The Book Club Play

By Karen Zacarías
1/28 - 2/6, 2022

For Ana, everything is going according to plan: good friends, a great job, and a loving husband. When a famous filmmaker selects her Book Club as the subject of his next documentary, what could possibly go wrong?  All they have to do is show up, and a state-of-the-art automatic camera will take care of the rest. No crew, no director, just five friends being their “authentic selves.” But when things get a little too authentic, there’s no way to turn off the camera—and no one to hear them if they yell “cut.” A few unexpected book choices and a provocative new club member could be all it takes for Ana’s plans—and everyone else’s—to spin out of control.

Directed by YTU Artistic Director Penelope Caywood, THE BOOK CLUB PLAY takes an affectionate look at the people who love books; the books they love; and the heartfelt, hilarious consequences of judging something (or someone) by their cover.



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For the safety of our community, we ask that our patrons follow recent CDC guidance, which calls for everyone to wear face masks indoors. We also ask patrons not to attend if they have been exposed to COVID-19 or are feeling unwell. We will provide face masks for anyone who wants one, and we have reduced our seating capacity in an effort to provide a more comfortable experience for our patrons and our company.

The University of Utah continues to monitor the current public health situation and may adapt these policies at any time.


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We are pleased to announce that The Book Club Play will be available to view online! For updates about showtimes and availability, please fill out the form below.

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