Actresses Justina Machado and Nancy Travis are trying Love, Loss, and What I Wore on for size. They join previously announced actresses Lucy DeVito, Conchata Ferrell and Rhea Perlman in the Geffen Playhouse’s second cast of Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron’s award-winning collection of stories.
Machado, best known for her role on HBO’s Six Feet Under, is returning to the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse after her 2007 performance in Neil LaBute’s Some Girl(s).
Joining Machado is veteran film, TV and stage actress Nancy Travis who recently appeared in the Broadway production of I’m Not Rappaport and is widely recognized for her role in So I Married an Axe Murderer. Travis is also returning to the Geffen Playhouse, having appeared in Rebecca Gilman’s Boy Meets Girl in 2003.
The new cast of Love, Loss and What I Wore has two preview performances on June 9, officially opens on June 10, and is set to run through July 3, 2010.
Love, Loss, and What I Wore, an intimate collection of stories covering some of life’s most poignant moments and their corresponding wardrobe, is directed by Jenny Sullivan and is currently playing in the Geffen Playhouse’s Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater. The evening of vignettes, which is based on the best-selling book of the same name by Ilene Beckerman as well as personal reminiscences from the Nora and Delia Ephron and their friends, features a rotating cast of five actresses who share tales to which every woman can relate.