ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (April 11, 2017) – Awardee of three Daytime Emmy Awards and four-time recipient of the “Directors Guild of America Award,” Anthony Wilkinson will be presenting his My Big Gay Italian Wedding/Funeral/Midlife Crisis trilogy over the next few months at Resorts Casino Hotel! Performing in the Superstar Theater, the trilogy dates will be as follows:
My Big Gay Italian Wedding (Trilogy 1 of 3)
Friday, June 30th at 9:00pm
My Big Gay Italian Funeral (Trilogy 2 of 3)
Friday, July 28th at 9:00pm
My Big Gay Italian Midlife Crisis (Trilogy 3 of 3)
Friday, September 1st at 9:00pm
Ticket prices are $99.00, $79.00, $59.00 and are on sale through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or 1.800.745.3000. Tickets will also be available at the Resorts’ Box Office.
Anthony’s original production of My Big Gay Italian Wedding started his passion in the theatre world, when it opened off-Broadway in 2003 at the Actor’s Playhouse and later moved to Theatre Four in the spring of 2004. Anthony restaged My Big Gay Italian Wedding in September of 2009 at the St. George Theatre for an audience of almost 2,000 people. Its rave reviews and success prompted an explosive revival on Restaurant Row with a full out Equity cast in April of 2010. The run was expected to last six weeks, and extended 14 times in the same location.
During the run, the show hosted some major celebrities in efforts to help raise money and awareness for marriage equality and the Trevor Project. Aside from New York City, the show has already played in multiple cities in the U.S as well as Edinburgh, London, Vancouver, Hong Kong and parts of France.
In June of 2013, Anthony opened the sequel to My Big Gay Italian Wedding, My Big Gay Italian Funeral. The funeral ran for over two years at St. Luke’s Theater in New York City, and has also been licensed in multiple locations by Samuel French.
Wilkinson’s final chapter to the trilogy, My Big Gay Italian Midlife Crisis, opened at the Theatre Center off-Broadway in November of 2015 where it continues to run at the present time. Anthony originated the role of Anthony Pinnunziato, a spin-off of his real life persona, and continues to play him on stage presently in New York. My Big Gay Italian Midlife Crisis has also been published and licensed in New Jersey, Kentucky, Atlantic City and Michigan.
Anthony currently resides back in his hometown of Staten Island and can now be seen on Amazon Prime on the new hit series Tainted Dreams.
ABOUT RESORTS CASINO HOTEL
The resort that brought gaming to Atlantic City in 1978, Resorts Casino Hotel is at the top of its game today, offering world-class casino action in a relaxed environment that keeps the focus on fun. Resorts Casino Hotel made history as the first American casino outside of Nevada and celebrated its 35th anniversary in May 2013 with a new milestone: the opening of a $35 million Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville casino and entertainment complex that includes, among other attractions, LandShark Bar & Grill, the only beach bar on the Atlantic City sand open year-round.
Mohegan Gaming Advisors assumed management of Resorts Casino Hotel in 2012, a move that has set the stage for its return as the most exciting gaming destination in Atlantic City. Boasting a prime location spanning 11 acres at the northern end of the famed Atlantic City Boardwalk, the resort features 942 guest rooms and suites in two hotel towers, an 80,000-square-foot casino, two theaters, six restaurants, two VIP slot and table player lounges, a casino bar, indoor-outdoor swimming pool, health club and spa, salon, and retail shops. Its 64,000 square feet of technologically advanced meeting space includes 24 meeting and function rooms, most featuring natural light and ocean views, and a 13,000-square-foot ballroom. For more information, visit our website or call 1.800.334.6378. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram and view us on YouTube.
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