Stage Right Productions/2nd Street Theater present a Mother’s Day Eve encore performance of Love, Loss & What I Wore, based on the book by Ilene Beckman and written for the stage by Nora and Delia Ephron, Saturday, May 9 at the Tower Theatre at 7:30pm.
Love, Loss & What I Wore directed by Sandy Silver was recently performed at 2nd Street Theater to sell out crowds. Performed as a “reader’s theater” Love, Loss & What I Wore features five talented actresses portraying 25 different characters in a series of fast paced monologues, telling real life, funny and poignant stories of pivotal events in their lives and what they were wearing.
From obnoxious purses, and favorite Madonna outfits to major life events and that one accessory that made it all tolerable, mothers, daughters, husbands, boyfriends and anyone who has ever known a woman will enjoy Love, Loss & What I Wore. Featuring the original cast Susan Benson, Laura Lee Coffman, Patricia West-Del Ruth, Dana Fykerud and Judi Van Houweling.
Love, Loss & What I Wore is presented as a benefit for 2nd Street Theater and Sara’s Project of Bend. A percentage of the proceeds will go to help replace antiquated equipment at 2nd Street Theater, which is on its 14th year of presenting high quality performances in an intimate setting.
2nd Street Theater, which is operated by the nonprofit organization, Stage Right Productions, has been the venue for shows such as Menopause the Musical, Jesus Christ Superstar as well as several world premieres of locally written plays.
Sara’s Project is a breast health education and outreach partnership created by St. Charles Health System, area physicians, community members, and cancer survivors. It was founded to promote early detection of breast cancer, build awareness, and provide support to women facing breast cancer. The project honors Sara Fisher, a cherished teacher, counselor and active community volunteer who died in 1992 after a seven-year battle with breast cancer.