Photo Flash: New Cast of LOVE, LOSS & WHAT I WORE
Margaret Colin "Gossip Girl", Anita Gillette "30 Rock", Ann Harada Avenue Q, Mary Testa Eat Pray Love; Xanadu, and Pauletta Washington "The Parkers" will join upcoming NYC casts of Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron's Love, Loss, and What I Wore, which has just entered its second smash year at The Westside Theatre 407 West 43 Street. Colin and Harada complete the November cast November 3 - December 5, which also includes the previously announced Tichina Arnold "Everybody Hates Chris", Alicia Goranson "Roseanne" and Maria Tucci Mary Stuart.
Testa joins the December cast December 8 - January 9 alongside Kate Flannery "The Office", Loretta Swit "MASH", and returning cast member Didi Conn Grease, with an additional cast member to be announced. Gillette and Washington join returning cast member Judy Gold 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother for the January cast January 12 - February 13, 2011. As previously announced, Sabrina Le Beauf "The Cosby Show" will join the show as part of the February cast February 16 - March 19. Additional cast announcements are forthcoming.
The current cast, through October 31, features Erin Dilly Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Barbara Feldon "Get Smart", Tovah Feldshuh Irena's Vow Aisha de Haas Caroline, Or Change and Ashley Austin Morris Die Mommie Die.
The production, which was honored with a 2010 Drama Desk Award and a Broadway.com Audience Award, is performed by a rotating cast of five all-star actors, who perform in five-week cycles. Members of the rotating cast have included Samantha Bee, 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, Rita Wilson and many more.
The performance schedule for Love, Loss, and What I Wore is as follows: Tuesday at 7 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday at 2 p.m. & 8 p.m., Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets $79.00 are available via Telecharge.com 212-239-6200 and in-person at The Westside Theatre Box Office 407 West 43rd Street. Same-day general rush tickets $25.00, cash only are available at The Westside Theatre box office, beginning at noon. Limited to two rush tickets per person. Seats are based on availability; some are limited view.
A portion of the production's proceeds benefit Dress for Success, a charity that provides work clothing and job support for low-income women. Audience members are invited to donate their gently-used purses and other accessories in the theatre lobby. In addition to its triumphant run at The Westside Theatre in NYC, Love, Loss, and What I Wore is also currently playing at Los Angeles' Geffen Playhouse and in Toronto at the Panasonic Theatre.Photos By: Adam Nemser/PHOTOlink
Margaret Colin and Connor Paolo
Margaret Colin, Connor Paolo and Eric Daman
Love, Loss & What I Wore Cast
Maria Tucci and Janet McTeer
Maria Tucci and Janet McTeer