The national tour also features Brian Hutchison (recreating his Broadway turn as sound editor Danny Miller) and Matthew Montelongo (playing Steve, a sound technician). Powers played the former fiance of Bankhead's character's dead son in the film that inspired the events of Looped. The Fort Lauderdale, FL, engagement ends March 3.
Looped — about the encounter between a late-career Tallulah Bankhead and a sound editor who is overseeing her recording of a line of dialogue for the 1965 film "Die! Die! My Darling!" — is again directed by Rob Ruggiero. During production, Bankhead had trouble re-recording the infamous line, "And so Patricia, as I was telling you, that deluded rector has in literal effect closed the church to me," which sparks the play.
Here's a look at the production: