Wilkinson and Lehmkuhl Plan a Big Gay Italian Wedding Off-Broadway Starting May 5

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05 May 2010

<i>Big Gay Italian Wedding</i> stars Reichen Lehmkuhl and Anthony J. Wilkinson
Big Gay Italian Wedding stars Reichen Lehmkuhl and Anthony J. Wilkinson
Carol Rosegg

My Big Gay Italian Wedding, which co-stars "Amazing Race" winner Reichen Lehmkuhl and Anthony J. Wilkinson, begins performances Off-Broadway at St. Luke's Theatre May 5. Opening night is scheduled for May 22.

The production also features Bryan Anthony, Tricia Burns, Brett Douglas, Liz Gerecitano, Leah Gerstel, Randi Kaplan, Chad Kessler, Kevin McIntyre, Carla-Marie Mercun, Erik Ransom, Meagan Robar, Joe Scanio, Fabio Taliercio and Adam Zelasko. Teresa A. Cicala directs.

My Big Gay Italian Wedding is described as such: "Planning a wedding can be hell… or a hell of a lot of fun!  Two handsome grooms, one overbearing Italian mother, a jealous ex-boyfriend, the wedding planner from Hell, and an assortment of kooky family and friends all gather together for Off-Broadway's newest laugh-out-loud comedy with a heart."

The production also features choreography by J. Austin Eyer, scenic design by Rob Santeramo, costume design by Philip Heckman and lighting design by Graham Kindred.

A portion of the proceeds of every ticket sold for Gay Italian Wedding benefits Broadway Impact, the grassroots organization of the theatre community mobilizing in support of marriage equality.



St. Luke's Theatre is located at 308 West 46th Street. Tickets are $66.50, including $1.50 restoration fee, and are available through Telecharge.com or by phone at (212) 239-6200.

For more information visit www.BigGayItalianWedding.com or Broadwayimpact.com.