Reporting: Monessa Guilfoil
The Chattanooga Theatre Centre continues its circle series with a comedy by the “Talent Family,” siblings David and Amy Sedaris. The Theatre Centre writes:
Sister Elizabeth Donderstock is Squeamish, has been her whole life. She makes cheese balls that sustain the existence of her entire religious community, Clusterhaven. Feeling unappreciated, she tries her luck in the outside world. Along the way, she meets an immigrant couple who find her a job waiting tables at Plymouth Crock, a family restaurant run almost entirely by recovering alcoholics. The alcoholics love her. The customers love her. Her Danderfrock fits right in. Things are going great for Liz, until she’s offered a promotion to manager. Liz has a sweating problem, and to get the job, she’ll have to fix it. Back at Clusterhaven, Liz’s compatriots can’t seem to duplicate her cheese ball recipe, and it’s going to cost them their quaint, cloistered lifestyle. Panic-stricken and desperate, they’re sure she sabotaged the recipe. Can the Squeamish be saved? Will the cheese balls ever taste good again?
The answers to these questions can be found in the new comedy from the Talent Family, David and Amy Sedaris.
Directed by Lebron Benton.
“The Book of Liz” opens this Friday, July 23 and runs Friday and Saturday nights through August 11th. All performances begin at 8:00pm.
The above comes from a 2001 production of this comedy starring Amy Sedaris.
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