Joel Burns
Joel Burns
Fort Worth, Texas City Councilman Joel Burns will make an appearance in My Big Gay Italian Wedding, playing St. Luke's Theatre, on Saturday, June 25. Burns will officiate the marriage ceremony at the show's end. Teresa A. Cicala has directed the production.

Burns, a city councilman for District 9 in Fort Worth, has been an outspoken champion of Dan Savage's 'It Gets Better' campaign and has appeared Today Show and The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

My Big Gay Italian Wedding 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 currently features Anthony J. Wilkinson, Chase Coleman, Erik Ransom, Adam Shorsten, Brett Douglas, Liz Gerecitano, Leah Gerstel, Randi Kaplan, Chad Kessler, Kim Sozzi, Marissa Rosen, Meagan Robar, Joe Scanio, Joey Murray, Mike Russo and Tommaso Antico.

The production also features choreography by J. Austin Eyer, scenic design by Rob Santeramo, costume design by Philip Heckman, lighting design by Graham Kindred, choreography by J. Austin Eyer, and original music and lyrics by David James Boyd.

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