Based on Ilene Beckerman's 1995 book about clothes and the memories they trigger, the production is written by Nora and Delia Ephron and directed by Karen Carpenter, and recently won a 2010 Drama Desk Award. The production features a series of five-person casts that will play in four-week cycles.
At the Westside Theatre, Ashley Austin Morris joins current cast members Helen Carey, Victoria Clark, Nancy Giles, and Stacy London beginning September 21, and will remain in the cast through October 31. Beginning October 6, she will perform alongisde Tovah Feldshuh, Barbara Feldon, Aisha de Haas, and a fifth performer to be announced.
From November 3 to December 5, the cast will include Tichina Arnold, Alicia Goranson and Maria Tucci, with additional cast members to be announced. Future Off-Broadway cast members, with dates to be determined, will also include Judy Gold, Didi Conn, Sabrina Le Beauf, Kate Flannery, and Loretta Swit.
In related news, Erica Ash, Winslow Corbett, Glenne Headly, Edie McClurg, and JoBeth Williams will star in the Los Angeles production of Love, Loss, and What I Wore, at the Geffen Playhouse, September 30-October 24. The production currently stars Maria Conchita Alonso, Jami Gertz, Harriet Harris, Christine Lahti, and Jenny O'Hara through September 26.