God Save The Queen -- Paul Lynde ‘79 is produced by the the creative team of Zany Hijinx Productions by special arrangement with the Paul Lynde Estate.
Text by Gene Dante and Lisa Boucher Hartman
Starring Gene Dante
Directed by Lisa Boucher Hartman
Zany Hijinx – comprised of Lisa Boucher Hartman (Portland, Emerson College graduate) and Gene Dante (Boston) – is the production company behind the New England tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch.
Gene Dante (Paul Lynde): Gene appeared as Dionysus in THE BACCHAE at American Repertory Theater’s Oberon Nightclub. Previously at A.R.T., Gene appeared in both The Lilly’s Revenge and The Rocky Horror Show (Brad Majors, Elliot Norton Award nomination). He also was the title role in the recent critically acclaimed New England tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Previous roles include Elton John & Tim Rice's Aida (Radames), Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Andrew Jackson), The Fantasticks (El Gallo), and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (The Beast), and several appearances in productions by Ryan Landry's Gold Dust Orphans. Gene writes and performs original music with his band The Future Starlets. www.genedante.com