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'Kotter' Star Palillo Set for MITF Comedy, Opening 7/16

Ron Palillo, who played Arnold Horshack in"Weclome Back, Kotter," will headline the cast of the Midtown International Theatre Festival comedy I'm In Love With Your Wife.

The play, which is written by Alex Goldberg and presented by Changuitos Productions, will run as part of MITF from July 16 – August 5 at the WorkShop Theatre (312 W. 36th ST 4th Floor). 

Palillo leads an ensemble cast that includes Shane Jacobsen (Dorian Gray), Katie Kreisler (Broadway: Noises Off), Ean Sheehy (Joshua Simmons on "Law and Order Criminal Intent"), Marion Wood and Monica Yudovich (Hermanas). Tom Wojtunik who directed and co-created the 2006 Fringe hit The Miss Education of Jenna Bush will direct. The playwright, Alex Goldberg, is a member of the award-winning sketch comedy group Fearsome.

I'm In Love With Your Wife is "a comedy about multiple seductions where everybody's getting some, except Gary. When Gary's friend Paul confesses to an affair with Gary's wife, and Paul's wife confides in Gary her own dirty secrets, Gary must face his demons in this story of sexually obsessed New Yorkers. With the help of his therapist, played by Ron Palillo, Gary confronts everyone at a dinner party, but will sexual mania trump morality?," state press notes. 

The design team includes Isabelle Fields (costumes) Kina Park (scenic) and Travis Walker (lighting).

I'm In Love With Your Wife plays: Tuesday, July 17th at 8:30pm Wednesday, July 25th at 5:45pm, Friday, July 20th at 6pm Saturday, July 28th at 3pm, Sunday, July 22nd at 8:45pm Friday, and August 3rd at 8pm

For tickets call Smart Tix at (212) 868-4444 or visit www.smarttix.com. Visit www.changuitosproductions.com for more on Changuitos Productions.

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