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Ilene Beckerman And Michael Disher’s Latest Collaboration To Debut In The Hamptons

Nicole Barylski

Susan Cincotta, Joan Lyons, Karin Greene, Frances Sherman, and Linda Aydinian share a shocked look during "Mom, It's MY Wedding!." (Photo: Michael Disher)

"Mom, It's MY Wedding!," the latest collaboration from Center Stage Director Michael Disher and writer Ilene Beckerman, is set to debut at Southampton Cultural Center (SCC) on Thursday, January 15th. The comedy will run through Sunday, February 1st at SCC's Levitas Center for the Arts.

A joyous Tom Gregory. (Photo: Michael Disher)

Often considered the most important day in a woman's life, preparing for a wedding is always an eventful experience. "Mom, It's MY Wedding!," which was written and conceived by Beckerman with Disher, takes a comical look at the unforeseen drawbacks and pauses during the stressful planning process. With tension and comedic relief, the duo explores every bridal decision and the consequence that come along with it, and also the inevitable bonding between mothers and daughters.

Directed by Michael Disher, "Mom, It's MY Wedding!," stars Brooke Alexander, Linda Aydinian, Daniel Becker, Susan Cincotta, Allison-Rose DeTemple, Holly Marie Dunn, Rebecca Edana, Stephanie Grady, Karin Greene, Tom Gregory, Samantha Honig, Barbara Jo Howard, Joan Lyons, Catherine Maloney, Mitchell Robin, April Schiavonni, Mary Sabo, Frances Sherman, Danielle Shuman, Josephine Wallace and Susan Wojcik.

This is the third time that Disher and Beckerman have teamed up for a production at SCC. Two years ago, Disher directed Beckerman in her autobiographical role in "Love, Loss and What I Wore," and last year they earned raved reviews for "Sex: What She's Really Thinking."

Susan Wojcik and Holly Marie Dunn in "Mom, It's MY Wedding!." (Photo: Michael Disher)

Performances will take place on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. General admission is $22 and the student rate (under 21 with ID) is $12.

Southampton Cultural Center's Levitas Center for the Arts is located at 25 Pond Lane in Southampton. For more information, call 631-287-4377 or visit www.scc-arts.org.

Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski

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