March Playreading - The Book Of Liz

Hello all,

Christopher is back at it this month, and will be kindly leading us through a reading of

The Book Of Liz by Amy and David Sedaris.

Sister Elizabeth Donderstock is Squeamish, has been her whole life. She makes cheese balls (traditional and smoky) that sustain the existence of her entire religious community, Clusterhaven. However, she feels unappreciated among her Squeamish brethren and decides to try her luck in the outside world. Along the way, she meets a Cockney-speaking Ukrainian immigrant couple who find her a job waiting tables at Plymouth Crock, a family restaurant run almost entirely by recovering alcoholics.Things are going great for Liz until she's offered a promotion to manager. Unfortunately, Liz has a sweating problem and to get the job she'll have to fix it. Meanwhile, back at Clusterhaven, Liz's compatriots just can't seem to duplicate her cheese ball recipe and it's going to cost them their quaint, cloistered lifestyle. They are panic-stricken and desperate, and are sure she sabotaged the recipe. Does Liz go through with the operation? Can the Squeamish be saved? Will the cheese balls ever taste good again?
Sounds crazy! (and right up my alley if you ask me!!)


And don't forget that as a paid-up member of the CTC you get 25% discount on most drinks at The Red Lion :o)


Hope to see you there!!


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  • Martin P.

    Hello all - sorry, a bit embarrassed - 'bloody cheek' is somewhat excessive for a forgotten half pint lol - Soooory was tired and a long day - hope you all had a thoroughly good read :-D

    1 · March 22, 2013

    • Mark L.

      It's the penchsnt for drama in you :-P

      March 22, 2013

    • Mark L.


      March 22, 2013

  • Mark L.

    Great event. . Nice to have a chance to blabber on officially

    March 21, 2013

  • Martin P.

    Does anyone know an American girl called Nina - she didn't pay for a half pint she had - bloody cheek !!!!

    1 · March 21, 2013

    • Mark L.

      Hahaha. . Trust lol!

      March 21, 2013

  • David F.

    I will not be able to attend since our daughter has just given birth to a very fine baby boy.

    March 21, 2013

  • Marcello

    I am a fan of David Sedari's books and I am very curious to get to know a play written by him and his extremely funny sister Amy.

    March 20, 2013

  • David F.

    I plan to attend, however, my daughter is due to give birth in the next few days - so I may have to cancel

    March 18, 2013

  • Tatiana

    I will try to come but it is possible I will be not able because of work.

    March 16, 2013

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