LCC Spring 2022 Theater Production:  The Book Club Play by Karen Zacarías.  

Description:  

Laughter and literature collide in this smart hit comedy about books and the people who love them. Ana is a Type A personality who lives in a letter-perfect world with an adoring husband, the perfect job and her greatest passion: Book Club. But when her cherished group becomes the focus of a documentary film, their intimate discussions about life and literature take a turn for the hilarious in front of the inescapable camera lens. Add a provocative new member along with some surprising new book titles, and these six friends are bound for pandemonium. The Book Club Play is a delightful new play about life, love, literature and the side-splitting results when friends start reading between the lines.

 


  Important Dates:

  • Tentative Production Dates:  May 27, 28 & June 2, 3, 4 at 7:30PM and June 5 at 2PM
  • Audition Dates:  Wednesday, 4/6 and Thursday, 4/7, 3:30-6:30PM
  • Rehearsals will be Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesday & Thursdays 3:00-6:30 PM.  No Friday Rehearsals until tech week.
  • Tech week begins May 19th and we will have technical rehearsals 5/21 and 5/22

Casting & Casting note (click on the below cast for additional information):

Author casting note: Alex can be cast in any race or ethnicity.  Lily must be black.  Ana, Jen, Will and Rob can be any race or ethnicity except black.

The New Guy. A very smart, well-read academic who has lost his moorings and is searching for real connection. Professor of Comparative Literature. 

Pronounced “Ah-nuh” Beautiful. Charming. Smart. Accomplished. Organized. A columnist for a Daily paper. The Mother Bee. Her grace masks a need to control. 

Ana’s golden-boy handsome charismatic under-achiever husband who is starting to search for meaning. Met in College. Upper Crust background. 

Rob’s conservative, well read, well dressed, disciplined college roommate. Ana’s former boyfriend. History buff. Unmarried. 

Ana’s friend. Pretty. Shy. Smart. Tends to burst out with awkward truthful comments. Despite some lack of self- confidence, she is the grounding center of the group. Unorganized and oblivious to her own attractiveness. Unmarried. 

A go-getter, former debate captain who is on the cusp of all current trends and yet can still put her foot in her mouth in social occasions. Laughs at appropriate and inappropriate times. A great lover of books and Ana’s protégé at the paper. 

Plays five characters​

 


Terry Reiniger Drama Award

2022-23 Scholarship Auditions

March 15th, 2022,  4:00 - 6:00 PM or April 13th, 2022,  4:00- 6:00 PM

Held in the Center Stage Theatre, RCA 131

Those interested in applying for an acting scholarship prepare a one-minute monologue and resume; those interested in technical theatre prepare a resume of production experience. 

Contact Betsy Richard to set up an audition/interview at brichard@lowercolumbia.edu or (360) 442-2682.


Contact the Drama Department

 Betsy Richard, Drama Instructor

  (360) 442-2682
  brichard@lowercolumbia.edu

 Robert Cochran, Building Manager/Technician

  (360) 442-2277
  rcochran@lowercolumbia.edu

 

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