Reading Section, an informal study group, in association
with the UCLA Emeriti Association, meets at the UCLA Faculty
Center to explore classical and contemporary plays for the
theater. Individuals from the group are cast to read aloud
with script in hand one or more parts from the selected
plays. Others may enjoy the Play Reading Section as members
of the audience. Afterward the cast and audience discuss the
play and playwright as time permits. Guests are welcome.
Rehearsal is generally one week before the scheduled
would like to participate, let the Play Reading Section
sending an e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org with Play Reading as the subject.
Plays subject to change.
Unless otherwise indicated play readings are at the UCLA
Faculty Center, 7 P.M.
NoŽl Coward, Blithe Spirit
February 12: Peter Shaffer,
Lettice and Lovage
April 9: Emlyn Williams, Night Must Fall
May 14: A.R. Gurney, The Problem; George S. Kaufman and Leueen MacGrath, Amicable Parting
June 11: Play selecting meeting
July 12: Outing to As You Like It by W. Shakespeare, Theatricum Botanicum
October 8: Thornton Wilder, one-acts from The Seven Ages of Man
November 12: G. B. Shaw, Don Juan in Hell from Man and Superman
December 10: Outing to Jane Eyre, LATW (Bridges Theatre) or TBD
January 14: Aristophanes, Lysistrata
February 11: VŠclav Havel, Largo Desolato
March 10: Anton Chekhov, The Three Sisters
April 14: Edmond Rostand, The Romancers
May 12: Christopher Durang, one-act plays TBA
June 12: Play selecting meeting
July: Outing to a play TBA