TV icons Dawn Wells and Robin Strasser and comedian Erica Watson will join upcoming casts of Love, Loss and What I Wore at off-Broadway’s Westside Theatre. Wells and Strasser will appear in the show from February 1 through 26, with Watson joining the cast from February 29 to April 1.
Wells is best known as Mary Ann on Gilligan’s Island and has appeared on stage in They’re Playing Our Song, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Fatal Attraction, Love Letters, The Vagina Monologues and Steel Magnolias. Strasser won a Daytime Emmy for One Life to Live, and has appeared on Broadway in Chapter Two. Watson, who is currently touring the U.S. with her one-woman show Fat Bitch!, has appeared on film in Precious and Dirty Laundry.
Written by Nora and Delia Ephron, Love, Loss and What I Wore is based on the best-selling book of the same name by Ilene Beckerman. The production opened off-Broadway in November 2009, featuring a rotating celebrity cast. Love, Loss and What I Wore kicked off its first national tour on January 3.