Lee and Mallis will join previously announced Tony Award winner Lillias White (The Life), Tony nominee Veanne Cox (Caroline, or Change) and Emmy Award winner Nancy Dussault ("Two Close for Comfort"), who will begin performances Jan. 4, 2012, for a run through Jan. 29, 2012.
They will succeed current cast members Daisy Eagan, Emily Dorsch, Sonia Manzano and Myra Lucretia Taylor, who exit the New York production Jan. 3, 2012, to launch the national tour of Love, Loss…
The national tour of Love, Loss… will play dates in Scottsdale, AZ (Jan. 3-8, 2012); Tampa, FL (Jan. 10-15, 2012); Ft. Lauderdale, FL (Jan. 17-22, 2012); Charlotte, NC (Jan. 24-29, 2012); and Detroit, MI (Feb. 7-March 4, 2012).
Love, Loss… is currently playing a separate Chicago engagement and was seen at the Geffen Theatre in Los Angeles in 2010. It will return to Paris for a 2012 encore engagement. Productions have also been staged in Cape Town, the Philippines, Sydney and Toronto.
Karen Carpenter directs Nora and Delia Ephron's production based on Ilene Beckerman's book of the same name that "uses clothing and accessories and the memories they trigger to tell funny and often poignant stories that all women can relate to."
The design team includes Jo Winiarski (scenic design), Jessica Jahn (costume design), Jeff Croiter (lighting design), Walter Trarbach (sound design) and Maria Verel (make-up design).
For tickets phone (212) 239-6200 or visit Telecharge. The Westside Theatre is located at 407 West 43rd Street in Manhattan.