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Nora Ephron

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Nora Ephron’s latest play (co-written with Delia Ephron) is “Love, Loss and What I Wore.” Based on a book with the same name by Ilene Beckerman, the play focuses on clothes and the memories they trigger. The show runs February 16th, 23rd and March 2nd & 9th at 8 pm. Ticket information here.

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Comments [16]

sk from Connecticut

I was disappointed to find out, after spending the weekend cleaning out my closet, that the Dress for Success affiliate in Fairfield County is closing its doors at the end of the month.

Feb. 16 2009 04:23 PM
Bindi

After hearing the show I thought to check High5 to see if there were tickets available for NYC's young adults. Unfortunately, not. I think this would have been a great opportunity to share the arts with young women in NYC while also teaching them the value of social responsibility at its best. Oh well.

Feb. 10 2009 01:19 PM
Adrienne from Manhattan

A benefit for Dress for Success justifies this segment and the play, no matter how trivial you might think the subject. I bristle at generalizations about women loving to shop and being obsessed with clothing. I'm not. Having said that, what woman doesn't have strong, formative memories about clothing--funny, traumatic or some combination of the two? It's part of life and one of the ways we define ourselves and are defined as women, too. Thankfully, we have Eve Ensler to give us a reality check about the horrific ways girls and women are treated globally. She'd dig a benefit for Dress for Success. We can all do something to help on some level.

As for the previous segment? Painful! I could barely live through it. Sounded to me as if the daughters were suffering from arrested development, stuck in that phase of teenage monosyllables and recalcitrance. It sounded as if all three of them were still struggling. Sad.

Feb. 10 2009 01:14 PM
Mickey Bitsko from Downtown Manhattan

Jim (comment 1): "so far to the left"? I haven't noticed any Maoist films around lately. Liberals are not "so far to the left."

Feb. 10 2009 01:03 PM
anonyme

You should've called me! My mother was sly - she got me to wear things by telling me things like, "GiGi would wear this! It's your GiGi dress!" Or, later, " you look like a tick tied in the middle.

Feb. 10 2009 12:57 PM
seamus moran from west village

My boyfriend takes on and off sets of clothes before he decides what to wear, and is much less decisive than my exwife, in contradiction to one of the ladies claims that men don't do such things!

Feb. 10 2009 12:56 PM
mara catalan from brooklyn

A few weeks a go I had a fire in my house and lost all my clothing from the last 20 years and more. It was heart broken, my wedding dress (that I kept for my daughter to try), shirts that I kept from my sister and mother who had passed away went along with the fire. We were lucky because nothing else was damagged and my 3 kids were out of the house. I do feel though as part of my New York life and experience when I was a young girl went away in that fire.

Feb. 10 2009 12:55 PM
anonyme

Yes, Leonard - where is Eve Ensler???

Also, Nora - mend DO indeed have wardrobe processes while dressing - in France and Italy -
and the men are soo elegant

Feb. 10 2009 12:49 PM
rachel from manhattan

I thought she just said that the performances were free, but I just looked at the website and it's says all tickets are $50.

Feb. 10 2009 12:49 PM
did i really hear that?

"vagamonologuesesque"?

please shoot me now.

Feb. 10 2009 12:47 PM
Lori from Montclair, NJ

I can't believe that Eve Ensler is in town to speak about her efforts in the Congo and we are listening to stories of bras deflating. This show is painful - I'm nearly at the point of turning on Lifetime TV.

Leonard's doing his best, god(dess) bless him.

Feb. 10 2009 12:45 PM
kurt from Long Beach

Yo, Jim, it's 'cause right-wingers don't go into the arts, they go into banking...

Feb. 10 2009 12:43 PM
Mickey Bitsko from Downtown Manhattan

Ms. Ephron -- I enjoy your commentaries at Huffington Post, and also the films written by your parents are delightful.

Feb. 10 2009 12:42 PM
barry from Manhattan

You are a real trooper today Leonard.

Feb. 10 2009 12:41 PM
barry from Manhattan

Monologues about clothes!!!
Sounds great ! Where can I buy tickets. I'm skipping poker night and heading right over.

Feb. 10 2009 12:40 PM
Jim

Why are most entertainers and film makers/playwrights so far to the left of the political spectrum?

Feb. 10 2009 11:27 AM

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