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Photo Coverage: 'Six Goumbas and a Wannabe' Reading

On June 19 at the Westside Theatre in midtown Manhattan Gardenia Productions presented a reading of SIX GOUMBAS AND A WANNABE. The play is written by Vincent Gogliormella, was directed by Michael Goldfried and General Managed by Aruba Producrtions LLC, Ken Denison, Aaron Grant and Kendra Ramthun

SIX GOUMBAS AND A WANNABE is a hysterical and heartwarming story about the twenty year reunion of a group of "neighborhood guys" with emotional ties and a bond so strong that it makes twenty years seem like only twenty minutes.  A wild night in Atlantic City leads the six "Goumbas" (one deceased) and the "Wannabe"  to re-live many hilarious moments and reveal a few surprising never heard before secrets from their old Brooklyn days.  Playwright Vincent Gogliormella is the nephew of the late actor Vincent Gardenia.

The cast featured Joe Piscopo, Michael Rispoli, Cara Buono, Federico CastelluccioJason Kravits, Gianna Palminteri, Caley Chase, 
Kathrine Narducci, Jason Cerbone, Arthur Nascarella, Joe Maruzzo and Sal Petraccione.

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Photos by Linda Lenzi

Federico Castelluccio

Jason Cerbone

Federico Castelluccio, Joe Maruzzo and Jason Cerbone

Caley Chase and Sal Petraccione

Michael Rispoli and Joe Piscopo

Joe Piscopo, Michael Goldfried (Director), Vincent Gogliormella (Playwright) and Michael Rispoli

Joe Piscopo, Michael Goldfried, Vincent Gogliormella, Michael Rispoli and Aaron Grant (Producer)

Jason Cerbone and Michael Goldfried

Jason Cerbone and Michael Goldfried

Gianna Palminteri, Kathrine Narducci and Caley Chase

Gianna Palminteri, Joe Piscopo, Cara Buono, Federico Castelluccio and Kathrine Narducci

Gianna Palminteri, Caley Chase, Joe Piscopo, Cara Buono, Federico Castelluccio, Kathrine Narducci and Michael Rispoli

Gianna Palminteri, Joe Piscopo, Jason Kravits,Cara Buono and Federico Castelluccio

Jason Kravits, Jason Cerbone, Kathrine Narducci, Michael Rispoli and Federico Castelluccio

Joe Piscopo, Jason Kravits, Michael Goldfried, Aaron Grant and Jason Cerbone

Gianna Palminteri, Aaron Grant, Michael Goldfried, Ken Denison (Producer) and Joe Piscopo

Federico Castelluccio and Joe Piscopo

Federico Castelluccio,Cara Buono and Joe Piscopo

Federico Castelluccio,Cara Buono, Joe Piscopo and Aaron Grant

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