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Caroline Aaron, Natasha Lyonne joining 'Love, Loss and What I Wore' at Geffen Playhouse

April 21, 2010 |  3:09 pm

Lyonne Caroline Aaron has played Woody Allen's sister in two movies -- "Crimes and Misdemeanors" and "Deconstructing Harry." Natasha Lyonne (pictured) played Allen's daughter in his film "Everyone Says I Love You."

Starting in May, the two actresses will get a chance to practice their well-honed kvetching when they share the stage at the Geffen Playhouse in the West Coast premiere of "Love, Loss and What I Wore," written by Nora Ephron and her sister, Delia.

The cast of the comedy, based on the book by Ilene Beckerman, already includes Rita Wilson, Carol Kane (another Woody alumna, for playing Allison Porchnik in "Annie Hall") and Tracee Ellis Ross.

All five cast members have appeared in the New York production of the show, which opened last year at the Westside Theatre.

"Love, Loss" is set to open May 13 at the Geffen's Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater. The cast will change after four weeks and the show is scheduled to close on July 4. 

The play features anecdotes about romance and fashion, and will be staged in the style of "The Vagina Monologues," which the performers sitting side by side with copies of the script in hand.

-- David Ng

Photo: Natasha Lyonne. Credit: Andrew H. Walker / Getty Images

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