik Ransom as Rodney Chad Kessler as Father Rosalia, Brandon Goins as Andrew, Joe Scanio as Joseph, Drew Little as Mario, Nick Varrichio as Frankie, Paul Moon as Gregorio with ensemble members Jody Lyn Flynn, Marie Fontaine and Jonathan Wiener.