David Goldyn’s Delightful Comedy
Jesus Reyna, Michael Salvanto and Kayla Fainer | Photo Credit George Wentzler

David Goldyn’s Delightful Comedy

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Daddy Issues

By Carol Kassie

The Off Broadway hit, Daddy Issues, written and directed by David Goldyn, is returning to South Florida after a short but successful stint at Boca Raton’s Willow Theatre last March. The production will run from October 18 through November 3, 2019 at the Theatre at the Center for Spiritual Living in Oakland Park, FL.

Jesus Reyna,David Goldyn, Elijah Pearson, and Michael Salvanto | photo credit George Wentzler

How far will a gay guy go to please his parents? Daddy Issues centers on Donald Moscowitz, (Elijah Pearson) an openly gay actor living in New York City in 1982. His overbearing Jewish parents (Elli Murray and David Goldyn) know he’s gay but that doesn’t stop them from demanding a grandchild. When Donald learns that Grandma Moscowitz (Vicki Klein) will double his inheritance if he produces a grandchild, he enlists the help of the ten-year-old kid from downstairs (Michael Salvanto) to play his son from an experimental tryst he had in college. His two best friends Henrietta (Kayla Fainer) and Levi (Jesus Reyna), a drag star from the village, fight over who will play the birth mother, Mary Ellen McQuire (Erin Pittleman). When Mom and Dad show up what could go wrong?

David Goldyn, Elli Murray and Jesus Reyna | Photo Credit George Wentzler

Tickets $35-$60
(800) 595-4849
Friday & Saturday 8:00PM
Sunday 5:00PM
Center for Spiritual Living
4849 N Dixie Highway, Oakland Park, FL 33334