December 1, 2019

Ticket Enquiries

Please direct ticket enquiries to 9587 5141 or, not to Shirley Burke Theatre.  Mailed ticket exchanges or returns should be sent to MTC, PO Box 80, Mentone  Vic  3194.

Coming in February 2021!  Booking details available in January 2021.

an intimate collection of stories by

Nora Ephron & Delia Ephron

based on the book by Ilene Beckerman

A rehearsed play reading

Directed by Barbara Crawford



Juliet Hayday

Carol Shelbourn

Janine Evans

Julie Arnold

Wendy McRae


Stage Manager—Sheila Balis

Lighting & Sound Operation—Matt Ahlgren

Sound Design—Barbara Crawford

Production Coordinator—Michael Kakogiannis


Love, Loss, and What I Wore is a series of monologues performed by a cast of five women. The subject matter of the monologues includes women’s relationships and wardrobes and at times the interaction of the two, using the female wardrobe as a time capsule of a woman’s life.

The show was initially presented in 2008 at Guild Hall in New York and then as a benefit series at the DR2 Theatre in New York in early 2009. Later the same year, the show was produced Off-Broadway as an ongoing commercial theatrical production, where it continues to run as the second-longest running show in the theatre’s history. The production and its cast received positive critical attention. The production won the 2010 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience as well as the 2010 Audience Award for Favorite New Off-Broadway Play.  Nora Ephron said: “We keep re-casting it so we can get really great actresses to come for four weeks. It is really hard to get really good people to work Off-Broadway for six months because it does not pay much, but you can get them for four weeks.”  Notable actors who have taken part in its rotating cast are Tyne Daly, Rosie O’Donnell, Mia Farrow, Susan St James,
Kristin Chenoweth, Fran Drescher, Brooke Shields and Loretta Swit.


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