Seldes, Behar, Finneran and More Set for First Reading of Love, Loss, and What I Wore

News   Seldes, Behar, Finneran and More Set for First Reading of Love, Loss, and What I Wore As previously announced, six benefit readings of Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron's Love, Loss, and What I Wore will be presented Monday evenings at Off-Broadway's DR2 Theatre beginning Feb. 2.
Marian Seldes
Marian Seldes Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Directed by Karen Carpenter, the readings will feature a rotating cast of five women. The first reading on Feb. 2 will boast Marian Seldes, Joy Behar, Katie Finneran, Heather Burns and Lucy DeVito. Show time is 8 PM. Among those also scheduled to be part of at least one reading are Tyne Daly, Blythe Danner, Kristen Johnston, Sarah Jones, Rosie O'Donnell, Parker Posey, Karyn Quackenbush, Rondi Reed, Kristen Schaal, Marlo Thomas and Joyce Van Patten.

Based on Ilene Beckerman's book of the same name, Love, Loss, and What I Wore, according to press notes, "is about clothes and the memories they trigger." Daryl Roth is presenting the readings.

Proceeds will be donated to Dress for Success, a non-profit organization that "provides interview clothing and job support for low-income women getting back into the workforce." Audience members are also invited to donate their gently used accessories and purses, which will be collected in the lobby.

Tickets, priced $50, are available by visiting www.LoveLossthebenefit.com. The DR2 Theatre is located at 103 East 15th Street, east of Union Square, in Manhattan.

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