Orfeh, Mary Testa, Daphne Rubin-Vega and Alexis Bledel Set for Love, Loss... Off-Broadway

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Orfeh, Mary Testa, Daphne Rubin-Vega and Alexis Bledel will join the Off-Broadway cast of Love, Loss, and What I Wore in the coming months.

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Chicago's Brenda Braxton will join Didi Conn (Grease), Kate Flannery ("The Office"), Loretta Swit ("M*A*S*H*") and Testa (Xanadu) for the Dec. 8-Jan. 9, 2011, company.

Bledel ("Gilmore Girls") will appear alongside Pauletta Washington ("The Parkers"), Anita Gillette ("30 Rock") and Judy Gold (25 Questions for a Jewish Mother) in the Jan. 12-Feb. 13, 2011, cast.

From Feb. 16-March 29, 2011, Love, Loss will feature Orfeh (Legally Blonde), Barbara Rhoades (The Goodbye Girl) and Sabrina Le Beauf; while Rubin-Vega (Rent) and Annie Stark (Paradise Road) will appear in the March 23-April 24, 2011, cast.

Karen Carpenter directs the 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).

Carpenter also directed the Monday night readings of Love, Loss, and What I Wore that were presented this past winter and spring as a benefit for Dress for Success. A portion of the proceeds from the current run benefits Dress for Success.

For tickets phone (212) 239-6200 or visit Telecharge. The Westside Theatre is located at 407 West 43rd Street in Manhattan.

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