The Book Club Play Meets at the Berkshire Theatre Festival Beginning July 8

News   The Book Club Play Meets at the Berkshire Theatre Festival Beginning July 8 The Berkshire Theatre Festival production of Karen Zacarías' The Book Club Play begins performances July 8.

The cast of club members who do and don't crack the books includes Cherise Boothe (Lily), Sarah Marshall (Expert/Pundit), Keira Naughton (Ana), Bhavesh Patel (Alex), Tom Story (Will), C.J. Wilson (Rob) and Anne Louise Zachry (Jen).

The Book Club Play officially opens July 11 and will run through July 19.

Nick Olcott directs the comedy that "examines the popular phenomena of book clubs: the intricate rules, the intricate friendships, and the intricate need for food. Hilarious and heartbreaking, it reveals the impact of literature on our lives and friendships," according to press notes.

Designing the production are R. Michael Miller (scenic design), Laurie Churba (costume design), J. Hagenbuckle (sound design), Ann G. Wrightson (lighting design) and Shawn E. Boyle (projection design).

Tickets, ranging $28-$68, are available by phoning (413) 298-5576 or by visiting www.berkshiretheatre.org.