LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE to Return to Scottsdale Center, 6/4-16

May 8
9:48 PM 2013


The international hit play Love, Loss, and What I Wore will return by popular demand to Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts for a limited engagement June 4-16. The all-star cast features Dee Hoty (Mamma Mia!), Sabrina LeBeauf (The Cosby Show), Amanda Setton (The Mindy Project), Zuzanna Szadkowski (Gossip Girl) and Dawn Wells (Gilligan's Island).

Tickets are available for $29, $39 or $59 online at or through the Patron Services Box Office at (480) 499-TKTS (8587). A group discount is available when purchasing 10 or more tickets in one order.

A special Social Media Night will be held on Thursday, June 6, with designated seating for audience members to live tweet during the performance, followed by a post-show Q-and-A session with the cast. The Scottsdale performance of Love, Loss, and What I Wore is presented with support from My Sister's Closet.

Written by sisters Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron, Love, Loss, and What I Wore is an intimate collection of stories based on the best-seller by Ilene Beckerman, as well as on the recollections of the Ephrons' friends. Like the popular book, Love, Loss, and What I Wore uses clothing and accessories and the memories they trigger to tell funny and often poignant stories to which all women can relate. The show opened in New York City in 2009 at The Westside Theatre, where it has broken that theater's box-office records, and was honored with a 2010 Drama Desk Award and a Audience Award. Love, Loss, and What I Wore has been produced in more than eight countries and in cities throughout the United States. The show's Arizona debut was presented at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts in January 2012.

Produced by Daryl Roth and directed by Karen Carpenter, Love, Loss, and What I Wore is performed by a rotating cast of five actresses. Members of the New York cast have included Samantha Bee, Alexis Bledel, Kristin Chenoweth, Tyne Daly, Fran Drescher, Janeane Garofalo, Melissa Joan Hart, Carol Kane, Stacy London, Jane Lynch, Natasha Lyonne, Rosie O'Donnell, Rhea Perlman, Caroline Rhea, Doris Roberts, Tracee Ellis Ross, Sherri Shepherd, Brooke Shields, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Cobie Smulders, Loretta Swit and Rita Wilson, among others.

Love, Loss, and What I Wore will run June 4-16, 2013 at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia G. Piper Theater. Schedule: Tuesday, June 4, 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, June 5, 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, June 6, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, June 7, 8 p.m.; Saturday, June 8, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Sunday, June 9, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Tuesday, June 11, 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, June 12, 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, June 13, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, June 14, 8 p.m.; Saturday, June 15, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sunday, June 16, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts is located at 7380 E. Second St. in downtown Scottsdale, four blocks south of Indian School Road and three blocks east of Scottsdale Road. Free parking is available in the public parking garage located to the west of Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on Wells Fargo Avenue. Additional free parking is available at the Old Town Parking Corral at East Second Street and Brown Avenue and at the Civic Center Library parking garage located on Drinkwater Boulevard at East Second Street.

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts offers performance accommodations to enhance audience members' experience, including: American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation or live audio description with two weeks advance notice. Assistive-listening devices and wheelchair seating are always available. Visit or contact the Patron Services Box Office at (480) 499-TKTS (8587). TDD: (480) 874-4694 for further details. Please inquire about services when ordering tickets.

Attend with family and friends, or bring a group from your business, civic or religious organization. Save $4 per ticket and at least $15 in facility fees when purchasing 10 or more tickets to the same event in one order. Call 480-499-TKTS (8587) for more information and to order tickets.

The Store @ Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts offers a unique selection of art-related merchandise, including artist-made jewelry, imaginative toys, decorative objects from around the world, unique furnishings for home and office, and music, books and greeting cards. Members receive a 10-percent discount, and gift-wrapping and shipping also are available. Purchases are tax-free and support the programs of Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. The Store is open seven days a week: Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon - 5 p.m.; and throughout most evening events. Phone: (480) 874-4644.

One of the premier performing-arts halls in the western United States, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts showcases a diverse season of dance, jazz, classical and world music, theater and film from around the world. More than 1,000 indoor and outdoor performances, educational programs, festivals and other events are presented and hosted at the Center each year serving 200,000+ visitors and contributing substantially to Scottsdale's high quality of life and vibrant arts scene. The Center's education and outreach programs reach more than 20,000 children and adults each year. Most performances take place in the state-of-the-art, 853-seat Virginia G. Piper Theater, recognized for its intimacy, superior acoustics and comfort. Additional venues include the 137-seat Stage 2 and neighboring 2,000-capacity Scottsdale Civic Center Amphitheater. Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts is located on a beautifully landscaped, 21-acre urban park, a short walk from Scottsdale's Old Town and gallery districts.

The nonprofit Scottsdale Cultural Council manages Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) and Scottsdale Public Art on behalf of the City of Scottsdale. Scottsdale Cultural Council is supported in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts, which receives support from the State of Arizona and National Endowment for the Arts.

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