YOU HAVE TO KEEP ON DOING IT.
~ from the story of Gingy (Love, Loss, and What I Wore)
As I was trying to beat the clock in order to catch the critically acclaimed Love, Loss, and What I Wore, I was not able to fish for a cute ensemble to wear to the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium. I just chose my default outfit for moments like these– jetblack pants I got from Divi, a GH-bought white sleeveless top with turquoise flowers that showed off my (really) nice shoulders, and white/gold sandals purchased from BF’s Good Shepherd Bazaar. My inexpensive get-up never fails to make me feel good no matter what situation I am in. I didn’t get to show off my shoulders though because it was cold and I had to put on my charcoal black Julia cardigan.
Fine. I made an effort to describe what I wore because that’s what the play was all about. :p Love, Loss and What I Wore is about women talking about their clothes and the experiences they remember while they were in those clothes– lives told in style and with style. It was a pretty girly production that can entertain both women and men. My seatmates were mostly males and I think they even laughed more than I did. However, I have no idea if those men also got to take in the poignant moments of the stories delivered.
The show most certainly made me laugh, feel butterflies, remember things I didn’t want to remember, hope, and get a bit teary-eyed.
You can catch Love, Loss and What I Wore by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron from July 14 to 17, with shows at 3:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, 4F RCBC Plaza, Ayala Ave. corner Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City.
The show features Associate Artistic Director of Repertory Philippines Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo, veteran theater actress, writer, and emerging director Cathy Azanza-Dy, TV host, model, performer, and creative visionary Teresa Herrera, thespian and music industry sensation Bituin Escalante, and acclaimed classical vocalist, theater performer, and executive director for Music Artes Philippines, Jay Valencia-Glorioso.
listening to: Sophie B. Hawkins – As I Lay Me Down