The cast will boast Lainie Kazan ("My Big Fat Greek Wedding") as Angela Pinnunziato, Nikki Blonsky ("Hairspray" film) as Maria Pinnunziato, singer Kim Sozzi as Aunt Toniann (Aug. 26 only), freestyle dance/pop singer Judy Torres as Aunt Toniann (Aug. 27 only) and playwright Anthony Wilkinson as Anthony. Sonia Blangiardo directs.
My Big Gay Italian Wedding, according to press notes, "focuses on two gay men as they plan their wedding and the people around them, including an overbearing Italian mother, a jealous ex-boyfriend, the wedding planner from Hell, and an assortment of family and friends."
The production also features choreography by J. Austin Eyer, costume design by Philip Heckman and original music and lyrics by David James Boyd.
Tickets, which start at $45, go on July 27 at 10 AM ET on Ticketmaster.com. Shows are at 9 PM at the Hilton Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. For more information visit www.BigGayItalianWedding.com