Joe Gulla

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Joe Gulla
Joe Gulla "The Bronx Queen" Ad
Born Joseph Santo Gulla
July 23, 1964
Bronx, New York
Notable work(s) Garbo, The Bronx Queen,Faggy at 50, Daddy, Reel Wood

Joe Gulla (born July 23, 1964) is an American playwright, actor and reality television participant. He is best known for the autobiographical monologues that he writes and performs for the theater. HIs best known work, The Bronx Queen is based on his experience growing up as a gay boy in the Bronx. It was awarded Best Comedic Script and Most Popular Show at NYC Theater Row's 2012 and 2013 United Solo Theatre Festival, respectively.[1][2]

His play, Garbo was based on an unrequited love affair experienced while living in Rome, Italy. Garbo was selected to be part of the New York City's Times Square International Theater Festival in 2012.[3] He played the role of "Frankie" in Off-Broadway's long-running hit, My Big Gay Italian Wedding.[4]

His new one-man show, Faggy at 50 was a sequel to The Bronx Queen. It was selected to be performed as part of the 2014 United Solo Theatre Festival on Theatre Row.[5] Faggy at 50 went on to be awarded Best One Man Show at this festival. [6]

The Advocate Magazine named Joe Gulla its "Anti-Bullying Hero." in 2012.[7]

Joe Gulla was a contestant on the NBC adventure reality series, Lost in 2001. The show followed three teams of two as they made their way from the Gobi Desert in Mongolia back to the United States.[8]

in early 2015, Joe Gulla's play, Reel Wood, was selected to have its World Premiere at The 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival. [9]