Joey & Maria’s Comedy Italian Wedding at Toro Run

Toro Run Winery, in conjunction with Great Lakes Productions, presents a fundraiser to benefit Hospice of the Finger Lakes. Joey & Maria’s Comedy Italian Wedding, is an interactive dinner theater presentation where audience members participate in the wedding nuptials and subsequent reception. New York audiences have been captivated by attending the wedding of Guisseppe Antonio “Joey” Gnocchi and Maria Angelina Cavatelli. Since March of 1997, Joey & Maria’s Comedy Wedding has been thrilling audiences throughout the state including Rochester, Auburn, Elmira, Watertown, Syracuse, Buffalo, and Utica.Joey & Maria’s Comedy Wedding has been performing to sold out houses in Boston for the past 13 years. Presented by Great Lakes Productions, this audience-participation filled show blurs the boundaries between fantasy and reality! CBS Radio says, “It’s a blast…the best evening of fun I’ve had in a long time. You don’t know what you’re missing if you don’t go and see Joey & Maria’s Comedy Wedding!”The Rochester Democrate and Chonicle describes the cast as “uniformly strong” and says of the audience’s participation…”Anyone can be a member of Joey & Maria’s Comedy Wedding!”First, you are introduced to the “loving couple” as the bride and groom join hands at the alter. The ceremony is full of one liners you’ll want to remember to share with your friends! You may hear a “forget about it” or a “youz guys” as Joey and Maria exchange their vows.Then throughout the reception, Joey and Maria and their families will come to your table to greet and gossip with their new friends! Moma Nona might squeeze your cheek, then talk about everyone in the old neighborhood. Everyone gets wrapped up in the play’s plot which involves Joey’s jealous ex-girlfriend, Viola Vermicelli and seems to eventually dance with Tina Tubbettini, the bridesmaid that’s had a few too many!The audience is encouraged to participate while the cast sits at tables, flirts, discos on the dance floor, truly turning the event into the best wedding you have ever attended!The Boston Press has raved about the wedding since it began saying: “Out of Control” – The Boston Globe “Saucy Fun! Sell-out crowds are partying down with an Italian-AmericanCast of Characters.” – The Boston Herald “Brilliant” – WRKO “Hilarious” – WHDH-TV “I had a blast!” – NBC/Boston “A night of complete entertainment.” – CBS/BostonTreat yourself to a great evening of fun with fabulous hors d’ouvres, carving station and a pasta bar made with the finest local ingredients. It’s a not-so-ordinary dinner theater. Come enjoy the food, fun and tradition of an Italian wedding.Tickets available online at www.tororunwinery.com.

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