My Big Gay Italian Wedding to Close in August

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Just in time for the arrival of the Republican National Convention, the Off Broadway production of My Big Gay Italian Wedding will close its doors.

The Off-Broadway comedy will end its run after the Saturday, Aug. 21 performance. Anthony Wilkinson's work will have played 76 performances over a 38-week period. Currently starring James Getzlaff — of TV's "Boy Meets Boy" fame — the play concerns the obstacles that Anthony (Anthony Wilkinson) and Andrew (Getzlaff) face while planning their nuptials. According to production notes, "Anthony insists on a big, traditional Italian wedding—but there are a few problems. Anthony's family won't give their blessing unless he can fulfill two requirements: the ceremony is to be performed by a priest, and Andrew's estranged mother in Florida must give her blessing too. To further complicate matters, Andrew's ex-boyfriend is intent on breaking the couple up by revealing a recent indiscretion."

The cast also features Concetta Maria Aliotta, JC Alvarez, Jon Vincent Blake, Barry Brisco, Lorenzo Cambriello, Michael Ciriaco, Meridith Cullen, Brett Douglas, Laura Gaspari, Joe Grimaldi, Nate Johnson, Randi Kaplan, Lisa Liaromatis, Carla-Marie Mercun, Amanda Minker, Maria Nazzaro, Guy Olivieri, Rocco Parente, Antony Raymond, Julie Scalione and Joe Scanio. The creative team for Wedding comprises John Kenny (sets), Chris March (costumes), Aaron Copp (lighting) and Joseph Ritsch (choreography).

My Big Gay Italian Wedding plays Fridays at 10 PM and Saturdays at 3 PM. Theatre Four is located at 424 West 55th Street, west of Ninth Avenue. Tickets are priced at $47 and are available by calling (212) 239-6200.

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