Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron, based on the book by Ilene Beckerman
Keizer Homegrown Theatre
LOVE, LOSS and WHAT I WORE
an intimate collection of stories by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron
The Woman: A Story of Love, Loss, and Style
Do you remember.....
Twirling in rainbow skirts during childhood birthday parties?
Feeling embarrassed buying your very first bra?
Buying a pair of killer red heels to get over your ex?
Walking down the aisle in Mom's wedding gown to be with the person you will forever cherish?
Each milestone in a woman's life is captured with laughter, tears, and the special piece of clothing she wears during those moments. A woman's clothes and accessories are not only expressions of her unique tastes and amazing personality but are reflections of the memories that define who she is today. Behind each halter top, faded pair of jeans, cocktail dress, painful set of stilettos, and designer handbag, she has a story to tell.
The sensational Off-Broadway show Love, Loss, and What I Wore, written by Nora Ephron ( When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle) and Delia Ephron (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Hanging Up), vividly recounts a selection of comic and heartwarming stories from different women who remember key moments in their lives through the clothes they wore. The show is based on the bestselling book by Ilene Beckerman, and has featured notable actresses such as Jane Lynch (Glee); Rosie O'Donell, Brooke Shields ( Blue Lagoon, Grease); Betty White (Golden Girls); Rita Wilson, Nikki Blonsky (Hairspray), Alexis Bledel (Gilmore Girls); Fran Drescher ( The Nanny); Alicia Silverstone (Clueless); Jamie Lynn Siegler (The Sopranos and Entourage), to name just a few.
Since its debut in 2009 at New York's Westside Theater, Love, Loss, and What I Wore has never failed to garner praise from critics and delight audience members who saw themselves or someone they knew in each funny and poignant tale. It has since then been staged in Los Angeles, Toronto, Buenos Aires, Mexico, Australia, and Paris.