Swit ("M*A*S*H"), Taylor (Wicked, Nine), Sonia Manzano ("Sesame Street") and Emily Dorsch ("Gossip Girl") are the latest ladies to step into Love, Loss… at the Westside Theatre for a run through Dec. 30.
Beginning Dec. 13 they will be joined by Tony-winning actress Daisy Eagan (The Secret Garden). Previous cast member Amanda Setton will remain with Love, Loss until Eagan's arrival.
Swit, Taylor, Manzano, Dorsch and Eagan are also confirmed to launch the national tour of Love, Loss… Jan. 3, 2012, in Scottsdale, AZ. The Off-Broadway production will continue with new cast members to be announced.
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.