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THE BOOK OF LIZ by Amy and David Sedaris

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The Yard Theater

4319 Melrose Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90029

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The Yard Theater Repertory presents Amy and David Sedaris' hit comedy, directed by John Ennis and Jordan Lloyd.

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The Book of Liz is “…[a] delightfully off-key, off-color hymn to clichés we all live by, whether we know it or not.” —New York Times 

Produced by The Yard Theater and directed by John Ennis and Jordan Lloyd. Presented in a unique repertory format with a rotating cast.

Performances run Saturday Sept 4 - Oct. 30 at 8PM. (except Oct 2, 16)

Per L.A. county mandate, all guests must wear a mask or face covering. Proof of vaccination / negative COVID test taken w/in 48 hours of show required for entry. Get a digital copy of your vaccination record here: https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov

THE STORY: 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. However, she feels unappreciated among her Squeamish brethren, and she decides to try her luck in the outside world. Will Liz fit in? Can the Squeamish be saved? Will the cheese balls ever taste good again?

The premiere show from respected acting coach and director John Ennis’s Yard Theater Repertory, The Book of Liz is performed weekly in a new configuration, with every actor learning and performing multiple roles. The cast varies between weeks, keeping each performance fresh and unique. 

More Praise for The Book of Liz 


“…[THE BOOK OF LIZ] may well be the world’s first Amish picaresque…hilarious…” —Village Voice. 
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…acidic laughs…linguistic delight…” —Variety.


“Good-natured, goofy and frequently hilarious…” —NY Newsday. 
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…laugh-out-loud funny…” —Broadway.com.


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The Yard Theater

4319 Melrose Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90029

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A 65-seat black box theater in East Hollywood.

The Yard presents comedy, film screenings, vernacular and folk music through its Down at the Yard series, and regular theater performances through its in-house repertory of actors (dir. John Ennis) as well as a variety of classes including acting, music, clown, playwriting, and stop-motion animation.

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