America Ferrera to Lead Cast of Love, Loss and What I Wore February 16 Reading
The benefit readings of Nora and Delia Ephron's adaptation of Ilene Beckerman's 1995 book, about clothes and the memories they trigger, are directed by Karen Carpenter. The five-person cast alternates each week through March 9, with actor names revealed at curtain time.
Additional performers set and committed to perform (based on scheduling) include Tyne Daly, Blythe Danner, Kristen Johnston, Sarah Jones, Rosie O'Donnell, Parker Posey, Karyn Quackenbush, Rondi Reed, and Marlo Thomas.
Proceeds will go to "Dress for Success," a charity that provides interview clothing and job support for low-income women getting back into the workforce. Audience members are also asked to donate "gently used accessories and purses," which will be collected in the lobby.Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at www.LoveLossthebenefit.com.