MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING to Welcome Nancy 'Mama' Jones, 4/5
This Saturday, My Big Gay Italian Wedding will welcome Nancy "Mama" Jones to officiate the wedding of "Anthony" and "Andrew." Mama Jones most commonly known for her reality show on VH1 "Love and Hip Hop New York," has always wanted to make her stage debut in New York City and excited to do so in support of the gay community.
Nancy is a mother, a businesswoman, a youth advocate and mentor. Born in Manhattan, Nancy is a mother of six girls and rap star Jim Jones. Enlightened by the world of fashion, she attended FIT with dreams of starting her own clothing line. She started her first couture denim line named "Gettoe Momz" and "Gettoe Paz" which became a popular underground fashion success. Her national clothing line "Nostic" became an instant success in retail stores across America.
Nancy "Mama" Jones has most recently been touring radio stations and venues across the country promoting her new hit single "Psychotic" which was distributed globally in 2013. She has launched her brand new t-shirt line, vodka, her own fragrance ("Pum-Kash"), and her first book titled "Mama Jones: My Guide To Love and Romance." Mama Jones is very excitied about joining the cast of My Big Gay Italian Wedding on April 5th, 2014 and adding Off-Broadway to her repertoire of talents.
Presented by Bianco Productions, both My Big Gay Italian Wedding and My Big Gay Italian Funeral are directed by Emmy Award-winning director Sonia Blangiardo ("All My Children", "One Life To Live, "As the World Turns") and 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 cast of Wedding includes Anthony J. Wilkinson as Anthony, Hugh Hysell as Maurizio, Donna Castellano as Angela, Marissa Rosen as Maria, Debra Toscano as Toniann, Meagan Robar as Connie, Erik Ransom as Rodney, Chad Kessler as Father Rosalia, Brandon Goins as Andrew, Joe Scanio as Joseph, Brant Michaels as Mario, Josh Drake as Frankie, Paul Moon as Gregorio, with ensemble members Marie Fontaine and Jonathan Wiener.
My Big Gay Italian Wedding plays every Saturday at 8pm and My Big Gay Italian Funeral plays every Sunday at 7pm. St. Luke's Theatre is located at 308 West 46th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues). For tickets, call (212) 239-6200 or visit Telecharge.com.