Love, Loss and What I Wore
March 1 & 2 at 7:30PM • March 3 at 2:30PM
Where: Majestic Theatre Main Stage
Tickets: $12 Assigned Seating
The Majestic Theatre presents Love, Loss and What I Wore by Nora Ephron & Delia Ephron based on the book by Ilene Beckerman March 1and 2 at 7:30PM and March 3 at 2:30PM. This show features 6 local actresses who present 28 hilarious and poignant vignettes about life’s journey and the clothes they wear along the way. From purses and prom dresses, bra fittings, “what was I thinking?” purchases and struggles with their mothers; connections are easily drawn between what women wear and who they are. Love, Loss and What I Wore will be directed by Leigh Matthews Bock and features the local acting talent of Jodi Altendorf, Storm Kennedy, Carley Hansen-Prince, Debbie Wright, Andrea Ardans and Mishele Mennett. Assigned seating is $12. For tickets, call 541-738-7469 or purchase online.
About Nora and Delia Ephron
Nora Ephron was born on May 19, 1941 in New York City. Her essays initially grabbed attention in the early 1970s, and by the 1980s, she began to transition into screenwriting. Ephron wrote the screenplay for the romantic comedy classic When Harry Met Sally. Later, she wrote and directed Sleepless in Seattle, You’ve Got Mail and Julie & Julia (2009). Ephron died from pneumonia, caused by acute myeloid leukemia, on June 26, 2012, at the age of 71.
Delia Ephron is a bestselling author, screenwriter, and playwright. Her movies include You’ve Got Mail (1998), The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005), Hanging Up (2000) (based on her novel), and Michael (1996). She has written novels for adults and teenagers, books of humor, including “How to Eat Like a Child”, and essays. Her journalism has appeared in The New York Times, O the Oprah Magazine, Vogue and MORE, and The Huffington Post.
Ilene Beckerman was nearly sixty when she began her writing career. Her articles have appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and Ladies’ Home Journal. She has judged People’s “Best and Worst Dressed” issue and has traveled the country, speaking to women’s groups. “Sometimes,” she says, “i feel like Grandma Moses—she didn’t start until later in life either—but i try not to look like her.”