By Andrew Gans
31 Aug 2013
Beginning Aug. 31, Hysell steps into the role of wedding coordinator extraordinaire Maurizio Le Grande for 12 weeks. The role was originated by Brett Douglas, who played his final performance Aug. 25. (Hysell plays his first performance in Wedding Aug. 31 and his first performance in Funeral Sept. 1.)
Hysell's touring credits include The Phantom of the Opera, Pippin, Pirates of Penzance, The Fantasticks and A Christmas Carol. His New York credits include The All-Male Importance of Being Earnest, Young Abe Lincoln, Babes in Toyland and From Sea to Shining Sea. He also has several producing projects in the works, including upcoming Broadway and Off-Broadway shows (both original and revivals) as well as a theatrical real estate project to be announced later this fall.
Presented by Bianco Productions, both productions are directed by Emmy winner Sonia Blangiardo and star its creator, Anthony J. Wilkinson, who originated the role of Anthony Pinnunziato back in November 2003.
My Big Gay Italian Wedding plays every Saturday at 8 PM, and My Big Gay Italian Funeral plays every Sunday at 7 PM. 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.